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Watch the last Dodge Demon get built

Dodge has welcomed its final Demon into this mortal plane. The last of the Demon line was built on May 30, 2018 at Chrysler's Brampton, Ontario, Canada, assembly facility. Dodge set up some cameras to capture the event, so click play and watch the final Dodge Challenger SRT Demon slowly make its way into existence. The lucky owner of this particular...

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John Hennessey shows how a new Ford GT is delivered

The purchase and ultimate delivery process that comes along with a supercar is a bit different than what you might experience when you buy the family sedan or truckster. Those vehicles are fine, but they don't deserve pomp and circumstance. A machine like the 2018 Ford GT, however, does. John Hennessey just took delivery of a new Ford GT, and he had his...

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What exactly is the difference between horsepower and torque?

There's a battle of words that occurs when a group of people begin arguing over who has the fastest machine. All sorts of performance metrics are thrown around, and it can quickly become a miasma of uninformed soup. Some think they're going to win a race because they have more horsepower, while others scream from the hilltops that torque is king. What's the...

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What does Porsche’s PDK stand for?

There are many abbreviations in the world of the automobile. You may think you know what most of them stand for, but others may leave you scratching your head. One of those is likely to be PDK, the name given to the automatic gearbox used by Porsche. And there's a reason you don't see the full name of this gearbox written out in most articles covering...

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Watch Hennessey build the Exorcist

Chevrolet has a monster on its hands in the Camaro ZL1. John Hennessey and his team know how to take a monster and turn it up to 11, and they’ve done just that with their Exorcist Camaro ZL1.The name came about as a means to combat Dodge’s Challenger SRT Demon, …

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If your car recommends premium gas, should you use it?

You know those car ads you see filling every commercial break of your favorite television show? Look closely and you'll see a fair number of them touting either a given vehicle's power output or perhaps the estimated fuel economy figures. There's usually also a disclaimer stating that a certain octane level or higher is required in order to achieve those...

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Porsche rally team installs an engine and transmission in 11 minutes

Any rally race is brutal on a vehicle. Constantly changing terrain, high speeds, and steely eyed competitors conspire to wreak havoc on a vehicle. The East African Safari Classic Rally is one such bit of motorsport, but it ups the challenge by restricting the field of entry to classic racing machines. If a rally race is difficult in a fresh, factory-built...

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Here’s how Volvo says it is eliminating turbo lag

Turbo lag is a defining characteristic of older forced-induction cars. These large turbochargers were used to feed high-performance engines and generate significant power. The problem would come when you called upon that power. Your right foot mashes the gas—then nothing. A shock of power would eventually make its way to the drive wheels, sometimes...

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Ken Okuyama Kode 0 visits Jay Leno’s Garage

It's great to see the practice of coachbuilding, where a custom body is draped across a donor chassis, is alive and well. That's thanks in part to talented designers like Ken Okuyama. The man is most widely recognized for his work done at Pininfarina, where he penned such masterpieces as the Ferrari Enzo and Maserati Birdcage 75th anniversary...

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Watch this Porsche 911 get a concours-level paint job

Larry Kosilla is our favorite type of automotive mad man. Without his obsession to detail, he wouldn't be a detail king and the person bringing Ammo NYC cleaning products to the world. In order to detail a vehicle at the level Larry achieves, you have to be a bit obsessed. He might say focused, but we're not going to quibble on the words. He's great at his...

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