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2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS Hot Wheels Special Edition First Test

Orange Race Track Sold Separately<p>As one of the first “Sweet 16” Hot Wheels cars produced in 1968, the original Custom Camaro is also one of the most sought-after by collectors. Forty-five years later, it seems fitting that the first full-size, factory-built Hot Wheels car available for sale is the …

2014 Camaro Concept is new Bumblebee, Transformers 4 onslaught continues

Considering that A) we've already seen quite a number of <i>Transformers 4</i> cars debuted on Michael Bay's website, and B) we were all really just waiting for the next Bumblebee, it seems fair to say that our gallery of T4 vehicles may now be complete.<p>Finishing strong, this latest addition is a car Bay …

2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS Hot Wheels Edition

Pairing your car, truck or SUV with another brand is a tried-and-true method to create the sort of positive association that sells vehicles, or at least gives them an attractive new look and higher margins. Ford knows this, having paired the Explorer and rugged apparel brand Eddie Bauer in the '90s …

Refreshed 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Revealed on Morning Talk Show

The refreshed 2014 Chevrolet Camaro has been revealed, making its public debut on morning talk show <i>Live With Kelly and Michael</i>. The Camaro’s unexpected on-air unveiling showed off the pony car’s face-lifted front and rear ends before tomorrow’s official press conference at the New York auto show.<p>If …

45th Anniversary Edition Chevrolet Camaro

It might not have been available for each of those 45 years, but it has been around since '67, so we'll give it the benefit of the doubt. The 2012 …

Dubai Police Adopt Chevy Camaro SS, Aston Martin One-77

Dubai's finest adopts some American muscle.<p>Dubai’s police department already owns some neat sheetmetal, including some Italian exotic cars, but it seems the department is also a fan of American muscle, as it just took delivery of a 2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS for use as a patrol car<p>Like Dubai’s other …

Camaro Hot Wheels Edition

We're not the only ones to be surprised with a Hot Wheels toy instead of a real car over the holidays, but now it's time to turn the tables with the …

2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE and 2013 Ford Mustang GT Track Pack Face Off on Head 2 Head

On this week’s episode of <i>Head 2 Head,</i> the 2013 Ford Mustang GT Track Pack and 2013 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE face off on the track to see which coupe is king of the pony cars.<p>Back in the good old days, a Mustang-versus-Camaro duel was simple: head to the drag strip. That’s how this week’s <i>Head 2 Head</i> …

2014 Chevy Camaro Convertible brings 'Murica to the Messe

You might find it strange for Chevy to use its Frankfurt Motor Show stage to debut the droptop version of its very America-centric Camaro Convertible, but it's actually not that out of place. Remember when Chevy took the wraps off of its new C7 Corvette Stingray droptop, it did so in Geneva. …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible First Look

View 16 Photos<p>General Motors usually heavily hypes the arrival of a new Camaro, but somehow the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible did not make it into the hopper. The refreshed drop-top Camaro made its global debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show with the same updated front and rear styling as the …

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro looks awfully familiar

A little bit different, a little bit the same.<p>Chevrolet unveiled the updated 2014 Camaro Convertible at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. The drophead wears the hardtop's new, updated front fascia thatengineers say increases cooling efficiency and improves the machine's aerodynamics. Inside, buyers …

2014 Camaro Z/28 Laps the ’Ring Pretty Damn Quickly

With a 7.0-liter V-8 from Chevrolet’s previous-generation Corvette Z06, the gearbox and suspension setup from the Camaro SS 1LE, and the gravity of a historic nameplate slapped on its ass, the upcoming Camaro Z/28 has performance enthusiasts on the edge of their heavily bolstered Recaros. To prove …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro is New Transformers 4's "Bumblebee"

Our first look at Michael Bay’s interpretation of “Bumblebee” took form in a 1977 Chevrolet Camaro<p>Our first look at Michael Bay’s interpretation of …

The 2014 Z/28 Camaro is faster than a Murcielago around the Nurburgring

Nürburgring. In the rain. In a Camaro.<p>If anyone ever had a complaint about the new-generation Camaro, it's that in its mission to be a true muscle car it went too far. It was biased towards straight-line performance over handling. But Camaro has a rich track history, as the Donohue/Penske Z/28s …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Laps Nurburgring in 7:37.47 (W/Video)

No one expected GM to show a 500-hp naturally aspirated 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 coupe at the New York auto show earlier this year, but ever since the automaker did, bow-tie fans have been eagerly awaiting Nürburgring lap times. Now, Chevrolet has released a new video showing an in-car view of …

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 [w/video]

The Name You Expected For The Car You Never Thought They'd Build<p>To hear Al Oppenheiser, chief engineer for the Chevrolet Camaro, tell it, the brand-new 2014 Z/28 is "the car everyone expects." The modern Camaro concept first debuted at the 2006 Detroit Auto Show, and in early 2014 – over eight …

TOTD: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 or ZL1 — Which Would You Pick?

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 will likely be the priciest GM-branded pony car you can buy, but it won’t be the most powerful. That distinction will still belong to the Camaro ZL1. With two performance-tuned variants sitting at the top of the Camaro range, there’s potential for a bit of sibling …

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I Drove A Camaro Convertible In The Worst Possible Circumstances — And I Had A Blast

But last week, a manager of GM's press car fleet called to cancel the reservation, and offered me a few other options.<p>So we set up a loan for a manual Camaro SS convertible instead.<p>After I hung up the phone, I started to think through the practical aspects of my weekend, which I would spend driving …

Sports Cars

Chevy Dispatches a Squad of Camaros to Las Vegas

That the annual SEMA show continues to be held, and that it <i>still matters</i> to car fans, can be attributed to one thing: After two decades of détente, Ford, GM, and Chrysler entered Muscle Car War III. SEMA looked nothing short of jejune by the late 2000s, when the Asian-sport-compact trend went cold …

2014 “Linda Vaughn LV-1” Chevrolet Camaros Going to Auction

Barrett-Jackson’s booth at the 2013 SEMA Show included a custom 2014 “Linda Vaughn LV-1” <b>Chevrolet Camaro</b>, and now the auction company has announced that the first two LV-1 Camaros will be sold on the block in January.<p>The LV-1 Camaros were inspired by Linda Vaughn, who is widely regarded as the …

Buy the 2014 COPO Camaro engine

Can't snag a new COPO Camaro, but still want the engine? Read on.<p>The 2014 COPO Camaro was among the hoard of vehicles that GM brought to SEMA this year. The 2014 version was built for NHRA Stock Eliminator and Super Stock competition, and as such, part of the new car's round of upgrades includes a …

Revealed: Bumblebee as 2014 Camaro Concept for Transformers 4

Transformers 4 doesn’t hit theaters until June 2014, but Michael Bay has wasted no time getting automotive enthusiasts interested in the movie. Today we can share two images of what Bay calls “the final jewel in the Transformers 4 crown,” Bumblebee as a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro concept.<p>The Chevrolet …

Chevy Camaros fitted with factory Performance Parts

1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z-11 Pace Car Project

This 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z-11 Pace Car is a total project but looks to be complete and includes replacement sheet metal. It is said to have been …

22K-Mile 1990 Camaro IROC-Z 1LE 5-Speed

This 1990 Camaro IROC-Z (chassis 1G1FP23F3LL134210) is said to be one of only 62 1LE performance package equipped cars built for that model year, 34 …

Chevrolet Camaro 2014 review

With the new Ford Mustang just around the corner, soon the Camaro won’t be the only V8-powered muscle car rumbling along UK roads.<p>So to help keep its …

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