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Chevy Trax to Start at $20,995; Launch January 2015

Oct 02 2014 01:19 PM | Chevrolet News
Chevrolet's littlest crossover, the Chevy Trax will launch in January 2015 with a base price of $20,995. Front-wheel-drive is standard and all-wheel-drive will be a $1,500 stand alone option on all trim levels.

The Trax shares its platform with the already on sale Buick Encore and will likely share that vehicle's 5-star front and side crash test ratings.

The only engine offered is the familiar 1.4 litre turbo unit producing 138 hp and 148 lb-ft of torque and EPA rated for 26 mpg city and 34mpg highway in front wheel drive models. EPA estimated fuel economy for the AWD model was not officially announced, but we expect it to be about the same or slightly better as the Buick Encore AWD which rings in at 23/30 city/high...

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Gets Slapped With Two Stop-Sale Notices

Sep 12 2014 01:40 PM | Chevrolet News
If you have your heart set on getting a 2015 Chevrolet Corvette, you'll be waiting a bit for the chance. General Motors announced today that it has issued two stop-sale notices that cover 2,800 2015 model year Corvettes.

About 2,000 Corvettes have a potential problem with the driver's side airbag which may have been not properly attached and could separate in a crash. Another 800 Corvettes sitting on dealer lots may have only have one parking brake cable attached and not two. This causes the parking brake not to be as effective as it should be.

Now GM hasn't said if it will go ahead and issue a recall for these two problems. We'll keep you updated if they do.

Source: General Motors, Automotive News (Subsc...

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Starts At $78,995: $83,995 For The Convertible

Aug 22 2014 08:05 AM | Chevrolet News
General Motors has announced pricing for the most powerful vehicle ever built. The new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 will start at $78,995 for the coupe and $83,995 for the convertible. The Z06 will be offered with a 6.2L supercharged V8 with 650 horsepower, a choice of either a seven-speed manual or eight-speed automatic, and three different trim levels. Available options include the Carbon Fiber Ground Effects package with enhanced aero for $2,995, and the Z07 Performance Package with Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes, upgraded tires, and improved aero for $7,995.

"The 2015 Corvette Z06's performance and technical capabilities place it in the elite fraternity of supercars. Very few cars in the world deliver 650 horsepower, true ae...

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Gets Eight-Speed Automatic, Rated At 29 MPG Highway

Aug 20 2014 09:05 AM | William Maley in Chevrolet News

2015 brings a big change for the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray as the six-speed automatic transmission says adiĆ³s and the eight-speed automatic says hello. The new eight-speed features a more aggressive first gear ratio and lower rear axle ratio. This al...

Rumorpile: Corvette Going Mid-Engine... Again

Aug 15 2014 09:35 AM | William Maley in Chevrolet News

Stop me if you have heard this before: Motor Trend is reporting that next Corvette ZR1 is going to a mid-engine layout according to a number of sources. One of the sources follows this up by saying the next-generation Corvette will also go to a mid-eng...

Teased: 2016 Chevrolet Volt

Aug 07 2014 09:45 AM | William Maley in Chevrolet News

Chevrolet has announced that the next-generation Volt will debut at the North American International Auto Show next year. This announcement came from Tim Mahoney, Chevy's global chief marketing officer at the Center for Automotive Research Management B...

Spying: Chevrolet Malibu Gets Some Drastic Changes

Jul 28 2014 08:45 AM | William Maley in Chevrolet News

Chevrolet appears to have some big changes in store for the next Malibu as shown by some spy shots. A huge change is with the greenhouse as the mule gets a sleek roofline that slopes downward dramatically to a shorten rear end. The speculation is that...