Tag Archives: Muscle Cars

Hennessey Demon runs the quarter mile in 9.14 seconds

Hennessey Performance Engineering once looked to exorcise the Demon with the Exorcist based on the Camaro ZL1, but now the Texan tuner is fully embracing the dark side. The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon has been receiving attention from Hennessey's wrenches, and the company is ready to offer its HPE1000 package to Demon owners. To prove how fast the car...

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Reggie Jackson to sell 19 of his cars at Indy auction

Reggie Jackson is known as Mr. October for a reason. The Major League Baseball Hall of Famer has 2,584 hits, 563 home runs, and five World Series titles to his name. He's also a massive lover of American cars. Jackson has plucked 19 rides out of his massive collection, and he's bringing them to Indianapolis where they'll be auctioned off on the Mecum stage...

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Dodge teases updated 2019 Charger

It's not just the Dodge Challenger that gets a round of updates for 2019. The related Charger sedan will receive its own series of updates for the 2019 model year, among which will be a new grille for high-performance versions like the SRT Hellcat. A teaser shot released Wednesday reveals a more slimmed-down design for the grille, as well as a prominent SRT...

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Watch lava from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano melt a Mustang

Lava and hot gasses have spewed out of the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island since Thursday, causing the evacuation of thousands of residents in the surrounding area. There haven't been any injuries but approximately 35 structures have been destroyed by the various fissures that have opened up and the resulting lava flows. Included in the destruction...

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Plan underway to build new batch of original Yenko Camaros

There's a plan underway to build a new batch of Chevrolet Yenko Camaros. While the originals were built in the late l960s, Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Brand New Muscle Car (BNMC) plans to build new versions of the 1968 Yenko Camaro to celebrate the car's 50th anniversary. BNMC is a specialist at building new versions of old cars and has permission from General...

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Roush reveals Jackhammer Mustang with 710 horsepower

If you're looking to add serious power to your Mustang, one of the best in the business is Roush. The Livonia, Michigan-based company late last year came out with a supercharger upgrade for the Mustang GT that lifts output to over 700 horses. Now Roush has installed the supercharger, code-named the 2650, in a special edition Mustang dubbed the Jackhammer...

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2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat to receive retro-inspired dual-snorkel hood

The Dodge Challenger will soldier on into the 2019 model year with some minor changes. They'll be announced in the summer but one we know is coming is a new dual-snorkel hood scoop for the Challenger SRT Hellcat, previewed here in a pair of teaser shots released Wednesday. Fans of Mopar machines from the 1960s and '70s will instantly recognize the design...

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Classic Recreations ready to churn out original Boss and Mach 1 Mustangs

It's been a while since we last heard from the folks at Classic Recreations, but they've been busy. It turns out the Oklahoma-based company has secured a license from Ford to recreate some of the automaker's most cherished Mustangs. We're talking the 1960s-era Boss 302 and 429, as well as the Mach 1. We've seen a number of CR's Shelby Mustang recreations...

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2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet coming with 5.2-liter supercharged V-8

It was 50 years ago that Ford dealer and racer Bob Tasca came out with the original Mustang Cobra Jet. Now Ford is preparing to unveil a 50th anniversary special based on the sixth-generation Mustang. Ford on Wednesday released a teaser for the new 2018 Mustang Cobra Jet and confirmed the dedicated drag racer will come with a 5.2-liter supercharged V-8...

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2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 spy shots and video

Ford engineers are out testing the next step in performance for the sixth-generation Mustang: the Shelby GT500. The new model will fill the void left by the previous generation's Shelby GT500 and is confirmed for sale in 2019, likely as a 2020 model. Ford has already given us our first look at the vehicle by way of a teaser. The teaser reveals a more...

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