Chevrolet

The Rise and Fall of the El Camino

It's a car! It's a truck! No! It's an El Camino! Listen as CarStuff crew discuss the venerable Chevy El Camino, and mull the future comeback of the light-utility pickup truck.

What's your pick for the 2013 Indianapolis 500 pace car?

Around this time of the year there's always a lot of speculation about the car that the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will select to pace the Indy 500 in late May. So far, there's no news from the speedway -- and no news from any auto manufacturer either. It's all just rumors at this point. Soon enough we'll know the answer when the official announcement is made, but I thought it might be fun to see what the CarStuff audience would...

What is 230? Here's your answer...

Well, I guess the fair thing to do today is answer the mystery question from yesterday's High Speed Stuff post. I'm talking about the unexplained 230 ad campaign that left us with far more questions than it did answers. At the time, just about all anybody could figure out was that it was probably from General Motors (that took some digging, by the way), and that most guesses seemed to center around the 2011 Chevy Volt -- miles per gallon or maybe even the voltage required to charge Chevy's plug-in hybrid? Well, today we have the answer...

The Mako Shark Show Car

Design is often inspired by nature. It's called biomimicry, and I'm guessing that you've probably heard of this concept, right? Well, if you haven't, I think you'd be surprised to learn some of the interesting ways that nature has influenced the products we use each and every day. Car design is no different. In fact, one of the most legendary show car designs in automotive history was created as a direct result of a deep-sea fishing trip.