Posts Tagged ‘Redline’

What You Should Know About Redlining


You probably know that “Redlining” an engine is a bad thing.  It usually means you have punched the throttle on your car enough that the engine is spinning into the “red zone” on your tachometer. But what happens when an engine redlines, and can you really damage your engine if it occurs?

Engineers determine the maximum speed that an internal combustion engine can operate at without causing damage and they call that point the redline. The redline of an engine depends on factors such as the mass of the engine parts, composition of the parts and the interrelated balance of components.

2012 Dodge Challenger Rallye Redline at Spring Fest


2012 Dodge Challenger Rallye Redline at Spring Fest - Muscle Cars BlogEvolving into the largest homecoming of modern Dodge rear-wheel-drive performance cars, the seventh annual Spring Festival of LXs marked the perfect opportunity to reveal the new 2012 Dodge Challenger Rallye Redline. With its powerful and efficient 305 horsepower engine, paddle-shifting transmission, performance suspension designed to maximize the muscle car’s near 50/50 weight distribution for improved handling, and all-new red hot styling enhancements – this new Challenger delivers exactly what Dodge fans want.

“Infused with Dodge DNA, the new Challenger Rallye Redline adds even more excitement to our iconic muscle car, and to show our appreciation to our most hard-core enthusiasts, we revealed this new model at Spring Fest,” said Reid Bigland, President and CEO, Dodge Brand – Chrysler Group LLC. “With its unique Redline Red accented exterior details, available Radar Red leather, performance suspension and brakes, and 305 horsepower V-6 with paddle shifters getting 27 mpg – this new Challenger fuses the nameplate’s iconic heritage with modern Dodge styling and performance.” Read more!