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Chevy Beast Concept Debuts at the SEMA 2021

Chevy Beast Concept Debuts at the SEMA 2021

Dubbed by many as a real-life Halo Warthog, this concept truck is a dune bashing monster that no one saw coming

Automakers are coming in with some big reveals for this year’s SEMA show considering that the 2020 event was canceled. General Motors is no exception as the Detroit giant is in Vegas at this year’s show, with not one or two, but eight concepts. Leading the pack will be its new Chevy Beast concept.

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Rare Versions Of American Cars You Probably Didn't Know About

Rare Versions Of American Cars You Probably Didn’t Know About

These are some of the rarest versions of iconic American cars. And each one has a European connection

When you think of iconic, classic American cars, Cadillac Coupe DeVille, Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Corvette, and Dodge Challenger are, often, some of the first to come to mind. And while each of them has had their fair share of special editions, we can’t help but wonder what classic American cars can be like, with a European twist. Whether it’s their design or an unusual engineering solution, these are the most obscure American classic cars ever to exist.

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Supercar Blondie's Ares Design S1 Is An Even More Unique Version Of An Already Unique Car

Supercar Blondie’s Ares Design S1 Is An Even More Unique Version Of An Already Unique Car

The C8 Corvette-based Ares Design S1 is indeed unique, but Supercar Blondie is taking it a step further

Supercar Blondie is showing us yet another incredible car – the Ares Design S1. We’ve known about the Italian boutique manufacturer for a while and some of their other projects include the Ares Panther and a two-door conversion for the Bentley Mulsanne. As for the Ares Design S1, clients will be able to get their cars next year, and Supercar Blondie will be the first one to get hers. However, as unique as the S1 is, she has planned something that will make hers one of a kind.

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GM Was Smart Not To Produce The Four-Seater Corvette

GM Was Smart Not To Produce The Four-Seater Corvette

Meet the Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray XP-796 that never saw the light of day

Manufacturers have created a number of weird one-off concepts and design studies over the years. Some were brilliant ideas, while others incorporated components that were later employed in other vehicles.

The folks at General Motor Design recently published photographs of a 1962 2+2 Corvette concept that never made it to production.

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This Chevy C-10 Mixes Dark Apocalyptic Looks With Extreme Aerodynamics

This Chevy C-10 Mixes Dark Apocalyptic Looks With Extreme Aerodynamics

Designed as a pre-runner, this crazy Chevy C-10 mashup wouldn’t last 30 seconds on an off-road track

The Chevy C10, know in its senior years, has become the basis for a number of crazy custom projects from low-riders to extreme off-roaders. The thing is, though, that most of the examples of modified C10s in real life all the same outside of different paintjobs. This rendering, however, depicts something that goes beyond show car status.

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The Story of Turbo Titan - Chevy's Long-Lost Gas Turbine Truck

The Story of Turbo Titan - Chevy’s Long-Lost Gas Turbine Truck

The Chevy Turbo Titan III almost made it to production, then it disappeared

With the latest and greatest in gas turbine engine technology, lateral pop-out headlights, and the weirdness of twin-dial steering, the Turbo Titan III was Chevrolet’s attempt at creating the truck of the future. But with Ford’s own Big Red promotional gas turbine truck already roaming the growing Interstate Highway system, what did Chevy bring new to the table of experimental big rigs?

Well, keep reading to find out how one of the coolest-named trucks ever made was built to revolutionize the way America hauled cargo around the country, how it came THIS CLOSE to becoming a series-production rig, and how it disappeared without a trace.

So let’s try to unravel the mystery and learn some new stuff along the way.

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Will You Forgive GM for the Crap Quality of the C8 Corvette if the C9 Looks Like this?

Will You Forgive GM for the Crap Quality of the C8 Corvette if the C9 Looks Like this?

This concept will never see daylight unless GM rebrands itself as a European carmaker

Chevrolet got the performance right for its first-ever mid-engine production car but in doing so, it kind of missed the whole point of what a well-made interior should look and feel like. But what if the carmaker came up with a next-generation C9 that had a more European flavor and looked like Leyang Bai’s design study?

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This Split-Window Chevy C8 Corvette Rendering Proves Chevy Can Do Better

This Split-Window Chevy C8 Corvette Rendering Proves Chevy Can Do Better

Chevy can do better but it most likely won’t

It was just a couple of weeks ago when Chip Foose took to YouTube in an attempt - successful, if you want our two cents - to restyle the new mid-engine Corvette in a way that pays tribute to its predecessor and now we see another pixel manipulator trying to improve the C8’s design. And we really like what we’re seeing.

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Chip Foose Shows Us What the C8 Corvette Should Have Looked Like

Chip Foose Shows Us What the C8 Corvette Should Have Looked Like

We just like his version better for some reason

2019 was the year that marked a big breakthrough for Chevy and the Corvette. The sports car’s engine finally transitioned to the middle, after long decades of experiments but not fruition.

The C8 looks more like a supercar than ever – mind, you though, it is no Ferrari. In our book, the mid-engined Corvette is just not quite up to the sexiness of the C7. Sure, it’s all down to subjectiveness and the fact that it’s somewhat easier to get the proportions right in a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive configuration. Of course, we’re not saying that the new C8 looks bad or anything: it’s just that we like Chip Foose’s take better.

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2020 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Electric Connect And Cruise

2020 Chevrolet K5 Blazer Electric Connect And Cruise

The K5 Blazer-E showcases how Chevy plans to revolutionize and electrify its Crate engine system

After unveiling the E-10 electric concept last year, Chevy has now unveiled a 1977 Blazer K5 electric concept for the SEMA show that previews the company’s crate powertrain future. For a company that didn’t seem to be as vested in electrification as other automakers until recently, this is a very big step. This concept also gives us a peek at the upcoming Electric Connect and Cruise package that’s expected to come sometime next year.

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This Chevy C8 Corvette Roadster Is The Limited Edition Vette the World Needs

This Chevy C8 Corvette Roadster Is The Limited Edition Vette the World Needs

If only Chevrolet was a luxury automaker...

We don’t know about you, but for us, when the words Chevrolet and roadster are joined together, a mental picture of the Chevy SSR lights up our brains. As wild and daring as the SSR was, that contraption - a retractable hard-top convertible pickup truck - has nothing to do with the C8 Corvette roadster renders you’re about to see.

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2019 Chevrolet E-10 Concept

2019 Chevrolet E-10 Concept

This electric hot rod concept may pave way for Chevy’s future EVs

Chevrolet brought a very unique pickup truck to SEMA that is a sweet blend of the company’s rich history and the ‘electrifying’ future. Called the E-10 concept, the product has reincarnated from a 1962 Chevrolet C-10 pickup truck. If you’ve been following the concepts at SEMA this year, you will immediately strike a comparison with the Dodge Lowliner. However, this low-slung pickup truck comes with an electric powertrain under the hood. So, does this bold truck live up to the hype it has created over the last couple of days? It sure does!

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The 9 Mid-Engine Corvette Concepts That Didn't Make it To Production

The 9 Mid-Engine Corvette Concepts That Didn’t Make it To Production

All of these prototypes paved the way for the upcoming C8

For over five decades we’ve been teased with various Corvette concepts displaying the idea that the engine should be moved from just in front of the cabin to behind the rear seats. While this idea might seem ludicrous to purists, we know that it will finally become a reality with the forthcoming C8. But there wouldn’t have been a C8 without all the prototypes that preceded it.

If everything we’ve seen and heard in the past couple of years regarding the 8th generation of the Chevrolet Corvette is true, and there’s little doubt about it, the C7 will become the final front-engined Corvette because the C8 is bound to have the engine where rivaling Lamborghinis and Ferraris have had it since forever - behind the front seats. A few camouflaged prototypes have been seen testing over the past few months and, while we aren’t sure about its name, we know that it’ll be based on a new platform and it will cost a whole lot more than the current model.

The best view we’ve got of the new Chevrolet sports car is of a mule testing at the Nurburgring-Nordschleife in Germany. It features a radically different design although some design cues from the current model, like the side air vents up front, remain. We don’t know what engine will power the new car, pundits reporting that a racing version seen testing at Road America might sport a V-6, and we might not get much more insight on it until next year’s Detroit Auto Show where, supposedly, Chevy will take the wraps off the new model. Until then, here’s a look at the plethora of prototypes that predated it.

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2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss LEGO

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss LEGO

The only thing missing from this massive build is the Silverado Trail Boss’ 5.3-liter V-8 engine

Chevrolet has teamed up with LEGO to create a full-sized brick version of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss. The LEGO Group’s Model Shop in Enfield, Connecticut is responsible for the design and assembly of the monstrous LEGO Silverado. It’s made up of 334,544 LEGO pieces and weighs 3,307 pounds. Needless to say, completing this massive 20-foot build took some time and a lot of manpower. In total, 18 builders helped complete the life-sized truck, and more than 2,000 hours were consumed in the endeavor. The LEGO Silverado 1500 LT Trail Boss isn’t just for show, either. It was built in collaboration with Warner Bros. Pictures as part of the latter’s marketing blitz to promote the new LEGO movie, “The LEGO Movie 2: Second Part.” The movie is now in theaters in the U.S.

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Budget Direct Renders Six Unique Manufacturer Collaborations

Budget Direct Renders Six Unique Manufacturer Collaborations

There are some great results, and some "close your eyes!" results

One of the great things about car renderings is the ability to let your imagination go crazy. You can use an existing car model and re-imagine it without a roof, or you can get really creative and redesign it in a different body type altogether. There’s something to be said, then, for renderings that take two models from two different automakers and combine them to create an entirely new model. It’s the kind of Transformers-like job that we should be seeing more often in the real world. Or should we? The truth is, BudgetsDirect undertook this very exercise, and the results are all “interesting,” to say the least. As an added bonus, we’re doing our own part and renaming these creations in the best way we can.

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