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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Coverage of the 2018 Holley LS Fest West from Las Vegas
Chevy High Performance High-Noon Shootout Autocross action and overall coverage of the 2018 Holley LS Fest West. » Read More
Nick Licata Jul 31, 2018
events
What it’s Like to be That Guy at the Drag Strip
Chevy High Performance Editor Nick Licata shares his experience breaking down on the drag strip at the 2018 Holley LS Fest West » Read More
Nick Licata Jul 30, 2018
news
1960 Corvette Restomod with Endless Reliability and Style
For owner Michael Suppo, there’s not another Corvette he loves staring at and driving more than his 1960 restomod. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Jul 13, 2018
features
Executing the Perfect Restomod Formula With a 1959 Corvette
There was no holding back when it came to building this top-of-the-line restomod 1959 Corvette. » Read More
Taylor Kempkes Jul 10, 2018
features
Corvettes Dominate the 2018 Holley LS Fest West
Corvettes are the cars to beat at the 2018 Holley LS Fest West. » Read More
Brian Brennan Jun 26, 2018
events
2018 Holley LS Fest West Event Recap and Large Gallery!
After action report on the 2nd annual 2018 Holley LS Fest West in Las Vegas. Autocrossing, drag racing, road course, drifting, and off road ... » Read More
Steven Rupp Jun 4, 2018
events
This 890-Wheel-Horsepower 2007 Corvette Z06 is the Ultimate Therapy
After developing a lifelong love for Corvettes, Bill Cobb finally got the 2007 Corvette Z06 of his dreams. It also happens to be his choice ... » Read More
Taylor Kempkes May 25, 2018
features
This 1967 Corvette 427 Four-Speed has Undergone an NCRS-Level Restoration
Joe Catelli put this numbers-matching 1967 Corvette 427 through an extensive NCRS-level restoration and it paid off, earning the NCRS Top ... » Read More
Taylor Kempkes May 23, 2018
features

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