Chevrolet’s Chaparral Vision Gran Turismo Concept Pushes Power Boundaries

Chaparral Vision Gran Turismo ConceptFor the past 52 years, Jim Hall and Hap Sharp, founders of Chaparral Cars, have been shaking up the industry’s idea of what it means to be a race car. Now, the innovative engineers at Chaparral have created a new concept with the help of Chevrolet’s terrific performance. The new Chaparral Vision Gran Turismo Concept, which is the newest addition to the Vision Gran Turismo lineup, will once again push the boundaries of power, just like the Chaparral Cars before it.

“Jim Hall and Chaparral blended the art of racing with science in an unprecedented way, changing the sport forever and inspiring a new generation to experiment with aerodynamics and unconventional materials,” said Mark Reuss, GM executive vice president for Global Product Development, Purchasing, and Supply Chain. “His race cars were four-wheeled physics projects that proved innovation—and a strong Chevy race engine—could drive you to the winner’s circle.”

This new concept car is part of the 15th anniversary celebration of the Gran Turismo PlayStation racing game. Set to debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show, this concept gives fans and gamers alike a taste of what the future of automotive design will look like.

If you’re interested in getting your hands on some of Chevrolet’s renowned power, stop in to Bradshaw Chevrolet today and check out our performance-oriented models!

First 2015 Corvette Z06 Made in Bowling Green

If you’re a fan of the Chevrolet Corvette, we’ve got some exciting news for you—we’re one step closer to having the new 2015 Corvette Z06 here in our inventory at Bradshaw Chevrolet. You see, the first new Z06 just rolled off the line at the Bowling Green assembly plant, meaning that the Corvette will be heading to inventories like ours very soon.

2015 Corvette Z06
2015 Chevy Corvette Z06

Yes, we started producing customer cars yesterday,” Chevy spokesman Monte Doran said in a discussion with Autoblog. “We are not shipping cars to customers yet, though. We’re still doing final quality checks and audits and will begin shipping cars in the coming weeks.” So we might still have a while to wait, but it’s encouraging news, nonetheless.

The 2014 Corvette won an award as the North American Car of the Year, and we’re hoping that the 2015 Z06 takes home the same award this year, giving the brand back-to-back victories at the prestigious North American International Auto Show. Come see us at Bradshaw for more info and to see the Corvette yourself!

2015 Chevrolet Trax Called ‘Cool New Crossover’ by AOL Autos

2015 Chevrolet Trax
2015 Chevrolet Trax

If you’re looking for a crossover that isn’t your run-of-the-mill soccer-mom-mobile, look no further. The 2015 Chevrolet Trax has been distinguished as a ‘cool new crossover’ by the folks over at AOL Autos. We are thrilled that they agree—the Trax is sporty, practical, and offers serious style.

Starting at just $20,120, the Trax is affordable, making it an ideal choice for just about everyone–active young individuals and couples, busy families who are on the go, and empty nesters ready for their next adventure will all appreciate everything the 2015 Trax has to offer.

The spacious interior comfortably seats five people and offers 18.7 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seat. Quality materials, modern technology, and appealing styling mean all of your passengers will be comfortable. Standard features such as the OnStar 4G Wi-Fi hotpot, 100V accessory outlet, and 10 airbags are just a few examples of how the 2015 Trax keeps its occupants safe and connected.

The 1.4-liter turbocharged engine paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and tap shift manage to put out an impressive 140 horsepower. With either all-wheel or front-wheel drive powertrains available, the Trax is capable of taking you anywhere you want to go.

If you’re ready to put the Trax to the test, stop by Bradshaw Chevrolet today!

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Owners Already Consider the Midsize Pickup a Winner

chevrolet colorado ownersAnyone who thinks there isn’t a market for more midsize pickup trucks is sorely mistaken—which Chevy is out to prove with its new Colorado truck. The Colorado is already a favorite among new car customers, who love its combination of practicality, capability, and efficiency. A recent Chevy press release followed the excitement of the first Chevrolet Colorado owners, like Albert Lorenzo.

Lorenzo already loved the midsize truck segment, and so the new Colorado fit right in with what he and the rest of the family—his wife Ann and their two dogs—needed. “With the Colorado, Chevrolet offers customers more choices than any other pickup truck brand, with midsize, full-size light duty and heavy-duty pickups,” said Sandor Piszar, director of Chevrolet Marketing. “For families like the Lorenzos, having the option to find the right-sized truck for their lifestyle is crucial.”

To find out how you, just like the Lorenzos, can make the most of the new Chevrolet Colorado, come see us at Bradshaw Chevrolet. We’ll show you what the Colorado for you—and soon you’ll be another success story, just like the Lorenzos.