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Give Dad A New Garage Floor For Fathers Day
Give Dad A New Garage Floor For Fathers Day

Gotten your dad anything for Father's Day? Need to give your kids an idea so you don't get another ugly tie? (Who wears ties anyway?) Or maybe the 2009 Dodge Challenger you just got for Father's Day makes your current garage look ugly. There's still time for a cure-all solution. Take a look at the...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Corvette
What Cars Couldn't You Do Without? Chevrolet Corvette Tops List!

Hagerty Insurance is among the world's leaders in providing coverage for classic cars, so their customer base skews toward the enthusiast side of the vehicle owning public. In an effort to divine potential classic cars of the future, Hagerty asked customers a simple question: “What American Car...Read More»

Air Force 'X-1' Mustang by Galpin Auto Sports
Shock And Awesome: Air Force Deploys Tuned Ford Mustang, Dodge Challenger

It's no secret that the U.S. military has had recruitment problems in recent years. As a result, each branch has been forced to hone its marketing skills and speak more persuasively to potential enlistees. The Air Force's new Project: Supercar campaign is a spectacular example of how that that...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Camaro V-6 RS
Compared: 2010 Ford Mustang V-6 Vs. 2010 Chevrolet Camaro V-6

In the old days (1960s and 1970s), the only people who bought V-6 powered Mustangs and Camaros were secretaries. Back then, they weren't called administrative assistants, but these positions were always filled by women, usually younger. By association, the V-6 Mustangs and Camaros became known as...Read More»

Ford's Coyote V-8
Rumors Bubble Up From Ford Down Under: New 5.0L Coming For Mustang/F-150

From the moment TheCarConnection brought you coverage of the 2010 Ford Mustang from the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show, we highlighted the fact that the new Stang was down on power compared to its reconstituted rivals, the 2010 Chevrolet Camaro and 2009 Dodge Challenger. Now Autoblog reports a...Read More»

2010 Ford Mustang V6
2010 Ford Mustang V-6: An Everyday Car?

  So what's it like to live with a 2010 Ford Mustang for a week? Well, since we're driving a V-6 model, we didn't bother heading to the drag strip. We also skipped the local street racing scene. So how did we spend our time behind the wheel? Probably a lot like any regular Joe or Jane. We drove to...Read More»

2010 Ford Mustang V6
Driven: 2010 Ford Mustang V-6

If you were to look at all the Mustangs sold over the 45 years the pony has been galloping around, you'd notice two things; most articles are written about V-8 Mustangs, while most purchasers go for fewer cylinders. This is the reality; the market gets excited about performance and style, but then...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Chrysler-Fiat: We Predict The 2012 Lineup

It's official--Chrysler has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Now the long task of sorting out the good from the bad at the storied automaker, with the added task of joining hand in hand with Italy's Fiat Group to build a new Chrysler with a new range of small cars. You might have...Read More»

2007 Dodge Nitro
The 5 Cars That Killed Chrysler...This Time

While we wait for Chrysler to emerge, hopefully leaner but not that much lighter, from its bankruptcy—perhaps with some fashionable Italian loafers and a rejuvenated Dolce & Gabbana wardrobe—TheCarConnection.com started thinking about the company’s product missteps in recent years. No...Read More»

Dodge Challenger SRT10 Concept
Video Mashup: Dodge Challenger SRT10 vs. 1970 Challenger 440 R/T

With the economy tanking and poor Chrysler taking a non-stop series of beatings, we thought it would nice to liven up your Friday with some new- and old-school HEMI hoonage. The boys at Dodge stuffed the monster 8.4-liter Viper V-10 under the hood of a Challenger and proudly showed it off last fall...Read More»

2009 Saturn Sky Red Line
Sky, Challenger and HHR: Three Cars I Want for the Carpool Line

Family cars are a necessity of life--but sometimes, moms and dads just need to dream. My car is cool enough for me--it's a 2003 Pontiac Vibe GT. It still gets a nifty 30 miles per gallon, even though I'm doing mostly city driving now. In the Detroit suburbs, I used to put 20-some thousand miles on...Read More»

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Playboy Names Dodge Challenger SRT8 'Hottest American Revival'

Seen the February issue of Playboy Magazine yet? If you're one of the thousands who claim they read the magazine - "just for the articles" - then you'll know that Hef and the girls picked the 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8 as the "Hottest American Revival." The award was bestowed as part of Playboy's...Read More»

SMS 570 Dodge Challenger
Steve Saleen Announces SMS 570 Challenger: We Drool

High-po musclecar fans rejoice - the Saleen SMS 570 and 570X, based on the Dodge Challenger R/T, are officially slated for production. Giving these cars fire-breathing levels of horsepower and torque are the SMS 296 supercharger, boosting the 5.7-liter HEMI to 500 hp (SMS 570) and 700 hp (SMS...Read More»

Pink Floyd's Nick Mason in the Maserati 250F
Link Love From The Car Connection

A handful of the speed bumps littering our info superhighway: Most collectible car chosen: Friends of the National Automotive History Collection have tagged the 2009 Dodge Challenger as the most likely vehicle of 2008 to be prized by future car fans. Are they saying we should abandon our Matchbox...Read More»

2009 Dodge Challenger
Dodge Challenger R/T Classic Resurrects Mopar High-Cube Hoonage

Nestled among the sea of E-REVs, electrics, clean diesels, and fuel-sipping EcoBoosts was a nice dose of high-cube V-8 irresponsibility draped in iconic Dodge colors from the glory days of Mopar Musclecardom: Hemi Orange, TorRed, and B5 Blue. Dodge quietly introduced the Challenger R/T Classic...Read More»

2009 Dodge Challenger
2009 Dodge Challenger Gets Top Marks in Crash Testing

In NHTSA's crash testing regimen, the new 2009 Dodge Challenger earned 5-star ratings for both driver and front passenger protection in frontal crashes. It also earned top 5-star driver and rear-passenger ratings for side-impact protection. The vehicle has the benefit of a stout platform--the...Read More»

Dodge Resurrects HEMI Hi-Po, Retro Colors, Street Cred for SEMA

Despite a sick economy, days ago rumors of a merger with GM, and the tenuous scenario of being owned by Cerberus Capital Management, the Mopar folks at Dodge intend to put on one heck of a show at this year's Specialty Equipment Market Association humongo gathering (aka SEMA). We reported to you...Read More»

Dodge Challenger SRT10 Concept
Viper V-10 Debuts in Dodge Challenger Concept

In what promises to be a bragging-rights, smoky burnout extravaganza, Chrysler today announces an all-aluminum 8.4-liter V-10 under the hood of its '09 Dodge Challenger SRT10 Concept headed to this year's SEMA. The engine is the same enthusiastic motivator for the brute-force Viper, and in...Read More»

2009 Dodge Challenger SE
No Convertible for Dodge Challenger

What you see (above) is what you get when it comes to Dodge's Challenger. Despite rivals Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro, whose svelte pony profiles are (or will be) graced with a drop top, Cars.com reports that Dodge nixed the idea of a Challenger Convertible. Dodge's director of marketing, Mike...Read More»

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