Chevrolet to Retire Camaro After Sixth Generation
After nine model years in the market, with hundreds of thousands sold, the sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro will retire after the model year 2024. The final sixth-generation Camaros will come off the assembly line at the Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant in Michigan in January 2024. Chevrolet campaigns the sixth-generation Camaro in a variety of series,
Chevrolet Reveals Corvette Z06 GT3.R for 2024 Competition
Chevrolet has debuted the new Corvette Z06 GT3.R racecar, a year before it makes its competition debut at the 2024 Rolex 24 at Daytona. Making its public debut at Daytona International Speedway ahead of last Saturday’s Rolex 24, the Corvette Z06 GT3.R is Chevrolet’s first racecar that fully meets FIA technical regulations for GT3 cars.
Chevrolet Performance Continues Support of Custom Car Builders at Goodguys Events Through 2024
Goodguys, the organizer of America’s favorite car show, has announced the extension of a deal with General Motors to present the Chevrolet Performance GM Iron Builder of the Year and the Chevrolet Performance Retro Iron Builder of the Year awards through the 2024 show calendar. Each show season, Goodguys and Chevrolet Performance will recognize two
GM to Produce Hybrid, Electric Chevrolet Corvettes
General Motors has announced plans for a hybrid Chevrolet Corvette sports car, followed by a fully electric model, as GM President Mark Reuss announced in a LinkedIn post. The hybrid Corvette is expected in 2023. The fully electric Corvette will feature GM’s Ultium-powered batteries. In addition, it will likely feature Ultium Platform’s energy recovery system, a
Chevrolet Performance Continues Partnership with NMCA Muscle Car Nationals
The Red Line Oil NMCA Muscle Car Nationals continues its partnership in 2022 with Chevrolet Performance. Chevrolet Performance is co-sponsoring the LSX-based categories in the NMCA championship drag racing program, the 16th annual LSX Shootout (World Wide Technology Raceway May 12—15), the 4th annual COPO Camaro Shootout (Summit Motorsports Park August 25—28), and a presenting
5.9L HO Compound Turbo Cummins Engine – “Burnie”
This week, we’re featuring a diesel-powered rat rod that is sure to draw attention on and off the drag strip. Introducing ‘Burnie,’ Robert Berry’s ‘45 Chevrolet pickup powered by a 5.9L HO Compound Turbo Common Rail Cummins engine built by Industrial Injection. Find out how ‘Burnie’ got its name and what the lofty goals are for the engine/truck combination.
Chevrolet Unveils 2023 Corvette Z06
“The new Corvette Z06 defines the American supercar,” said General Motors President Mark Reuss. “It builds on the distinctive design and groundbreaking dynamics introduced with the mid-engine Corvette and elevates them to deliver refined but uncompromising track capability with world-class performance.” The Z06 features an all-new 5.5L LT6, the highest horsepower, naturally-aspirated V-8 to hit
Dart Machinery SHP Series Heads
These cylinder heads are manufactured using a proprietary process employing permanent molds and a dense aluminum alloy.
Karl Kustoms Sponsors Bristol Dirt Nationals
Karl Kustoms, a national retailer of GM crate engines and a specialist in Chevrolet Performance, is the new title sponsor for the Bristol Dirt Nationals in Bristol, TN. The dirt race is taking place March 15-20. The Karl Kustoms Bristol Dirt Nationals will showcase more than 1,200 racers throughout eight racing classes and multiple sanctioning
’77 K5 Blazer-E Features Chevrolet Performance eCrate Package
At SEMA360, Chevrolet showcased a ’77 K5 Blazer converted to all-electric propulsion. The K5 Blazer-E is a functional proof of concept of the upcoming Electric Connect and Cruise package Chevrolet Performance plans to sell in the second half of 2021. During the virtual event, Chevrolet Performance is surveying SEMA members interested in building their own electric
Hendrick & Childress To Develop Common Chevrolet Engine
Hendrick Motorsports and Richard Childress Racing have confirmed that the two teams will combine forces to establish one common Chevrolet engine specification. In doing so, Chevrolet joins manufacturers Ford and Toyota in streamlining engine building to one supplier. “Following the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, Hendrick Motorsports and Richard Childress Racing will formalize a joint
Chevrolet Announces 7.0L LS7 Crate Engine
Chevrolet has announced it will be making an enhanced version of its 7.0L LS7 engine available in crate form. GM says the new LS427/570 engine offers more horsepower than the standard unit, coupled with increased ease of installation, thanks to a wet-sump lubrication system. A new, high-lift camshaft developed specifically for this engine helps produce