According to GM, the Chevy SSR traces its lineage to the vision of Wayne Cherry, Vice President of GM Design. The original idea was to explore how a heritage design theme might manifest itself in a truck, as opposed to cars where heritage designs abound. Working with GM Design’s Corporate […]
The production version of the Chevrolet SSR uses a frame with fully hydroformed steel side rails. The hydroformed frame features great strength and stiffness, relatively low weight and precise quality. Ted Robertson, chief engineer for the Chevrolet SSR said: “A traditional stamped frame with this amount of strength and rigidity […]
The Corvette’s latest incarnation, the Z06, is an exciting, brutally fast, and even fairly docile vehicle, thanks to a combination of old-fashioned cubes and new-fangled technology. With second-generation active handling and traction control, getting the Z06 up to 60 miles per hour in under five seconds is a snap. With […]
Thanks to David Caldwell for arranging this session. Bob Walczyk is one of the key people responsible for taking the Chevrolet SSR from concept to reality, defining the Chevy SSR’s equipment, content and marketing plans. Before the questions and answers get underway, Bob Walczyk thanked us for our interest and […]
Allpar compares the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 with the Dodge Ram 2500.
Allpar compares the 2001 Kia Rio with the Dodge Neon
2001 Audi TT and…the 1991 Dodge Spirit R/T?! The Audi TT is an interesting car for a former Spirit R/T owner to drive. Its 1.8 liter engine makes 225 horsepower, thanks partly to dual intercoolers and a five valve per cylinder design. The Spirit R/T, as you may recall, made […]
Review of the Hyundai Tiburon.
The Daewoo Leganza was surprisingly good for a Korean sedan when we wrote this article in 2001 — now, of course, Hyundai showed that South Korea can produce quite a good car. The Leganza was nimble, with a firm but cushioned ride – not luxurious, but not too harsh, either. […]