Latest Automotive News

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First 2016 Corvette Z06 C7R Edition Raises $500k for Charity

Earlier this year GM announced the new Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition appearance package for the 2016 model year and this past weekend, the right to own the very first racing-inspired was auctioned off at the Barrett Jackson Las Vegas event – with the winning bid bringing in a half million dollars for charity.
2014 GT500

Wealthy Ford Mustang Fans Still Want a High Powered Convertible

The fastback-only 2015 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang is the most track-capable Mustang of all time, but those folks who have shelled out big money in the past for the likes of the drop-top 2013-2014 GT500 are eagerly anticipating a proper high performance pony car with a folding top – which shows even more need for a new Shelby GT500.
Hagan races Worsham

Dodge Charger Funny Cars Lose Back to Back for the 1st Time in 2015

After the Don Schumacher Racing Dodge Charger funny cars dominated the first portion of the 2015 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series - winning 14 of the first 18 races of the season - the Mopar teams have entered the Countdown to the Championship by losing the final round in the each of the last two races.

Hellcat, Corvette Z06 Sales Display Need for an Automatic Dodge Viper

Dodge Viper sales are relatively flat and while the company is focused on the massive popularity of the Hellcat Challenger and Charger, the sales success of the automatic transmission in the Challenger Hellcat and the entire Corvette lineup makes it very clear what Dodge needs to do to sell more Vipers – with the lightning quick 8-speed transmission.
2017 F350

The 2017 Ford Super Duty is Aluminum, Lighter and Stronger

Ford Motor Company has dropped the first bits of information on the 2017 F Series Super Duty pickups and while that information is brief at best, today’s announcement offers us our first images and the first official information on the next generation heavy duty Ford trucks – including the facts that they are lighter, stronger and wrapped in an aluminum skin.
2015 Charger SRT Hellcat

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcats Production Figures are Low for a Good Reason

The production numbers for the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat have arrived online courtesy of the same site that posted the Hellcat Challenger productions numbers that we discussed yesterday, but for the 707hp sedan, production numbers are considerably lower for the 2015 model year.
MArtin Winterkorn

Facing Jail Time for Diesel Cheating, VW CEO Winterkorn Quits

The investigation centering around Volkswagen Auto Group’s emission-cheating system on their popular diesel cars has taken an interesting turn, as CEO Martin Winterkorn has resigned from his position atop the massive automotive corporation – possibly in an effort to avoid jail terms that could come as a result of the diesel emission scandal.

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