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Hellcat Hemi

No Hellcat Dodge Challenger, Charger or Chrysler 300 for Australia

It was recently announced that the Brampton Assembly Plant was ending production of right hand drive vehicles, effectively ending any chance of the Australian market getting the Hellcat Hemi in the Chrysler 300, the Dodge Challenger or the Dodge Charger as the company prepares to phase out those brand Down Under.
GRC LA season finale

VW Andretti driver takes third Red Bull Rallycross championship

For the third consecutive year, VW Andretti Red Bull GRC driver Scott Speed took the driver's point championship. He was followed closely by his teammate Tanner Foust, who came within 18 points of pulling into the lead as he scored his fifth victory of the season. VW, by the way, won the Manufacturer's Championship for 2017.
2017 Ford Explorer

Ford Offers to Fix Carbon Monoxide Concerns on 1.4 Million 2011-2017 Ford Explorers

Ford is offering to check and modify for free any 2011-2017 Ford Explorers because of recent concerns over carbon monoxide. The problem was found in Ford Explorers, called Intercepts, that are outfitted for police use. Ford says there is no danger in regular passenger Explorers, but is agreeing to make any repairs.
GRC Atlantic City

Red Bull Rallycross Championship Comes Down To The Finale

With only 30 points separating the first and second-place cars, Saturday's Los Angeles finale should prove the decider in the race for the Red Bull Global Rallycross driver's championship. There are 81 total points on the line for the event that will be run on a short track that combines elements of off-roading (23 percent) and street racing (27 percent).
World's quickest Corvette

Meet the World's Quickest Chevrolet Corvette with a Manual Transmission

There are lots of videos online featuring crazy quick Chevrolet Corvettes storming down the quarter mile, but the driver of this incredible American sports car claims that his car is the quickest in the world with a manual transmission – and I can’t find any evidence of a quicker 3-pedal Corvette.
Porsche Boxster

Porsche Marries Monthly Mobile App To Monthly Subscription Program

Porsche will rollout a trial subscription program next month that allows members access to its entire lineup by with a touch on a smartphone screen. Called the Porsche Passport, users will be able to set up the vehicle they want to use and its delivery. The program also handles all fees and detailing. It is a monthly lease program, but users can access the whole lineup.

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