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9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

Dodge Releases the 707-Horse Challenger SRT Hellcat Into the Wild

Horsepower junkies, your day has just been made: Dodge is now delivering 707-horse Challenger SRT Hellcats to dealerships. And to celebrate, the company posted a Mötley Crüe–powered video of the first batch of Hellcats being loaded up for delivery. Witness the slowest Hellcat driving footage on the …

Peter Max Corvette Collection Exhumed from Parking-Garage Purgatory

The long and twisted tale of the so-called VH1 MAX Corvette collection, after sitting for nearly twenty-five years in a series of New York parking garages, has finally come to a close. According to a report in the New York Times, the thirty-six-car collection, which began as a grand prize in a …

Why This One-of-a-Kind Corvette Collection Disappeared for a Quarter-Century

<i>(All Photos by Richard Prince)</i><p>The long and twisted tale of the so-called VH1 MAX Corvette collection, after sitting for nearly twenty-five years in a series of New York parking garages, has finally come to a close. According to a report in the New York Times, the thirty-six-car collection, which …

Authentic "Eleanor" 1967 Ford Mustang Heads to Auction

The 2000 remake of 1974’s <i>Gone in 60 Seconds</i> may not have been one of recent history’s highest cinematic achievements, but it did make an enduring star out of one of its cast members. No, we’re not talking about Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, or Giovanni Ribisi. We’re talking about the remade …

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat First Drive

Never Get the Kids to School Late Again<p>The world is full of numbers people, those who want to qualify the concept of “best” with cold, hard, irrefutable performance figures. For the numbers people among us, I present the Dodge Charger Hellcat. With the Charger Hellcat’s supercharged 6.2-liter Hemi …

Sports Cars

2015 Dodge Charger R/T, SRT 392, SXT AWD First Drive

While the star of the 2015 Dodge Charger show is undoubtedly the 707-hp, wrath-of-Satan-infused Hellcat, the Charger lineup is a full one, and several other models are worth consideration if your last name isn’t Knievel (or you just can’t swing the Hellcat’s $64,990 price).<br>The Charger range spans …

Sports Cars

Street-Legal Drag Truck Sets New Fast Pass Record: Video

Sure, we're dealing with the Blurred Lines of street legality here. That doesn't matter though, as this 1988 Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck owned by …

Carbon Fiber

Aficionauto drives Vin Diesel's fast and furious 1970 Dodge Charger

<i>The Aficionauto</i> host Christopher Rutkowski has a real passion for original and replica cars from movies and television, whether they are from James Bond, <i>Jurassic Park</i>, or incredibly obscure Japanese shows. However, he might have outdone himself this time because he hopped into one of the biggest …

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat: 707 Horsepower? Hell Yeah! – Ignition Ep. 116

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

The Hellcat V-8 sinks its claws into the Charger.<p><b>What It Is:</b> A pair of Dodge’s full-size, four-door bruisers wearing front and rear camo, reported to be packing a version of the Challenger SRT’s Hellcat V-8. Caught testing in southeast Michigan, the partial cover-up on these Chargers can’t hide the …

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Driven!

We get behind the wheel of the 707-hp Hellcat.<p>Compare<p>Track tuned and ready to rumble, the ZL1 is king of the muscle cars, earning a 10Best Cars award for 2018.<p>Compare<p>Gutsy engines, aggressive sheetmetal, and rear-wheel drive are essential for any muscle car, but the Camaro adds excellent handling …

1968 Dodge Charger Hemi

It looks like the Chrysler Corporation is flat out in the automobile business again.<p>From the November 1967 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>Last year, we applauded Plymouth for building what we thought was the best looking Detroit car of 1967, the Barracuda. A remarkable feat, considering the Chrysler …

Tony Stewart Hit and Killed a Fellow Racer—But You Need to Know the Whole Story

I finished writing the below column for <i>Motorsport.com</i> at 5 a.m. ET Sunday morning, and the story was as complete as I could make it considering the fact that the death of Kevin Ward, Jr., wasn’t officially confirmed until after 3 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the hospital at 11:15 p.m., about 45 …

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat: 707 hp, 204 mph, Unlimited Bad-Assitude

The quickest, fastest, most powerful production sedan in the world—no asterisks.<p>We knew it was coming. First came the filing of papers with the Society of Automotive Engineers. Then the spy shots arrived. Now, at last, Dodge confirms that the insanely powerful Challenger SRT Hellcat has a four-door …

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat: In-Depth with Drive-Mode Controls and More!

James Wilder, SRT's Vehicle Integration Manager, explains the new Challenger Hellcat's Performance Pages.<p>Compare<p>Track tuned and ready to rumble, the ZL1 is king of the muscle cars, earning a 10Best Cars award for 2018.<p>Compare<p>Gutsy engines, aggressive sheetmetal, and rear-wheel drive are essential …

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

Beelzebubba: This is the stuff of redneck dreams . . . and everyone else's nightmares.<p>Make room, Beelzebub, there’s a new demon-prince pony car in town, and it’s from the people who once brought you a real Demon. This Challenger brandishes numbers to shame the mightiest Mustangs and ­Camaros. Known …

2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack and SRT 392

Not the Hellcat, but still hellacious.<p>Now that the wicked 707-hp Challenger SRT Hellcat is out of the bag, it’s pretty hard to imagine ordering the Challenger any other way. Yet there are several other paths to Mopar bad-assery in the 2015 Challenger lineup. There’s the 305-hp SXT V-6, the 372- or …

2015 Dodge Challenger V-6

Fresh visuals and updated hardware make the six-pot Challenger more of a challenger.<p>From the “how ’bout that?” department comes this interesting fact: Dodge Challenger retail sales have doubled since its early days on the market in 2009, according to Dodge. This is in spite of the car receiving …