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2013 Chrysler 300 SRT8 Provides Ultimate Combination of Luxury and High-Performance

Aug
14

The 2013 Chrysler 300 SRT8 sedan is targeted at customers that seek heart pounding, adrenaline-filled excitement, but don’t want to sacrifice comfort and innovative features to get it. With head turning designs inside and out, the 300 SRT8 provides the ultimate combination of world-class luxury, power and handling.

Performance numbers include 0-60 mph acceleration in the high 4-second range; quarter mile in high 12-second range; 0-100-0 mph in less than 16 seconds, top speed of 175 mph and stopping power from 60-0 mph in 120 feet.

Fastest Jeep SRT-8 Turbo – 1350 HP

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT: A Powerful Performer Cloaked in Luxurious and Muscular Skin

Aug
14

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT owners have come to expect – and appreciate – a vehicle that is powerful and refined, luxurious and functional, muscular and stylish. For 2014, Grand Cherokee SRT checks all of those boxes – while also delivering unexpected delights.

Enhancements for the 2014 model year include an all-new, fully electronic eight-speed automatic transmission that delivers improved fuel economy, significantly improved towing capacity, hardware and software revisions that further heighten Grand Cherokee SRT’s fun-to-drive factor during a daily commute or for more spirited driving on the race track.

Porsche Scored Record Sale in June 2013

Aug
14

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) is popularly for its extraordinary cars and breathtaking speed performances on, and off track. The company made record sales in June 2013, making the month; the highest in the number of sales done in a month, in the history of the company- the company pushed about 3,700 units through the market. This year has been excellent for PCNA, and they have made a record sales of 21,309 vehicles in the first six months (30 percent hike from last year). This year has witnessed a tremendous rise in the sale of vehicles as compared to 16,450 vehicles sold in 2012.

GM to Release Compact Pickups

Aug
14

At the North American Auto Show in Detroit GM not only revealed the next generation of their full size pickups, but they also announced that they are planning to launch two midsize pickup trucks as early as late next year for each of its truck brands.

The Chevy version of the midsize pickup will be marketed towards the “lifestyle” pickup truck buyer. The GMC midsize pickup will be aimed at fleet buyers and small business owners. The two GM midsize trucks will be timed to coincide with Ford’s launch of its redesigned full-size F-150.  For an idea of size, GM’s midsize pickups are expected to be larger than a Toyota Tacoma, which is classified as a compact pickup.

The New Ram 1500 Express

Aug
14

Ram has introduced a model for the 2013 model year aimed squarely at first-time buyers and owners who are seeking a vehicle with performance and style that they can customize and make their own – the Ram 1500 Express. For those interested in a pickup with an emphasis on high-performance character, the Express is well worth a look. We recently swung by the Marty Cancila RAM dealership to check it out in person, and found that the written description of this vehicle just does not do it justice – it’s got a certain style the typical pickup just couldn’t pull off. It features a racy, monochromatic paint scheme. A body-colored grille with black honeycomb inserts, body-colored front fascia and body-colored rear bumper with chrome-tipped dual exhausts emphasize its sport-truck credentials.

Jeep Named Most Patriotic Brand, Wagoneer is 50 Years Old

Aug
14

The Jeep has been around for over seventy years and has been produced in Toledo, Ohio since 1941. It was in that year that the first unique vehicles rolled off the assembly line headed for Europe and the Pacific Wars. It has been noted most everywhere that the Jeep played a major role in the Allied victory in World War Two.

New York City based Brand Keys, a branding and marketing firm took a survey of 4,500 random Americans to try and determine what they considered to be the most patriotic American brands of all time.

2014 SRT Viper TA – Ready to Attack Any Road Course

Aug
14

Configured in-house by the Chrysler Group’s SRT (Street and Racing Technology) team in collaboration with professional road racers, the exclusive, street-legal and single-spec 2014 SRT Viper TA (Time Attack) package is specifically built for the performance enthusiast driver who likes to exercise their machines at the more than 150 road-race courses around North America.

Less than one year since the long-awaited world debut of the new 2013 SRT Viper at the New York International Auto Show, the 2014 SRT Viper TA is set to make its public debut on March 27, 2013 on the same show floor at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.

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Dodge SRT Viper GTS-R – GT Class Win at Road America

Aug
13

Dominik Farnbacher and Marc Goossens drove the No. 91 SRT Viper GTS-R to victory in the GT Class Sunday at Road America, the first factory-backed American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patron win for the Viper since 2000.

It was the 17th factory-backed victory for SRT Viper in ALMS competition (16 victories from 1999-2000). The last victory came December 31, 2000 in Adelaide, Australia. The Vipers posted a 1-2 finish led by Karl Wendlinger/Dominique Dupy followed by Jean-Philippe Belbc and Ni Amorium.

“Winning at Road America is not only a victory for Team SRT, it’s also a win for the entire SRT Brand and the Viper,” said Ralph Gilles, President and Chief Executive Officer – (SRT) Street and Racing Technology Brand and Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC. “We are very proud of the performance delivered by our drivers and the crew. I am truly humbled by the hard work and dedication given by Team SRT this entire season. Thank you for all the support of our extended Chrysler Family.”