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Taylor Kempkes

Taylor Kempkes

Staff Editor

Taylor’s obsession with cars started early, playing with Hot Wheels and reading automotive magazines from a young age. It wasn’t until his freshman year of college that he had an epiphany: there was someone behind the pages of those magazines taking the photos and writing the stories. At that point, he dove head-first into a journalism degree at California State University Long Beach, seeing that a career in the field of automotive journalism perfectly combined his passion for cars, writing, and photography. During his final year of formal schooling, he began freelance writing for HOT ROD Magazine which, after graduation, lead him to becoming the Features Editor for the Super Chevy Network.

Articles Taylor has contributed to
This “Crashed” 1972 Chevelle Went from Crusher-Bound to Track Crusher
Frank Herrera and One Off Rides, along with friend James White, took this 1972 Chevelle from wrecks to riches for the 2018 Super Chevy ... » Read More
Evan Perkins Aug 13, 2019
features
C3 Corvette Side Mirror Install
We take you through the short but careful process of installing an aftermarket passenger sideview mirror on a C3 Corvette. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Jul 29, 2019
paint body
Big-Block 1966 Chevelle Restomod is the Object of Obsession
Over 50 years after owning an original 1966 Chevelle SS, Terry Kamp has finally fulfilled his obsession to own and build another. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Jul 29, 2019
features
750 WHP Supercharged 2001 Corvette Z06
David Franza made his childhood dream a reality by putting together a Vortech supercharged 750 whp C5 Corvette Z06. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Jul 18, 2019
features
1954 Corvette Restomod Too Nice to Drive
This 1954 Corvette was built to be driven, but after 10 years in the making, it turned out way too nice. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Jun 10, 2019
features
Corvettes take on the 2019 Holley LS Fest West
Corvettes are more than competitive in just about every event Holley LS Fest West has to offer. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes May 6, 2019
events
2019 Holley LS Fest West CHP High-Noon Shootout Saturday
Chevy High Performance magazine High-Noon Shootout autocross action from the 2019 Holley LS Fest West. » Read More
Nick Licata May 6, 2019
events
2019 Holley LS Fest West CHP High-Noon Shootout
Chevy High Performance magazine High-Noon Shootout autocross action from the 2019 Holley LS Fest West. » Read More
Nick Licata May 4, 2019
events
Massive Car Show Gallery from the 2019 Super Chevy Show Memphis!
Enjoy this jam-packed photo gallery plus video from the 2019 Super Chevy Show Memphis car show! » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Apr 7, 2019
Super Chevy Show: 2018
Drag Racing Action from the 2019 Super Chevy Show Memphis
Check out all the loud and fast drag racing action from this weekend at the 33rd annual Super Chevy Show Memphis! » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Apr 6, 2019
Super Chevy Show: 2018
2019 Super Chevy Show Memphis Swap Meet
Check out all the goodies we came across here at the 2019 Super Chevy Show Memphis swap meet at Memphis International Raceway! » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Apr 5, 2019
Super Chevy Show: 2018
1954 Corvette Restomod Gets Modified Once More
This 1954 Corvette restomod was found at an L.A. Roadster Show swap meet then with a year’s worth of work, it was taken it to the next ... » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Feb 19, 2019
features
1966 L72 Big-Block Corvette
This big-block 1966 Corvette coupe is a living piece of history with its original 425-horsepower 427ci L72 engine and M21 transmission. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Feb 4, 2019
features
1964 Chevy Corvette Convertible Built for Show
This 1964 Chevy Corvette transitions from stock to driver to all-out show car with the help of DZ Motorsports. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Jan 15, 2019
features
Cultivating the Perfect 1960 Corvette Restomod
With a supercharged LT4 under the hood and stunning good looks, this 1960 Corvette restomod is one of a kind. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Jan 3, 2019
features

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