Hagan, Capps Charger Funny Cars Lose to Tasca in Four Wide Finals

Matt Hagan 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car

This past weekend, the Team Mopar NHRA Dodge Charger funny car racers headed to Las Vegas for the Denso Spark Plugs Four Wide Nationals, looking for their first win of the young 2021 season. As the name of the event suggests, this stop in Vegas includes four-wide drag racing, with four cars competing side-by-side-by-side-by-side, creating …

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What is Chrysler?

Chrysler badge (on 300G)

What is Chrysler? What makes it unique? These are questions I have asked heads-of-the-Chrysler-brand, without getting particularly useful answers, much less consistent ones. They can hardly be blamed. Nobody seems to have known what Chrysler is, what makes it unique, perhaps since Walter P. Chrysler was in charge. After all, it was Walter—or WPC—who decided …

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Win a free minivan book

jeep and minivan books

One of this site’s writers has written three books, covering the Dodge Viper, Mopar minivans, and four Jeeps (the Wagoneer, Gladiator, Scrambler, and Comanche). There are numerous positive reviews for the Viper book and the minivan book—but so far, nobody has posted a critical or customer review of the Jeep book, as far as we …

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Mopar ’21 Ram 1500

Mopar 21 Ram 1500

The Mopar ’21 Ram 1500 is an option pack for the Big Horn/Lone Star Crew Cab 4×4, limited to 250 units: 210 in the United States and 40 in Canada. Available colors are Billet Silver, Bright White, Flame Red, and Hydro Blue. The new 2021 Ram 1500 Big Horn/Lone Star Crew Cab 4×4 is well-equipped …

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Is this Wrangler fire-ute a hint?

wrangler firefighter

Is Dodge Law Enforcement giving us a hint about a future new vehicle, by featuring a brushfire-fighting Wrangler conversion from Reiselt’s Machine Works? The idea of a customized law enforcement or fire-fighting Wrangler is perhaps long overdue. The old Dodge Power Wagon was often converted to firefighting duty, but not by Dodge itself. The company …

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Behind the proliferation of Mopar V6 engines

2.7 liter v6

Chrysler Corporation (and, later, Chrysler Group) had an almost insane proliferation of V6 gasoline engines during the 1980s and 1990s. In size order, they had the 2.5, 2.7, 3.0, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, and 4.0 liters—with two different 3.0 engines, one sold only in Europe; and two different 3.2 liter engines. The …

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Slant Six Club’s October meet is on

slant six club

The Slant Six Club is having a meet in 2021, on October 3, rain or shine. They are starting at noon, and meeting at the Olive Garden at 510 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge, New Jersey. (Photo is from a past event.) Contact the Slant Six Club for details.

Dodge is Building More Durango Hellcat Models

Durango Hellcat

Dodge announced back in January that the 710-horsepower Durango SRT Hellcat was officially sold out. Technically, that meant that the company had reached its planned production capacity of 2,000 units, so the order banks were closed. The problem is that some dealers had sold orders for the supercharged three-row SUV that were not fulfilled during …

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