2014 Chevrolet Impala LTZ V6 Test Drive

2014 Chevrolet Impala LTZ V6 Chevy’s new Impala: A new breath of fresh air   Not since the first  Chevrolet Impala made its debut as a 1958 model has the Impala looked so good. Never mind that it lacks the original three taillight per side – it is once again drop dead gorgeous. The 2014…

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2014 Chevrolet Impala Test Drive

By Bill Schaffer San Diego — One of the longest lasting and iconic names in U.S. automotive history has been pinned to one of the best cars ever produced by the General Motors bow tie division, the 2014 Chevrolet Impala. Certainly, every new model is expected to “best” the previous generations, but in the case…

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First Drive: Chevrolets 2013 lineup

By Bill Schaffer With the annual flood of new and changed models, I don’t always get a chance to sample everything each carmaker is releasing.  However, Chevrolet recently gave a group of automotive journalists the chance to drive five of their new models at a program in Marin County, California. The fun-filled event gave me…

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Test Drive: 2013 Chevy Sonic RS 5-door hatch

“2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS: A ton of fun” The Bow-Tie team first displayed the Chevy Sonic at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Sonic in its base form delivers a youthful and aggressive design, while the five-door hatchback version, is destined to seriously challenge the likes of Ford’s Fiesta, the Honda…

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Test Drive: 2013 Chevrolet Traverse FWD 2LT

“Chevrolet’s Traverse Crossover displays new athletic persona” What is shaped like a mini-van, but is now categorized as a crossover? The 2013 Chevrolet Traverse. The Bow Tie crew bills the Traverse as their ultimate family vehicle, with seating for up to eight in a more athletic appearing form, featuring a more expressive frontal design that…

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Test Drive: 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible

“2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Convertible:  A rush of fresh air” What could possibly be more fun than tooling around in a hot Chevy Camaro ZL1? How about cruising at high speed in a Convertible version of the Camaro ZL1, doing burnouts and other outrageous maneuvers, with a rush of fresh air as an added bonus….

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Test Drive: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu 2.5L 1 LZ

“2013 Chevrolet Malibu introduces new 2.5-liter Ecotec engine”  Grand Rapids, MI – The Bow-Tie team from General Motors initially introduced an impressive stable of Malibu models with a total of three engines and four trim levels for the 2013 model year. The first eighth generation Malibu to appear in the marketplace was the Eco model….

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Book: Corvette Sixty years

 “Corvette 60 year anniversary”As the Corvette calendar rolls over 60 years, author Randy Leffingwell, has put together a beautiful history of America’s sports car, from concept to ZR-1 and all the excitement in between. Place Corvette Sixty Years on your coffee table and it’s bound to be a favorite page turner, but better yet prop…

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