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    Review: 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
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    The last time your humble narrator found himself driving a Corvette, someone saluted. It happened last fall in a 2013 427 Collector Edition Convertible, white with silver stripes, and the unexpected gesture of respect came courtesy of one of America's finest servicemen in khaki fatigues: a UPS ...

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    Featured: Touring Tonawanda, where GM builds the new Gen V small-block
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    Our first thought on stepping onto the plant floor: "Modern Marvels, here we come." What's so interesting about a plant tour? If we're honest, usually nothing. In most cases, we go on them because they're part of a larger trip – the vegetables we endure while we wait for the dessert of ...

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    Report: GM applies for LT5, LTX trademarks... are new small block variants coming?
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    Recently discovered General Motors trademark applications for LT4, LT5, LT88 and LTX have observers wondering what kind of high-performance offerings could be on their way. A new LT4 would mark a return of the engine designation first used on the Corvette Grand Sport, SLP Pontiac Firehawk and SLP ...

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    New York: 2014 Chevy Camaro Z/28 is back! [w/video]
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    Remember when there was a bit of consternation among the Bowtie faithful after Chevrolet introduced the Camaro ZL1? The issue wasn't around the big coupe's awesome performance, it was with the name – many wondered why the company hadn't chosen to exhume the company's legendary Z/28 moniker. ...

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    Deep Dive: 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray: Everything there is to know [w/video]
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    2013 is shaping up to be a frantic year for Chevrolet, with over a dozen reveals and launches on its calendar. New iterations of the most financially and emotionally important vehicles to the brand are launching little more than a few weeks apart – the 2014 Silverado (financially) and the ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #306
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    2014 Chevrolet Corvette LT1, Motor Trend SUV of the Year, 2014 GM trucks, SEMA Episode #306 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Zach Bowman and Jeff Ross talk about the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette LT1 engine, including an interview with Jordan Lee, General Motors small block ...

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    Take Two: Submit questions for Autoblog Podcast #306 LIVE, plus an interview w/GM's LT1 chief engineer!
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    Provided Hurricane Sandy is cooperative, Hurricane Sandy unfortunately thwarted our plans to record Episode #306 of the Autoblog Podcast on Monday night, so we're going to have a run at it again tonight. If you missed out on asking your question yesterday, you've got a second bite at the apple ...

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    Featured: A deeper look at the small-block heart of the next Corvette [w/videos]
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    If it's never been said before that the cornerstone to General Motors performance is the small block V8, well, it ought to be on a factory plaque somewhere. And maybe some t-shirts. We can start printing up the latter right now: The General's evergreen performance linchpin is getting a ...

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    Official: Meet The LT1: The Corvette C7's new 6.2-liter small block V8 [UPDATE]
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    Chevrolet is making huge news today, revealing most all of the details about its new, fifth-generation Small Block V8 engine – dubbed LT1 – the very mill that will power the upcoming 2014 Corvette. Note that we'll be updating this post all morning as the information keeps streaming ...

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    Rumormill: Taking bets on what GM has planned for Gen V small-block V8
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    A picture of a fuel injector (above), a few facts and a lot of supposition is all we know about the fifth-generation small-block engine on its way from General Motors. It is expected to debut sometime shortly in the C7 Chevrolet Corvette and be rolled out with the next-generation full-size pickup ...

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    Video: Jay Leno shows off the BaT Falcon of his dreams
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    Jay Leno owns all kinds of cars: Steam powered, 100-year-old electric and modern-day supercars. His legendary garage is teeming with millions of dollars of iron. But his dream car has always been the 1963 1/2 Ford Falcon Sprint. So when he saw exactly the car on BringATrailer.com, he plunked ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #259 LIVE
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    We record Episode #259 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, and you can drop us your questions via our Q&A module below. Check out our discussion topics or chime in to help determine what else the crew chats about this evening. Subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already ...

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    Official: GM marks 100-millionth small-block engine built [w/video]
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    A lot has happened in the last 56 years... mankind landed on the moon, the Cold War ended and General Motors managed to build 100 million small-block V8 engines. First launched in 1955 with 265 cubic inches of displacement, the small block V8 has seen duty in nearly every memorable machine ...

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    Video: Translogic takes a look back at the Chevy small-block V8
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    No matter what side of the great domestic manufacturer debate you find yourself on, there's no denying the simple beauty of the Chevrolet small block engine. Whether it be the early 256 cubic-inch forefather or the ubiquitous 350-cubic-inch that we all know and love, the 90-degree General Motors ...

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    Report: Next Chevrolet Corvette to get 440-hp 5.5-liter small-block V8
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    Chevrolet 50th Anniversary Corvette Stingray Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to Motor Trend, which is citing unnamed sources within General Motors, the next-generation Corvette will come with a brand-new engine. Despite rumors to the contrary, it seems that ...

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    GM investing $890M in next-gen small block V8s
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    Autoblog builds an LS9 V8 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ah yes, the classic small block Chevy. No other engine in history carries as much nostalgia and General Motors looks poised to push its mouse motor well into the future by adding new technologies designed to clean up the ...

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    Corvette Racing boss Doug Fehan confirms new 5.5L V8 for Sebring debut
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    Corvette C6.R GT2 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Back in August when General Motors introduced the all-new GT2 class Corvette C6.R, it ran downsized 6.0-liter version of the 7.0-liter V8 from the long-dominant GT1 car. At the launch, Corvette Racing program manager Doug Fehan told us ...

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    Friday Fun: RWD Scion xB with Chevy V8 power!
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    click above for more high-res iamges of the V8-powered Scion xBForget about body kits, custom fiberglass enclosures for your woofer and LCDs in the headrests. This is the only way to make the Scion xB entertaining in our humble opinion. Oh yeah, Scion wants you to think its cars are more fun than a ...

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    CarDomain Find of the Day: V8, mid-engined Ford Festiva
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    click above image for galleryFestiva, mid-mounted V8 – okay, we're with you. Front wheel drive? Uh, sounds like a fine way to blow a lot of dollars adapting components in order to send the power to the wrong pair of 13-inch tires. No Festiva conversion will ever top the SHOgun, which planted ...

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    Absolutely sick amounts of power for the street and track
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    There are some misguided folks out there who think that big displacement and technology are somehow mutually exclusive. And then there's Tom Nelson of Nelson Racing Engines. His Project F Bomb engine (a twin-turbo 408 cubic inch small-block Chevy that threw down an evil 1480 HP and 1440 lb-ft) ...

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