Chevrolet Performance Cruises Woodward This Weekend
Thu, Aug 15 2013
DETROIT – Chevrolet Performance is back at the Woodward Dream Cruise this weekend at Memorial Park in Royal Oak, where it will display a collection of performance vehicles – including the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray – parts and accessories, and host autograph sessions with automotive personalities Linda Vaughn, Courtney Hansen and Izod IndyCar driver Will Power.
Located at the northeast corner of Woodward Avenue and 13 Mile Road, the Chevrolet Performance display is open Thursday, Aug. 16, and Friday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. On Saturday, Aug. 18 – the day of the Woodward Dream Cruise – it is open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Linda Vaughn is the first lady of motorsports, rising to fame in the 1960s as Miss Hurst Golden Shifter, and Courtney Hansen is the host of Spike TV’s weekend “Powerblock” shows. Each will be signing autographs on Friday and Saturday, at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on both days.
Will Power, who pilots the No. 12 Chevrolet-powered IndyCar for Penske Racing, will sign autographs on Saturday, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
In addition to the 2014 Corvette Stingray, Chevrolet Performance’s showcase of shimmering sheet metal will include:
- 2014 Camaro Z/28
- 2014 Silverado LTZ crew cab
- 2014 Impala LTZ
- 2014 SS pace car
- 1967 Camaro Hot Wheels concept
- Camaro ZL1 “Smoke” concept
- Chevrolet Performance V-6 and V-8 Camaro concepts featuring a new portfolio of Gen 5 Camaro performance parts and accessories
- Chevrolet Performance Hot Rod Power Tour “Trip Captain” Suburban concept
- NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson’s 1967 Camaro with LS9 crate engine
- 1953 Suburban with a custom LSX engine
- Helio Castroneves’s IndyCar show car
Also on display is the latest in high-performance crate engines, engine parts, vehicle accessories and more from Chevrolet Performance, including:
- LSX454R crate engine
- Big-block 572/720R racing crate engine
- Small-block ZZ383 crate engine
- LSA/4L85E Connect & Cruise crate powertrain system
- Camaro ZL1 brake upgrade kit
- Camaro 1LE Track Pack suspension kit
Representatives from the Chevrolet Performance team will be available to demonstrate products and answer questions about components including engine controllers, the Connect and Cruise crate powertrain systems and more.
Car enthusiasts can find more about Chevrolet Performance and the activities surrounding the Woodward Dream Cruise at theblock.com – the online automotive community powered by Chevrolet Performance.
More than 1 million car enthusiasts are expected to pack the famous avenue for the world’s largest one-day automotive event.
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About Chevrolet Performance
Driven by more than 100 years of motorsports heritage, Chevrolet Performance fuels the passions of automotive enthusiasts through high-performance vehicles, parts and racing. Championship motorsports technology is at the core of Chevrolet’s performance cars, including Corvette Stingray, Camaro ZL1, Camaro SS 1LE, COPO Camaro and the all-new Camaro Z/28. This technology also drives production-based performance and specialty racing parts, as well as licensed accessories, which are available through Chevrolet dealers and online at chevroletperformance.com. Chevrolet Performance is a leader in crate engines and parts for classics, with the industry’s only brand-new Gen I/II small-block and big-block crate engines, and an unmatched range of “LS” engines and parts for the street and track.
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world’s largest car brands, doing business in more than 140 countries and selling more than 4.5 million cars and trucks a year. Chevrolet provides customers with fuel-efficient vehicles that feature spirited performance, expressive design, and high quality. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at www.chevrolet.com.
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