Chevy Cruze at Classic Chevrolet

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When you visit Classic Chevy to test drive a Chevrolet Cruze, you get to choose from three different powertrains: the gas engine, the diesel and the turbo diesel. All three are in the same price range, so the choice will be your preference based on standard features and available options.

The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze turbo diesel features a 2.0-liter turbocharged diesel engine that gets 27 mpg* in the city and 46 mpg* on the highway. It is backed by a six-speed electronically controlled transmission with overdrive.

The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze diesel features a 2.0-liter diesel engine that gets 27 mpg* in the city and 46 mpg* on the highway. This engine is backed by an electronically controlled transmission with six speeds and overdrive.

The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze unleaded fuel model features a 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine that gets 26 mpg* in the city and 38 mpg* on the highway. This is an ECOTEC engine with variable valve timing that puts out 138 horsepower at 4,900 rpm and 148 pound-feet of torque at 1,850rpm. It is backed by an electronically controlled six-speed transmission with overdrive.

All three models have several shared safety and security features, including four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability control, several airbags, OnStar, the LATCH system for child safety seats, an emergency trunk release and a tire pressure monitoring system.

The unleaded fuel model also features a rear vision camera that is integrated into the Chevrolet MyLink radio.

All three models also feature many of the same interior comforts including a tilt and telescopic steering column and a leather-wrapped thee-spoke steering wheel with polar silver accent and mounted audio and phone interface controls. All three models also feature remote keyless entry, remote vehicle start and a theft deterrent system with an anti-theft alarm and engine immobilizer.

The Chevrolet Cruze, regardless of which powertrain you choose, also feature Chevrolet MyLink radio, an AM/FM stereo, MP3 playback, CD player and a 7-inch diagonal color touch screen display. Additional entertainment features include Bluetooth, Pandora, Stitcher, Gracenote, an enhanced acoustic package and a six-speaker audio system.

The entertainment system also features a USB port in the center console, an audio interface, auxiliary input jack and SiriusXM satellite radio.

For more information about any of the Chevrolet Cruze models and to test drive all three, stop by Classic Chevrolet today.

The Chevy Volt at Classic Chevrolet!

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Stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the new 2104 Volt if you are in the market for a new, economical car. The volt uses a 1.4-liter internal combustion engine that makes 83 horsepower and runs on premium fuel. It also features a Voltec electric drive motor that makes 149 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. A lithium-ion 16.5 kWh rechargeable battery stores excess energy. The battery features a liquid thermal management system with active control.

Safety and security features include four-wheel antilock disc brakes, an electric parking brake, electro-hydraulic power with StabiliTrak stability control system, traction control, daytime running lights, several airbags, OnStar, a theft deterrent system, an anti-theft alarm with an engine immobilizer, electronically controlled lockout switch for the rear doors and windows, the LATCH system for child seats, a pedestrian safety signal driver-activated horn chip using the turn signal lever button and a tire pressure monitoring system.

Additional safety features include bi-functional halogen projector headlights with automatic exterior lamp control, an LED center brake light, mirrors with integrated turn signals and intermittent front wipers.

Convenience and entertainment features include a center console with a covered storage bin, dual cup holders in the center console, additional storage in the upper instrument panel and in front of the shifter, three auxiliary power outlets, a tilt and telescopic column with leather-wrapped steering wheel and mounted audio controls, and a 7-inch diagonal digital reconfigurable LCD screen with driver information center.

Additionally, the driver can switch modes between normal, sport, mountain and hold. The center controls are touch sensitive. Keyless ignition is engaged with the electronic push button start. All windows are express down; and the driver’s window is also express up. The door locks are programmable and feature lockout protection and a delayed locking feature. The door locks, including the liftgate, feature passive unlock and keyless access.

Remote keyless entry includes a panic alarm, remote engine start and delayed charging override functions. The cruise controls are mounted on the steering wheel, the rear window features a defogger and the Volt also features a universal home remote for the garage.

Additional features include Chevrolet MyLink radio, an AM/FM stereo with a CD player and MP3 playback, Bluetooth, Pandora, Stitcher, Siri Eyes Free voice recognition system, and a six-speaker sound system.

For more information on the Volt including all features, options and dealer added packages, stop by Classic Chevy today.

Truck Month: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado

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When you visit Classic Chevy, you’ll find that the Grapevine dealership has specials on several trucks including the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. If you need a heavy duty work truck for the farm, for a construction business, or because you have an RV or other heavy trailer to tow, now is the time to test drive this or another Chevy truck.

The 2014 Silverado 3500HD’s powertrain features a 6.0-liter Vortec engine with variable valve timing that is FlexFuel capable. The engine is backed by a heavy duty six-speed automatic transmission. The engine puts out 322 horsepower at 4,400 rpm and 380 pound-feet of torque at 4,200rpm. It runs on regular unleaded or E85 fuel. The transmission is electronically controlled and features overdrive and a tow/haul mode. It also features cruise grade braking and powertrain grade braking.

Exterior features include a heavy duty suspension packages for handling/trailering, 35 mm monotube shocks and a 34 mm front stabilizer bar. The box is a Fleetside box. On four-wheel drive models, the transfer case is electronic shift with rotary dial controls.

Trailering equipment includes a heavy duty trailering hitch platform, seven-wire harness, 2.5-inch receiver with a 2-inch adapter, independent fused trailering circuits and a wiring harness for an aftermarket trailer brake controller.

Entertainment features include a Bose premium speaker system, sub-woofer in the center console, Bluetooth, SiriusXM satellite radio, AM/FM stereo, CD player and MP3 payback USB port, an auxiliary input jack, radio data system, TheftLock and 36 cross-band presets.

Interior features include a 10-way power driver and passenger seat, two-way power lumbar control, heated seats, a two-position memory for the driver’s seat, adjustable outboard head restraints, leather seats, floor console with storage, two auxiliary power outlets, cup holders, a leather-wrapped tilt steering wheel with transmission shift interlock and driver information center.

Additional features include remote keyless entry, remote vehicle starter system with two transmitters, a panic button and content theft alarm. The electronic cruise control features set and resume speed and is located on the steering wheel. The air conditioning features dual zone automatic climate control, giving individual climate settings for the driver and right front passenger.

Stop by Classic Chevrolet today to test drive this or another model truck. Our dealership has a truck for you regardless of your requirements.

Chevy SS

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If you are in the market for a new performance sedan but haven’t decided which one you want, stop by Classic Chevy to test drive the 2014 Chevy SS. The SS features a 6.2-liter V8 engine backed by a six-speed automatic transmission with TAPshift. This combination puts out 415 horsepower at 5,900 rpm and 415 pound-feet of torque at 4,600 rpm.

This model is a rear-wheel drive model with a 3.27 rear axle ratio. It features an engine oil cooler, transmission oil cooler, battery rundown protection, a 140-amp alternator and sport suspension. The four-wheel ABS disc brakes are made to stop the power this vehicle puts out.

Entertainment features include an 8-inch color touch screen display, CD player, AM/FM stereo, SiriusXM radio, a USB port, a premium nine-speaker Bose system and MyLink, which includes Bluetooth streaming and hands-free smart phone integration for certain phones.

Comfort and Convenience features include heated driver and front passenger bucket seats with eight-way adjustments, memory presets for the seats and outside mirrors, a leather steering wheel with redundant audio controls, a head-up display with color digital readouts for driving and vehicle information and a driver information center.

Additional conveniences include a compass and outside temperature display, keyless access, cruise control, remove vehicle start, a rear window defogger, two power outlets, dual zone automatic climate control, cup holders and plenty of storage.

Safety and Security features include StabiliTrak with traction control and brake assist, several airbags, daytime running lamps, OnStar, a rear vision camera, automatic park assist, rear cross traffic alert, side blind zone alert, forward collision alert and lane departure warning.

Exterior features include 19-inch polished forged aluminum wheels, a rear spoiler, hood blanket, front intermittent wipers with Rainsense, fog lamps and outside mirrors that are heated and power adjustable with memory. Furthermore, the driver’s side outside mirror automatically dims when needed.

Stop by Classic Chevrolet today to test drive the brand new 2014 SS. This is the first rear-wheel drive sedan that has been in the Chevrolet portfolio in the past 17 years. Ask your salesperson about any special deals on the 2014 SS and for a complete list of standard features, dealer-installed options and additional options available.

Check Out the 2014 Chevy Traverse

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If you are in the market for a new vehicle but are still unsure as to what you want, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive several of the models in this year’s lineup. Make sure you include the Chevrolet Traverse. The 2014 Traverse features a 3.6-liter engine that puts out 281 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 266 pound-feet of torque at 3,400 rpm. If you opt for dual exhaust, you can increase the horse power to 288 and the torque to 270 pound-feet.

The engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. The Traverse is a front-wheel drive vehicle with a 3.16 axle ratio. It also features four-wheel antilock disc brakes and a 660-cold-cranking-amp battery.

The infotainment system features Chevrolet MyLink with a 6.5-inch diagonal color touch screen display, AM/FM radio, SiriusXM/HD radio, a CD player, Bluetooth streaming audio, hands-free, Stitcher and Pandora. The 10-speaker system is a Bose premium system with Bose 5.1 Surround Sound if you order the Traverse with rear seat entertainment. If you opt for the standard, it is a 10-speaker Bose system. The audio system also features an auxiliary input jack, two USB ports and rear audio system controls with headphone jacks.

Inside, the front bucket seats recline. The Traverse seats up to seven people with two in the second row seats and three in the third row seats. The second row features flat-folding captain’s chairs and the third row is a 60/40 split bench seat. The seat trim is perforated leather. The driver’s seat features two position memory and eight-way power with the memory package. The passenger seat also features eight-way power adjustments.

The center console features cup holders and a covered storage bin. The armrest slides to access storage. The heated steering wheel is wrapped in leather and has the cruise and audio controls mounted on it. The steering column also tilts and is telescopic. It also features a brake/transmission shift interlock.

The Traverse also features remote keyless entry that is programmable with two transmitters. It also features extended range and a panic button. The rear vision camera display is integrated within the color touch radio. The Traverse also features a universal home remote that includes a garage door opener.

For a complete list of all safety, security, infotainment and convenience features, stop by Classic Chevy to test drive the 2014 Traverse.

Dale Earnhardt Commemorative Chevy Camaro

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While you won’t find an Intimidator Camaro at Classic Chevy, you can be well on your way to creating one like it with the newest Camaro on the lot. Only 10 black-on-black Camaro Intimidators were built; the car commemorated Dale Earnhardt’s fifth NASCAR Winston Cup championship in 1991.

One of the 2011 Intimidator Camaro models was recently sold at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Collector Car Auction. At a$196,000 bid, it was the top sale on the final day of the auction. The Camaro features a V8 engine that makes 704 horsepower – with the help of a supercharger. The car also features – according FoxSports.com – suspension, chassis, fuel, brake and exhaust systems that were “highly modified.”

The interior features a racing Intimidator shift made from a solid piece of aluminum. The shifter is grooved for a better grip and has an anodized “3” on the top. The Intimidator logo follows the shaft. Allegedly, this was the only car signed by Earnhardt’s wife and all four of his children.

You can pick up a 2014 coupe or convertible at Classic Chevrolet now. You can leave it stock or modify it. The stock version features a 6.2-liter V8 engine that puts out 426 horsepower at 5,900 rpm and 420 pound-feet of torque at 4,600 rpm. Not too bad for something right off the showroom floor.

The engine is backed by a six-speed manual transmission. The rear features a 3.45 gear and a limited slip chunk. This particular model comes with a performance suspension, four-wheel antilock disc Brembo brakes. The front and rear features four-piston calipers for better stopping power.

Safety and security features include plenty of airbags, StabiliTrak, OnStar, daytime running lamps, rear park assist, a rearview camera with a display that is integrated into the Color Touch Radio and more.

The Camaro is loaded with convenience features including heated front seats, a head-up display with color digital readouts, a color driver information center, remote keyless entry, cruise control, the PASS-Key III theft deterrent system, a three-channel programmable universal home remote and tons more.

To test drive the new Camaro, stop by Classic Chevrolet today. Ask your sales person about all of the standard features and available options to make this hot rod uniquely yours.

Meet the Chevy Reaper

The Chevy Reaper – Chevrolet’s answer to the Ford Raptor – is going to be available at Classic Chevrolet. The Silverado-based Reaper was announced at the National Automotive Dealers Association in late January 2014. Ken Lingenfelter, a noted tuner who worked with Southern Comfort Automotive, designed the package.

The 2014 Reaper converts an average Silverado by adding a supercharger, giving the Reaper 550 horsepower. That gives the Reaper 139 more horsepower to Ford’s version, the Ford Raptor. Additionally, the Chevrolet Reaper features 20-inch beadlock wheels, a high-clearance bumper, a Fox Racing suspension, an integrated floodlight system and a reinforced skidplate.

Furthermore, the front of the Silverado has been redesigned, plus some graphics across the back have been added. The Chevrolet Reaper is expected to sell for $50,000 and up. Keep your eye on this space for more information about the Reaper conversion kit, which will be available at select Chevy dealers, including Classic Chevy.

Standard equipment on a 2014 Chevrolet Tuscany model includes a 5.3-liter FlexFuel engine backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. The engine puts out 355 horsepower if run on E85 and the transmission features a tow/haul mode, overdrive, cruise grade braking and powertrain grade braking.

Entertainment features include Chevrolet’s MyLink audio system, an 8-inch diagonal color touch screen with AM/FM radio, SiriusXM/HD, an SD card slot and USB ports. The Silverado also feature Bluetooth, smartphone integration, a CD/MP3 player and a rear seat DVD/Blu-Ray entertainment package.

Safety features include daytime running lamps, several airbags, OnStar, a rear vision camera and a tire pressure monitoring system. OnStar also comes with six months of Directions and Connections, automatic crash response, roadside assistance, stolen vehicle assistance and Turn-by-Turn navigation.

The interior features a 40/20/40 leather-appointed split bench seat, heated seat cushions, 10-way power driver and passenger seats and a 60/40 folding rear seat. The tilt steering wheel is wrapped in leather and features cruise and audio controls. The driver information center features a 4.2-inch diagonal color display that shows you warning messages and vehicle information.

The Silverado also features remote keyless entry and comes with two transmitters, remote vehicle start and a universal home remote.

For a complete list of safety, security, convenience and entertainment features, stop by Classic Chevy today and test drive the new Silverado. Ask your salesperson about adding the Reaper Kit.

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Truck Month at Classic Chevrolet

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It’s truck month at Classic Chevrolet and that means you can get some deals on your favorite truck. You can get $750 cash back or 3.9 percent APR financing on select Chevrolet 1500 trucks. Stop by Classic Chevy today to learn more about financing specials. While you’re there, test drive the Silverado Badlander.

The Badlander standard package features include a 6-inch ProComp suspension lift kit and heavy duty Pro-Comp performance shocks to help with off-road driving. The 20-inch Tuscany Crusher wheels are fitted with 325 BF Goodrich all-terrain tires for grip no matter where you go.

When you order a truck with the Badlander Package, the front end is aligned and the tire sensors, speedometer an odometer are recalibrated to adjust for the change in the suspension and tire size. Of course, because the truck is lifted, it is harder to climb into so the Badlander Package comes with three-step wheel-to-wheel bars to make life easier for you.

Additional features include OEM real chrome mirror caps, OEM chrome door handles, a billet aluminum grille, “Badlander by Tuscany” graphics, painted bow ties body color, color-keyed fender flares, Tuscany Logo headrests and custom-tuned stainless steel dual exhaust. This model also features a three-year, 36,000-mile warranty.

Additionally, you can add an interior trim package with your choice of carbon fiber or burl wood trim, a premium leather package with high grade/baseball stitching seat inserts, a full LED roof light bar or a stainless steel bull bar with KC lights, Tuscany custom paint, window tint and a color-keyed low-profile tonneau cover.

Standard features on the Silverado 1500 include a 5.3-liter FlexFuel EcoTec3 V-8 engine backed by a six-speed automatic transmission. The engine features active fuel management, direct injection and variable valve timing. The aluminum block construction can run on unleaded fuel or E85. The transmission is electronically controlled and features overdrive and a tow/haul mode. It also features powertrain grade braking and cruise grade braking.

This combination puts out 355 horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 383 pound-feet of torque at 4,100 rpm when running on ethanol. The truck is also four-wheel drive and features four-wheel antilock disc brakes and Duralife rotors.

Stop by Classic Chevy today to test drive the Silverado 1500 Badlander model and to get more information on the safety, security, convenience and entertainment features.

2014 Tahoe & Suburban

If you are in the market for a utility vehicle – one that is good for work and for hauling the family around – stop by Classic Chevrolet to check out the Suburban and Tahoe inventory. Both SUVs have plenty of space for people and work tools.

2014 Chevrolet Tahoe

The 2014 Tahoe features a Vortec 5.3-liter V8 engine with FlexFuel and Active Fuel Management. It can run on unleaded fuel or fuel that is up to 85 percent ethanol. When running on unleaded gas the engine makes 320 horsepower at 5,400 rpm and 335 pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm. You get a bit more bang for your buck if you run the engine on E85 ethanol: 326 horsepower at 5,300 rpm and 348 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm.

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The engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission that is electronically controlled. The transmission features a tow/haul mode and overdrive. The rear axle ratio is 3.08 and the Tahoe features a heavy-duty locking rear differential. The four-wheel drive transfer case features active two-speed electronic Autotrac and a neutral position for dinghy towing.

The trailering package include a hitch platform, a seven-wire harness and a 2-inch trailering receiver. Four-wheel drive models also include recovery hooks. The Tahoe also features four-wheel antilock disc brakes, VAC power and powertrain grade braking.

2014 Chevrolet Suburban

The Suburban has the same engine and transmission set up as the Tahoe. Safety features for the Suburban include Chevrolet’s StabiliTrak stability control system with electronic trailer sway control, traction control and hill start assist. Several air bags including dual-stage frontal bags, head curtain side impact bags and first, second and third row airbags keep everyone safe. The first and second row airbags have a rollover sensor.

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The Suburban also features OnStar plus six months of Directions and Connections, a rear vision camera, rear parking assist and the LATCH child safety seat system. A tire pressure monitor system shows the tire pressure in the Driver Information Center.

Stop by Classic Chevy today to test drive the Suburban or the Tahoe and to get a full list of features for all of the trim levels.

Corvette Z06

Chevrolet is working on a serious machine for 2015. The 2015 Corvette Z06 is still in its initial stages of development. As of Jan. 2014, it has been out on the track once – and it broke the track record set by the ZR1. As of this time, Chevrolet has not released any specifications including weight, performance and price, though the auto manufacturer says it has a minimum of 625 horsepower, so you’ll have to keep your eye out on our blog or visit Classic Chevrolet to learn more as the information becomes available.

The suspension is the only thing that is not new for this vehicle. The 2015 Z06 has bigger brakes, wheels, tires and steel rotors. It also features an electronic differential and an expanded performance envelope.

It also has a different look including a new grille texture that allows more air to help cool the engine with the grille in place and ductwork on the sides to help cool the front brakes. The Z06 also has a new custom hood for more airflow to the engine.

Because the downforce in the front has to be counteracted, the rear features large spoilers that are manually adjustable so that the driver can adjust them for the driving experience he or she likes best.

The engine is a supercharged LT4. The supercharger is smaller but has more force. The engine also has variable valve timing, direct injection and cylinder deactivation. This is the first time that a supercharger has been paired with cylinder deactivation.

Something has to get all that power to the rear wheels – Chevrolet will give you a choice of a seven-speed manual transmission or an eight-speed automatic transmission specifically designed for the 2015 Z06.

The Z06 debuted at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show and it was there that Tadge Juechter, Corvette’s chief engineer, stated that the Z06 had “at least” 625 horsepower. Autoblog also got some great pictures of the new Z06 and it looks fast just sitting there.

Keep your eye on this space or visit Classic Chevrolet for more information about the 2015 Corvette Z06 as it becomes available. If you feel the need for speed and don’t want to wait until the 2015 is available, stop by the dealership to test drive the Stingray.