Performance Vehicles

The Mopar 11 Charger doing a burnout

Sorry Folks - Dodge Still Doesn't Need to Build a Charger Coupe

The Dodge Charger is one of the Chrysler Group’s bestselling vehicles and with the next generation Charger expected, there has been a great deal of chatter across the social networks about a 2-door Charger – but I am here to tell you that Chrysler doesn’t need to build a coupe version of their popular high performance sedan.

The PPG Pace Car Corvette is Out of the Sinkhole - Nearly Cut in Half

The crew working on the National Corvette Museum surprised us all late yesterday afternoon when they pulled the 1984 PPG Pace Car up out of the sinkhole – but this surprise wasn’t as great as the 1,000,000th Corvette coming out of the hole as the customized ’84 Pace Car is by far the most badly damaged thus far.
Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Flowtie

Even the Chevy Bowtie Grille Emblem on the Camaro Z/28 is High Performance

The engineers behind the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 looked at literally every aspect of the super muscle car – going so far as to design even the smallest details including the Bowtie emblem in the grille to yield improved performance of the most track capable Camaro of all time.

The 1962 Black Corvette is Out of the Museum Sinkhole (Video)

The crew responsible for extracting all of the historic American performance cars from the sinkhole under the National Corvette Museum was hard at work today – this time removing the black 1962 Chevrolet Corvette which was perched precariously along the side of the hole in the Earth with a 10,000lb slab of concrete pressed against the front end.

Ford Teams Up with OPI Nail Polish for a 2015 Mustang Inspired Hue

Ford Motor Company announced today that as part of the 50th anniversary Mustang celebration, the automaker has teamed up with OPI Nail Lacquer to commemorate the original pony car with a new Race Red nail polish – marking the first time that an automaker has worked with a beauty products company to create a exterior paint themed nail polish color.
The Ruby Red 1993 Chevrolet Corvette 40th Anniversary Edition

The 1993 Ruby Red 40th Anniversary Corvette is Out of the Sinkhole - But It’s Not Pretty (Video)

After removing the 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Blue Devil Prototype from the National Corvette Museum sinkhole this morning, the crew spent the afternoon successfully lifting the 1993 Ruby Red 40th Anniversary Edition Chevrolet Corvette out of the hole as well – although the damage to this classic Corvette is far too bad for it to drive away from the scene.
The 2009 Corvette ZR1 Blue Devil being lifted out of the sinkhole

The 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Blue Devil Drives Away from the Sinkhole! (Video)

Finally the people at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green Kentucky had some good news today as the first of the historic Corvettes to be swallowed by the sinkhole has been exacted – marking the start of a careful auto-archeological dig that is expected to take several weeks.
The 2015 Corvette Z06 and C7R

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, C7R Set for European Debut; Stingrays to Hit Europe in April

General Motors will use high performance to capture attention at this week’s Geneva Motor Show with the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and Corvette C7R race car serving as the collective center piece of a display which focuses on American muscle.
The 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302

Late Run Rush Pushes Ford Mustang Past Chevrolet Camaro in Feb Sales

The 2014 Ford Mustang is the final model year for the S197 generation and a typical late-run sales rush helped to push the Mustang ahead of the Chevrolet Camaro and Dodge Challenger in February 2014 sales – although the Camaro still leads the sales race for the 2014 calendar year.
The 2015 Ford Mustang GT in the wind tunnel

TorqueNews Exclusive: Watch the 2015 Ford Mustang GT in the Wind Tunnel (Video)

Ford Motor Company put more than twice the research and development time into the aerodynamics of the 2015 Ford Mustang and to show off the slippery form of the newest muscle car – Ford invited a select group of media to their wind tunnel facility for a closer look.
Chevrolet Corvette C7R

2015 Z06-Based Corvette C7R Struggles at Sebring Testing, Corvette DPs Shine

The new Chevrolet Corvette C7R race teams met up once again with the many Corvette Daytona Prototype teams this past weekend for the winter testing session for the 12 Hours of Sebring and while the Corvette DP teams continued to shine – the Z06-based Corvette C7R teams continued to struggle.
The 2014 Camaro Z/28 takes flight

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Has a Flying Car Mode - Seriously

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 is the best performing Camaro of all time so it should come as no big surprise that the new Z/28 actually has a feature called Flying Car Mode – an addition that helped the GM team to cut 5 seconds off of their Nürburgring lap time during testing of the newest Super Camaro.

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