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Fifty Years of the Chevrolet Camaro

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Fifty years ago, Chevrolet introduced a car that would become one of the most revered vehicles in its sports car lineup. Code named XP-836, the Camaro was Chevrolet’s contender in what would become one of the hottest segments in the automotive industry. The Camaro was Chevrolet’s entry into the pony car market that was wildly popular in the 1960s. It’s been said the word Camaro is derived from the French language meaning friend or comrade. That’s a pretty fitting way to describe a car that’s been a companion with many of us for half a century. Let’s turn back the clock and look back at 50 years of classic Camaros. Read the rest of this entry

2016 Ford Focus RS Review and First Drive

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The 2016 Ford Focus RS is the latest addition to the TCB Garage. Ever since the Focus RS was announced last March, we’ve wanted to get behind the wheel of one of these compact titans. With all the hoopla surrounding the car, we wanted to see if it really lived up to the hype. With that in mind, we spent several days putting the Focus RS through its paces on a variety of different road conditions. Everywhere from our daily commute to some winding country back roads. Our mission was to see how the new Focus RS stacked up against other sport compacts such as the Subaru WRX STI. Read the rest of this entry

TCB Visits The 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show

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The great thing about the Los Angeles Auto Show is that it marks the beginning of auto show season. We’ve been counting the days to the show and anxious to get up close and personal with some of the hottest new and vintage muscle during media days at this year’s spectacle. This year’s show definitely didn’t disappoint! The Los Angeles Convention Center was abuzz with plenty of fresh muscle from the Big Three and other vendors. With so many great cars on display, there was something for everyone to see at this year’s show. Here are just a few of the great cars that were on display at the 2016 show. Read the rest of this entry

1969 Chevrolet Chevelle COPO

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This 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle is one of those anomalies that will have you scratching your head in disbelief. It’s not an SS, yet it has the SS hood, Magnum 500 wheels, and blacked-out grille. It also has a High Performance 427 engine that wasn’t available for the A-body in 1969. Or was it? Read the rest of this entry

2016 Shelby GT350 North American Track Tour

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Ford recently invited us to participate in the 2016 Shelby GT350 North American Track Tour. The tour allowed us to get up close and personal with the new GT350 and then take the car for a few laps around the track to see what this beast is capable of doing. Our Thursday morning started early at 8:00 a.m. at Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, Georgia. After getting registered for the event, visiting with a few fellow journalists, and woofing down some blueberry muffins and coffee, we were ready to start the day with a brief orientation about today’s activities. Read the rest of this entry

“Ole Yeller” Shelby GT350 Up For Auction

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Ford has created yet another aviation-themed Mustang that will be up for auction to benefit Experimental Aircraft Association youth programs, including the Young Eagles. This one of a kind Shelby GT350 is the ninth example Ford has commissioned and will be up for grabs on July 28th. Read the rest of this entry

John Force Shows Off His New 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car

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John Force will soon be burning up the drag strip in his new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro funny car. The NHRA champ will run his first race in the sixth-generation Camaro this coming weekend at the NHRA Kansas Nationals. Read the rest of this entry