What’s coming next to the FIREBALL PAD? Beastly Camaro & Trail Boss…

On deck here at the Fireball Pad are two CHEVYS to celebrate the launch of our new CAMARO Coloring Book!

The 2020 CAMARO SS will arrive on the 5th, followed by the 2020 Chevy Silverado Trail Boss! Both, amazing cars and we’ll be Vloggin!’

Monday, THE CAMARO BOOK will be available on Amazon… unless, you actually read this and discover that… IT ALREADY IS! Shhhh…

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ALTCAR Expo slams a homerun with the Chevy VOLT…

You know, until I actually sat in the Volt at the Alternative Car Expo here in Santa Monica, I wasn’t so sure about Green Vehicles. Not too many put an emphasis on good design. But after this Ride N’ Drive with GM Environmental Dood, Shad Balch… I’m diggin this car. So much so that I had to do up my own version.

The Volt is top notch from the getgo. The seats, ergonomics, fit and finish are top quality and although the power is governed a bit much for me, it does the job and feels awesome. Not bad for a car that has no tranny, touch sensor technology for us into super cool and a pretty forward thinking design. It’s not radical, but thought through well. Plan on doing a RIDE ALONG Episode of this puppy soon…

But the show overall had some cool stuff ‘ncluding an Electric Kart Racer from Shane Poindexter, The Fisker and some other cool contraptions.

Chevy TRANSFORMERS Commercial…

Chevrolet Mi-Ray Roadster Concept Premieres @ Seoul Motor Show

Initial thoughts, peeps? It’s got serious design cues and would be a blast heading up Pacific Coast Highway…

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EXCLUSIVE! “FASTER” shows off it’s Muscle with a Malibu SS

Car Movies are in.…way in. And up next this Wednesday is a beast of a flick from CBS Films called “FASTER.” You should already know about this movie by now because CBS has been doing a bang up job on promoting the film, plastering the faces of Dwayne Johnson and his metal of choice, a black on black Chevy Malibu SS all over town. But, if you’ve been in a cave up until now, scroll to the TRAILER and soak up the pain…

We car guys know who the “real” star is, but Dwayne does a pretty badass job at kickin’ some major rear end in this one. And just as it’s difficult to place a star in the right type of movie, CBS’s production team had a tough job at picking a very serious road weapon to enhance Dwayne’s character. But they did…

Below are exclusive “Behind the Scenes” shots from our shop Cinema Vehicle Services where the cars were built. Now, although CVS fabricated the skin and suspension of these beasts, the real guts of the cars were put together by expert Mechanic and Fabricator Danny Sanchez. Danny slapped these cars into gear with some serious power and serious nitrous.

But why the SS? What is it about the design of this classic car that says “I’m just gonna plain knock you out?” I mean, if someone asked me if Dwayne Johnson were a car, what would he be… I’d do what CBS Films did …and landlock the Malibu. Its raw aggressiveness is why Hollywood grabs this “go to” car for many of it’s films and why they came to CVS to build them. But despite its overuse, it never seems to be …over used. It’s just hardcore brutal… and in a semi black skin, a straight reverse punch.

And does this car get seriously abused…

Check out the bullet holes, crush zones, impact blunt forced traumas. And in all that, wait until you see what Dwayne does to the other guys. Yes, guys. Not one dude, but a whole mess of gun totin’ thunder monkeys. With far lesser vehicular contraptions.

Will FASTER rocket to the top? Will this black beast unleash hell onto the evils of the world? Will I grab this black and white striped classic and head to a local car show? Most certainly…

The Premiere for “FASTER” will be Monday night at Mann’s Chinese in Hollywood and I’ll be there to support another entry into Fireball’s Automotive Hollywood Hall of Fame.

Bottom line, “FASTER” is poised to dent, carve, draft, push and force it’s way to the top. And with a 1971 Chevy Malibu SS, I’d step outta the way if I were you…

REDSTER Build Episode 3…

Here’s Episode 3 of the build. Truck just left today for AutoTrader Classics in Atlanta. Then, back here for SEMA in November. Hope he doesn’t end up like Lightning McQueen…

The REDSTER Build Episode 2…

The REDSTER Build Episode 1

EPISODE 1 of 5! Be sure to check back every Monday for a new episode! Yea, gonna be cool. And if you’re goin’ to SEMA, you’ll see it in the flesh!

Series Premiere Tomorrow! THE REDSTER BUILD

Starting this Monday, you’ll get an inside “Behind the Scenes” look at the build of the AutoTrader Classics REDSTER. Show starts tomorrow, the 13th! Catch it right here on the blog, Facebook, YouTube as well as AutoTrader Classics, Streetfire and CarDomain! It’ll be everywhere!

All new REDSTER Fan Page on Facebook as well, so join up!

New episodes EVERY MONDAY for 5 weeks!

AutoTrader Classics Shoots and SCORES!

Shooting a commercial is always fun. Especially when there’s cool cars. And this shoot was no different…

My partner JF headed to Mission Viejo for a 6am call to hang with AutoTrader Classics Head Honcho, Don Dixon. And after 12 cups of coffee, they rolled cameras. (That’s a joke, Don. I know it was only 8 cups…)

But, since cars are our thing, we had expert car delivery guru Chris from CVS bring down some cool rides for the shoot. A smokin’ blue Chevy Malibu SS Convertible and a $140K Shelby Mustang!

What’s the spot gonna look like? Well, with cars like these, they can’t go wrong. I had Chris deliver the Mustang back to my place.. 😉