Performance Vehicles

Gurnade 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

Gurnade Envisions a Stunning 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350

The performance world is eagerly awaiting the arrival of the 2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang, but the automotive artists from Gurnade have offered up an incredible rendering of what they think the GT350 will look like – and I love what they have come up with as it is (in my opinion) the most realistic looking GT350 rendering thus far.
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

Full Pricing for the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

We reported a few weeks back that the Chrysler Group had opened the order bank for the 2015 Dodge Challenger – with the exception of the 707hp SRT Hellcat models – but some new information suggests that the Hellcat Challenger will hit the order banks on August 6th and today we take a closer look at option pricing for the most powerful American production car ever.
LPE Stingray

Lingenfelter Performance Lifts the C7 Corvette Stingray to 750hp

Even though the C7 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is the most powerful “base” Corvette of all time, there come times when you just need a whole lot more power and thanks to the full lineup of high performance packages, the folks at Lingenfelter Performance Engineering can satisfy the need for speed of almost any driver.

2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat #0001 to Raise Big Money for Charity

Auctioning off the first unit of a special car has become commonplace with the Detroit automakers should it comes as no surprise that 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat #0001 will roll across the Barrett Jackson Las Vegas auction later this year – with a chance of the most powerful American production car ever having a chance to be the most expensive ever.
2011 Chevrolet Camaro

Followup: Recalled Chevrolet Camaro Owners Can Keep Their Switchblade Key

When General Motors announced that they were recalling every single 5th generation Chevrolet Camaro, it created quite the stir in the Camaro community as owners rejected the idea of trading in their switchblade key for a boring individual key and fob combo – but I have learned that Camaro owners can opt out of the key replacement recall by signing a simple form.

GM Recalls 2011-2012 Chevrolet Camaro Over Adjustable Seat Troubles

General Motors has issued yet another recall for the Chevrolet Camaro, this time recalling 2011 and 2012 models with the power adjustable front seats over a concern that the height setting feature could fail and allow the seat to move up and down freely – a problem which impacts more than just the Camaro.
2015 Corvette Lineup

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Prices Surface Online, Increases in Price and Value

The pricing for much of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette lineup has been offered up by General Motors and while some prices remain the same or drop a bit, those numbers are overshadowed by a collection of pricing increases – although new standard features actually make the 2015 Stingray a better bargain across the board.
2015 Dodge Challenger R/T

Worst Thing About the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat - No 1971 Inspired Front End

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is one mean looking muscle car with 707 horsepower to back up those looks as the most powerful American production car ever so it is hard to find something not to like about this super-Challenger – the fact that the 1971 inspired grille of the 2015 Challenger lineup isn't available.
2015 camaro zl1

Chevrolet Might Not Bother with a Camaro to Challenge the Hellcat

Since the news hit that the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat would pack 707 horsepower and 650lb-ft of torque, the discussion over how the Chevrolet Camaro would battle back has been a hot topic but with the success of the Corvette Stingray and the breathtaking performance of the upcoming Z06 – maybe GM won’t bother building a Hellcat-killing Camaro after all.
2015 ford mustang gt in competition orange

The 2015 Ford Mustang Gains Way Less than 300 Pounds

Ford Motor Company recently rolled out the weight figures for all of the 2015 Mustang fastbacks, showing us that the next generation has gained far less than the 300 pound increase that was rumored over the past few months – and preserving the Mustang’s place as the lightest of the three American muscle cars.
2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat

Driving the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is Nothing Short of Incredible

This past weekend I had the extreme privilege of flying to Portland Oregon to spend some time with the 2015 Dodge Challenger lineup and while we had an opportunity to drive all of the new models, all of my attention was on the new Challenger SRT Hellcat. With 707 horsepower, this is the most powerful American production car of all time and the 6th most powerful in the global production performance car market so while the chance to drive the entire lineup was on hand – for me it was all about the Hellcat.
Prefix Viper

SRT Viper Roadster Finally Arrives - but Doesn't Come from Chrysler

The automotive community has been more than willing to gripe about the fact that there has been no SRT Viper Roadster since the 5th generation of the Chrysler Group supercar was introduced, but those waiting for a topless Viper can finally sleep at night – although this new Viper Roadster doesn’t come from the Chrysler Group and it doesn’t come cheap.
2015 ford mustang GT350

2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang to Feature Automatic Transmission

Last week we all enjoyed the video showing the 2016 Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang in action on the famed Nurburgring and while we noted the super aggressive body and the precision handling, we skimmed right past one very important point – it sounds very much like the next generation high performance Mustang will feature an automatic transmission.
2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat

2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Production Limits May Cause Massive Markups

While attending last week’s 2015 Dodge Challenger launch in Oregon, a variety of Chrysler Group representatives had no expectations of productions limits for the 707 horsepower SRT Hellcat model, but a new report based on insider information suggests that the Chrysler Group may build just 1,200 examples of the Hellcat Challenger in the first model year - which could lead to colossal dealership markups.

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