Tag Archives: Dodge News

Dodge didn’t build a Viper Targa, so one company did it for them

We waved goodbye to the Dodge Viper last year as production came to an end. The Viper's production end still stings, but perhaps what hurts a smidge more is the fact we never saw a factory Viper convertible or targa top for the fifth-generation sports car. After all, every other Viper generation included one or the other. Dodge may have decided against a...

Read More »

Dodge teases updated 2019 Charger

It's not just the Dodge Challenger that gets a round of updates for 2019. The related Charger sedan will receive its own series of updates for the 2019 model year, among which will be a new grille for high-performance versions like the SRT Hellcat. A teaser shot released Wednesday reveals a more slimmed-down design for the grille, as well as a prominent SRT...

Read More »

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat to receive retro-inspired dual-snorkel hood

The Dodge Challenger will soldier on into the 2019 model year with some minor changes. They'll be announced in the summer but one we know is coming is a new dual-snorkel hood scoop for the Challenger SRT Hellcat, previewed here in a pair of teaser shots released Wednesday. Fans of Mopar machines from the 1960s and '70s will instantly recognize the design...

Read More »

Hennessey Demon runs the quarter mile in 9.38 seconds

Hennessey once looked to exorcise the Demon with the Exorcist based on the Camaro ZL1, but now the Texas tuner is embracing the Demon. The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon has been receiving attention from Hennessey's wrenches, and now the company is ready to offer its HPE1000 package to Demon owners. To prove how fast the car can run down the dragstrip...

Read More »

Final Dodge Viper and Challenger SRT Demon going under the hammer

It turns out Fiat Chrysler Automobiles won't keep the last Dodge Viper ever built for its new heritage center located in the Conner Avenue Assembly plant in Detroit, where the car rolled off the line last August. The automaker on Thursday revealed that the special Viper, a red 2017 Viper GTS, will be sold to the highest bidder at a Barrett-Jackson auction...

Read More »

Dodge Viper memorabilia from Conner Avenue plant up for sale

With Dodge Viper production no longer taking place at the car's Conner Avenue Assembly home, Dodge parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has decided to transform the Detroit, Michigan plant into a heritage center. FCA has been clearing out the plant since last August when the last Viper rolled off the line, and in the process the automaker has come...

Read More »

Former Viper plant to house historic FCA cars and concepts

The last Dodge Viper supercar rolled off the line at the car's Conner Avenue Assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan last August. At the time, Dodge parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said workers would be moved to the automaker's other plants, leaving the fate of the 51-year-old Conner Avenue Assembly in doubt. Well, FCA on Wednesday confirmed that the...

Read More »

Hellcat crate engine can be had for big discount

Moparproshop.com is throwing power-crazy fans a bone and is currently offering the Hellcat crate engine, appropriately deemed the "Hellcrate," at a massive discount. The website, which is affiliated with Galeana Chrysler Jeep in Columbia, South Carolina, shows the final sale price before tax at $14,998, a discount of $4,532 over the normal price on the site...

Read More »

Dodge Challenger and Charger get fresh heritage-inspired options

If you're in the market for a new Challenger or Charger, Dodge has a couple of options that might pique your interest. One is a new Shakedown Package that can be ordered on the 2018 Dodge Challenger's R/T Shaker, R/T Plus Shaker and 392 Hemi Scat Pack Shaker models. It retails for $995. First previewed on the Dodge Shakedown Challenger concept unveiled at...

Read More »