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2011 Chevrolet Corvette: Great Car, Tired Ad. Not Like Old Spice
2011 Chevrolet Corvette: Great Car, Tired Ad. Not Like Old Spice

So, are there any original ideas left out there? Is the well of human creativity as dry as a slice of salted Melba toast being chewed on by a dour German philosophy student? Is the world of fantastically creative souls who flirt about the automotive advertising world nothing but a tired and spent...Read More»

2010 GMC Terrain
Frugal Shopper: Plenty Of Deals, But Not On Crossovers

Looking for a great deal on a truck? The 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is selling for an average 21 percent off MSRP—meaning that, in some cases, you might be getting a well-equipped full-size truck for a discount of $8,000 or more. But if you had a more economical, carlike utility vehicle in...Read More»

2010 Jaguar XK
TCC's Top 7 Convertibles for the Long, Hot Summer Ahead

Ugh. It's 90 degrees already today. Where did spring go? Probably the same place as our 401(k) plans, if you're anything like us. The return of swelter season means our attention turns to one thing here at TheCarConnection: lining up convertibles for test drives. Lucky us, right? We think you...Read More»

GLEE's Chris Colfero on the hood of a Chevrolet Camaro
Fox's Smash Hit GLEE Returns Tonight, With Chevrolet In Tow

If you've ever watched Glee, you already know that it's TV's equivalent of a Britney Spears pop song: slick, snappy, slightly outrageous, and impossible to shake off. It's kind of like Ally McBeal, but set in a high school, with jazz hands instead of dancing babies. And most importantly for...Read More»

2008 Corvette 427 Special Edition Z06
GM Donates 2008 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 To Auction, Proceeds To Benefit Haiti

Since Haiti was struck by a massive earthquake last Tuesday, there's been an outpouring of support from around the world. Automakers have contributed to the relief efforts with cash and other contributions, like Chrysler's donation of a Chrysler 300, which was signed by over 300 celebrities who...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
Recall: Your Corvette Could Lose Its Roof--At Speed

You might be asking yourself why GM and the NHTSA are getting so worked up over a few Corvettes that might lose their roofs at speed due to faulty adhesive, but you obviously aren't the guy behind the Corvette at 80 mph. Over 22,000 of the cars will face the fix, which GM will apply at no cost to...Read More»

Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson
Seven Best Quotes From BBC Top Gear and Jeremy Clarkson

The BBC's Top Gear television show is an endless source of entertainment, debate, and amusement for car fans all over the world. As is its tall, acerbic, and frequently profane host, Jeremy Clarkson. Just a brief browse through his columns will prove the point. It's important to remember that Top...Read More»

The 2010 Toyota Prius
Kelley Names Toyota, Lexus Best Brands For Resale Value

Residual value is a common concern of car buyers, especially during tough times like these. Accordingly, shoppers might be interested to know that Kelley Blue Book's kbb.com® 2010 Residual Value Study has given the Toyota brand its Best Resale Value Award. (Curiously, this is the first time that...Read More»

Red light camera in Beaverton, Oregon, from Wikipedia
Shocking Revelation: Red-Light Cameras Only About the Money!

Color us aghast. Can you imagine, a red-light camera program that's not about safety? Why, it turns out that all along we've been deceived. It's about ... yes ... the money. Gosh, imagine that. While angry motorists have turned to everything from the ballot box to detectors with camera databases...Read More»

2010 Dodge Challenger 2-door Coupe SRT8 Angular Front Exterior View
Consumer Reports' Annual Auto Survey Sees Gains For Detroit

A couple of weeks ago, Nelson Ireson reported on Consumer Reports' latest Reliability Survey, which put Ford and Lincoln at the head of the reliability pack. Now Consumer Reports has more good news for Big Three automakers thanks to its new Auto Survey, which places several American autos on the...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept
2013 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Gets 2012 Production Date

Balsa wood sandwiched between carbon fiber for the floorboards, super lightweight aluminum or carbon fiber body panels, up to 638 horsepower - sounds like some sort of Italian handbuilt supercar right? Nope, it's the good ol' Chevrolet Corvette, and an even more advanced version, the next-gen C7...Read More»

2009 Pontiac G8
General Motors Launches Six-Day, 72-Hour Sale

In an effort to keep the wheels of (re)invention rolling, General Motors has released plans for a "72-Hour Sale", which starts today and runs through July 6. By our calculations, that's considerably longer than 72 hours, but we're going to give GM the benefit of the doubt and assume they mean...Read More»

Farrah Fawcett and the 1970 Chevrolet Corvette
Farrah Fawcett Gone, But Foxy Vette Lives On--Where?

When we heard last night that TV icon Farrah Fawcett was failing, we thought it might be a sad day at TCC HQ. After all, our first memories of the Mustang II came on episodes of Charlie's Angels--and many years later, the Mustang II was one of the first cars in our driveway. Thirty years of acting...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Product Changes

Inside sources are reporting minor price hikes on the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, the fastest and most capable performance car fielded by General Motors. The cost for a new 2010 Corvette ZR1 including the gas guzzler tax is $109,530, an increase of $2910 over 2009. This nets out to an approximate...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Corvette
What Cars Couldn't You Do Without? Chevrolet Corvette Tops List!

Hagerty Insurance is among the world's leaders in providing coverage for classic cars, so their customer base skews toward the enthusiast side of the vehicle owning public. In an effort to divine potential classic cars of the future, Hagerty asked customers a simple question: “What American Car...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport
2010 Corvette Pricing: Well ... At Least Some Of The Prices

Not long ago, we told you about the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. Now, we can tell you something about what the new package will cost ... about $4,000 more than base Corvette. After a quick call to General Motors PR to confirm the official pricing for the 2010 Chevrolet Corvette coupe and...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Corvette
General Motors Products After Bankruptcy: Our Picks For Chevrolet

  We're a bit ahead of things, but what will General Motors look like when it emerges from Chapter 11 (provided it happens as planned on Monday, June 1)? Looking first at Chevy, here are my predictions on what will stay and go and when: Chevrolet Corvette: Makes money, a halo car for Chevy, hated...Read More»

We hope GM hasn't hit the mother of all icebergs.
Auto Task Force To Mandate Future GM Vehicles?

Given congressional approval ratings, it's no wonder that those who love cars are a bit worried that President Obama's secretive Automotive Task Force will begin directing product development at General Motors in the not to distant future. Could the Automotive Task Force be the iceberg that does GM...Read More»

Corvette ZX-1 by Karvajal Designs
Link Love From The Car Connection: Custom MINIs, RV Options, And Why Is This Model Sad?

Model FAIL -- Check the photo to the left and please tell us why that woman is sad. She's young and attractive, poised at the start of what is surely a promising career--and, oh, by the way,  SHE IS LEANING AGAINST A RED PILE OF AWESOMENESS. (Specifically: a Corvette ZX-1 by Karvajal Designs.) So...Read More»

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