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Category Archive: CHEVY, Monday Shopper

Flying Blind: Do You Really Need All Of The Information On This 1963 Chevrolet Impala SS?

I don’t know about you, readers, but when I’m looking at cars that are up for sale or for auction, there are things I’d like to know so that I can make an informed decision about...

Alternate Reality: What Would A Front-Engined C8 Corvette Look Like?

The C8 Corvette is the biggest shift in Corvette design since the C4 appeared in 1984, one year late and radically different from the long-in-the-tooth C3 design that had made the transition from...

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Coronavirus Reading: The 1979 Frank Winchell Speech To The Corvair Society of America

On the surface, the story is well-known: An attorney by the name of Ralph Nader takes aim at General Motors and in particular, the 1960-64 Chevrolet Corvair, in the name of consumer protectionism....

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Money No Object: 1983 Chevrolet C30 Camper Special – Need A Little Bit Of Brown Sugar?

Stop, whatever you are doing. Stay still, stay silent, point your ears in the direction of central Texas, and listen for a minute. Do you hear that? The noise that sounds like a wild howl on the...

Best of 2019: 1976 Camaro, Meet VW Beetle. We Don’t Know Where To Go From Here.

My first automotive love was the 1975-77 Chevrolet Camaro. I loved having the bigger back window on the Camaro that I first fell in love with when my uncle brought home a ’76 Type LT....

Best of 2019: Mike Bilina’s 1956 Chevrolet Is All Go, All Show!

When photographing on the dragstrip, we tend to look for a sure bet car. We want that action shot. We want the half-track burnout with Space Shuttle launch levels of tire smoke trailing behind. We...

Best of 2019: A 1973 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Time Warp!

I don’t care if this is everything that is wrong with a street machine wrapped up into one car, I want this thing like few other cars I’ve seen in a while, just on it’s freak-factor...

Best of 2019: Ever Heard Of The Corporate Concepts Lieutenant Truck?

While it might not appear to be an issue when you look at what prowls the Interstates of America, one issue that is a problem for many truck owners is length. While lately it seems that the problem...

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Best of 2019: The Buzzin’ Half-Dozen – Six-Cylinder Opalas Cutting Loose In Brazil

There are two ways to view the Chevrolet 250ci inline-six. There’s the way that most people I know see them: the base-model engine of many a GM product, solid and robust, but about as exciting...

Best of 2019: Can This 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Wagon Be Saved?

Let’s be frank about this for a minute: the Super Sport badge might be the most used, abused, and ragged-out model and trim in the General Motors inventory. There have been hits, like the...

Unveiled: 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Suburban: Independent Rear Suspensions, Diesels, And Another Lease On Life!

(Photos: General Motors) While any new vehicle launch means a ton of money invested and even more hoped to return for a manufacturer, the sport-utility market is currently the one category where...

Morning Symphony: A DZ302-Powered Chevrolet Firenza Can-Am Showing Off

Thought the 302ci small-block Chevy was a Camaro-only unit? Nope. See, in South Africa, touring car racing is very popular, and in the early 1970s, Chevrolet had a problem: the Ford Capri Perana....

Morning Symphony: Chevrolet Opalas Letting Their Six Cylinders Wake The Neighbors

It’s not an Opel. It’s not a Holden. It’s a Chevrolet Opala…rather, an Opala coupe and an Opala Caravan SS station wagon. Made for Brazil, the Opala is a blend of GM: American...

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Proud To Row His Own: 454-Powered 1980 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Project

I’ve come to the conclusion that the only way I’ll really trust a company that deals in aftermarket auto parts is when I see those who work for the brand actively using those parts on...