Tag Archives: Muscle Cars

2018 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet debuts 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 has unveiled a 50th anniversary special based on the sixth-generation Mustang, and it's the fastest and most powerful Mustang drag racer ever offered by the factory. The big news is that the car is powered by a new 5.2-liter supercharged V-8. Yes...

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Ford Mustang price climbs while Chevy Camaro gets a price cut

Despite arriving in dealer showrooms just a month ago, the 2019 Ford Mustang has received a price increase. The refreshed 2019 Camaro, meanwhile, arrives with a price cut. It's not just a horsepower war as the automakers adjust their pricing strategies to capture sales and maximize profits. Ford's upward price move isn't a terribly dramatic one. According...

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All SRT products undergo 24 hours of racetrack endurance testing

Performance cars need to perform, and that means withstanding the rigors of track duty and the heat buildup it causes. We've seen that Chevrolet tests every Camaro SS and above (plus 1LE models) on a racetrack for 24 hours and that Audi Sport models do almost 5,000 miles on the Nürburgring. Now Motor Authority has learned that all SRT products are...

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Patent reveals potential US-spec Ford Ranger Raptor

New clues have emerged pointing to the possible launch of the Ford Ranger Raptor in the United States. A design patent depicting a Ranger Raptor with features unique to Rangers destined for the U.S. has surfaced on a patent registry in Australia where the mid-size pickup truck was developed. The design patent, which was discovered by the Ranger5G forum...

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Now you can buy Dom’s 1970 Dodge Charger and 1987 Buick GNX from "Fast & Furious"

A pair of Dominic Toretto's prized rides from "Fast & Furious" (that's the fourth one) are arriving at a California auction, which means a couple of buyers can live out their "Fast and Furious" fantasies. One is a 1987 Buick GNX and the other is Dom's signature 1970 Dodge Charger, complete with its massive blower poking out from the hood. That blower is...

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Steeda comes out with Steve McQueen Edition Ford Mustang Bullitt

The folks at Steeda have come out with their own version of the 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt that puts a little extra pep in the special muscle car built to celebrate this year's 50th anniversary of “Bullitt,” the movie in which Steve McQueen famously drove a Dark Highland Green Mustang around the streets of San Francisco. The car is called the...

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2019 Chevy Camaro SS, V-6 return worse fuel economy than 2018 models

Despite improved aerodynamics and a 10-speed automatic transmission, the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS returns worse fuel economy than before. Ditto for V-6 powered Camaros. The EPA posted official fuel economy estimates for Chevy's latest pony car, and they show minor drops in fuel economy, but surprising drops nonetheless considering the car's updates. For...

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10 millionth Ford Mustang gallops off the assembly line

After 54 years of continuous production, the 10 millionth Ford Mustang has galloped off the assembly line. To mark the occasion, Ford said on Wednesday that it invited 60 Mustang owners representing each generation of the ponycar to celebrate the 10 millionth car at its Flat Rock, Michigan, assembly plant. The owners plan to spell out the milestone...

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A pair of Dodge Demons will raise hell (and money) in Monterey

More is better. It's a simple formula and Dodge knows how to tweak it for maximum effect. That's how the Hellcat was originally born, and how we've arrived in a world today that exists with a vehicle called the Challenger SRT Demon. A street-legal drag racing denizen of destructive speed offered for 2018 only, the Demon is a force to be reckoned with...

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2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye first drive review: Demon spawn

Horsepower Hill at Club Motorsports is a 14-percent grade at the scenic road course carved into the side of a mountain in Tamworth, New Hampshire. It's a heartbreak climb uphill for most cars, but it's child's play for the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye. One big number makes that possible: 797. It is an easy run for this motor...

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