muscle car wars

Preview: 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

As much as the Mopar faithful would like to deny it, for the past few years the pony car wars have been a two horse race, with Ford’s 662 horsepower Mustang Shelby GT500 and Chevrolet’s 580hp Camaro ZL1 leaving the 470 horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT8 in the dust when it comes to performance. Rumors about a supercharged variant of the Challenger have been circulating for years, but Chrysler remained tight lipped about the existence of such a beast. This week, Dodge finally took the wraps off the Challenger SRT Hellcat, an ultra high performance variant of the muscle car that should authoritively bring the Challenger back into the fold of the muscle car wars.

By Bradley Iger | May 21, 2014
Rumors: Spy Shots—2015 Ford Mustang Scooped

Ford Mustang fans have had much to celebrate over the past few years. Models like the Mustang Boss 302 and the 2013 Shelby GT500 have not only elevated the entire Mustang brand to new heights, but also breathed new life into the American muscle car wars. And the ultimate winner in all this? You, the driver. Now, drivers may have more reason to celebrate if these spy photos, courtesy of Autoblog, are a true indication of things to come.

By Doran Dal Pra | November 20, 2012
First Look: 2011 Ford Mustang GT Gets 5.0-Liter V-8 Power

The Mustang GT has always been one of our favorite sports cars, and there’s more to love for the 2011 model year — the Mustang GT gets an all-new 5.0-liter V-8 engine, producing 412 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque.

By Steven J. Ewing | December 27, 2009


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