Editorials & Opinions


Music Video: He Drove His Chevy To The Levee, The Day The Music Died

Ask any gearhead to quote a line from the hit song American Pie and they'll probably mention a Chevy and a levee. February 3, 1959, is known as the day the music died, but Don McLean's hit will keep us all singing. Read More


The 2015 Corvette Z06: Is it Enough?

The C7 Z06 is being asked to carry the mantle of both track toy and supercar - does the latest, greatest Chevy have shoulders broad enough for the task? Read More


Review: One Week with a 2015 Chevy Tahoe LTZ

That’s the thing about the LTZ; it’s nice and all, but it doesn’t look like $70k rolling down the road. Will buyers appreciate the “stealth luxury” of this version of the Tahoe? Read More


“Why I Sold My Camaro, & Bought An Electric Car” – A Fairy Tale

Electric cars have a place in the wide world of enthusiast vehicles, but if they're ever to become truly mainstream choices for car buyers, they'll have to stand on their own, real merits, not straw-man arguments. Read More


Behind the Wheel: A Wet and Wild Track Day with the Camaro Z/28

Sometimes you learn the most when things don't go exactly the way you planned... Find out what happens when you put a writer behind the wheel of Chevy's most race-ready Camaro ever, in the pouring rain. Read More


Nigel Dobbie: The 7 Hours of Sebring (Plus Some Pace Car Laps)

The dark mutterings from the paddock and press room all revolved around the number of cars that would be on 3.74 mile track, and the standards of driving to be expected from some of the less experienced drivers... Read More


The Stingray Diaries: One Week with a Loaner C7

We spent a week behind the wheel of a new 2014 Corvette - here's what we thought... Read More


Introduction: West Coast Racer DJ Reid’s Off Season LSX Engine Build

West coast 275 Drag Radial and Outlaw 8.5 racer DJ Reid is constructing an all-new LSX bullet for the 2014 season, and he's documenting the entire project here on Dragzine. Check out the introduction to the build! Read More


TECH5: VP Racing Fuels’ Jason Rueckert Educates Us On VP’s X16 Fuel

Racing fuel is formulated specifically for certain applications, and X16 is VP's newest 116-octane fuel. VP Racing Fuels' Jason Rueckert explains the applications where it works well and more inside. Read More


Why The Chevy SS Will Succeed Where The G8 Seemed To Fall Short

Will the new Chevy SS Sport Sedan excel where the Pontiac G8 GXP and GTO failed? We go deep undercover and ask all the right questions to bring you our take - find out more inside. Read More

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Nigel Dobbie: The Balance of Power at Le Mans 2013

In fairness to the ACO / FIA, the balance of performance is a hugely difficult task, and all of the manufacturers will do whatever they can to make it appear their car is slower before the race. This year the ACO / FIA got it badly wrong.... Read More


TECH5: Trey McFarland of Mahle Motorsports Reveals Piston Secrets

Keeping up with the fast-changing developments in piston design can be challenging for the engine builder. Trey McFarland of Mahle Motorsports answers questions about topics like piston speed, coatings and materials. Read More


Rick Seitz: The Bailout and the Post-Financial Apocolypse

Trim the fat with downsizing, use lightweight body panels and mechanical components, and let's see how quick we can reach that 600 horsepower mark while achieving 45-50 MPG on the highway. Now that's worth bragging about. Read More


Nigel Dobbie: Sebring – The End of an Era, and the Start of the Next

With two hours to go, ex-Corvette Racing driver Olivier Beretta in the Risi Ferrari 458 led by just over a minute from the recovering #4 Corvette with Oliver Gavin at the wheel. Tommy Milner took over for the final stints with still more than 30 seconds to find in the last hour... Read More


Paul Huizenga: The Petersen Museum Celebrates 60 Years of Corvettes

Publishing titan Robert E. Petersen founded the museum with the intention of creating a very different sort of experience for car lovers, and no matter what the current theme might be, a visit to the Petersen is worth taking time for as a part of any visit to SoCal. Read More

2014 "LT-1" 6.2L V-8 VVT DI (LT1) Engine Block

Cliff Notes: Does the New LT1 Mark the Death of the LSX Movement?

Does the new Gen V small-block Chevy mean the end of the line for the LS movement? Or will the LS platform remain the max-performance engine of choice as the aftermarket and tuners struggle to crack the more complex ECU of the LT1? Read More

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