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hot wheels darth vader car debuts at comic-con [video]

Hot Wheels Darth Vader Car Debuts At Comic-Con [VIDEO]

Mattel Hot Wheels Darth Vader Car is a result of the collaboration between Hot Wheels and Star Wars. They have created the ultimate ride for the dark side. This is a life-size car that is powered by an LS3 V8 engine. It generates 526 horsepower (387 kW), and rides on custom red line tires. It also produces the heavy br

2015 chevrolet ss will get a 6-speed manual gearbox

2015 Chevrolet SS will Get a 6-Speed Manual Gearbox

2015 Chevrolet SS will get a 6-speed manual transmission as well as a 3.70 rear axle ratio. The model will also get a Magnetic Selective Ride Control system improving the handling and the comfort significantly by adjusting the stiffness of the dampers continuously. Other new features include five colors: Jungle

eight-speed transmission to debut in select chevrolet and gmc vehicles

Eight-speed transmission to debut in select Chevrolet and GMC vehicles

The US car brands of Chevrolet and GMC, fully owned by General Motors, have confirmed that certain Chevy and GMC models will receive a new eight-speed automatic transmission starting in 2015. The new models that will boast this gearbox will be the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and the GMC Sierra and GMC Yukon Denali/Yukon XL Denali models that come with 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 engines. The new transmission is called Hydra-Matic 8L90 and has been d

chris pratt to drive chevrolet ss pace car at brickyard

Chris Pratt To Drive Chevrolet SS Pace Car At Brickyard

The official Chevrolet SS Pace Car at the Brickyard has been unveiled next to the news that it will be driven by the actor Chris Pratt. His latest film - “Guardians of the Galaxy” will soon have its premiere. The actor disclosed that it is a “dream-come-true” for him to drive the official pace car at the race.

cadillac twin-turbo - 3,000hp vs chevrolet corvette twin-turbo - 3,000hp [video]

Cadillac Twin-Turbo - 3,000HP vs Chevrolet Corvette Twin-Turbo - 3,000HP [video]

Urbanhillbilly has published an impressive video on Youtube showing a drag racing between two insane vehicles – Cadillac XLR Twin-Turbo with 3,000HP and Proline Chevrolet Corvette Twin-Turbo also with 3,000HP. The race is at 1/8 mile, instead of the usual ¼ mile and the results are still impressive. The Cadillac finished in 4.29 seconds with a trap speed of 188.25 mph (302.9 km/h), while the Corvette won with a time of 4.20 seconds and

2014 callaway chevrolet corvette gets torque update [627 hp; 827 nm]

2014 Callaway Chevrolet Corvette Gets Torque Update [627 HP; 827 Nm]

The last time we have heard about 2014 Callaway Chevrolet Corvette Callaway it produced the astonishing 620 horsepower (456 kW) and 810 Nm (600 lb-ft) of torque. These figures obviously weren’t enough for the tuners and engineers at Callaway so they have opted for a toque update. After vehicle testing and validation, the vehicle has been rated at 627 horsepower (461 kW) at 6400 rpm and 827 Nm (610 lb-ft) at 4400 rpm of torque. In other words ov

2016 chevrolet camaro to get four-cylinder engine

2016 Chevrolet Camaro To Get Four-Cylinder Engine

2016 Chevrolet Camaro will probably get some changes when compared to the current generation car. However, they won’t include design modifications, but rather some engine tweaks. There has been rumored that the new Chevy will be equipped as an option with four cylinder engine. These assumptions are based on the reports that the car will be lighter by several hundred pounds. Furthermore, the new 2016 Camaro will also grow on size, meaning that it won’t use anymore the short-wheelbase version of Alpha from the Ca

hennessey 2014 chevrolet corvette c7 stingray hpe700

Hennessey 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray HPE700

Hennessey Performance has presented their more powerful HPE700 performance package for the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray. The sports car comes with a number of performance upgrades as well as some style improvements. The tuning specialists also published an interesting video with the car (below). 2014 Chev

2015 chevrolet colorado and gmc canyon

2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon

The new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon will have more power than expected. Both pick-up trucks are expected to hit the market this fall. They feature a number of upgrades including two revised engines, high-quality materials and impressive capabilities. The engine range includes a 2.5 liter four-cylinder – 200HP (149 kW) and 258Nm (191 lb-ft) of torque and a 3.6 liter V6 with 305HP (227 kW) and 364Nm (227 lb-ft). Both are connected to a 6-speed matic transmission that has b

o.ct tuning - power boost for 6.4 liter srt8

O.CT Tuning - Power Boost for 6.4 liter SRT8

O.CT Tuning is now offering a significant power increase for all SRT8 models from Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep. The performance package includes a complete compressor kit and increasing the displacement of the engine. Firstly, the Dodge Challenger SRT8 has received a compressor kit and a charge air cooler system. The engine displacement is increased to 6.4 liters. The result after an ECU re-map is 564HP (415 kW) and 735Nm (544 lb-ft) of torque – an increase of 88HP and 98Nm. Additionally, the car can

2015 chevrolet corvette z06 - the most powerful production car by gm

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 - The Most Powerful Production Car by GM

Chevrolet has officially announced the final output numbers for the 2015 Corvette Z06. The sports car is scheduled to hit the market in the end of this year. “The LT4 Small Block sets a new benchmark for power and torque at GM,” commented Steve Kiefer, vice president, GM Powertrain Engineering. “The engine also puts the new Corvette Z06 on par with the most powerful supercars offered in America, while delivering performance with

hennessey chevrolet corvette c7 stingray [video]

Hennessey Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray [video]

Hennessey Performance has published a video with their tuned 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray equipped with HPE650 Supercharged package. The tuning team performs some acceleration and dyno tests of the tuned sports car. 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray is powered by a 6.2 liter V8 LT1 – 460HP (343 kW) and 624Nm (460 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited. The engine is mated to a 7-speed manual gearbox with active rev matching.