Robert Hight drove his Chevrolet Camaro funny to to win #3 of the 2018 season this past weekend at the AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Illinois, propelling him into the top spot in the championship race, but the big win had a scary ending – with Hight’s race car exploding as it crossed the finish line.
ANALYSIS AND OPINION: One of the fringe benefits of golden state citizenry is you get exemption from occupancy rules on California HOV lanes if you drive some kind of electric plug-in. But lately too many single occupant cars are clogging up the lane. They need to narrow the criteria. They started by asking WHO should be allowed access? Instead, maybe Californians need to start a national conversation with a reset to ask exactly: WHAT KIND OF ELECTRIC CAR should have access?
Though the handwriting has been on the wall for some time, there was no officials announcement from Porsche. During the weekend that announcement came and it was Porsche is done with diesel. It's not done with standard gas engines as they have a significant investment in that type of technology. However, the automaker is ramping up its electrics.
Three vehicles that were personally owned by Burt Reynolds and featured in his most popular movies will be auctioned off this week. There is expected to be huge interest in the vehicles in the wake of Reynolds' recent death.
In a segment that was once considered exclusive to Americans only, that no foreign pedigree need apply, the French automaker in a bold and daring attempt to go where no foreign car maker has gone before, produces a concept in electric form with a warning to Ford and Chevrolet, that there’s a weakness with their own muscle pony cars, and Peugeot is ready to take advantage it, in the electric car market.
The 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor comes with a handful of new features, but it also comes with a pretty significant price jump, with the 2019 models starting $2,180 higher than 2018 – while being almost $5,000 more than 2017 pricing.
9/24/2018 UPDATE TO ORIGINAL STORY: A source apparently close to Chrysler is indicating that the rumors that Chrysler is looking to cancel the 300 and Charger sedans are not true. And instead of building the Portal minivan Chrysler is looking to have the Dodge Grand Caravan replaced by a mini MPV based on the Portal Concept instead.
In the first event of its kind, the Nitro Rallycross event, scheduled for Utah's Motorsports Campus this weekend, has attracted the current leaders of the American Rallycross series, Scott Speed, currently atop the leaderboard, and Tanner Foust, who is sitting second.
The 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye will feature a stronger green supercharger belt in order to meet the extreme duty cycle of this 797-horsepower Hemi – a first for the factory-supercharged Dodge muscle cars.