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Mopar to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Iconic 426 HEMI in 2014

Mopar Unveils Logo, Special Product Line and Plans Marketing Events – 2014 marks 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Gen II 426 Race HEMI® – Mopar unveils 50th anniversary HEMI logo celebrating the iconic engine – Engine made its legendary debut in February 1964 by dominating the Daytona 500 – A version of the […]

Stephen Cox: Motoring – The War on Driving, Part I

The Stephen Cox Blog presented by McGunegill Engine Performance: Motoring – The War on Driving, Part I Over the next few weeks you’re going to hear more about a new system called “V2V,” which stands for “Vehicle to Vehicle Communications for Safety.” It’s the latest electronic gadgetry that the government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is Designed for Downforce

Racing-inspired design elements enhance high-speed stability for faster laps DETROIT – When it comes to keeping its tail on the track, the 2014 Camaro Z/28 manages airflow like few other production vehicles, generating downforce like a race car to press the tires against the track for high-speed stability and greater cornering capability. Numerous modifications were […]

Don’t Mess With a Yellow Jacket: Vortech’s Supercharged Ford Mustang Packs a SEMA Sting

The Project Yellow Jacket Ford Mustang created by the team at Vortech Superchargers packs a serious sting for its upcoming debut at the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas. “As a lifelong Ford fan, I was inspired to create this project car when I realized Ford doesn’t offer yellow on the 2014 Mustang,” said Brian […]

Gen 5 Chevrolet Camaro Performance Parts Released

Factory engineered Chevrolet accessories can preserve vehicle warranty DETROIT – Chevrolet Performance has released a comprehensive collection of factory-engineered performance parts and accessories for fifth-generation Camaros, 2010 model year and newer. Many of the parts preserve the vehicle warranty when installed by a Chevrolet dealer – an advantage aftermarket installers cannot provide. The portfolio of […]

Chevrolet Wins 2013 Rolex Sports Car Series DP Engine Manufacturers’ Championship

Chevrolet Wins 2013 GRAND-AM Rolex Series Daytona Prototype Engine Manufacturers’ Championship for the Second Consecutive Year LAKEVILLE, Conn. – For the second consecutive year, Chevrolet has won the GRAND-AM Rolex Series Daytona Prototype (DP) Engine Manufacturers’ Championship. Today’s win by Wayne Taylor Racing in the season finale at Lime Rock Park capped the championship-winning effort […]

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Cranks Out 460 Horsepower

SAE certifications confirm new Corvette has most powerful standard engine ever DETROIT – The 2014 Corvette Stingray’s all-new LT1 6.2L V-8 engine is SAE-certified at 460 horsepower (343 kW) at 6,000 rpm and 465 lb-ft of torque (630 Nm) at 4,600 rpm, with the available performance exhaust system, Chevrolet announced today. The Stingray is SAE-certified […]

Stephen Cox: Motoring – The Driverless Car is a Stupid Idea and I Hate It and You Should, Too

California has passed a new law allowing “autonomous cars” on the roadways and Audi says it can have an automated car ready for sale by 2015. Look no further, folks. It has begun. Leprosy, smallpox, malaria… and now the driverless car. Let me be abundantly clear about why I don’t like the idea of a […]

2012 Best New Product of the Year: The Kreep-Up Creeper

Save Your Back and Your Paint Kreep-Up is the only over the engine creeper that fully adjusts for cars, standard full-size trucks and SUVs. Position at the left, right or front of vehicles to lean over the engine more comfortably, without damaging the finish. Victory Muscle Cars met up with the Kreep-Up team at the […]

All-New 2014 Chevrolet Corvette LT1 V-8 a Technological Powerhouse

- Advanced technologies including direct injection, active fuel management, continuously variable valve timing support advanced combustion system – Preliminary output of 450 horsepower (335 kW) and 450 lb.-ft. of torque (610 Nm) – Helps deliver estimated 0-60 performance in less than four seconds and best-ever fuel economy in the Corvette DETROIT – When the all-new […]