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What Does The Smog Law Really Mean – Can $200 Save Us From Failing?

Very few people in California are fond of the Smog Check program. New legislation that has been proposed suggests that a $200 abatement fee can be paid in lieu of passing a smog test. But there are conditions. Read More

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Music Video: He Drove His Chevy To The Levee, The Day The Music Died

Ask any gearhead to quote a line from the hit song American Pie and they'll probably mention a Chevy and a levee. February 3, 1959, is known as the day the music died, but Don McLean's hit will keep us all singing. Read More

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The 2015 Corvette Z06: Is it Enough?

The C7 Z06 is being asked to carry the mantle of both track toy and supercar - does the latest, greatest Chevy have shoulders broad enough for the task? Read More

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Taking A Look In The Rear View Mirror: Our Top Ten Stories From 2014

Although we're always trying to look forward and provide the best news and features, sometimes it doesn't hurt to take a look back and see what our readers liked the most from last year. Here's the Top 10 from 2014. Read More

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“Why I Sold My Camaro, & Bought An Electric Car” – A Fairy Tale

Electric cars have a place in the wide world of enthusiast vehicles, but if they're ever to become truly mainstream choices for car buyers, they'll have to stand on their own, real merits, not straw-man arguments. Read More

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Video: Facts & Figures With The Hellcat Hemi: Ain’t Jealousy A Bitch

Hellcat this, Hellcat that. It's enough to make a blue oval or bowtie fan cringe with animosity. But instead of crying foul and hurling insults, we should embrace the fact that the horsepower wars are on again! Read More

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Behind the Wheel: A Wet and Wild Track Day with the Camaro Z/28

Sometimes you learn the most when things don't go exactly the way you planned... Find out what happens when you put a writer behind the wheel of Chevy's most race-ready Camaro ever, in the pouring rain. Read More

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Video: Hellcat, ZL1, GT500 – Let The Horsepower Wars Begin (Again)!

In the 1970s, we loved our musclecars. In the 1980s, not so much muscle. In the 1990s? Most of us watched football. But now, we have musclecar wars again. And the Hellcat Challenger has been priced at just $59,995! Read More

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The Stingray Diaries: One Week with a Loaner C7

We spent a week behind the wheel of a new 2014 Corvette - here's what we thought... Read More

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TECH5: VP Racing Fuels’ Jason Rueckert Educates Us On VP’s X16 Fuel

Racing fuel is formulated specifically for certain applications, and X16 is VP's newest 116-octane fuel. VP Racing Fuels' Jason Rueckert explains the applications where it works well and more inside. Read More

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Rick Tavel: The Super Bowl of Auctions – Barrett-Jackson vs Mecum

The 2014 auction season kicks off with a title fight between the two biggest names in Corvette consignment - Barrett-Jackson and Mecum! Read More

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Low Class, Anti-Paul Walker Article Lands Author On Suicide Watch

Most movie stars are a bit too larger-than-life for many of us. Paul Walker, however, seemed to be very down to earth. We take a closer look at who he was and ask why Adora Bull would disrespect him. More inside. Read More

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Why The Chevy SS Will Succeed Where The G8 Seemed To Fall Short

Will the new Chevy SS Sport Sedan excel where the Pontiac G8 GXP and GTO failed? We go deep undercover and ask all the right questions to bring you our take - find out more inside. Read More

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Rick Tavel: Records Are Made to be Broken

Earlier this year, a 1967 L88 Corvette set a new record at auction, selling for $3.2 million. Could Harley Earl's personal custom 1963 convertible eclipse that price in Chicago this October? Read More

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Michael Harding: Are We Really Getting That Old?

If you're over 50, you remember driving cars with four wheel drum brakes, manual window cranks and locks, no air conditioning, and 15-inch steel wheels. We liked it because, for most of us, it was all we knew. Kids today can't imagine any of these features on a car. Are we really that old? Nah. Read More

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Nigel Dobbie: The Balance of Power at Le Mans 2013

In fairness to the ACO / FIA, the balance of performance is a hugely difficult task, and all of the manufacturers will do whatever they can to make it appear their car is slower before the race. This year the ACO / FIA got it badly wrong.... Read More

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