Jul 4

707-Horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Is The Most Powerful American Car Ever

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT packs 707 horsepower of raw American power. (Photo: Dodge)

The 2015 SRT packs a load of raw American power. (Photo: )

Dodge has announced that its new supercharged V8 will be rated at an astonishing 707 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque when it debuts in the 2015 Challenger SRT later this year, making it the most powerful mass produced American car ever.

The 6.2-liter Hellcat HEMI engine features an iron block, forged alloy pistons and is fed by a 2,380cc supercharger blowing at 11.8 psi. It will be available with either a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission.

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Jun 26

Stolen 1979 Corvette Recovered After 33 Years

This 1979 Chevrolet Corvette was stolen in 1981, and was recovered this year. (Photo: Chevrolet)

This 1979 was stolen in 1981, and was recovered this year. (Photo: )

It was only two years old when it was stolen, but after 33 years the police have found a Michigan man’s 1979 Chevrolet Corvette nearly 1,000 miles away.

The car’s 71-year-old owner, George Talley, got a call from AAA this past Friday telling him his ‘Vette was in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, WXYZ reports.

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Jun 22

VW Unveils New Beetle That Will Compete In Global RallyCross

First look at the all-new Volkswagen VW Beetle that will compete int he Global RallyCross Championship. (Photo: VW)

First look at the all-new VW Beetle that will compete int he Championship. (Photo: VW)

The Beetle has never been so super.

has unveiled the race car it will be fielding in the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) series later this year.

The all-wheel-drive bug is powered by a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that pumps out a massive 544 hp, making it 2.5 times as potent as the top street car.

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Jun 8

Huge Arsenal Of Military Vehicles To Be Auctioned Off In July

K11 Surface-to-Surface Missile (SCUD-A) (Photo: Auctions America)

K11 Surface-to-Surface Missile (SCUD-A) (Photo: Auctions America)

Wish you had something in your driveway with a little more … power? Well, now’s your chance.

One of the largest collections of military machines in the United States is being auctioned July 11-12 in California.

It was curated over the years by the late Jacques Littlefield, who housed the collection at his Military Vehicle Technology Foundation in Portola Valley.

May 30

Cars: Italian Police To Utilize Brand New Lamborghini Huracan

This 610-horsepower Lamborghini Huracan will be used by police in Italy. (Photo: Lamborghini)

This 610-horsepower Huracan will be used by police in Italy. (Photo: )

You might actually want to get pulled over by this cop car, just to get a closer look at it.

Lamborghini has given the Italian state police a new Huracan supercar to add to its fleet of patrol vehicles, and it sure looks good painted blue and white. No undercover missions for this one.

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