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2009 C6 Chevrolet Corvette vs 2009 Mustang GT500: Engine, Handling, and Pricing

The 2009 Chevrolet Corvette C6 and the 2009 Ford Mustang GT500, two of America’s most iconic muscle cars, return better than ever. The 2009 C6 Corvette convertible prices in the $53,000 range and the 2009 Mustang GT500 in the $48,000 range, also as a sports convertible. The Vette is a 2-door, 2-person coupe with a […] More »

  Comments | By - September 4, 2009

2009 C6 Chevrolet Corvette vs 2009 Nissan GT-R: Engine, Handling, and Pricing

The 2009 Chevrolet C6 Corvette and the 2009 Nissan GT-R R35 continue the legacy of two established makes’ super performance sports car lines. The C6 Vette starts pricing at the $53,000 range as a convertible and the GT-R, ruled a high-performance sport coupe, at about $77,000. The Chevy sports car opens 2-doors, seats 2, and […] More »

  Comments | By - September 4, 2009

Chevrolet Corvette Catalytic Converter Guide and History

The catalytic converter in your Chevrolet Corvette has an important purpose: to reduce the toxicity of your engine emissions. In 1950, the first studies about smog in Los Angeles, California were published, indicating what everyone knew already: auto exhaust was a major component of the problem. That year, French-born mechanical engineer Eugene Houdry founded his […] More »

  Comments | By - September 3, 2009

Chevrolet Corvette Catback Exhaust System Guide

Cat back, or catback, exhaust systems are increasingly popular aftermarket additions for Chevrolet Corvette. With the proper selection and design, cat back systems often help enhance performance, as well as your Vette’s all-important sound characteristics and powerful look and appeal.The cat back exhaust system comprises a number of components. It includes the exhaust parts starting […] More »

  Comments | By - September 3, 2009

Chevrolet Corvette Cross Over Exhaust Guide: H vs X Pipe

As the engine in your Chevrolet Corvette operates, two cylinders fire within 90 degrees of each other for every turn of the crankshaft. This happens two times during the firing order, which means that the two cylinders expel exhaust gas into the same exhaust manifold at nearly the same time. Multiply this by six for […] More »

  Comments | By - September 3, 2009

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