Are you planning to head out on the road with a fifth-wheel or travel trailer? If so, you need a massive truck with tons of power to get the job done for you and the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD could be the right truck for you so that you can have the ride you need to be able to head out on the road. This isn’t a truck that comes cheap at all, but it certainly is worth the price when you consider the power included that you need to get the job done the right way.
The Detroit Auto Show is securely behind us by a few weeks now and the events and unveilings of this show gave us some new and interesting cars to look at. None garnered as much attention or brought to life as much imagination as the Lego Batmobile that Chevrolet rolled out and surprised the crowd with. This car showed up in Detroit as an impressive vehicle that is modeled after the Batman Speedwagon from “The Lego Batman Movie” and it certainly captured the attention of adults and kids that were present in Detroit for this amazing reveal.
When you think of being patriotic some things come to mind. The old saying that something is “As American as Apple Pie” brings the thought of old windowsills with a pie cooling before dinner for those of us old enough to remember a time that was quieter and less of an instant gratification society. Other items that carry the idea of being patriotic include the American Flag, baseball, and trucks. The National Pastime has been baseball for many years, but how can you take a truck, which is certainly an American symbol of toughness and rugged discovery and pair it with the American Flag.
For many years the Chevrolet Tahoe has been the standard for others to follow in the full size SUV market. This SUV offers you the design you want, room for as many as nine people to fit inside, plenty of cargo space inside and on top, the ability to tow a boat, off road manners that you can love and more technology than ever before. All this makes the Tahoe extremely hard to beat on any market and puts it right at the top of the food chain when it comes to this class.
Running the list from sixth to first, this half of the list all carries a higher safety rating than the first with all six having a five-star NTSA overall crash test rating. These six hatchbacks offer not only the best in safety, but also have some great style and easy to enjoy fuel efficiency and even some great control features making them very enjoyable for any owner.
The Camaro has long been a pony car that many love to buy and makes for a great sports car that can be driven daily. With the new 2016 model just around the corner, there are some items from the 2015 model that hopefully will have been addressed to create a much better overall driving experience. Understandably the Camaro has never been a car that was advertised as being a comfortable ride with sport and performance as its main components, but some of the items that need to be changed for the new version have to do with the performance, others simply have to do with improving the overall driving experience in the car. Continue reading
Chevrolet has undergone so many changes over the years it’s hard to keep track of what has taken place. When the economic crisis hit in 2008 Chevrolet seemed to be offering products that were basically gas-guzzling models and with the huge price increase for gas the lineup was going to have issues continuing to sell. With the government intervention and the dissolving of some brands, GM gained a great position and the focus needed to turn Chevrolet into the brand we see today which offers some of the best cars and trucks we have ever seen. A few examples of these are: Continue reading
The 2015 Chevrolet Traverse is packed with comfort, technology, and style. With a starting MSRP of just $30,995 and room for up to 8 passengers, Traverse is the versatile crossover vehicle you have been looking for. It has an estimated MPG of 17 in the city and 24 on the highway and is available in both a front wheel drive and all wheel drive option.
Under the hood, you will find a 3.6 liter V6 engine and 6-speed automatic transmission. Stabilitrak, 4-wheel antilock 4-wheel disc brakes, constant effort power steering, suspension ride and handling, traction control, single exhaust, 3.16 axle ratio, and front wheel drive all come standard on the 2015 Chevrolet Traverse, though a visit to your local Chevrolet dealer will get you further options.
Chevrolet was founded by William C Durant and Louis Chevrolet on November 3, 1911 and in 1912, Louis Chevrolet’s Series C Six Class, which was a luxurious high-performance six cylinder model hit the streets of Detroit for $2150. In 1913, Louis Chevrolet exits the company, but gives Durant the rights to use his name and the Chevy bowtie logo appears in an ad for the first time. The first car to wear the Chevy bowtie logo was the Royal Mail Roadster in 1914, and in 1915, the Chevy model 490 debuts as a 1916 model year vehicle with a list price of $490 to match competitor Ford’s Model T. Billy Durant regains control of Chevrolet in 1916 after being forced out of the company and in 1918 the first Chevrolet truck based on the Model 490 chassis is introduced. Chevrolet also becomes a part of GM this year.
In 1924, a Chevrolet plant is opened in Copenhagen, Denmark and is the first Chevrolet plant outside the US. 1927 brings the first time that Chevrolet overtakes Ford for the first time with sales of more than 1 million vehicles. The Chevrolet six debuts in 1929 and is called a “six for the price of four” since six cylinders were offered for the price of four. 1934 introduces revolutionary engineering for a value priced car when they introduce the knee action independent suspension in the 1935 Model Master Series. The Suburban Carryall, the original SUV was introduced in 1935 and is the longest running SUV. It creates a new segment in the market. In 1942, production of trucks was geared toward the war and halted for civilians and in 1945, civilian production resumes.