Performance Vehicles

2015 Roush Mustang RS2

The 2015 Ford Mustang by Roush is All Show, Some Go

Roush has pulled the wraps off of their take on the 2015 Ford Mustang and in addition to a body kit that gives the Roush Mustang a unique, aggressive look that differs quite a bit from the factory issued Mustang in V6, the EcoBoost and the V8 GT form – but these new models don’t come with any additional power compared to the standard issue Ford Mustang.
Wrecked 2015 Corvette Z06

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Crashes During Nürburgring Record Run

Last week we had our first video showing the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 lapping the famed German Nürburgring and today, we have our first image of the new C7 Z06 badly crashed at the Nürburgring – an accident which was rumored to have happened while General Motors was working on setting a new record time with the “most track capable Corvette ever”.
Wittmer, Goossens and Hunter-Reay celebrate

Dodge Viper Beats Corvette for GTLM Driver, Team Championships

The Dodge Viper and the Chevrolet Corvette went head to head this past weekend to decide the champion for the 2014 IMSA United SportsCar Championship in the GTLM class and when the 10 hour race at Road Atlanta came to an end – Team Viper had claimed their 6th podium spot in the last 7 races to win both the team and driver’s title.
2014 corvette convertible

Even in a Down Month Corvette Crushes Porsche 911 and Viper Combined

Even though the new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray had a slow month while both the Porsche brand and the Dodge Viper had strong months, the GM sports car still outsold its closest competitors in the US market by a massive margin – even if you combine the sales numbers of the Porsche cars and the Viper.
Hellcat Supercharger opened up

Dodge Charger and Challenger Hellcat Hemi Secrets Uncovered

I recently had a chance to attend an in-depth walk-through of the new Hellcat Hemi with SRT drivetrain engineer Chris Cowland and I learned that the true secret to the new Challenger and Charger making 707 horsepower safely all comes down to cooling – with unique features throughout the engine bay working together to keep the most powerful American production motor ever running as cool as possible.
The 2015 Ford Mustang Hennessey HPE700

717hp Hennessey 2015 Ford Mustang HPE700 is Ready to Battle the Hellcat

The first information on the Hennessey tuned 2015 Ford Mustang HPE700 have hit the internet and while it is the most powerful next generation Mustang we have seen thus far – the official performance numbers still fall almost exactly even with the official performance numbers for the heavier and less powerful Dodge Challenge SRT Hellcat.
2015 Dodge Viper in Yorange

Dodge Viper Sales Boom with New Low Pricing

Last month we reported that the 2015 Dodge Viper would get a big price decrease that would also impact 2014 models sitting on dealership lots around the country and not surprisingly, the new lower prices have led to a spike in Viper sales – allowing the Mopar supercar to have its best sales month since being introduced for the 2013 model year.
2015 Dodge Challenger RT Scat Pack

Dodge Challenger Outsells Ford Mustang in September, Camaro Still Crushes Both

The Dodge Challenger did something last month that it hasn’t done any time in recent history, beating the Ford Mustang in monthly sales – but the Chevrolet Camaro continued its charge for a 5th straight muscle car sales title by comfortably crushing both the Challenger and Mustang.
2015 Ford Mustang 50th Anniversary Edition

Final 2015 Ford Mustang 50th Anniversary Edition Raises $170k for Charity

The final 2015 Ford Mustang built with the limited 50th Anniversary Edition package rolled across the stage at this past weekend’s Barrett Jackson Auto Auction and the winning bidder put up $170,000 for the right to own the final copy of the 50 year package – with the proceeds of the auction going to benefit the Edith and Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute.
2015 z06 rear

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Hits 60 in 2.95 seconds, Runs the Quarter in 10.95

The first seemingly official performance numbers for the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 coupe have hit the web and the newest American supercar is capable of hanging with the big boys – offering a 0-60 time of just 2.95 seconds and a quarter mile best of 10.95 at 127 miles per hour.
2015 corvette z06 on the nurburgring

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Caught Testing at the Nurburgring (Video)

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is billed by General Motors as the most track capable Corvette of all time so it should come as no surprise that the automaker is putting the new super Vette through the paces at the world’s most grueling road course – and today we have video of the 2016 Z06 testing on the German Nürburgring.
2015 mustang gt quarter mile

Ford Puts the 2015 Mustang EcoBoost in the 12s, New Supercharged GT Runs 10s (Video)

Ford Motor Company has decided that they wanted to oversee a bunch of “firsts” for the 2015 Mustang on the quarter mile so they headed to Milan raceway in Michigan with a trio of next generation pony cars – with a resulting video showing the EcoBoost Mustang in the 12s, an NA Mustang GT in the 11s and a supercharged Mustang GT in the 10s.
2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Charger

TorqueNews Exclusive: Hellcat Charger Runs 10.7, 2.9s 0-60 with DRs (Updated)

When the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat made its grand debut in August, it was announced that it had a top speed of 204mph and a stock-tire quarter mile time of 11 second flat, but a new video clip from the automaker reveals that when fitted drag radial tires, the world’s most powerful sedan can run the quarter mile in just 10.7 seconds while moving out from 0-60 in just 2.9 seconds.
2015 corvette

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Valet Mode Might Be Illegal to Use

The unique Valet Mode of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette lineup which uses the an in-car microphone and video camera to capture what goes on with the car when the owner is not around is a super-cool feature that no automaker has offered in the past – possibly because it is illegal in some places.
Hellcat Challenger #1

First Hellcat Challenger Auction Raises $1.65 Million for Charity

This past weekend saw the auction of 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat #1 and NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick made the winning bid of $825k, which a charitable organization matched to raise the total charitable contribution from the Hellcat sale to $1.65 million – more than has been contributed by any other single car in Barrett Jackson history.

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