A Stock Drag Race Between Two Unlikely Muscle Cars Ends With David Beating Goliath
Classic car drag races never get old as we are always curious to see how different versions of 1960s and 1970s muscle cars perform on the drag strip 50 years after their production. This Cars and Zebras drag race is between two unlikely cars. We say that because both the 1967 Dodge Coronet and 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu SS are relatively base versions so, naturally, we were curious how they would perform over a quarter-mile.
An Old-School Chevelle Wipes The Floor With A Jeep SRT For Supremacy
Old-school vs Modern muscle car face-offs are not that uncommon and people really dig them. But, when was the last time you saw a 60s brute take on a proper performance SUV. Well, this duel between a classic Chevelle and a modern-day performance family hauler is sure worth your time.
As ever, this video by the Wheels Channel on YouTube didn’t have the exact numbers so I’m going to run with the baseline specs to give you some context.
Old-School Pure Stock Drag Race: ’69 Vette L88 Unleashes Its Fury Against The ’68 Super Bee
Pure Stock drag races are fun. As the name suggests you have some pretty tight rules in order to qualify for this class. But I’m sure that it’s the most honest way to find out about the out-of-the-box performance of these old-school muscle cars. This duel between a 69 Vette and the 68 Coronet Super Bee sure does seem to fit the bill rather well. Let’s look at the baseline figures of both these cars.
This Custom 1956 Chevrolet 3100 Stepside Will Not See Any Haystacks In Its Bed
Custom cars are awesome, but what’s even crazier is custom pick-up trucks, especially when they are from the 1950s. A perfect example of that is this 1956 Chevrolet 3100 Sidestep, built by “Customs by Lopez”. While the Chevy 3100 was part of the Chevy Task Force, also known as the “Blue Chip Series” in GMC dealerships, it started out as a humble, but rugged work truck. However, it has been transformed into a mean, rubber-burning machine.
Blazing Into The Future: GM teases Chevy Blazer EV SS
Stock Drag Wars: Barn-Find ’68 Chevelle SS 396 Picks On A Streetable ’70s GTO 455
It’s not every day that you get to see old muscle cars in their purest form go head to head, do we? But, here we are. This particular duel saw a 1970 Pontiac GTO take on a 1968 Chevelle SS 396 at the annual Pure Stock Muscle Car Drag Race or PSMCDR, held in September at the Mid-Michigan Motorplex.
Chevrolets Go To War: The Camaro ZL1 Takes On The Z06 Vette
In a recent video by Wheels, we saw two top-of-the-line Chevy performance cars go head-to-head. Both cars offer a lot of poke under the hood straight out of the box. Throw in a few performance mods and you sure can turn up the heat, even more as you’ll witness in the video.
20 Affordable Classic Cars You Don’t Want to Pass Up
Now when people mention classic cars, most people automatically assume that it is an expensive hobby. While that may be true up to some degree, especially with regards to collector cars, i.e cars that were produced in extremely small numbers or Concours-worthy cars, pretty much anybody can get into the hobby of classic cars if you know where to look.
Someone Paid $250K On Bring-A-Trailer For This Spec’d Out 700-Mile K5 Blazer
After 41 bids for this Restomod Chevy Blazer, the hammer finally dropped at $250,000 on Bring-A-Trailer. Yes, you heard that right, a quarter of a million dollars. SandBox Motors based out of L.A. had the initial listing up on BAT.
Dubbed the ’Watchman’ this stunning resto-mod conversion was created by the Ringbrothers i.e Jim and Mike Ring, who hail from Wisconsin. Their clientele includes the likes of celebrities like Jay Leno. Here’s what makes this Blazer so special.
Callaway Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary With A Special Appearance Package For The Chevy C8 Corvette
Callaway started by offering aftermarket turbocharger systems for BMW, Volkswagen, Porsche, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz cars. Its first product was launched in 1977 and was a C1 VW turbo kit. It continued with building a racing engine for IndyCar specification and after that, a turbocharged kit for Alfa Romeo’s 2.5-liter GTV-6 coupé.
It was this last project that caught the attention of Dave McLellan - Chief Engineer of the Corvette - and it was in 1987 when Callaway offered its first twin-turbo Corvette under the Regular Production Option (RPO) B2K program. Now, 35 years later, Callaway celebrates the program’s anniversary with the launch of a special appearance package for the 2022 Corvette Z51.
These Are The Cars With Most Horsepower Per Dollar in 2022
Despite the ongoing chip crisis, there are some fantastic choices of new cars (if you can get your hands on one, that is) out there, and James from Donut Media gives us a run down the rides that offer the most ‘HRSPRS’ i.e horsepower for your dollar.
His end goal? To find out which new car offers the most value, when it comes to the number of ponies on tap.
This Vs Plaid: A 1,500-HP Chevrolet Silverado Attempts To Rain On The Tesla Model S Plaid’s Parade
Hoonigan’s “This vs Plaid” series continues to search for the Tesla Model S Plaid’s limits. This time, they pit the high-performance EV against a highly-modified Chevrolet Silverado that’s barely street-legal. The same Tesla already lost to a 1,700 horsepower Audi R8, but now, a 1,500 horsepower Chevy Silverado wants to have a go at it. Will LS power prevail?
Watch As The Grandfather Of Muscle Cars Takes On a 1969 Chevy Chevelle Super Sport In a Classic Drag Race
Few things are as American as a quarter-mile drag race between two classic muscle cars. The YouTube channel Cars and Zebras is providing us, on a regular basis, with some of the most exciting muscle car drag races, most of which are between classic V-8 beasts from the 1960s and early-1970s. This time, we have the pleasure of seeing a 1967 Pontiac GTO versus a 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS. Place your bets.
Watch This 10-second Trackhawk Blow Muscle Cars To Dust
More SUVs are now hitting the track than ever before, and I’m not surprised. They are, after all, the most popular body style, currently on the market. But, these aren’t just any SUVs, they’re the high-performance kind.
In a recent video by the Drag Racing and Car Stuff Channel, you can watch a Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, take on some pretty serious muscle cars. Now, as before, I don’t have the exact numbers folks, so I’m gonna run with the baseline figures here.
An Old-School Drag Race Between a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 454 And a Buick GS 455 Stage 1 Is As Epic As It Gets
We all love muscle cars, especially when they are racing each other on the drag strip. YouTube channel Cars And Zebras, obviously, shares our love for the V-8 beasts of old, which is why we managed to get this epic video of a 1970 Chevy Chevelle SS 454 racing a 1970 Buick GS 455 Stage 1. Towards the end of the Muscle car era, these two were among the fastest muscle cars you could buy.
Chevrolet Camaro ’Shock And Steel Edition’ Rises From The Dead This Year
General Motors has been hit hard by production stoppages and the ongoing chip shortage. They even had to discontinue a few Camaro special editions to cope with the challenges along with even removing a common safety feature on their cars just to continue production. One of those special editions that were discontinued was the Camaro ’Shock and Steel Edition’ package, which is finally making a comeback for the 2022 model year.
Take A Closer Look At The Refreshed 2023 Chevrolet Blazer
You Can’t Order A 2022 Chevrolet Malibu Anymore
Chevrolet has been reducing its hatchback and sedan lineup for the past few years. Just a few days ago, the American automaker confirmed to CarsDirect that the Spark, which is one of the most affordable cars in America, will be discontinued after summer 2022. Unfortunately, the future of the Malibu is also uncertain as Chevrolet recently stopped accepting orders for its midsize sedan.
The Last Thing You Want To Do Is Mess With This Sleeper GMC Yukon
What is the Least Expensive Chevy?
Chevy has a robust lineup with the cheapest models being the Chevy Spark at $13,220 and the Chevy Sonic at $15,420. Both of these models are small hatchbacks suited for big-city life. If you’re a family person and want a Chevy car, your cheapest offering is the Chevy Cruze with a starting price of $17,995. The cheapest crossover\SUV offering from Chevy is the subcompact Trax at $21,300, which is matched in price by the larger, entry-level Colorado pickup truck.
What is the Sportiest Chevy?
The sportiest Chevy is, hands down, the Chevy Corvette. It’s available in a number of trim levels, including Grand Sport, Z06, and ZR1. Pricing for the Corvette ranges from $65,900 for the entry-level Grand Sport and can climb to beyond the $135,000 mark for the ZR1 packed full of optional extras. That ZR1 delivers 755 horsepower, can reach 60 mph in three-seconds flat, and tops out at 212 mph. The current-generation model is set to be replaced in 2020 by an all-new design that will see the Corvette transform into a mid-engine supercar. Needless to say, the Corvette will continue to be the sportiest Chevy for a long time to come.
What is the Most Popular Chevy?
In the automotive climate we live in today, it should come as no surprise that the Chevy Silverado is the brands best seller. In 2018, sales of the Silverado declined by 1.4-percent, and Chevy still sold 585,581 examples throughout the year. That’s barely more than half of its primary competition, the Ford F-Series, but it’s still Chevy’s bread and butter.
What is the Most Expensive Chevy?
The most expensive Chevy is the Corvette ZR1, and that’s not likely to change as Chevy transitions into selling the mid-engined C8 Corvette. Outside of performance offerings, its most expensive SUV is the Chevy Suburban with a $50,800 starting price and a fully equipped price that can approach the $80,000 mark. In terms of family cars, you’ll find the Chevy Impala is the most expensive with a starting price of $28,020, which can increase into $40,000 territory if you go crazy with option boxes.
What is the Fastest Chevy?
The fastest Chevy is, hands down, the Corvette ZR1 with a 60-mph sprint time of three-seconds flat and a top speed of 212 mph.
Are Chevys Reliable?
For 2019, J.D. Power ranked Chevy No. 4 in reliability out of 32 different automakers. The only brands that are considered more reliable are Lexus, Porsche, and Toyota. Sister brand Buick sits just below Chevy in the No. 5 spot. According to repair pal, Chevy models are rated 4 out of 5 in terms of reliability, which puts the brand above average. According to that outlet, the average cost of repair is $625 per year, $6 less than the average of $631. Frequency of unscheduled repairs is also low, with the average Chevy visiting a repair shop for unscheduled maintenance just 0.4 times per year. As far as severity is concerned, 13 percent of Chevys repaired each year are in for repairs that are considered urgent or serious.