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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
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
1954 Corvette Restomod Gets Modified Once More
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
1966 L72 Big-Block Corvette
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
1964 Chevy Corvette Convertible Built for Show
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
Cultivating the Perfect 1960 Corvette Restomod
Chevys at the In-N-Out, Hot Rod Magazine 70th Anniversary
The In-N-Out Burger and Hot Rod magazine 70th anniversary event was a huge success, thanks in part to a stellar Chevys turnout. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Nov 20, 2018
events
Chevys at the In-N-Out, Hot Rod Magazine 70th Anniversary
Factory-Aftermarket Upgrades on a 2018 Camaro SS: Intake and Exhaust
We take a showroom-fresh 2018 Camaro SS and upgrade it with a cold-air intake and axle-back exhaust from Chevrolet Performance. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Nov 5, 2018
exhaust
Factory-Aftermarket Upgrades on a 2018 Camaro SS: Intake and Exhaust
Things heat up at the 2018 Super Chevy Muscle Car Challenge
Coverage of the 2018 Super Chevy Muscle Car Challenge presented by Falken Tires where 16 Chevys battled it out in three timed driving ... » Read More
Steven Rupp Nov 2, 2018
events
Things heat up at the 2018 Super Chevy Muscle Car Challenge
Velocity Yellow 1960 Corvette restomod is no good at hide and seek
Lacking in initial subtlety is the name of the game for this Velocity Yellow 1960 Corvette restomod. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Oct 29, 2018
features
Velocity Yellow 1960 Corvette restomod is no good at hide and seek
Giving Power to 1967 Chevy Nova Windows
We walk you through the installation process of replacing manual window winders with power regulators from Electric-Life on a 1967 Chevy ... » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Oct 25, 2018
interior
Giving Power to 1967  Chevy Nova Windows
Corvettes Rule All at 2018 LS Fest East
Corvettes dominate the 2018 LS Fest East, and we can’t say we didn’t see it coming. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Oct 18, 2018
events
Corvettes Rule All at 2018 LS Fest East
SVE Announces 1,000 HP 2019 Yenko/SC Camaro
Because the 650hp LT4 under the hood of a Camaro ZL1 just wasn’t enough, Specialty Vehicle Engineering (SVE) just released the 2019 ... » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Oct 17, 2018
news
SVE Announces 1,000 HP 2019 Yenko/SC Camaro
Things heat up at the 2018 Super Chevy Muscle Car Challenge Presented by Falken Tires – Event Action Gallery
Coverage of the 2018 Super Chevy Muscle Car Challenge at Auto Club Speedway where 16 modified Chevys battled it out in three timed driving ... » Read More
Steven Rupp Sep 14, 2018
events
Things heat up at the 2018 Super Chevy Muscle Car Challenge Presented by Falken Tires – Event Action Gallery
Factory Suspension and Brake Upgrade on a 2018 Camaro SS
We take a showroom-fresh 2018 Camaro SS and give it a healthy dose of suspension upgrades via Chevrolet Performance. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Sep 10, 2018
chassis suspension
Factory Suspension and Brake Upgrade on a 2018 Camaro SS
StreetKhana from the 2018 NSRA Street Rod Nationals
Asphalt annihilators roll into the 2018 NSRA Street Rod Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky, to make some noise and fry some tires. » Read More
Nick Licata Aug 3, 2018
events
StreetKhana from the 2018 NSRA Street Rod Nationals
Scratching a 30-Year Itch With a 1959 Chevrolet Corvette
After a 30-year itch, David Fuller finally got the 1959 Chevrolet Corvette of his dreams. And then some. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Aug 1, 2018
features
Scratching a 30-Year Itch With a 1959 Chevrolet Corvette

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