Performance Vehicles

Scott Speed Gives the Andretti Autosport Volkswagen Global RallyCross Debut Win

Scott Speed started the 2014 Red Bull Global RallyCross season in the same fashion that he started his 2013 season – with a big event win outside of the United States – but this time his win was in the Andretti Autosport Volkswagen Polo rather than the OMSE2 Ford Fiesta ST that he drove to victory last season.
2015 Dodge Charger SRT

The Hellcat Hemi Might Make the Dodge Charger SRT America's Most Powerful Sedan

If the expectations of the supercharged 6.2L supercharged Hellcat Hemi prove to be accurate, anything in the 600hp range would make the Dodge Charger SRT the most powerful full production sedan sold in the United States – packing more of a punch than anything offered by the best performance sedans from Europe.
GM Corvette Recall

GM Recalls 111k Corvettes Over Headlight Failures

After an investigation that we first discussed exactly 374 days ago, General Motors has announced a recall of over 111,000 Chevrolet Corvette coupes and convertibles over a concern that the low beam portion of the headlights could fail to function when they get hot – while also agreeing to fix a large group of Corvettes not included in the actual recall.
2015 Ford Mustang GT EcoBoost Engine Start Stop

2015 Ford Mustang GT, EcoBoost Models Pack 3 Steering Modes, 4 Drive Modes

Back in January, we talked about the steering and drive mode switches in the 2015 Ford Mustang GT and as more information is surfacing on the upcoming next generation pony car, it is all but official that the 2015 Mustang in GT and EcoBoost trim will have 3 steering modes and 4 drive modes.
2015 Ford Mustang Auction

First 2015 Ford Mustang Sale Auction Arrives Online - with a Huge Price

If you want to guarantee that you get one of the 1,964 50 Year Edition 2015 Ford Mustang GT Fastbacks, a Las Vegas Ford dealership can make that a reality with their new eBay listing for one of the limited edition S550 Mustangs – but buying the Gaudin Ford 50 Year Mustang right now will cost you a hefty $100,000.
Sam SChmidt Corvette

Quadriplegic Racer to Drive 2014 Corvette Stingray at the Indy 500

As part of the festivities surrounding the 2014 Indy 500, a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray piloted by former racer Sam Schmidt – who became a quadriplegic in 2000 after a crash during practice – will attempt to make 4 historic laps around the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway using the motion of his head to steer the high powered American sports car.
European 2015 Ford Mustang Orders

European 2015 Ford Mustang Orders to Begin at UEFA Champions League Final (Video)

We don’t know exactly when the 2015 Ford Mustang will go on sale here in the US, but those folks in Europe who want to buy one of the very first 500 Mustangs across the pond will be able to place their order on May 24th at the UEFA Champions League Final game.
The Stryker Green 2014 SRT Viper

The Future of Chrysler's SRT Division Looks Very Bright

The news that the Chrysler Group is discontinuing the SRT brand has lead to a great many reports of the Street and Racing Technology branch being “dead” and while things are certainly changing a great deal within the company structure – the SRT division is alive and well with a collection of new models set to hit the market in the next five years.
indy 500 pace car

Indy Champ: Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Shatters Preconceptions of American Muscle

IndyCar Champ Dario Franchitti will rely on a new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 to lead the field of the 2014 Indianapolis 500 in 11 days and having spent some practice time in the official pace car ahead of the big race – the 4-time series champ and 3-time Indy 500 winner claims that the new Camaro Z/28 shatters preconceived notions about American muscle cars.
2015 Dodge Challenger headlight

The Hellcat Hemi SRT Dodge Challenger Could Debut at the Woodward Dream Cruise

After months of speculation as to when the Hellcat Hemi powered Dodge Challenger SRT would be unveiled and some disappointment for those of us who expected it to drop in New York last month, it looks as though the next generation SRT Challenger with the blown Hemi could debut at the 2014 Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit.

The 2015 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Will Offer Prospective Corvette Buyers More Power, More Exclusivity

If you are a fan of General Motors performance and you like the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray but you want something with more power and more exclusivity – without waiting for the upcoming 2015 Corvette Z06 – the final edition of the current Cadillac CTS-V Coupe has you covered.
2015 Ford Mustang

Watch the 2015 Ford Mustang Go Into Space and Plummet Back to Earth (Video)

Ford Motor Company teamed up with a Ford dealership in Stockton California to send a 2015 Ford Mustang toy into space, allowing the Mustang to be the first pony car climb into the heavens while also creating a remarkably cool video of an item traveling 21 miles away high and then falling back to Earth.
Mopar Dart at SEMA

The Dodge Dart SRT Could Conquer the American Sport Compact Segment

The Chrysler 5 year plan revealed that a new Dodge Dart SRT will arrive late in 2016 with a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and all wheel drive, which very well could allow the high performance Dart to dominate the American sport compact segment – but what does it need to become a legend like the Dodge Neon SRT?
Chevy Camaro Z28

GM to Sell Camaro Z/28 Components to Non-Owners - But Only Some of Them

We reported a few weeks back that General Motors was going to make an effort to prevent people from “cloning” the new Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 by restricting the components that make the new Z/28 so unique and while the company will restrict the sale of some of those items in order to prevent people from making their own Z/28 at home – it looks like some of the components will be available to owners of other 5th gen Camaros.
2015 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

Win a Unique 2015 Ford Mustang GT Convertible for $20 and Support a Great Charity

Ford Motor Company has announced that they will build one 2015 Ford Mustang GT Convertible with the 50 Year Edition package to be given away via an ongoing online raffle – with the winner to be announced at the 2014 Woodward Dream Cruise and all proceeds going to charity.
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Ride Along in a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray on the Nurburgring

While this video of the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray doesn’t offer the on-board telemetry or lap times for the newest American sports car on the most famous European road course, this 10 minute long video of the C7 lapping the Nürburgring is our first look at the new Stingray on the Ring – even though this is far from a record-setting lap attempt.
Chrysler 300 SRT

The Demise of the Chrysler 300 SRT Saddens Fans but Won't Hurt Chrysler Much

The news surfaced last week that the Chrysler Group’s SRT division was being consolidated into the Dodge brand and with that came the news that the high performance SRT variant of the Chrysler 300C would be discontinued – a move that will most certainly sadden Mopar fans, but it won’t have much negative impact on the company going forward.

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