Performance Vehicles

PEtty's Garage Challenger

TorqueNews Top Ten Challengers from the LX Spring Festival

This past weekend I attended the 215 LX Spring Festival in Irvine, California and while it would be impossible to show you every car in attendance, over the next few days I will bring you my favorite cars from the show, beginning today with my top ten favorite Dodge Challenger models in attendance at the gigantic modern Mopar show.
Ford EcoBoost Race Truck

Revisiting the Mustang EcoBoost Powered 2016 Ford F150 Idea

Almost a year ago, we looked at the possibility of a 2015 Ford F150 that could be the most fuel efficient half ton truck in America with the 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine from the 2015 Ford Mustang and now that we know more about both the new F150 and the new Mustang – the idea of a 4-cylinder EcoBoost SFE F150 seems even better.
Action Express Corvette at Sebring

Corvette Gets First Sebring Win in 50 Years in Dominating Fashion

This past weekend brought American endurance racing fans the 63rd running of the 12 Hours of Sebring race and Chevrolet Corvette teams dominated the overall field, the prototype class and the GT LeMans class – giving Chevrolet their first overall Sebring win in 50n years while the GTLM Corvette Racing team made it 2-for-2 in 2015.
2016 Camaro LT1 manifold

The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is All New Shy of the Badges

We knew that the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro would usher in the new 6th generation of the famed GM muscle car, but with literally every aspect of the car being new except for the bowtie emblem and the SS badges on the rear end – while the Alpha platform and LT1 engines will also be unique from other applications.
2015 Saleen S302 Black Label Mustang

The 2015 Ford Mustang Saleen S302 Black Label is Ready to Hunt Hellcats

There are few names in the high performance Ford Mustang world more respected for their go-fast capabilities than Saleen Automotive so it should come as no surprise that the new Saleen S302 Black Label based on the 2015 Mustang GT is one of the baddest ponies on the block – with 730 supercharged horsepower ready to tackle the Dodge Challenger Hellcat.
Cadillac CT6

Cadillac CT6 will Introduce a New 400hp Twin Turbo V6 and More

When the Cadillac CT6 debuts next month at the New York Auto Show, it will introduce a new pair of V6 engines, with the top of the line twin turbocharged V6 delivering a whopping 400 horsepower while cylinder deactivation will help make it more fuel-friendly than the other twin turbo V6s already in use.
First 9-second c7 z06

Watch the World's First 9-Second C7 Corvette Z06 (Video)

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is marketed as the most track capable Corvette ever and while this GM supercar is engineered to be a beast on a road course, there is already one lightly modified C7 Z06 that has gotten into the 9-second quarter mile range – which is said to be the first new super-Vette to break the 9-seconr barrier.
ron capps charger gatornationals

2015 Dodge Charger Funny Car Makes it a Perfect 3 in a Row

This past weekend, the 2015 Dodge Charger funny car continued its domination of the class in the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, with Don Schumacher Racing’s Ron Capps winning his first event of the season, the third win in three events this year for Schumacher’s team after Capps’ team Matt Hagan won the first two events of 2015.
Hellcat Challenger

Chrysler Halts New Orders for Hellcat Challenger, Charger (Details)

Due to the overwhelming number of preorders for the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, the Chrysler Group has temporarily restricted orders as they work to meet the early demand for orders already placed while also validating the current orders – which we clarify here for all of those spreading rumors around the internet.
Chevy Camaro Six logo

Official: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro to Debut on May 16th in Detroit

After a great deal of speculation, General Motors has finally announced that the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro will be introduced at a special event at Detroit’s Belle Isle on May 16th and in addition to the debut of the 6th generation Camaro, GM has a list of attractions that turn this new model debut into a day-long affair that is sure to be a dream day for any Camaro lover.
Hellcat in-car racing Cadillac

600hp Cadillac CTS-V Wagon Holds Its Own, Loses to Hellcat Challenger

We have seen more than a few videos showing the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat racing against a variety of high performance vehicles and today, we watch as a lightly built Cadillac CTS-V Wagon with 600 rear wheel horsepower gives a stock Hellcat Challenger a very good run – but it eventually comes up short.

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