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The 2013 Dodge Dart R/T

SRT Motorsports to announce new Dodge Dart race program

The Dodge NASCAR program might be facing a questionable future with their only major Sprint Cup team moving to Ford next year but the Chrysler Group is spreading to new forms of racing and next Monday, the folks from SRT Motorsports and Dodge will hold a press conference to announce a new racing venture featuring the 2013 Dodge Dart.
The BMW i8

BMW i8 to pack 393hp, 406tq, 0-62 under 5 seconds

Since the BMW i8 began making its motor show rounds around the world it has been speculated that the unique German hybrid sports car would feature a gasoline-only version that would wear the famed M badge and while new reports indicate that there will be no M version of the I8- the sleek BMW sports car could pack more power than originally expected.
A compilation of the three concepts from Jeep headed to Moab

Jeep teases three concepts ahead of Moab Easter Jeep Safari

Each year, the Chrysler Group sponsors the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah with a handful of super-customized vehicles designed to titillate the off-roading crowd and just a few weeks ahead of the 2012 Easter Jeep Safari, the Trail Rated automaker has issued three colorful teaser images of three of those Moab-bound concepts.
The Opel Ampera

Chevy Volt-based Opel Ampera has 7,000 preorders

The Chevrolet Volt will also be sold as the Opel Ampera in some European markets and with the first Ampera sedans reaching owners after being named the European Car of the Year, Opel has reportedly received over 7,000 preorders for the electric vehicle – causing GM to believe that the goal of 10,000 Ampera sedans sold this year is a very real possibility.
The Chevy Sonic Turbo

The 2012 Chevrolet Sonic Turbo gets new 6-speed automatic

The Chevrolet Sonic Turbo is a spunky little car, with 138 horsepower and 148lb-ft of torque previously being sent to the wheels strictly via a 6-speed manual transmission while those who wanted an automatic transmission were forced to go with the less powerful 1.8L engine but effectively immediately, buyers of the 2012 Chevy Sonic Turbo can pick a new 6-speed automatic transmission.

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