Exterior Color: Blue
Interior Color: Red
Trim: race car
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: rear
San Marcos, California, United States
For sale is a 1978 Camaro race car rolling chassis. No motor, trans, brake calipers etc. What you see in the more recent looking pics is what comes with the car. I have also include some pics when the car was being raced so those may have parts shown that do not come with the car. It is a purpose built race car and did not start out as a Camaro so it has no title. This car was built and driven by Bill Osborne, builder of the famous Big Red Camaro. You can even see that the motor builder of Big Red (Larry Mollicone) was used originally by the graphics on the original hood. Larry is still in business to my knowledge so if you need another motor built by him, I can get you in touch with him. I can see that Bill was not the last person to work on this car as some of the welds in some areas are a bit rough and is not representative of Bill's top notch fabrication. As you can see by the pics, the car need some work but all the important parts are there like the frame and suspension. Bill is known for his amazing chassis skills so this car should handle like no other after it is finished. These Camaros are wildly cool looking and this one will be a blast to drive after it is done. Sadly, the logbook is missing. There is a pic attached of it racing at Riverside though. I just have too many projects and not enough space so this bad boy has to go. I already have 1 Corvette and two Mustangs built or designed by Bill and they are all amazing vehicles on track. If you have any questions about what does or doesnt come with the car, please email. I will be posting this in other places so may need to cancel this listing if it sells elsewhere.
Automotive News reports that General Motors may slash production or ramp up discounts in order to deal with an oversupply of pickup trucks. GM currently has more than double the standard supply of pickups, and the vehicles are threatening to dampen the automaker's profits for 2013. Typically, automakers try to sustain a 60- to 75-day supply of vehicles, but GM is currently loaded with a 139-day supply, as of last month. At the end of November, the automaker was sitting on 245,853 units.
The manufacturer says that it will adjust production accordingly before laying any incentives on the profitable pickups. Even so, there's some concern that the inventory swell could hurt the roll-out of the next-generation Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. GM actually began slowly stepping back production in August, but it's clear the company will take further action as it heads toward the end of the year and into the next. Analysts predict the automaker could reduce pickup manufacturing by nearly half in the first quarter of 2013.
That still may not be enough to keep GM from laying extra cash on the Silverado and GMC Sierra. While the company's incentive spending was down in November compared to the same month in 2011, both the Ram 1500 and Ford F-150 saw double-digit percentage increases in sales last month while the Silverado and Sierra numbers slid compared to a year prior. Incentive spending could help move more trucks and add some balance to the GM inventory surge.
As part of a longstanding tradition, the MVP of Super Bowl XLVII, Joe Flacco, quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens, was given a new car directly after the game and trophy celebrations. For 2013, that car is a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, and it was presented to Flacco by Rick Flick of Banner Chevrolet, a dealership in New Orleans that was wiped out by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 before returning to prominence as the only Chevy dealer in Orleans Parish.
Last year, Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning took home a 2012 Corvette GS Centennial Edition. Manning also won in 2008, when he selected a Cadillac Escalade Hybrid as his reward. In 2011, quarterback Aaron Rodgers accepted the keys to a Camaro convertible.
Though we're most definitely an auto-obsessed group, we did watch the Big Game along with nearly everyone else in America. And we've gotta say, as if winning the Super Bowl and receiving the Tiffany-designed Pete Rozelle Trophy wasn't enough for the multi-millionaire MVP athletes, a brand-new C7 seems like an awfully generous prize. Scroll down below for an official announcement from General Motors.
Where else would you expect the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray to show up first? Although this time it isn't exactly in Jay Leno's Garage, Leno instead playing an away game at Brown's Classic Auto in Scottsdale, Arizona. Nor does Leno drive the car, instead taking an 11-minute walkaround of the new American sports car with General Motors design head Ed Welburn, the same man who recently brought by a string of classic Corvettes to the talk show host's California compound.
It is, admittedly, a love-fest for the American sports car now featuring 450 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque, but one that also features admissions about previous Corvette seats like "they were kinda rough," and the explanation that labeling the coupe "Stingray" means not having to call it "the base Corvette." On top of that, Welburn also explains the proper application of the term "dashboard." You can watch it all in the video below.