Tag Archives: Chevrolet

Pro Tip: Don’t Stick Your Head In A Tailpipe

An allegedly intoxicated woman attending a music festival this past weekend in Minnesota somehow managed to get her head stuck in what looks like a first-generation Chevy Silverado’s exhaust tip. The fire department had to save the day with power tools, though the truck had to take one for the team.

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We All Need This Totally Normal Looking 1998 Chevy Tahoe With A 638 HP Corvette ZR1 Engine

Some genius human being in Washington has crafted an excellent sleeper truck out of a 1998 Chevrolet LT and the same 6.2-liter supercharged LS9 V8 found in a Chevy Corvette ZR1. This rig looks like a normal Hard Like A Rock-era Tahoe, except it’s much, much more.

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Chevy Needs to Stop Putting Z-Names On Its Awesome Cars

ZL1. Z28. Z51. ZR2. ZR1. Z71. Z06. Z24. One of those numbers represents the pinnacle of General Motors’ performance lineup, milled from dragon steel to slay 911s, McLarens, villages full of peasants, etc. One represents an option package on your Cavalier that brought stunning 16-inch alloy wheels. One means your…

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How To Apocalypse-Proof Your Truck For Sweet Desert Jumps And Still Keep The Kid Seat

Here’s a good way to keep pesky bumps in the road from ruining your day: fit bigger tires! A smattering of take-off parts from desert racing teams doesn’t help, either. Bonus: you can even take your kid along for the ride in this sweet desert 2004 Chevy Silverado prerunner.

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Pour One Out For The Most Indestructible Chevrolet Caprice In Cinema History

Twenty years ago today, on May 20, 1998, a new Godzilla movie graced our screens over Memorial Day Weekend. On paper, Godzilla was just another blockbuster monster movie. Yet, in reality, it was clearly a critique on governmental incompetence. And the true hero of the film was the 1992 Chevrolet Caprice taxicab that…

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My ‘Project Mongoose’ Chevrolet Corvair Is Finally Becoming The Legend I Had In Mind

Back in 1999, right after our son Langston was born, something amazing happened. No, it wasn’t us realizing that being parents was the most important task of our lives. Or that children are outstanding learners, even when they’re babies. Nope, it was much more interesting than that.

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GM’s Going To Four Cylinders In Full-Size Pickups As Fuel Economy War Ramps Up

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.

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Meh Car Monday: Behold The Astounding Nothingness Of The Chevrolet Captiva

Pretty much every time I write a Meh Car Monday article, the following few days are filled with a sprinkling of hurt, angry emails from people who really adore whatever car I’ve just declared meh. They think I’m wrong, I’m a foul monster, and the world would be better off if (1) everyone just admitted that Jeep…

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The NASCAR Won’t Stop Tumbling

On Friday, NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray apparently blew out his Chevrolet’s left rear tire and lost control in the last practice session before the upcoming race weekend at Talladega Super Speedway. He then collided with another vehicle, went airborne, and tumbled. And then just kept on tumbling. And tumbling.

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Chevrolet’s Aluminum Shit-Talking Truck Ads Will Bite Them In The Ass Someday

For about a year now, General Motors has been boasting the advantages of its steel-bodied Chevrolet Silverado over the aluminum-bodied Ford F-150 in TV ads. Now a new set of “aluminum versus steel” ads is here, purporting to show the F-150′s bed cracking under pressure. GM swears the ads aren’t an attack on aluminum itself, but that’s bullshit—again.

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