Durango SRT Hellcat now in production

hellcat durango

Stellantis today announced that the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, a one-year, 710-horsepower limited edition, has started production. The big SUV runs from 0-60 mph in just 3.5 seconds and can run a muscle-car-humiliating quarter mile of 11.5 seconds, and the entire production run was sold quickly. The hot Durango lists for $80,995 plus $1,495 … Read more

Literally two dozen Ram 1500s recalled

Ram recall - brake clip

Ram is recalling a mere two dozen (24) 2021 Ram 1500 Classic trucks, all SLT models, because someone forgot to add the clip that secures the brake master cylinder pushrod to the brake pedal assembly. Ram has asked owners to avoid driving the trucks until they are inspected and, if needed, fixed. The fix is … Read more

Hellcat minivan: is it a thing?

A popular meme claims shows Dodge engineers shoving a Hellcat into every Dodge, and not stopping there. Since they now sell the Pacifica as a Caravan in Canada, will we see a Hellcat Caravan, as pictured below (credit to abimelecdesign and reposted by Ralph Gilles on his Instagram feed)? In short, well, no. Ralph Gilles’ … Read more

Pietro Gorlier in charge of Stellantis parts and service

pietro gorlier

The urbane Pietro Gorlier, a man willing to patiently sit and answer any question a journalist might have for hours (while sipping fresh espresso), has been put in charge of Stellantis’ global part and service. While at Chrysler, Gorlier read every letter addressed to him, righting wrongs, investigating claims, and generally cleaning up any messes … Read more

What will happen to the Dodge Durango?

hellcat durango

The fact that the Dodge Durango Hellcat is a one-year phenomenon should tell you something about how long we can expect these trucks to last. The Durango started out on a truck platform and stayed there for years before becoming a longer, less off-road-tuned version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Rumors at Allpar and Mopar … Read more

Introducing StellPower

On January 16, 2021, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Peugeot Société Anonyme (PSA Group) merged, and the new company – now called Stellantis – was officially born. This new name effectively represents the fifth era of Chrysler ownership history and with this new corporate umbrella, we are likely to see some changes to the American-based … Read more