As a UK-based car journalist (working on CarGurus’ sister website, PistonHeads), my exposure to American cars has been limited. But the impression I’ve been left with is that those models just below the top of the range seem to be closest to European tastes.[Read more…] about A British Gearhead Gets a Taste of American Muscle
Dodge rocked the automotive world when it unleashed the fiery and sinister 707-horsepower Challenger Hellcat upon the earth.
Up until that point, an engine with 700 ponies was reserved for cars with exotic nameplates that had prices stretching into the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
With the introduction of the Hellcat, Dodge managed to bring ungodly amounts of power to any mere mortal with a spare 60 grand and, not surprisingly, mortals have gobbled it up. Since dealers have no problems selling the Hellcat, the engine has migrated into the Charger and will next show up in the Jeep Grand Cherokee.
You read that right. Your friendly neighborhood family hauler might have a 707-hp secret. But that’s nothing compared with what could come after that:
A Hellcat-powered Wrangler.