Direct Connection Introduces Three New Hellephant Crate Engines

Hellephant Crate Engine Series

Mopar shocked the world a few years back with the introduction of the Hellephant crate engine. Measuring 426 cubic inches and fitted with a 3.0-liter IHI supercharger, this engine offered 1,000 horsepower on pump gas, but only 100 units were sold during the initial run, making them nearly impossible to get. Seeing the popularity of … Read more

Here are the First Dodge Charger BEV Concept Power Numbers

Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Banshee Concept in Stryker Red

When the brand’s first battery electric vehicle (BEV) concept was introduced at Speed Week back in August – then called the Dodge Charger SRT Daytona Concept – we didn’t get any sort of power numbers. Dodge boss Tim Kuniskis explained that there would be 400-volt and 800-volt models, and there were comments about how the … Read more

Engine Failures in Testing Delay the Special Dodge Challenger SEMA Debut

Dodge Challenger Last Call 1FAST29

The Dodge brand announced back in August at the Speed Week Muscle Announcement event that the seventh and final Last Call special edition vehicle – a Dodge Challenger of some sort – would debut at the 2022 SEMA Show. However, earlier this month, it was announced that the big debut had been pushed back to … Read more

2023 Dodge Challenger, Charger Hellcats Costs More but Jailbreak is Standard

Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcat

Dodge has announced the pricing for the 2023 model year and we have good news and bad news. The base pricing (MSRP) for all of the SXT, GT, R/T and Scat Pack models has remain unchanged from 2022. We will include a full list below, but today’s pricing news focuses on the supercharged models. For … Read more

Jeep Wagoneer L Lineup Shows the Excellence of the Hurricane Engine

Hurricane Twin Turbo

A few weeks back, the folks from Jeep invited me out to Bozeman, Montana to test drive the 2023 Wagoneer L and Grand Wagoneer L. As a fan of the modern Wagoneer line, I was interested to check out the new long wheelbase models, but more importantly, this was the first chance for media to … Read more

Dodge Announces Paint Chip Wrap for the Modern Challenger

Dodge Challenger Paint Chip Car

When Dodge hosted the Speed Week debut events at the M1 Concourse back in August, they created a modern Paint Chip Car, based on the modern Challenger. Images of that car quickly spread across the internet and, in seeing the massive amount of interest from owners, Dodge has decided to offer this unique cross-stripe design … Read more

Limited Edition Dodge Durango Celebrates 85 Years of Mopar

Mopar '22 Dodge Durango

Earlier today, Mopar introduced the 12th edition of their in-house branded vehicles featuring an array of aftermarket parts on a company, with the Moparized Dodge Durango being transformed into the Mopar 22. Based on the Durango R/T AWD, this SUV features unique appointments inside and out, creating an an aggressive, menacing package that is limited … Read more

Chevy, Ford and Toyota Top Drag Racing Teams All Use Hemi Engines

Dodge Charger Funny Car NHRA Hemi

A few months back, I attended the Summit Racing Equipment Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Ohio, where I got to spend the day in the Tony Stewart Racing garage area. While there, I got to watch the teams of Matt Hagan and Leah Pruett as they prepared for their first track action of the … Read more