Ram launching Big Horn BackCountry, Lone Star BackCountry

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Today, Ram introduced a new BackCountry Edition of the popular Ram 1500 Big Horn and Lone Star, which will be shown this week at the Chicago Auto Show. Ram chief Mike Koval Jr. wrote, “Ram 1500 BackCountry will resonate positively with customers who live an active lifestyle,” thanks to its robust off-road features. The 2022 Ram 1500 …

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Ralph: EV onslaught with muscle, SUV, pickup on the way

Head of design Ralph Gilles revealed in a recent video that Stellantis North America (SNA) is planning eight new electrified vehicles within the next five years. These will include: A luxury sedan with a long range An “all conquering” muscle car, which has been teased An SUV hitting the “heart of the market” A “very …

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Satera Tuning Puts a Hellcat Durango in the 10s

Satera Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat

In stock form, the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat has an official quarter mile time of 11.7 seconds, but some owners have gotten a bit further into the mid-11s without any changes. As for modern Mopar tuning expert Jeremy Satera, it didn’t take him long to add some key upgrades to his wife’s daily driven …

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Meet the real future of Chrysler—we think

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Chrysler has fallen to just two models—the Voyager/Pacifica minivan, reported in sales figures as a single model, and the 300. The rumor mill claims that the 300’s future is in doubt. It’s no surprise that many think Chrysler is headed to the chopping block, despite Stellantis’ statement that every brand will get funding and ten …

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A Closer Look at the Mysterious Dodge Electric Vehicle

Dodge BEV Muscle Car

Yesterday, Tim Kuniskis rocked the automotive world by announcing that in 2024, the Dodge brand will introduce the world’s first battery electric vehicle. A key message of the video was that with the introduction of an all-electric “eMuscle” car, the Dodge brand will continue to offer exhilarating, fun-to-drive cars. Unlike other brands which offer boring …

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Teased: PHEV 2022 Grand Cherokee

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe PHEV

A plugin-hybrid (PHEV) 2022 Grand Cherokee is being prepared, according to a Jeep release today. The new SUV will bear the 4xe name. No other specs were released, but there is a photo. Current 4xe systems use a turbocharged four-cylinder engine which produces more power than the 3.6 liter V6 used as the Grand Cherokee …

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Battery Electric Dodge Muscle Coming in 2024, Teased Today

Dodge EV Day Teaser

Today is what Stellantis is calling “EV Day”, with all of their key brands announcing the electric vehicle plans over the next few years. For many Mopar lovers, the most important information comes from the Dodge brand. In a video posted to their brand’s official YouTube channel this morning, Tim Kuniskis provides a brief look …

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Stellantis suddenly jumps into electrics with both feet

All of Stellantis’ 14 brands have committed to selling “best-in-class fully electrified solutions,” according to today’s announcement, but Europe will be a more extreme changeover than the US. The target is for 70% of sales in Europe, but just 40% in the U.S., to be low-emission vehicles by 2030. New battery-electrics (BEVs) are to have …

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Roadkill Nights by Dodge Spectator, Cruise-In and Racer Registration Now Open

Dodge Roadkill Nights

Almost a month ago, it was announced that Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge was returning for 2021 after a year off due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Roadkill Nights is an automotive festival with all sorts of horsepower themed attractions, including Dodge thrill rides in a Hellcat Challenger or Charger, a massive display of new and …

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New: Ram 1500 Laramie G/T and Rebel G/T

Ram G/T

Ram is launching two new pickup packages whose main addition is some Mopar aftermarket gear, added in at the factory.  G/T versions of the Ram 1500 Laramie and Rebel add a sport performance hood and G/T decals to distinguish them from the rest of the Rebel and Laramie lines, but that’s not the main attraction. What …

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