Dodge Challenger R/T Classic and SRT8 are Green with Envy

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 Green with Envy

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. Besides the Sublime new color the 2011 Challenger R/T and SRT8 feature a  new performance sport-tuned suspension with rail-like handling, more power from the 5.7-liter and 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 power plants. Continue reading

Jeep registers 1,000,000th Fan on Facebook

Jeep Wrangler Facebook

Jeep becomes the first automaker to have over 1,000,000 fans on Facebook. -But a few prestigious muscle car models have even more followers than the whole Jeep brand.

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Deck the Halls with Mopar Gifts & Accessories…Fa la la la la, la la la la

Santa Dodge Viper

Any day is a good day to holiday shop for that gearhead or other automotive enthusiast in your life. And, the fine folks at Mopar have put together a David Letterman-esque “Top 10 list of Holiday Gift Ideas” for the Dodge buff on your shopping list. .. They even have Mopar mints for Santa. Continue reading

National Automotive History Collection picks Camaro as the most Future Collectible Car of 2010

2011 Chevrolet Camaro

How many times have we wished we had wad of disposable cash back in the mid 1970’s to gobble of all the 1960’s muscle cars that found their way onto used car lots: HEMIs, Shelbys, Vettes, and Camaro’s that your dad’s buddies traded in for a Vega or Pinto and case of Bud.

Well, the National Automotive History Collection try to pick current year models that everyone well wish they had hung onto in 2035. This year’s crystal ball pegs the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro as the most Future Collectible Car of 2010. Continue reading

Mopar Introduces 2011 Challenger Drag Pak for NHRA Stock Eliminator and Super Stock

This One Has a V-10 and is Race-ready!
  • Mopar® Challenger V-10 Drag Pak built for sanctioned NHRA Stock and Super Stock configurations
  • Priced at $85,512, Mopar to build 70 serialized units
  • Production starts 1Q 2011, applications available now at local Dodge dealerships or at http://www.mopar.com
  • Past Mopar Challenger Drag Pak model-year programs sold out (2009 and 2010)

October 1, 2010 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Racers rejoice. Mopar® is dropping a V-10 into the iconic Dodge Challenger.

The new race-only V-10 powered rear-wheel drive 2011 Mopar Challenger Drag Pak features an 8.4-liter 512 cubic-inch engine with a 2-speed automatic transmission. Mopar will showcase its new drag car this evening at the Dodge Viper Owner’s Invitational in Salt Lake City. The vehicle will then make its way to the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas from Nov. 2-5, and the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) show in Orlando from Dec. 9-11. Continue reading

V-8 Pony Car Drag Race! 2011 Mustang GT vs 2010 Camaro SS vs 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8

Mustang vs Camaro vs Challenger

Motor Trend TV puts three epic V8 Pony Car contenders to the test: the 2011 Ford Mustang GT, 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS and 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8. With more than 1200 heart stopping horsepower the trio dukes it out to see just who is the 1/4 mile king. Video After the jump! Continue reading

US Auto Parts Purchases JC Whitney for $27.5 Million

JC Whitney Logo

CARSON, Calif., – U.S. Auto Parts (Nasdaq: PRTS), one of the largest online providers of automotive aftermarket parts and accessories, today announced that it has signed a definitive Stock Purchase Agreement to acquire Whitney Automotive Group for the purchase price of $27.5mm and assumption of approximately $11mm in trade-related and other payables. Whitney Automotive Group is expected to have $110 – $120 million in revenues under U.S. Auto Parts ownership in 2010. Whitney has struggled recently falling from over $160 million in annual sales to just over $100 million, and a net profit of roughly $5 million annually. Continue reading

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