Throwback: Taking a Dodge Challenger Hellcat and a Christmas Tree to 174 MPH Hennessey Style
Christmas day is literally three days away, and if you haven’t set up your Christmas trees yet, then you’re in a lot of trouble. Fortunately, there are ways to get a tree up and standing in your living rooms in no time. You can buy a plastic one in Walmart and set that one up, or you can go to a Lowe’s and get a natural one. If you decide on doing the latter, John Hennessey of Hennessey Performance has a suggestion on how to buy one quickly and transport it at 174 mph.
Drag Race: Demonology vs Plaid; This One’s Close
A Dodge Challenger Might Be Intimidating, But Not To This Toyota Supra GR
‘Sam CarLegion’ uploaded another drag race video on his YouTube channel, this time involving a Toyota Supra GR and a Dodge Challenger R/T. It isn’t exactly a fair race, to begin with. We do know the Supra would beat the muscle car even on a limp, but such dominance wasn’t expected. Take a look at it yourself:
Watch A Dodge Challenger Hellcat and A Roush-Tuned Ford Mustang Choke Each Other Out On The Drag Strip
Do you know what happens when two loved modern-day muscle cars take on each other on a drag strip? Well, all hell breaks loose! ‘Sam CarLegion’ uploaded a video of a Dodge Challenger Hellcat taking on a Ford Mustang tuned by Roush Performance on his YouTube channel. The team raced the cars in different settings but it was surprising to see how evenly matched they are in all of them. This is definitely one of the closest races we’ve seen in a long time.
2022 Dodge Durango
Dodge’s muscle SUV is in its eleventh year of production and it will probably be the last before it gets a new generation. The changelog happens to be with the base SXT getting seven seats as standard along with blindspot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert. The brand decided to ax the SRT Hellcat trim with the beastly 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V-8, which is a bit of shame.
The Dodge Hellcat’s End Is Closer Than We All Thought
Shortly after we turned the calendar to 2021, Dodge CEO, Tim Kuniskus did his best to prepare us for the inevitable death of Dodge’s supercharged, 6.2-liter V-8. The good news from that was that report was that Dodge wouldn’t abandon the muscle car, but now we know – if reports from Motor Authority are accurate – the exact model year that Dodge will kill off Hellcat production. I’ll give you a hint: It’s not far away.
Dodge Challenger 392 R/T SCAT PACK Let Loose On A De-Restricted AutoBahn
Max from AutoTopNL recently got to check out the latest 2021 Dodge Challenger 392 R/T Scat pack courtesy of AEC, who brought it over from the States. This one of course sits in the middle of the range between the regular RT and the top-of-the-line Hellcat.
Dodge Viper GTC: Is It Worth The Price?
The Dodge Viper is one of the most distinctive sports cars ever made. It started in the 1990s, with the idea of recapturing the spirit of the 1960s Shelby Cobra and Carroll Shelby, himself, was attached to the Viper’s development. Sadly, the last Viper rolled off the production line in August 2017, and it doesn’t look like there’s going to be a new one. And while prices have remained steady, one question remains: is it worth it? YouTube channel Raiti’s Rides gives a good answer.
2022 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Jailbreak
Next to the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Jailbreak, Dodge is applying the same "Jailbreak" treatment to the Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody. Both models will be on display at the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show and will on sale toward the end of 2021. The new "Jailbreak" packages was priced at $995.
2022 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Jailbreak
Dodge comes to the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show with a very interesting edition offered for both the Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody. Its name is "Jailbreak" and if you are wondering why, the explanation is simple: the new edition will unlock a series of color combinations never offered before and will add new factory-custom options.
The new special edition is part of Dodge "Never Lift" campaign that will bring new models and initiatives over the next two years. It will go on sale in the late fourth quarter of 2021 and the price for the package was set at $995.
The Dodge Durango’s Fate Draws Near as Big Changes Linger in the Distance
The current Dodge Durango has aged well in the last decade that it’s been on the market, mainly due to routine updates every few years, the most recent being in 2021. After recent reports from Automotive News suggested that the Dodge Durango – along with the Chrysler 300 – could be on verge of being discontinued, the internet went a little crazy. As it turns out, there was some truth there – the current Dodge Durango is on the verge of death, but it’s successor, if the latest reports are accurate, will fix just about the only thing that’s wrong with the current model.
Stellantis And Mopar Had Some Pretty Darn Sweet Concepts At The 2021 SEMA Show
The SEMA Show plays host to hundreds of vehicles from automakers and aftermarket companies from all across the globe. One of the most consistent groups to take part at the show is Stellantis with Mopar. Most of its brands – especially Jeep – always turn heads with some fantastic concepts. This year was no exception as the auto group brought seven different concepts from Jeep, Ram, and Dodge to the recently concluded event at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
What is the Cheapest Dodge?
The Dodge Journey wears the crown for cheapest in the Dodge lineup with a starting price of just $22,995, which isn’t a bad price for a midsized crossover. Of course, Dodge couldn’t charge much for the Journey as it went into production back in 2008 and has never seen a real redesign since. Dodge has a bad habit of letting models live longer than they should, and the Journey is a prime example of this. While it might be the cheapest and will get the job done, the chassis underneath is old and outdated, as is the technology inside. Be that as it may, Dodge still managed to move nearly 100,000 examples of the Journey last year, which really isn’t bad for an 11-year-old design in the grand scheme of things.
What is the Sportiest Dodge?
Believe it or not, the Charger, Challenger, and Durango are all sporty in their own right, and all three can take home the trophy for being the sportiest. The Charger is the brand’s only sedan offering and, if you’re into sedans, you’ll find that it’s a pretty sporty proposition for something that starts below $20,000. It’s definitely sportier than comparable offerings from Ford and Chevy. The Challenger is our personal favorite and is a pretty sporty coupe with a lot of muscle car DNA built in. The Dodge Durango is a prime example of what a sporty SUV is supposed to look like, and it can even be had with a 5.7-liter HEMI V-8.
What is the Most Popular Dodge?
Dodge’s most popular model is the Dodge Grand Caravan, with sales totaling 151,927 for all of 2018, with the second best seller being the Journey (yes the one that it seems nobody still buys). If you add the sales of the Charger (around 80,000 for 2018) and the Challenger (around 66,000 for 2018) they wouldn’t match the high sales number of the Grand Caravan. Part of the Caravan’s success, however, is the fact that it’s used largely by municipalities and is also great for customization for handicap drivers.
What is the Most Expensive Dodge?
With the Dodge Viper no longer in the lineup, Dodge’s most expensive model is the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody. It is powered by the same 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 but delivers 797 Horsepower and 707 pound-feet of torque. It’s the closest you can get to the now sold-out Dodge Demon and commands an entry price of $77,945. That’s $43,000 more than the entry-level Challenger. If you’re interested in sedans, the most expensive Charger is the SRT Hellcat with 707 horsepower and an entry price of $67,495.
What is the Fastest Dodge?
The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is actually, somehow, 1 mph faster than the Challenger Hellcat Redeye with a claimed top speed of 204 mph. Be that as it may, the Challenger Hellcat Redeye is able to hit 60 mph in 3.4 seconds and run a 10.8-second quarter-mile straight off the production line. If that’s not fast enough for you, then you shouldn’t be looking at an American car company to quench your thirst for speed.
Are Dodges Reliable?
How reliable a Dodge really is varies greatly depending on who you ask. According to JD Power, Dodge is ranked No. 29 in the U.S. out of all major automakers, beating out only Fiat, Land Rover, and Volvo. According to JD Power, Dodge has been found to have 178 problems per 100 vehicles built. On the other hand, Repair Pal ranks that Dodge brand with a four out of five rating, or No. 15 out of 32 car brands. According to that outlet, the average cost of repair is $580, which is $51 below average, while the frequency of unexpected repairs comes down to 0.3 times per year, 0.1 times below average. 13 percent of all unscheduled repairs for Dodge models is considered severe. So, as you can see, there are polarizing opinions.