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2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Review - Long-Term Update 5

Here’s What the Hellcat Hoarders Have to Say<p>I’m not sure if the proper description is “an embarrassment of riches” or just “spoiled rotten,” but I haven’t touched the long-term Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat in about two months. Yup, the nice folks at FCA were kind enough to give me a 707 horsepower, …

2015 Dodge Charger R/T

The Charger as everyday hero.<p>The new Dodge Charger R/T is like the high-school athlete whose brothers have gone on to star in college and pro ranks. Indeed, with the formidable Hellcat V-8 and the SRT 392 hogging the spotlight, the kid brother’s credentials pale. After all, the 392 packs 485 …

This is a 10K Time-Lapse Video Created Using 80MP Still Photographs

Want to see what a 10K time-lapse video looks like? Look no further than the video above. Titled “10328×7760: A 10K Timelapse Demo,” it was created …

The List Shorts #0530: Change your own oil

Having your oil changed falls under Car Maintenance 101, but doing it yourself has been a rite of passage for generations of auto enthusiasts. Patrick McIntyre of <i>The List</i> heads to Avus Autosport in Glendale, CA for some tips on how to properly swap the synthetic on an older model BMW.<p>Watch as …

8 Lesser Known, but Very Useful, Apple Mac Utilities

Your Mac comes with a bunch of Apps pre-installed, neatly organized in the Applications folder. You’ve got the iWork suite, AddressBook, iCal and some other useful applications. Also in there is another folder called Utilities.<p>You might have used a few of the applications within it, but there’s …

The 12 Best Games For The PlayStation 4

You’re heading to the store to get a PS4 right now, and need to know which games to get. (Keep your eyes on the road, please!) Or maybe you’re home, …

Hands On With Instapan: Transform Panos into Instagram Video

The allure of panoramas continues unabated. But if you’re an Instagram habitué, no doubt you’ve been frustrated by its lackluster treatment of the gorgeous panoramas shot with your iPhone.<p>Instapan for iPhone not only lets you post your full panoramas via Instagram, it converts them into short …

204-mph Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat: Most powerful sedan on Earth

707 hp. Room for the family.<p>We told you it was coming. Now it's here. The 2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat just made its official debut on Woodward Ave. in still-soggy Detroit. It's everything we expected it to be. Packing the supercharged Hellcat HEMI V8, the super-duper Charger spits forth the same 707 …

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat: The insane 707HP sedan you wanted

So you’re in love with the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat we drove last week but need some practicality with that ridiculous power, never fear: Dodge …

Why the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is So Special

2015 Charger SRT Hellcat Joins the 707-Horsepower Family<p>Dodge had me at “most powerful sedan ever.”<p>That sums up the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. It’s the most powerful sedan ever. And better yet, Dodge introduced this muscle sedan the week of the Woodward Dream Cruise in southeast Michigan, an …

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 Charger SRT Hellcat: The Fastest Sedan In The World

Is the 2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat faster than any normal production sedan—even with a Mercedes AMG, BMW M, or Audi RS badge?<p>That's what Chrysler has …

Sports Cars

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat first-drive

Before I tell you about my driving experience with the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, I’m just going to get this off my chest: this is one powerful, …

Sports Cars

50 States of Speeding: Know the Law in Every State

Take it to the limit.<p>We've compiled each U.S. state's maximum highway speed, reckless driving threshold, and mandatory and maximum penalties for reckless driving, as well as any excessive speed laws and their respective penalties.

See OS X Yosemite’s Beta 5 changes in action

The fifth beta of OS X Yosemite was released to developers a few days a go, with the operating system getting closer to a general release, in today’s video we take a look at the subtle changes Apple has made in the latest beta.<p>Take a look at the video to see the changes in action.<p>Subscribe to Cult …

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Dodge Durango gets the Blacktop treatment

The Dodge Durango is getting a meaner, more aggressive look as it becomes the latest model from the brand to wear the Blacktop Appearance Package. The upgrades are strictly cosmetic, but they lend the SUV a more assertive demeanor that some buyers like.<p>Available on the SXT, Limited and R/T (shown …

Colorado motorist fatalities near historic lows since marijuana legalization passed

The argument regarding the legalization of marijuana in Washington and Colorado has its fair share of both supporters and detractors. Some point to a drop in violent crimes and big bumps in tax revenue, while others will point to an increase the number of people driving under the influence. …

Five tech items you should stow away in your glove box

Having a few pieces of tech on-hand can make your drive a bit easier. We’re not talking about the tech baked into your car’s software, but the things …

Buffalo Bills coach has issues in first NFL game with Surface tablets

Last night's Hall of Fame game was the first NFL preseason matchup of the summer. It was also the first time that Microsoft's new plan to replace binders of printed photos with a fleet of Surface Pros on the sidelines was put into effect. As you might expect, implementing the tech hit a few snags. …

2015 Acura TLX

With clever engineering and right-size packaging, the fun-to-drive TLX just might signal a revival at Acura.<p>The first-generation TSX sedan was everything a luxury Honda—so, an Acura—should be. Its rev-happy four-cylinder and willing chassis zinged our hearts, as did the contemporary, V-6–powered …

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Lets Loose

On this week’s episode of <i>World’s Fastest Car Show</i>, host Justin Bell puts the world’s most powerful musclecar to work to test just how fast it really is. And by the world’s most powerful musclecar, we mean the 707-hp 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.<p>From the front grille to the lime green and black …

2015 Acura TLX first drive review

Whatever happened to the Legend, the Integra, or even the Vigor? Acura used to have such brilliant, instantly recognizable model names. Names that …

2015 Dodge Challenger SXT, R/T First Drive

Still Wild and Fun, Even Without the Hellraiser<p>Let’s get the obvious out of the way — the 2015 Dodge Challenger is here and the model to covet is the SRT Hellcat, which churns out 707 hp from a supercharged V-8 and is priced right, with an MSRP of nearly $61,000 (including destination and …

Graphic content: when photographs of carnage are too upsetting to publish

"I really can't bear to look at that picture for more than a moment, it's just too upsetting." That was the reaction of my colleague, an experienced picture editor, to a photograph of a man kissing his dead child in a Gaza morgue on Tuesday. We were discussing its possible use in the paper. We …

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 …

Cool Performance Apps of the '15 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

How to get the best deal on a new car

Can you afford to give away $5,000?<p>That's the difference between what savvy and not-so-savvy buyers recently paid for the exact same Nissan Altima in Southern California.<p>Those who paid too much, up to $25,800 for the popular family sedan, probably bought their cars the old-fashioned way: by walking …

Review: Transcend’s JetDrives add whopping 240-960GB SSD to MacBook Air at a great price

See that little $190 daughter card up there^? It houses 240GB of Transcend SSD and it could replace the 64GB or 128GB SSD that came in your MacBook Air in as little as 5 minutes. Even better, Transcend just released larger versions in 480GB and 960GB sizes to blow your SATA III MacBook Air or Pro …

We just played with Android's L Developer Preview

By releasing a Developer Preview of the next version of Android (only known as "L" for now), Google is walking new ground -- and it's blazing a glorious path that will greatly benefit the platform going forward. Developers and manufacturers will no longer be in the dark for upcoming firmware …