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From kiddie Corvettes to Baja-bound trucks, the GM Heritage Center’s video stash is wonderfully diverse – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

From kiddie Corvettes to Baja-bound trucks, the GM Heritage Center’s video stash is wonderfully diverse – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

Advertisements One gets the impression that the GM Heritage Center’s YouTube channel exists not so much to entertain as it does to simply provide a repository for films that the center’s staffers happen to find while excavating storage closets and other forgotten spaces spread across the corporation’s many properties. There’s some old TV commercials, like this one … Continue reading From kiddie Corvettes to Baja-bound trucks, the GM Heritage Center’s video stash is wonderfully diverse – Daniel Strohl @Hemmings

GM Heritage Center S10 Pickup Restoration Kit Online Documentation

Advertisements The excellent GM Heritage Center in Sterling Heights Michigan,  (which I have been lucky enough to visit see previous post here), has excellent online documentation to assist with restoration or anything else you’d like to know about your GM product.   Obviously my interest is around the S10 for which the documentation can be … Continue reading GM Heritage Center S10 Pickup Restoration Kit Online Documentation

Visit to the GM Heritage Centre (Center:))

Advertisements My Wife arranged a birthday visit for me to the excellent GM Heritage Centre in Sterling Heights Michigan. a while back The collection of vehicles at the centre is superb, some photos can be seen in the gallery. All of the famous concept cars such as the Buick Y Job, Buick Le Sabre, Mako … Continue reading Visit to the GM Heritage Centre (Center:))

100 Years Of Chevy Trucks, GM Celebrate The Centennial With The Old And The New

Advertisements Chevrolet are celebrating 100 years of the Chevy Pickup Truck, by producing a Centennial Edition on the Colorado and Silverado platforms Model year 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the first production Chevrolet truck. A century and more than 85 million trucks later, Chevrolet has become one of the most recognizable brands in the … Continue reading 100 Years Of Chevy Trucks, GM Celebrate The Centennial With The Old And The New

CHEVROLET’S RESPONSE TO VIPER IS A ZR-1 SS PROTOTYPE

Advertisements Former GM Heritage Center Corvette Donated to Museum In the late 80s, Chevrolet was not-so-secretly developing what some dubbed a ‘Super Vette.’ But at the 1989 New York Auto Show, it was the debut of the Dodge Viper RT/10, complete with a 488-cid V-10 engine that sent GM engineers on a new path to … Continue reading CHEVROLET’S RESPONSE TO VIPER IS A ZR-1 SS PROTOTYPE

Impala Production Ends After 62 Years

Advertisements So after 62 years the celebrated Impala badge will no longer grace the highway, this is another sad example of the change in the mode of transport away from the traditional sedan. “Just as the Impala evolved over the years, the market has shifted dramatically and demand for sedans has declined and we adjusted … Continue reading Impala Production Ends After 62 Years

The Buick Y Job, The First Concept Car

Advertisements A few years ago I was lucky enough to visit the limted access GM Heritage Collection in Sterling Heights Michigan as a Birthday present. Trip post here A recent edition of Jay Leno’s Garage featuring the Buick Y Job reminded of how lucky it was to have been up close to this ground breaking … Continue reading The Buick Y Job, The First Concept Car

We Owe Modern Automotive Design To Harley J. Earl

Advertisements I’m a great lover of the designs of Harley J Earl, having seen a number of the cars up close at the GM Heritage Centre I have even more respect for his work.These are some pictures that I took during my birthday visit There is a great article here from Rod Authority by Jake … Continue reading We Owe Modern Automotive Design To Harley J. Earl

My Chevy S10 Xtreme

Advertisements This is my Chevy S10 Xtreme that I’ve now had for a couple of years, not imported by me, purchased from a nice couple in Penzance. I’ve changed out the Lexus style rear lights for a set of LED based units with side marker lights from LMC Truck in the States. The load bed … Continue reading My Chevy S10 Xtreme