Diving into the mega-horsepower Dodge Charger Ghoul

Dodge Charger Ghoul Hellcat

Take the Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye, with its 797 horsepower supercharged Hemi, and round up to the nearest thousand—or just take a Hennessey Performance Hellcat, which goes one-up with both a twin turbo and a supercharger to claim a thousand horsepower. Add in a name related to the limited-production, 840-horse Dodge Challenger Demon, and you …

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New Dodge Ad Showcases Fast and Furious Connection

Fast 9 Dodge Charger

The current Dodge lineup includes three vehicles – the Challenger, the Charger and the Durango – all of which are available with more than 700 horsepower. The brand has gone all-in on supercharged power and in their newest minute-long commercial, Dodge boasts of all of that power as the brand’s superpower. At the same time, …

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Mack Pros: every Grand Cherokee L to be tested

The all-new 2021 Jeep® Grand Cherokee L Summit Reserve model’s spacious interior features standard 10-inch display screens, including a frameless digital gauge cluster and 10.1-inch Uconnect 5 touchscreen radio, hand-wrapped, quilted Palermo leather and open-pore Waxed Walnut wood accents, all-new LED lighting with ambient features, driver and front passenger seat massage and personalized climate zones.

A recent release from Stellantis claims that every single Jeep Grand Cherokee L (and, eventually, ever Grand Cherokee) will be tested on the new Mack Avenue plant’s enclosed 2,000-foot track. The three-minute test simulates real-world driving conditions, with faux potholes, manhole covers, rumble strips, cobblestones, speed bumps, and gravel. An electro-servo shaker, the first of …

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Stellantis’ turn for French diesel fines?

France has, after a years-long investigation, ordered Renault and Stellantis to pay bail before a trial for consumer fraud, with regard to Euro 5 diesel vehicles sold in France from 2009 to 2015. The amount is 10 million euros, 8 million for potential damages and 2 million to assure that the company appears in court; …

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Upgraded, updated Dodge Viper book hits the stands

Viper book on Amazon

If you missed Dodge Viper: The full story of the world’s first V10 sports car when it first hit the stands, you can now get an updated version, edited with input from Viper experts Dick Winkles,  Jon Brobst, and Maurice Liang. The 136-page-long book from Veloce is available now on Amazon, bookshop.org, Barnes & Noble, and …

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Jeep Introduces 2021 Freedom Edition Lineup

2021 Jeep Freedom Edition Lineup

Back in 2003, the Jeep brand introduced the “Freedom Edition” package for the Wrangler, Grand Cherokee and Liberty as a relatively simple appearance package. When that package name was brought back in 2012, it did so as a military tribute package for the Wrangler line (shown below in dark blue), and that military theme continued …

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Dodge May Build a Thousand Additional Durango Hellcats

Dodge Durango Hellcat

Back in January, Dodge announced that the order banks for the 2021 Durango Hellcat had been closed after all 2,000 planned units had been ordered. Fast forward to April and Dodge announced that the brand would be extended the production run beyond the initially-planned figure of 2,000 units. According to the report in April, there …

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Fiat surprises us with a new modular platform

new modular Fiat platform

Fiat has surprised many observers by launching a completely new modular platform—for its cars in Brazil. Some believe this and current Fiat/Jeep small car platforms will be merged with Peugeot’s CMP to form a completely new Stellantis small car platform (STLA-Small) which can accommodate gasoline-powered, hybrid-electric, battery-electric, and hydrogen fuel cell power along with either …

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