Volkswagen’s “The Force” Named Most Effective Super Bowl Ad… Camaro’s “Miss Evelyn” Most Watched

Miss Evelyn Camaro Super Bowl Commercial

According to Nielsen, Chevrolet’s sultry school teacher “Miss Evelyn” and the Camaro made history during Super Bowl XLV was the most-watched television advertisement of all time. Volkswagen’s lovable Darth Vader in “The Force” was the most effective automotive spot to air during the Super Bowl. Continue reading

Mazda Unveils 2011 MX-5 Miata Special Edition at Chicago Auto Show

2011 Mazda Miata MX5 Special Edition

Limited edition model conveys luxurious side of the world’s most-beloved two-seat roadster.

CHICAGO – On the heels of its recent milestone announcement of 900,000 MX-5 Miatas being produced, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today unveiled the 2011 MX-5 Miata Special Edition, a limited-run model of only 750 units.  The Special Edition continues the MX-5’s history of being a dynamically-engineered, enthusiast-approved two seater roadster whose relatively low price doesn’t compromise the quality or handling characteristics of the car. Continue reading

Mazda MX-5 Miata Reaches New Milestone With 900,000 Units Produced

2011 Mazda Miata Mx5

MX-5 Miata reaffirms its position as the most popular sports car ever made-

IRVINE, Calif. (February 3, 2011) – The world’s best-selling two-seat roadster, the iconic Mazda MX-5 Miata, continues to set the bar even higher for the competition today, reaching a new milestone of 900,000 units produced.  Nearly 45 percent – more than 388,000 units – of those were sold in the United States since the car launched in 1989. Continue reading

2011 Super Bowl Commercials: Miss Evelyn debuts in the Chevrolet Camaro

Miss Evelyn Camaro Blonda -2011 Super Bowl CommercialClose your eyes, and picture your image of the ideal woman. That attractive, yet intelligent, down to earth with a super model body type of woman. Is she Blonde, Brunet, Asian or a Red Head? – It really doesn’t matter. She is the hot single school teacher we all lusted after in junior high… With a James Bondish sense of adventure.  Of course she loves muscle cars and digs guys who do, right? In this 60 second spot Chevy managed to put everyone of our stereotypical dream girls behind the wheel of a new Camaro. Continue reading

2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Production Begins at Oshawa Assembly Plant

2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Assembly Plant

Oshawa, Ontario– Rick Hendrick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. today visited Oshawa Assembly Plant to mark the start of regular production for the 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, which will arrive at U.S. dealerships beginning in February. Continue reading

50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra Sells Out In 48 Hours

50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra

50 Years… 50 Cars… 48 Hours. That was all the time it took for the limited 50th edition of the Shelby AC Cobra to sell out. As buyers forked over as much as $135,000 to own one. These black beauties comes complete with all the ingredients to make them a sure fire collectors item, except the drivetrain. Where some might see an empty canvas, other see a gaping hole. At six figures one might have expected more than just a rolling chassis. Continue reading

Jeep Gladiator 4-Door Pickup “Truck” Coming in 2013

Yellow Jeep Gladiator Pickup Concept

Last September in Orlando, Jeep CEO Michael Manley,  set Jeep forums and internet chat rooms ablaze by hinting that a Jeep pickup truck was in the future. No one knew what the tuck was or where it came from… Until now.

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Everything You Need to Register and Title Your Hobby Car in All 50 States

Sema Tag & Title Tool Box

Looking to register your muscle car or kit car? Looking to restore, replace or rebody a collector car? Do you need a vehicle inspection or smog test to get obtain a title? Should you get an antique or collector car tag? …Are there mileage restrictions if you do?

Register a kit car can either be a nightmare, or as easy a driving down to your local DMV or tag office. Some states allow drivers to use vintage license plates from the 1960’s and 1970’s. It all depends on where you live. That is why  Motor City and SEMA have put together a step by step guide to registered your project vehicle in all fifty states. Continue reading

Jeep celebrates 70 years as America’s most iconic 4×4

1943 Willys MB Jeep
In July 1940, the U.S. military informed automakers that it was looking for a “light reconnaissance vehicle” to replace the Army’s motorcycle and modified Ford Model-T vehicles. The Army invited 135 manufacturers to bid on production and developed a lengthy specification list for the vehicle, including the following:

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Auld Lang Syne: December 31st last day to order 45th Anniversary 2011 Mustang GT350

2011 Shelby Mustang GT350

When the clock strikes twelve and the Big Apple drops in Times Square the last order will be booked for the 45th Anniversary Shelby GT350. The GT350 America’s first production race car debuted in limited production in 1965. When Shelby America made a mere 562 units. The limited production along with the car’s undeniable sleek looks and performance cemented the car in American auto lore. Shelby hopes the 45th Anniversary model will capture the same attention by capping production of 2011 model. Continue reading