Mark Pawuk’s Dodge Challenger Sets NHRA FSS ET and MPH Records

NHRA FSS Gatornationals Qualifying Order

The 2022 Gatornationals has been hit hard by Mother Nature, with cold rains hampering qualifying on Friday and Saturday, but when the track dried out, the Dodge Challenger Drag Pak teams made the most of the crisp, cold air. With a density altitude number around 300 feet at Gainesville Raceway on Saturday afternoon, all three … Read more

Is Dodge Challenger the Best-Selling 700hp+ Car of All Time?

Hellcat Headlight

At the end of the 2020 model year, Dodge had sold just shy of 40,000 Challengers powered by some variation of the supercharged “Hellcat” Hemi, including the original Hellcat models, the 2018 Demon, the Hellcat Redeye, and the SRT Super Stock, all of which have at least 707 horsepower. We don’t have the numbers for the 2021 model year yet, but based on the sales numbers from 2015 through 2020, there have been more Dodge Challengers sold with at least 700 horsepower than any other car…

Sand-colored Gobi Jeeps for ’22

Gobi Wrangler / Gladiator

Jeep has added a new Gobi paint color to the 2022 Jeep Gladiator and Wrangler option sheet. the sand color, named after the Asian desert, was first available on the 2020 Gladiator; it has never been an option for the Wrangler. The color could be described as being near tan. 

Stellantis hit by Russian export ban

Russia has reacted to EU and North American sanctions by banning the export of numerous products—including motor vehicles such as the vans that Stellantis was gearing to export from a new joint-venture factory there. The vans may still be exported to other countries which are not affected by Russia’s 48-nation ban. Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, … Read more

Dodge Power Brokers are open now

TSR Dodge Announcement

The Dodge Power Brokers dealer network is officially open now. The exclusive source for Dodge’s new Direct Connection factory-backed performance parts has nearly 100 dealerships in 34 states across the United States, with more dealers set to join it in the coming months. Certified Dodge Power Brokers staff have extra training in Dodge features and … Read more

Restyled 2023 Ram ProMaster raises the roof, adds features and volume

2023 Ram ProMaster

The 2023 Ram ProMaster, formally introduced today at the Work Truck Trade Show in Indianapolis, adds to the many 2022 model-year upgrades with a new front end design, superior headlights, and other features. While the headlights and grille are the most obvious changes, this hauling machine is more than just a prettier face. The new super … Read more

How does Carlos Tavares see Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, and Ram?

During the 2030 strategy presentation, Carlos Tavares pointed to the many Stellantis brands as a major asset. He noted that car prices range from 6,000 to 200,000+ euros, and described each brand with one or two words. The former Chrysler brands are bolded. Alfa Romeo: Sportiness Chrysler: Ingenious Citroën: Care Dodge: Muscle DS: Art of … Read more

Stellantis staying in Russia, donating to Ukrainian NGO

Carlos Tavares

Stellantis has set up two Russian-invasion task forces, according to Reuters as cited in Automotive News. One is to comply with sanctions, and the other is to safeguard their 71 employees in Ukraine with a “24/7 dedicated support team.” Carlos Tavares stated that the company would continue to sell cars in Russia, even as most automakers … Read more

Dodge Charger Hellcats at Diecast Pub

GreenLight Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

We haven’t talked about new diecast cars based on the Dodge Hellcat models in quite some time, but even after more than 7 years, Hellcat related collectibles are still a hot commodity. Among both hardcore diecast collectors and casual Mopar collectors alike, those who like the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat … Read more