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2016 HOT ROD Power Tour Dates and Cities Announced!

As the cold winter weather keeps us indoors, The BLOCK crew is reminiscent of days full of sunshine, road trips and of course, hot rods. While we’re remembering all of the fun moments that 2015 provided, we’re also dreaming about what 2016 will bring. And...

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Published on: 2/8/16

Top 10 Highest-Grossing Chevys - 2016 Barrett-...

Last year, we brought you an exclusive look at the 2015 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction - the top ten highest-grossing Chevys. Well, you guys liked it so much we made sure to bring you the another top ten from the 2016 auction! Last year, Barrett-Jackson reported a record-breaking year. Well, they’re reporting sales from this year’...

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Published on: 2/4/16

WALLPAPER WEDNESDAY: Rolex 24 Winning C7.R

Congrats to the Corvette Racing team for their success this past weekend at the 54th Annual Rolex 24 in Daytona. Corvette Racing finished 1-2 in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class and the Chevrolet Corvette DP (Daytona Prototype) continued its success with two podium finishes as all four DP entries finished in the top six in the Prototype...

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Published on: 2/3/16

The Closer the Better - Custom 1967 Nova Hardtop

It’s really hard for one car to stick out while walking the halls at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale with so many incredible collector cars scattered about. However, when we came across this 1967 Nova Hardtop, we pulled out our cameras and took a few snaps. Later that day we were eating at a restaurant in Scottsdale and we saw the car roll...

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Published on: 2/2/16

Corvette Racing Wins at Daytona - Makes History

The 54th annual Rolex 24 at Daytona was this past weekend and Corvette Racing made yet another impressive showing. Corvette Racing’s two entries finished 1-2 in the GT Le Mans (GTLM) class. After 24 hours, the two Corvette C7.Rs finished just 0.034 seconds apart making it the closest finish in Rolex 24 history.

 

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Published on: 2/1/16

Fully Restored & Authentic ‘69 Yenko Camaro...

The ‘60s was a high point in the muscle car era where creativity and style reigned while the timid and passionless automakers stumbled around, trying to catch up. During this time, Chevrolet was designing and building muscle cars full of ingenuity and raw emotion. Out of all of the cars produced in that era, the vehicle that seems to...

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Published on: 2/1/16

Event Recap: Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2016

Wow. What an incredible week of automotive madness at one of the largest collector car auctions in the world, Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale! Since TheBLOCK.com launched, we've certainly covered our fair share of events, from the HOT ROD Power Tour, to the Chevrolet Performance Challenge Series, down the line to SEMA and PRI shows, and we...

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Published on: 2/1/16

Serial #001 2016 Camaro Sells Big for Charity

If you’ve been following The BLOCK or Chevrolet Performance the past few years at Barrett-Jackson auctions, you’ll know Chevrolet brings the heat at these auctions to raise money for charity. And today has been no exception. Chevrolet brought out the very first Camaro of the brand new generation to Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale to...

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Published on: 2/1/16

Courtney Force COPO Camaro Sells for Big Money and...

It doesn’t get more collectible than a handbuilt, serial #001 of only 69 COPO Camaros. Or does it? Add to the fact this is a 2015 SEMA concept vehicle that none other than Courtney Force helped design, and it’s the first year of the sixth generation Camaro. That officially qualifies it as a crazy rare car - as in, 1 of 1. Well, this...

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Published on: 2/1/16

Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2016 - Saturday Photo...

The excitement continued to climb until the big day, today, here at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale. Beginning on Friday we saw eager hands in the crowds as bids were placed eclipsing our initial estimates telling us Saturday was going to be huge for the classic...

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Published on: 1/30/16

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