Tag Archives: Muscle Cars

Carbon fiber-bodied Dodge Demon coming to 2017 SEMA show

The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon may be one powerful muscle car, but it's not exactly the lightest performer. In fact, it weighs more than 4,000 pounds. The car relies on its massive power figures to check off multiple production-car firsts. But, what if owners want to shed some of the extra bulk? SpeedKore has a solution it plans to show at the 2017...

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Ford Mustang GT becomes a handling demon with Performance Pack Level 2

A crack team of Ford engineers passionate about the Mustang and its turf war with the Chevy Camaro have spent their spare time developing a Performance Pack Level 2 for the 2018 Mustang GT, which they claim enables the car to deliver lightning-quick response and unending grip levels. Yes, Ford is laying a one-two punch right in the face of the Camaro SS...

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The El Camino was like a fine wine, better with age

The Chevrolet El Camino may seem like an oddball today, but it was all the rage during its heyday. Although the El Camino was conceived to emulate the Ford Ranchero, the Chevy captured the limelight. So, let's take a look back on the model's history with Donut Media. The Ranchero came to market in 1957 and Chevrolet quickly responded with its El Camino in...

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Wide-body Roush among 7 custom Mustangs headed to SEMA

SEMA is almost upon us for another year and you can bet one of the most popular cars will be the Ford Mustang, especially now that the pony car has been significantly updated. To build the excitement, Ford has given us a sneak peek at seven custom ‘Stangs set to be unveiled at SEMA. Most of them don the predictable body and interior mods but there are...

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This time capsule 1979 Pontiac Trans Am has been driven just 65 miles

Pontiac's days of building excitement are long gone, though they arguably faded into the sunset long before the division was axed in 2009. Yet, classic Pontiac cars still remind us of the days before General Motors gave "badge engineering" its blessing. The Pontiac Firebird Trans Am is merely one example, but it is a strong reminder that Pontiac meant...

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Roush teases its 2018 Mustang

The 2018 Ford Mustang is almost ready for showrooms, but some of the big name tuners have already had their hands on the cars for a while. This means there'll likely be an assortment of upgrades launching alongside the car. One of the tuners with early access to the updated Mustang is Roush which has released a teaser shot of its own 2018 Mustang. The...

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Ford may be prepping a hotter performance package for the Mustang GT

It looks like Ford may be preparing a one-two punch on the Chevrolet Camaro. After it announced the 2018 Mustang GT would arrive with 460 horsepower from the 5.0-liter Coyote V-8 engine—not so coincidentally 5 hp greater than the output of the Camaro SS—now Ford might tackle the Camaro SS 1LE given mounting evidence pointing to a new performance...

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How Dodge kept the Demon a secret during development

Sometimes, the best things are kept secret. In the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon's case, only a handful of the automaker's engineers knew about the headline-making muscle car. The great lengths Dodge went through to ensure the Challenger Demon project was kept a secret are pretty commendable, detailed in a video from Autoline. The brand covered all of its...

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6 things you need to know about the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT

So you want a hot-rod station wagon, but it's 2017. Options range between "few" or "none." Not anymore. The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is here, and it's a hot-rod wagon with a lift kit that can also tow your race car—also known as the "gearhead trifecta." With a long profile, huge interior, 475-horsepower naturally aspirated Hemi V-8 under the hood, the...

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