Is “Tornado” inline six coming to New York?

GME-T6

Years ago, Allpar broke the news of a new inline six-cylinder planned for trucks and coded “Tornado,” after the plane—though there was a Jeep Tornado engine. Nobody at Stellantis has gone on record about the new straight-six engine until very recently, though the turbocharged “Tornado” six was briefly listed in the company’s list of plants. As Stellpower … Read more

2.4 oil-drinking fix has spread to Dodge, other years

2.4 liter engine oil drinking

Some people found that their 2.4 liter engines were drinking oil, but most of the engines had no problems, which presented a puzzle. The people in Auburn Hills worked on the problem, and discovered that the problem was not physical, but caused by a programming issue where, when fuel is cut to the engine (as … Read more

Turbocharged Hellcat Charger Makes 1422 Rear Wheel Horsepower

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

While the American automakers are turning most of their attention to electric vehicles, the aftermarket tuning world for vehicles like the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat are as strong as ever. Over the past few years, I have talked about many modern Mopar tuning shops, one of which is Satera Tuning in Illinois. Jeremy Satera has … Read more

Direct Connection Kit Availability for Charger, Demon and Scat Pack Models

The Direct Connection Tuner

We have talked a great deal over the past few weeks about the Direct Connection performance packages for the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Redeye, but there has been no word on whether or not other models would be included. Sources involved with the project told us that the Charger would be included at a … Read more

Direct Connection Performance Packages On-Sale Date Revealed

Hellraiser Pulley

Dodge announced today that March 9th is the day on which the Power Brokers network will officially go live and on that day, the Direct Connection performance packages for the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Redeye will go on sale. The kits for the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redye and the SRT Super Stock will … Read more

Chrysler Airflow EV Concept Debuts at CES with 400 Horsepower

Chrysler Airflow Concept

Stellantis offers several popular hybrid electric vehicles which offer all-electric driving – including the Jeep Wrangler 4xe and the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid – but at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Chrysler Airflow Concept debuted as the company’s first all-electric concept vehicle. With this concept introduction comes the promise of a Chrysler-branded … Read more

GME T6 “Tornado” engine is officially real, here’s where it’s made (updated)

While nobody at Stellantis has talked about the new straight-six engine, the turbocharged “Tornado” six is actually listed in the company’s list of manufacturing plants. As Stellpower reported weeks ago, the engine will be made in Saltillo, which is currently home of the Hemi—every Hemi. The new inline six-cylinder engine, possibly the last completely new … Read more

Dodge Announces Official Direct Connection Performance Package Details

Dodge Challenger Redeye stage 2

We have known for some time that the Direct Connection performance division was returning to support the Dodge brand. Today, the first real details on these internally-designed performance packages were announced with increases of up to 885 warranty-friendly horsepower for the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye. There are also some upgrade options for the Challenger SRT … Read more

Challenger: all-BEV vs turbo-inline-six

Wrangler 4xe system

Recently, Stellpower reported that an unofficial but reliable source had pointed to the next-generation Dodge Challenger as the car likely to be the first to get the new straight-six engine. This engine is expected by many to replace the 5.7 Hemi, possibly over a number of years, or until a new version of the venerable 5.7 … Read more