Performance Vehicles

Wehmeyer Hellcat Challenger

November Hellcat of the Month: Justin Wehmeyer's Challenger is a Family Affair

The November Hellcat of the Month, as chosen by the members of the Hellcat Group Facebook page, is the Plum Crazy Dodge Challenger shown here, which is owned by the father and son team of Justin and Tim Wehmeyer – and which has an interesting story that begins with a classic Chevrolet muscle car.
2017 Raptor race truck

Stock 2017 Ford Raptor F150 Finishes the Baja 1000 - and Drives Home

A new 2017 Ford F150 Raptor that is mechanically identical to the trucks reaching dealerships around the country recently participated in the grueling Baja 1000 off-road race, finishing 3rd in the Stock Full class and then driving the team home – in a race where 128 vehicles didn’t make it to the finish line.
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Bill Gamble's Dodge Challenger Hellcat Sets 3 World Records

Bill Gamble took his record-setting Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat back to the track this past weekend and thanks to a combination of seat time and good air, Gamble’s supercharged Mopar muscle car was able to reset two of his own world records while claiming a new record – the quickest modern Hemi-powered car with a manual transmission.
Challengers and Chargers at Bondurant

Could the Dodge Challenger and Charger Soon Lose Their V8?

The internet is ripe with talk of how the V8 engines in the Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger will soon be replaced by a twin turbocharged V6 and while I believe that we could see a twin turbo V6 in the Dodge muscle cars in the future – I don’t believe for a second that the next generation Challenger or Charger will be without a V8 engine option.
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2018 Ford Mustang Could Lose V6, Gain 10-Speed and MagneRide

According to information gathered from Ford’s dealership system and posted on the enthusiast website Mustang6g.com, the 2018 Ford Mustang could lose the V6 engine option while adding the 10-speed automatic transmission and the MagneRide suspension setup from the current Shelby GT350 – while still offering the GT350 and GT350R for those who want a stronger-handling pony car.
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Jeep Hellcat Trackhawk Could Debut in April, Deliveries by September

Based on an interview with Jeep CEO Mike Manley, the Hellcat-powered Grand Cherokee Trackhawk could make its formal debut at the 2017 New York International Auto Show in April and the first production units could reach dealerships by September 2017 – meaning that the world’s most powerful SUV could be less than a year away from hitting the streets.

Check out Chevy Performance: Which is your favorite new Camaro or smoking 1969 Chevelle

Chevrolet's head of Performance, Jim Campbell, just tweeted followers "Project car? RestoMod? Check out @ChevroletPerf for crate engines, transmissions, controllers, cams, heads & more." As he invites people to check out their Black Friday offers, there is another question. Which hot Camaro or Chevelle do you prefer?
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The Dodge Challenger Hellcat will Run 10.60s with Just Stickier Tires

When the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat was introduced last year, it came with a certified quarter mile time of 10.80 with drag radial tires, but a handful of owners have found that when well driven – the Hellcat Challenger with good, sticky tires will run well into the 10.60-10.70 range.
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2017 Cadillac CT6 Hybrid Offers Electric-Only Driving and Solid Performance

General Motors has announced that the 2017 Cadillac CT6 Hybrid will go on sale next spring and when it does, it will offer a combination of 30 miles of all-electric driving and solid performance from the turbocharged 4-cylinder engine – with GM promising a 0-60 time of just 5.2 seconds.

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