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 …

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Variable output alternators: The patent

T4 1.3 turbo GSE engine

Two days ago, a group of FCA US gained a patent on their fuel-saving alternator system. Some have wondered, while struggling for every last erg of power from their engine, if there was a way to automatically cut power-sucking devices just for those few seconds. Chrysler had already set up a clever system to cut …

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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 …

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Dodge NHRA Teams Struggle at Four-Wide Nationals

Dodge Top Fuel Car

This past weekend, the NHRA hosted the Four-Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway in North Carolina. This is one of the tracks with four lanes, leading to groups of four in each pass rather than two. This unique layout leads to a unique racing format, with two winners and two losers in each run leading up …

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2022 Moab Easter Jeep Safari Concept Round-Up

2022 Easter Jeep Safari Concepts

Last week, we brought you a look at the two most extreme concepts that debuted this past weekend at the 2022 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. The Bob Concept and the Magneto 2.0 Concept were the most elaborate concepts in Moab this past weekend, but the brand brought out five other new concepts – …

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Jeep Bob Concept: Moab 2022

Jeep Bob Concept

One of the teaser images leading up to the 2022 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah included a hint about making a truck more like an SUV. With the even in Moab beginning today and the embargo on the early information lifting, we have the details on this unique Gladiator. It is called the Jeep …

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Mopar’s manual BEV: Jeep Magneto 2.0 Concept (Moab 2022)

Jeep Wrangler Magneto 2.0 Concept

While not everyone loves the intorduction of electrification to the Jeep lineup, the Magneto 2.0 is the most interesting Easter Safari Concept to me based on the obscene levels of performance. Yes, it is powered by an all-electric motor system, but it still features a proper 6-speed manual transmission and huge Dynatrac front and rear …

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A Gallery from the 20th Annual Muscle Cars at the Strip

Muscle Cars at the Strip

Last month, the 20th annual Muscle Cars at the Strip was held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and it was an amazing event. Although winds so strong that the roofs were ripped from golf carts and steel barriers held down by sandbags were blown over on Saturday followed by hard rains on Sunday, the event …

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More info: Mopar’s new Hurricane Six

Mopar twin turbo inline six: Hurricane engine

On Friday, Stellantis unexpectedly revealed its new Hurricane Six, after it was accidentally revealed to the public yesterday, fittingly by an Allpar reader. Stellpower followed quickly with a story to confirm the existence of an engine I have written about for at least five years. The Hurricane will be the primary gasoline engine for STLA …

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2022 Modern Street Hemi Shootout Series Starts This Weekend

Modern Street Hemi Shootout Orlando

The biggest and fastest Mopar drag racing series in the world starts its 2022 season this weekend at the Orlando Speedworld, with the first race of the Modern Street Hemi Shootout schedule being sponsored by Legmaker Intakes. The actual MSHS race itself is held on Sunday the 27th, but series participants who want to make …

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