Interiors & Electronics

Can’t Wait for the 2021 AWD Pacifica? Order a 2020

FCA is making AWD available on the current Pacifica for those who want to get it right away


From Super Cars to Super Mobility Systems

I hope I live long enough to see the enthusiasts of extremely fast cars shift their enthusiasm to our upcoming high-performance urban mobility systems.

Dodge Revs Up 50th Anniversary Charger Daytona

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Dodge unit is reviving the Charger Daytona nameplate with a limited-edition model to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the race car’s debut.


Ford Revs up Mustang Shelby GT500

Ford Motor Co.’s upcoming Mustang Shelby GT500 will generate 760 hp and 625 lb-ft of torque, which the carmaker says makes it the most powerful street-legal model in the company’s history.


Next-Gen Dodge Muscle Cars to Get Electric Boost

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV plans to offer some sort of hybrid-electric system in its next-generation Dodge Challenger muscle car.


Ford to Unveil Mustang GT500 in Detroit

Ford Motor Co. confirms it will unveil the next-generation Mustang Shelby GT500 at the Detroit auto show in January.


Dodge Launches Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye

“It’s a Hellcat possessed by a Demon,” Steve Beahm says quite simply.

Report: Dodge Viper to Be Revived with V-8 Power

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV plans to resurrect the Dodge Viper in late 2020, Car and Driver reports.


Dodge Challenger Hellcat Adds Dual-Scoop Hood

The 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will feature a “dual-snorkel” hood in place of the current single scoop design.

Materials & Lightweighting

Chasing the Light: On the Matter of Mass Reduction

Automakers the world over are reducing vehicular mass, whether they’re making supercars that cost hundreds of thousands or pickup trucks that sell in the hundreds of thousands. Here’s a look.

Final Dodge Viper Goes to Auction

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV says the final Dodge Viper built will be auctioned off in June at a Barrett-Jackson event in Connecticut.


Fiat 500: A Reason Why

Yesterday at the Chicago Auto Show Fiat announced that for 2018, all 500 models in the U.S. will be turbocharged.


Mazda Makes a Revolutionary Engine

Mazda, the Little Car Company That Can, has been working on a number of important fronts of late.

Dodge Challenger GT Gets Torque When & Where Needed

The AWD version of the Challenger GT has an EPA-estimated 18/27/21 mpg city/highway/combined. 


New Rules for Dodge Dealers: The Demon is in the Details

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Dodge unit says it will prioritize orders for its new Challenger SRT Demon performance model to dealers who don’t engage in price gouging and meet other sales guidelines.

Remember & Thank

Here in the United States it is Memorial Day, a day during which all Americans should reflect on all of those brave women and men who have died in military service on behalf of their country.


Dodge Demon Engineering Aspects

According to the folks at Dodge, the Charger SRT Hellcat model—that’s the one with the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat engine that produces 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque—has a top speed of 204 mph.

Chevy Camaro ZL1 Nears 200-mph Bogey

General Motors Co. says the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 sports car has a top speed of 198 mph.

The Scoop on the Dodge Demon: It’s Big!

Chrysler Fiat Automotive NV’s upcoming Dodge Challenger SRT Demon variant will have the largest hood scoop of any production car in history, the carmaker boasts.

Dodge Charges Ahead with Durango SRT

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will take the wraps off the high-performance Dodge Durango SRT later this week at the Chicago auto show.

Dodge Demonizes Challenger Performance

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV plans to resurrect the Dodge Demon nameplate as the next high-powered SRT variant of the brand’s Challenger muscle car.


High-Powered Shelby GT500 Mustang in the Works?

Ford Motor Co. is developing a new high-performance Shelby Mustang to better compete against the Chevrolet Camaro ZL and Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, according to several media reports.


Earl, Disney, Musk, and Pixie Dust

Harley Earl, Walt Disney, and Elon Musk have the magic of design in common.


FCA Debuts Jeep Brand in India

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV plans to introduce its Jeep brand in India this summer by importing two high-end SUVs—the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and Grand Cherokee SRT—to a handful of cities.