2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Gets TransBrake from the Factory

Dodge is slowly and painfully eking out more information on the new Demon before it debuts next month. In its eleventh teaser, Dodge reveals that the Hellcat on steroids will feature the world’s first factory application of TransBrake for a production car. According to Dodge, TransBrake will allow the Demon to achieve launch forces previously unattainable by street […]

Dream Theater: The Last Great Road Race

Unfortunately, the golden era of motorsports competition has long since passed, taking with it the wild, dangerous epic endurance races that inspired an entire generation of racers. Cross-country gauntlets like the Mille Miglia, Targa Florio, and transcontinental sprints like the Peking-to-Paris were discontinued as driver and spectator deaths began to climb. Some of these races, […]

Just Listed: 2016 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Convertible

Dodge never made a Challenger convertible from the factory, let alone a Hellcat-powered Challenger convertible. Yet, here we are, staring at a gaping abscess where the Challenger’s roof used to be, witnessing a real, fully functional Plum Crazy Challenger Hellcat Convertible. According to the dealership website (yes, this Challenger Hellcat convertible is up for sale […]

Corvette Racing Driver Antonio Garcia Illustrates the Magic and Experiences of the 12 Hours of Sebring

SEBRING, Florida — Three weeks ago I was standing in a cherry picker 30 feet above the craggy, cavernous cement of Florida’s Sebring International Raceway. It was 8 a.m. and I was setting up to photograph five GTLM race cars and their production-based models. As the cars were pushed into place, I noticed a person running […]

First Opel Insignia Flagship Rolls off Assembly Line

The first Opel Insignia rolled off the assembly line at the automaker’s plant in Russelsheim, Germany. As we reported before, Buick will likely replace the current Regal sedan with rebadged versions of the two Insignia variants, the five-door Grand Sport hatchback and the Sports Tourer wagon. The Insignia that rolled off the line in Germany […]