Posts Tagged ‘Dodge’

Chrysler Canada Introduces Mopar 2011 Charger

May
04

Chrysler Canada Introduces Mopar 2011 Charger - Muscle Cars Blog• Mopar® parts enhance performance and distinguish all-new 2011 Dodge Charger with limited-edition Mopar ’11 model
• HEMI®-powered, high-speed engine controller and 3.92 final-drive drop 0-to-100 km/h times to low five seconds
• Chassis features front and rear strut tower bars

May 3, 2011 , Windsor, Ontario – Building on the success of last year’s Mopar® version of the Dodge Challenger, Chrysler Group LLC’s Mopar Division will launch a limited-edition Dodge Charger outfitted with select high-performance parts and appearance items straight from the Mopar parts catalog.

Powered by the legendary 5.7-litre HEMI® V8 with 370 horsepower and 395 lb.-ft. of torque, the specially equipped Charger includes the “Super Track Pak” option that pushes the capabilities of the Mopar Charger in acceleration, handling and braking. Read more!

2009 – 2011 Hennessey HPE500 Supercharged Ram Upgrade

May
02

Hennessey HPE500 Supercharged Ram Upgrade - Muscle Cars BlogHennessey HPE500 Supercharged Ram Upgrade

Available for 2009 – 2011 5.7L Hemi Ram 1500 Trucks

Power:
• 505 bhp @ 5,400 rpm

The HPE500 Upgrade Includes:
• TVS2300 Supercharger System
• HPE Air Induction System
• Fuel Injector Upgrade
• Stainless Steel Cat-Back Exhaust
• Professional Installation
• HPE Engine Management Calibration
• Chassis Dyno & Road Testing
• Hennessey Exterior Badging
• Hennessey Premium Floormats
• Hennessey Enbroidered Headrests
• Serial-Numbered Dash & Engine Plaques
• 3 Year / 36,000 Mile Limited Warranty
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2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 to Enter One Lap of America

Apr
28

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 to Enter One Lap of America - Muscle Cars BlogSpeed and Agility of 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 to be Showcased During Upcoming One Lap of America

April 27, 2011 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – The Dodge brand and Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) team are joining forces for a return to the Tire Rack One Lap of America competition sponsored by Motor Trend magazine.

After a two-year hiatus, a stock 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392, driven by SRT engineers Erich Heuschele and Adam Forte, will compete in the SSGT2 Big Bore class, beginning on Saturday, April 30, 2011, at Tire Rack’s test track in South Bend, Ind.

A test of both driver and vehicle endurance, the weeklong competition features more than 70 vehicle entrants that will travel more than 3,500 miles from venue to venue in addition to running various timed events at 10 venues. Read more!

2011 Mopar Dodge Challenger V10 Drag Pak sets record in NHRA AA/SA ET

Apr
11

2011 Mopar Dodge Challenger V10 Drag Pak sets record in NHRA AA/SA ET - Muscle Cars BlogDave Thomas Sets NHRA AA/SA ET, MPH Records in Mopar Challenger V-10 Drag Pak

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 8, 2011

* Thomas sets record with a 9.43/143.90 pass in his 2011 Mopar Challenger Drag Pak
* Mopar Challenger V-10 Drag Pak built for sanctioned NHRA Stock and Super Stock configurations
* Mopar offers the only factory-built, V-10 powered race-ready package car

Less than one month after making its competition debut, the 2011 Mopar® Challenger V-10 Drag Pak is already rewriting the NHRA record books.

Dave Thomas, of Westchester, Pa., powered his 2011 Mopar Challenger V-10 Drag Pak to a record-setting 9.43-second elapsed time (ET) at 143.90 mph during a test session on Thursday, April 7 at the NHRA Division 1 National Open event at Atco (N.J.) Raceway (the test session allowed for record attempts). Thomas captured both the ET and mph records in the AA/SA class just two weeks after taking ownership of his Mopar Drag Pak, and with only a few passes under his belt in the new V-10-powered beast. Read more!

Samuel Hubinette with Challenger and Viper – 2011 Formula Drift

Mar
27

Samuel Hubinette with Challenger and Viper - 2011 Formula Drift - Muscle Cars Blog* Specially prepared Dodge Challenger and Dodge Viper SRT10 are set for new season of drift competition
* Samuel Hubinette Racing welcomes European ProDrift champ Dean Kearney as second driver
* 2011 Formula DRIFT season kicks off at the Streets of Long Beach (Calif.) April 8-9
* Hubinette and his Dodge Challenger drift machine will be available for demo rides from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 26, at the Sixth Annual Spring Festival at Orange County Great Park (ex El Toro Marine base)

Two-time champion Samuel Hubinette is set to unleash a one-two Dodge punch on the Formula DRIFT (FD) Series in 2011. Read more!

2011 Dodge Charger vs. The General Lee Track Video

Mar
15

2011 Dodge Charger vs. The General Lee Track Video - Muscle Cars BlogNew vs. Old two Chargers from different eras together on the Inside Line test track. Watch it after the jump.

2011 Dodge Charger Police Car

Mar
01

2011 Dodge Charger Police Car - Muscle Cars BlogChrysler announced the introduction of  the 2011 Dodge Charger Enforcer, one mean looking, and hopefully very capable police car.

To be made available to all law enforcement agencies across Canada in the coming weeks for testing and such, the Enforcer brings with it a 3.6l Pentastar V6 engine as standard. Already one sight you don’t want to see in the rear-view mirror, the scary front end of the Charger might also hide a 5.7l HEMI V8 engine, which will send after you a lot more horses than the smaller unit. Read more!

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 Green With Envy

Feb
10

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 Green With Envy - Muscle Cars Blog2011 Dodge Challengers Are Becoming Even More the Envy of the Muscle Car Market
Green with Envy Launches on Challenger R/T Classic and SRT8® 392 Models

February 9, 2011 , Chicago -

The expanding muscle car market is going to be “Green With Envy” as the Dodge brand today announced a first-time, limited production run of the 2011 Dodge Challenger R/T Classic and SRT8® 392 models featuring Green With Envy exterior color.

Both Dodge Challenger models are improved for 2011 and deliver more of what American muscle-car enthusiasts want – unmistakable design, powerful HEMI® V-8 engines with new technologies and world-class handling and braking. Executed with quality and precision, the two new Challenger Green With Envy models provide an extra dose of exclusivity. Read more!

Dodge Challenger – National Geographic

Jan
26

Dodge Challenger - National Geographic - Muscle Cars BlogNGC goes under the hood to inspect today’s Dodge Challenger an American classic reborn 40 years after its inception. Infused with nostalgic design and modern amenities, in just 20 hours this muscle car is fit to burn asphalt. We explore the 3 million-square-foot Canadian assembly plant that pumps out 900 Challengers a day across 20 miles of conveyer belts. Next, NGC treks to the Mexican factory that builds the Challenger’s famed hemi engine. Watch the video!

Dodge Viper – National Geographic

Jan
25

Dodge Viper - National Geographic - Muscle Cars BlogThe hand-built production car, the Dodge Viper, is born, bred and built in Detroit, Michigan. Now NGC takes a unique insider’s look at the Viper factory in the current model’s last year of production. This ultimate factory is comprised of craftspeople who spend two and a half days building each Viper, which is packed with 600 horsepower that can take it from zero to 60 mph in under four seconds. Without any robots on this assembly line, every Viper is truly hand-crafted. Watch the video!