Resolving Rumors: Dodge Challengers With Manual Transmission

Dodge Challenger Scat Pack Interior

It has been discussed quite a bit over the course of the past six months that the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is currently not available with the 6-speed manual transmission. A report from Road & Track in March suggested that the option had been removed for the supercharged muscle car in late 2021 while the … Read more

See the $1 million+ 1969 Charger Daytona from the Mecum auction

1969 Dodge Charger Daytona in F8 Green

Prices of classic collectible muscle cars have climbed a great deal over the past few years. This past weekend, the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona shown here rolled across the Mecum Indy auction block; when the hammer sounded, this Hemi-powered wing car sold for a whopping $1.32 million – making this F8 Green the most valuable … Read more

Hagan Resets the Track Record but Loses in the Finals in Virginia

Matt Hagan Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car

This past weekend, the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series headed to Virginia Motorsports Park for the 2022 Virginia Nationals. Tony Stewart Racing Funny Car driver Matt Hagan hails from Christiansburg, Virginia, just under 200 miles from the venue, making VMP somewhat of Hagan’s home track. He used that familiarity to set two records at … Read more

Mopar Enthusiasts are Hoping for a Final “Super Challenger” in 2023

2022 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock:

It is widely expected that 2023 will be the final year for the current Dodge Challenger, and even though there are already multiple full production trim levels with right around 800 horsepower, the Mopar community wants to see the modern muscle car race off into the sunset with a bang. Mopar lovers want to see … Read more

The next phase of Launch Control

Launch Control 2017

When Dodge started selling rear wheel drive cars with 485 horsepower, then 707, then 840 horsepower, traction at the rear wheels became a major issue. One answer was Launch Control, which limited tire slip so you could get fairly consistent results every time—even if they weren’t quite what a professional driver could do. Launch Control … Read more

Future Mopars revealed by Canadian investments

BEV skateboard design for Chrysler Airflow

Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, and a number of other dignitaries, Stellantis officials, and Unifor union reps unveiled a major investment in Canadian factories and R&D facilities. Together, these will keep thousands of jobs in Canada, adding a number of research positions and restoring, if all goes well, second and third … Read more

Windsor, Brampton rescued! Stellantis investing in Canadian plants (updated)

Brampton - final Dodge Demon

Not only is Stellantis going to keep the Windsor and Brampton plants in Canada open—the company is investing $2.5 billion in enabling EV production and building a pair of R&D centers in the country. Canada has long given Chrysler a higher market share than any other country, including the United States, which is Chrysler’s birthplace … Read more

Stellantis Hackathon isn’t as Nefarious as it Sounds

Stellantis Hackathon

Last weekend, Stellantis held the company’s first “Hackathon”, inviting college students from around the area to team up to showcase their programming skills. The name Hackathon may suggest that these students were trying to hack into the various systems, but that wasn’t the case. Instead, the teams of students used data from Stellantis vehicles, the … Read more