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TCC's Top 7 Convertibles for the Long, Hot Summer Ahead
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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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Canadian Supercar Bows In, 2013 BMW 3-Series: Today’s Car News

When it comes to exotic supercars, Canada doesn’t typically rank high on the list of countries that manufactures them. There is, however, at least one interesting performance machine from up north: the Plèthore LC-750, which was on display this week at the 2009 SEMA Auto Show. [AutoWeek]...Read More»

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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»

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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»

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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»

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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»

Link Love From The Car Connection: Win A One-Off Corvette, Danica Patrick's Moustache, And Jesse James Is Still Kicking post thumbnail
Link Love From The Car Connection: Win A One-Off Corvette, Danica Patrick's Moustache, And Jesse James Is Still Kicking

Intervention time -- Sad fact: one of your TCC staffers has a 1977 AMC Pacer sitting in his garage. Also sad: the engine hasn't turned over since 1997, and it only has three tires, but he still can't bear to sell the damn thing. Worst of all: now he can blame his addiction on a hormone imbalance...Read More»

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First Look: 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

The Corvette is getting a wider body and a tighter suspension for 2010--and it's on the road today as the General celebrates the Corvette Birthday Bash today at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky. The new Grand Sport shares the name of five racing prototypes that ur-Vette guru Zora...Read More»

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Link Love From The Car Connection: Corvette Stingrays, K-Bags, And More Koala Action

It's Thursday: only 36 more hours of convincing your cubicle buddies that you're working really hard on...well, something. Good luck with that. But really, what's in a name? -- After we mentioned yesterday that trucks from Chevrolet, Dodge, and Nissan took serious hits in the Insurance Institute...Read More»

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GM Names Its Top 10 Production Cars

As it preps for its 100th anniversary celebration in a few weeks, General Motors has been digging through its archives to name its top 10 production cars built in its history. There are some familiar names on the list--maybe you've heard of the Corvette or the Chevy Bel Air? Other choices are a...Read More»

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1: Track Time Video!

We're just a few hours away from the 12:01 a.m. embargo stamp on the first drive of the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1--and resident leadfoot Rex Roy's pieced together this footage from his drive of the 638-horsepower supercar last week at GM's proving ground in Michigan. While you're waiting with...Read More»

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Speaking of Embargoes, the Corvette ZR1 Is Nigh

While we're on the subject of embargoes, you're probably keen to find out that the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is about to fly onto Web pages and newsstands everywhere--on August 20, at 12:01 a.m., to be precise. How do we know that? TheCarConnection.com has our spot reserved for the first drive of...Read More»

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