Tag Archives: Muscle Cars

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...

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Rare Iacocca Ford Mustang heads to Barrett-Jackson auction

If you're a Ford Mustang fan, you owe a debt of gratitude to Lee Iacocca. He is part of the reason the car came to be, as he helped push it into development and onward to production. The rest is history as the Mustang has been a Ford icon for decades. To honor Iacocca, a 45th anniversary car was created in partnership with a design and coachbuilding team...

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Demonic drawings: Dodge shows concept sketches for Demon logo

With the Demon, Dodge turned a muscle car into a halo car. We're sure the project was fun for all involved, from the engineers to the designers to the marketers. The designers not only got to play with the sheet metal, but they also had the chance to dabble in the macabre and design a Demon logo to match the car's raucous personality. Mark Trostle, head of...

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Hennessey Exorcist Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 tops out at 217 MPH

Hennessey Performance Engineering revealed the 1,000-horsepower Exorcist Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 last April, and since then the car's become an assailing answer to Dodge's Challenger Demon, even if it's not an OEM package. We know 959 of its 1,000 horsepower actually makes its way to the rear wheels, but we still never learned just how fast it will go in a...

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Turn up the heat on the 2018 Durango with these Mopar upgrades

Dodge turned up the heat on its Durango with the introduction of an SRT model for 2018. Now, thanks to Mopar, you can spice things even further with a handful of accessories and performance upgrades for the popular 3-row SUV. Unveiled on Wednesday at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show, the items can be added on 2018 Durango R/T and Durango SRT models and give the...

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2019 Ford Ranger Raptor debuts with 210-horsepower diesel

Ford's F-150 Raptor now has a little brother in the form of the Ranger Raptor unveiled on Wednesday at a special showing in in Bangkok, Thailand. Why Thailand? Well, the country is one of the major production hubs for the Ranger mid-size pickup truck, and it's where the Ranger Raptor will be built. Rangers for the United States will be built in Wayne...

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Ringbrothers’ 1972 AMC Javelin AMX visits Jay Leno’s Garage

It was one of the most talked about cars at last year's SEMA show, but not everyone was a fan. We're talking about the 1972 AMC Javelin AMX built by Ringbrothers of Spring Green, Wisconsin, and it recently paid a visit to Jay Leno's Garage. Although there's no denying the high level of craftsmanship and attention to detail that's gone into the...

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2019 Ford Ranger Raptor teased in new video

Ford has a new Ranger on its hands, and in some markets the mid-size pickup truck will have a high-performance variant bearing the Raptor name. The Ranger Raptor is coming soon. The vehicle is expected to debut on February 7 in Bangkok, Thailand, and Ford's Thai division has just released a new teaser video showing the vehicle tearing through the Australian...

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Camaro chief says he’d like to see a sub-7:00 ‘Ring time

Last June, a 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE managed to lap Germany's Nürburgring Nordschleife in a time of only 7:16.04. It's a time only a handful of rear-wheel-drive cars have beaten, and coming as no surprise they're all a lot more expensive than the Chevy. But the 640-horsepower ZL1 1LE isn't the end of the performance road, at least as far as the...

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