Chevy Unleashes a Track Assassin – the 2018 ZL1 1LE

February 26, 2017 - Features

by Brendan R. Appel Last week, Sons of Speed was the only automotive media company to break the news that Chevy had another Camaro up its sleeve and would announce it at Daytona.  We speculated it would be the new Z/28 that we saw sharing…

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2018 Audi RS3 Canadian Pricing Leak

February 26, 2017 - Features

by Brendan R. Appel Fans of the Four Rings have been anxiously awaiting word of Ingolstadt’s hottest 3 series sedan’s arrival on these shores, and now (thanks to a leaked price sheet at we can tell you what the 2018 RS3 will cost in…

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Chevy Z/28 Announcement at Daytona?

February 17, 2017 - Features

by Brendan R. Appel We’ve all seen the video of a camouflaged 2018 Camaro Z28 ripping round (and in one case, crashing at) the Nürburgring with its sister, the ZL1, and ever since the ZL1 debut, we’ve been wondering when we’d see the even more…

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The Grand Tour in Review

November 18, 2016 - Features

by Paul Herrold If the names Clarkson, Hammond and May mean anything to you then you are, undoubtedly, a car enthusiast and a fan of the hit TV show TopGear – or at least you were a fan up until a year ago when suddenly…

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2017 Camaro ZL1 Rips Off a 7:29 at the Nürburgring

October 24, 2016 - Features

by Brendan Appel By now you’ve probably seen video of a camouflaged 2017 Camaro ZL1 ripping round the Nürburgring, but today Chevy released video (see below) from inside a production ZL1 tearing up the Nordschleife in a blistering 7:29.60. The new ZL1’s lap time is…

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What is it about Cars?

October 21, 2016 - Features

by Chris Balmes Do the words, “it’s just a car,” make you want to slap the stupid out of that person?  Does the act of someone slamming your car door too hard make you see red? Are you more likely to spend hours detailing your…

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Five Best Scenic Drives Near L.A.

September 22, 2016 - Features

by Brendan Appel What would hell look like for a car guy?  If you’ve ever driven a car in or near Los Angeles, you’d probably answer “the 405.”  Yes, the traffic in L.A. is insanely heavy even at non-rush-hour times, but if you know where…

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Are You Driver Enough?

September 12, 2016 - Features

Sons of Speed learns that it’s not just the type of tire, but the brand as well. by Paul Herrold There are few things more confusing and frustrating to car owners than purchasing a new set of tires.  From treadwear and speed ratings, to tire…

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Cadillac Announces V-Performance Academy

September 9, 2016 - Features

by Brendan Appel Two Day Driver Program Eclipses Chevy’s Corvette School. Ask any seasoned track-day enthusiast what the most important “mod” for a car is and you’ll probably hear this: “driving school!”  Newbies who think that cars themselves make good lap times might shrug off…

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Welcome to the Future

June 14, 2016 - Features

by Brendan Appel Cadillac gives techie car guys the stuff they’ve been waiting for. Anyone who has been the victim of theft, vandalism or even a careless door ding against their prized ride has wished for a 360 degree camera recording system to catch and…

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