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Chevrolet Has Released More Information On The Upcoming 2019 Silverado – 3.0L Inline-Six Duramax Diesel For Half-Tons!

We’ve seen the 2019 Silverado that Chevrolet is putting up against long-time rival Ford and the new Ram that’s just about to be unveiled, but it’s only now that we are learning the...

The Snow Wagon: This 1979 GMC Jimmy Is Exactly What You Need For The Winter!

One of the stupidest moves I’ve ever made in my automotive history was to sell a 1984 Dodge Ramcharger off. The only four-wheel-drive vehicle I’ve ever owned, the Ramcharger was found...

Like 1970s Pro Stockers? This 1976 Plymouth Arrow Could Be The Start Of Something Killer!

Once racers in Pro Stock realized that smaller cars could get favorable weight breaks over the cars with the larger engines, all sorts of micro machines started to appear in the ranks. Pintos,...

Own Or Drive a 2006 Ford Ranger? You Might Want To Check To See If It’s On A New Airbag Recall

Once again, you can blame this one on exploding Takata airbag inflators. The Ford Ranger (and it’s Mazda B-series twin) are popular little trucks that are just about everywhere you look. But if...

Oh, No, It’s Here: Meet The General Motors Cruise AV, The First Vehicle Without Manual Controls

At first blush, you’d think that you are looking at a Chevrolet Bolt EV, and you aren’t too wrong. The vehicle, officially known as the General Motors Cruise AV, is based on the bolt, but...

So Innocent, Yet So Guilty: This 1985 Chevrolet Caprice Is Church-Fresh And Country Boy Wild!

Before I explain anything about the Chevrolet Caprice you are looking at, I should probably explain why I was standing in front of it shooting photos in the first place. We all know that Lohnes has a...

Money No Object: This 1939 Chevrolet Hauler Rules All! Big-Block Power FTW!

Yeah, I’ve been in the Barrett-Jackson catalog again. At least, with the weather outside going to hell in a handbasket, I’ve got a reason to look at cars I can’t afford and dream...

Same Great Speed, Now With Less Noise: Meet The Genovation GXE, The Electric Vette!

Outside of the sensation of being somehow better than others because you are not burning fossil fuels when you drive, what is the one true benefit to an electric car? All the torque, all at once....

Panther Bodies Built To Run Rock! Check Out This Autocross-Built Ford Police Interceptor!

It’s been seven years since Ford finally shut down the Panther platform. The last body-on-frame sedans out there, the Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis and Town Car proved themselves to be solid...

Unveiled: 2019 Ford Edge ST – Putting A Sharper Tone To Ford’s Mid-Size SUV

When we first met the current-generation Ford Edge just prior to it’s official introduction back in early 2015, we had to draw one particular note: when equipped with the 2.7L V6, it had...

Oh, Great…Not You Too: Ford Is Being Sued For Diesel-Related Issues Now

The lawyer firm of Hagens Berman has been a pretty busy place lately. Not only are they handling the lawsuits connected to the Volkswagen diesel case, they also went after General Motors for their...

Rough Start: The Stretch Geo Metro Is A Real Thing And Could Be A Solution To Your Parts-Hauling Problem!

“The car was built to fill a need that no car on the market could. To haul big loads and still get over 40 MPG.” That is the plan that set David Cloud on the path to stretching out a...

Rough Start: This 1973 Plymouth Satellite Is The Mythical Affordable, Useable Muscle Car!

I’m going to make a couple of concessions to using the phrase “muscle car” when describing a 1973 Plymouth Satellite with a 318 and a column shift automatic: here, it’s not...

No More MEL: It’s A Barra Six For This ’66 Lincoln Down Under!

1960s Lincolns rule. The slab sides, the length, the rumble from an MEL engine through the pipes as the car cruises around…we are all about these Elwood Engel-designed beauties. After Lincoln...

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