Cars
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)

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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Jul 2

Only at Goodwood: Mercedes and Maserati highlight 22nd running of Festival of Speed

Paul Stewart drives a classic Mercedes-Benz F1 car by the Juda Mercedes Statue at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Paul Stewart drives a classic -Benz F1 car by the Juda Statue at the 2014 . (Photo courtesy Ultimatecarpage.com)

‘Addicted to Winning – The Unbeatable Champions of Motorsport’ was the theme for the 22nd edition of the ever expanding Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Fittingly, the main sculpture was dedicated to Mercedes-Benz, who celebrate 120 years of motorsport in 2014.

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Jul 1

Barrett-Jackson gears up for custom car competition in Reno

> at WestWorld of Scottsdale on January 18, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

A 1962 Custom Convertible is displayed during the 2014 Scottsdale auction. (Photo: Getty Images)

A $100,000 purse in cash and prizes is on the line in the upcoming Barrett-Jackson Cup, with $30,000 being awarded to the entrant that brings in the best custom car.

The event will take place in Reno, Nevada during the Barrett-Jackson Hot August Nights event, where 500,000 automotive enthusiasts are expected to be on hand.

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Jun 30

Corvette museum likely to keep part of sinkhole as tourist attraction

 

A 1993 40th Anniversary Ruby Red Corvette (top) and 2009 "Blue Devil" ZR1 sit inside the sinkhole.

A 1993 40th Anniversary Ruby Red (top) and 2009 “Blue Devil” ZR1 sit inside the sinkhole before extraction.

A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight prized at the National Corvette Museum has become such a popular attraction that officials want to preserve it — and may even put one or two of the crumpled back inside the hole.

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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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