Performance Vehicles

2015 Nissan 370z rear view

After We Reported 2018 Nissan 370Z's Irrelevancy Z Owners Say Price Is Too High

Early in September TorqueNews reported that 2018 Nissan 370Z is becoming irrelevant and that the future is even more bleak for this vehicle. I asked in several Nissan Z groups why is the new Z becoming irrelevant? Most of the Z owners who responded, mentioned the high price.
Trackhawk side

The Hennessey 1000hp Trackhawk Previews Great Things for the Supercharged Jeep

The folks from Hennessey Performance recently announced their HPE1000 package for the Hellcat-powered Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and while not everyone will opt for the high priced package from the Texas tuner – this 1000hp setup is just the first of many high performance packages for the supercharged SUV.
2017 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Convertible

Ford Pauses Mustang, Focus and Lincoln Continental Production to Reduce Inventory Levels

Due to undesirably high inventory levels, Ford Motor Company will stop Ford Mustang production for two weeks in order to let dealers work down the current numbers before sending out more inventory – and the Mustang isn’t the only vehicle from FoMoCo facing this unexpected production downtime.
C7 Corvette ZR1 at the Nurburgring

The New Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 could be America's Greatest Performance Convertible

We have talked a great deal about the future of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 and the mid-engine supercar which could be called the Zora, but we haven’t talked much about the C7 Corvette ZR1 convertible – which could set a new benchmark for high performance American convertibles.
2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat in Go Mango

2017 Dodge Hellcat Challenger, Charger Production Numbers Hit the Net

Production numbers for the 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and 2017 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat have arrived online and while they are not official numbers, the lack of official numbers of a particular trimline leaves us to rely on these unofficial numbers for the 707 horsepower Mopar muscle car – just like we have done for the 2015 and 2016 model years.
Pioneer Ford Lightning Tribute Ford F150

A Georgia Ford Dealership Introduces a 650hp 2017 F150 Lightning for $50k

Ford Motor Company hasn’t offered an on-road performance variant of the F150 since the SVT Lightning left the lineup after the 2004 model year, but a Ford dealership in Georgia is offering their own Lightning tribute package with 650 horsepower – and it is priced right around $50,000, making it a smokin’ deal.
C7 Corvette ZR1 at the Nurburgring

Chevrolet Could Offer the Mid-Engine Corvette and the ZR1 Next Fall

While there has still been no official word from General Motors on the existence of a mid-engine Corvette plan nor has there been any official word of a new ZR1, rumors and insider information suggests that the two new Super-Vettes could be sold side-by-side as soon as next fall.
Malcolm Zack Challenger burnout

Stock Power Dodge Challlenger SRT Hellcat Runs a 10.47 Quarter Mile

The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat owned by Malcolm Zack recently laid down a 10.47 quarter mile without any power-adding modifications and while he does have steeper gears, a stronger driveshaft and a healthy dose of weight reduction inside and out – this supercharged Mopar monster was able to run 10.40s with factory power.

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