2015 Chrysler 300, 2015 Dodge Charger, 2016 Cadillac CTS-V: What’s New @ The Car Connection

December 22, 2014
From The Car Connection:

2015 Chrysler 300 Review

With its parent company now merged with Fiat to become Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), the Chrysler brand is free to transform itself somewhat, and that’s exactly what it’s aiming to do, starting with the new Chrysler 200 and 300.

2015 Dodge Charger R/T Quick Drive

Without question, the 707-horsepower Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is the member of the Charger sedan lineup that’ll attract the most attention this year. But if you’re not headed to the track or looking to wow friends with timed performance runs and Hellcat bragging rights, you could save a lot of money just going for the middle-of-the-range, Hemi-V-8-powered 2015 Dodge Charger R/T.

2016 Cadillac CT6 Will Offer Drivers Unobstructed Rear Views Thanks To A High-Tech Mirror

Earlier this week, Jaguar Land Rover unveiled some snazzy new technology that renders the pillars supporting the roof of a vehicle transparent, offering drivers a better view of their surroundings. Now comes word that Cadillac is working on something similar for rearview mirror.

2016 Cadillac CTS-V

2016 Cadillac CTS-V

From Motor Authority:

2016 Cadillac CTS-V: 640 Horsepower And 0-60 MPH In 3.7 Seconds

When the current, second-generation CTS-V first hit the scene back in 2008, the car’s 556 horsepower pretty much blew most of the competition out of the water. However, the next dedicated performance model from Cadillac, the ATS-V unveiled at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show, is outmatched in the power stakes by its rivals from Lexus and Mercedes-Benz.

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Crashes In Colorado

Deliveries of the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat only commenced a month ago but the injury toll is already mounting. The crash involving this lime green example is easily the worst so far; it happened on a stretch of road in Colorado.

Puritalia Reveals 427 Roadster In Production Trim, Teases New Hybrid GT

Over the past couple of years there have been quite a few entrants in the premium sports car scene. One that manages to stand out from the crowd is Puritalia’s 427 roadster, which was revealed in its final form at a special event in Milan last week.

2016 Chevrolet Volt testing on snow surface [screen capture from teaser video]

2016 Chevrolet Volt testing on snow surface [screen capture from teaser video]

From Green Car Reports:

2016 Chevrolet Volt: Another Video Teaser, This One On Snow And Ice

Can the upcoming 2016 Chevrolet Volt manage to propel itself on what looks like an inch or two of snow? Why, yes, actually, it can.

Tesla Battery-Swap Pilot Program To Launch Next Week In California

Tesla Motors will shortly announce that it is launching a pilot program next week to test the long-promised battery-pack swapping technology for its Model S electric sedan.

How To Boost Efficiency: Lighter Cars That Carry More People

Efficiency is a many-splendored thing, and cutting vehicle weight has multiple beneficial effects. A lighter car requires less energy to move, meaning engine output can be lower.

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