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Mark Wahlberg reveals his teen days as a mechanic

Mark Wahlberg was recently in Columbus, Ohio, to talk about his new Chevrolet dealership. While there, the actor met with media and shared his lifelong passion for cars. In fact, one of his first jobs was as an auto mechanic. As a teenager, Wahlberg did oil changes and tune-ups and even drove a tow-truck. Wahlberg also started fixing and flipping cars when...

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GM has filed patents for 3 more active aero technologies

General Motors has been busy filing patents for new aerodynamic elements that might feature on the automaker's future cars, namely the C8 Chevrolet Corvette due next year. Three new patents have been discovered on the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Corvette Blogger, and while the patents feature a mockup of the current C7 Corvette in their...

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Hennessey straps the 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 to the dyno

It's fairly common knowledge that the horsepower figures automakers parade around don't reflect power at the wheels. Rather, it's how much hp the engine makes at the crankshaft. Therefore, we need a dynamometer to measure just how much power is getting to the ground. Thankfully, Hennessey Performance Engineering has one, and it strapped the 2019 Chevrolet...

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There’s already a mid-engine Corvette, and it’s up for sale

Those who simply can't wait for the all-but-confirmed mid-engine Chevrolet C8 Corvette can take solace in this. It's a 1993 Innotech mid-engine Corvette, it runs, and it's for sale right now. Nicknamed Mysterro, the car came from the mind of the late Vaclav Kral, namesake of Design Kral. Kral was a Czech car designer worked for Porsche among other...

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Chevy Corvette C8.R racer spotted, sounds like a twin-turbo V-8

For the first time, Chevrolet's next-generation C8 Corvette has been spotted in race car form. It will likely follow the ".R" naming scheme of previous generations, thus we're looking at the new C8.R. And it's not only mid-engined, it sounds like there's a turbocharged V-8 mounted in the there. Spy shots published by Sportscar365 on Wednesday revealed the...

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2019 Chevy Camaro SS, V-6 return worse fuel economy than 2018 models

Despite improved aerodynamics and a 10-speed automatic transmission, the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS returns worse fuel economy than before. Ditto for V-6 powered Camaros. The EPA posted official fuel economy estimates for Chevy's latest pony car, and they show minor drops in fuel economy, but surprising drops nonetheless considering the car's updates. For...

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Mark Wahlberg to open Ohio Chevy dealership

From music to modeling to burger joints and now to car dealerships, Mark Wahlberg is on the move. The 47-year-old celebrity announced Friday he will open a Chevrolet dealership in Columbus, Ohio. The dealership will be a partnership with his current business partner Jay Feldman, who owns a handful of dealerships in Michigan. The dealer, formerly called...

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Jay Leno drives the Superformance Corvette Grand Sport

Superformance is the go-to team creating new versions of some of the greatest cars ever built. If you want a Shelby Cobra, Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, Ford GT40, or even a Caterham, then you need to talk to Superformance. One of its more recent creations is also arguably its greatest, and that is the recreated 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport. It's a...

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Win a Chevy Camaro SS and have BBQ with NASCAR legend Richard Petty

NASCAR fans, open your ears and pay attention. Omaze is offering fans the chance to win a customized Chevrolet Camaro SS and a day with NASCAR legend Richard Petty. It'll cost you at least $10 to enter for your chance to win, but the proceeds go to charity. Omaze is the same online fundraising platform that bought up two opportunities with Arnold...

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