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Two 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Burnouts!

Smoking the tires on a pair of 707-horsepower 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcats. . .   . .  

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1400 Horsepower AMS Performance Alpha 12 Nissan GT-R

The AMS Performance Alpha 12 Nissan GT-R is the 1400-horsepower answer to the docile 545-horsepower standard Nissan GT-R. We take the tuned Godzilla to Willow Springs Raceway on the latest episode of Car and Driver: Tested. View the original article … Continue reading

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2013 Audi S5 Coupe

It’s hard to believe, but 2013 marks the sixth model year for the Audi S5 (it launched as a 2008 model). I’ve loved this coupe since the day it debuted, but if I’m honest, the thing that really made the … Continue reading

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Huet Brothers announce Coupe RR and Race models

The Huet Brothers original HB Special, released three years ago, was based on the aging mechanicals of a Triumph TR6. The new HB Coupe should have stronger bones: it starts its life as a BMW 1 Series Coupe. Buyers can … Continue reading

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540ci, 850hp, All-Aluminum Big-Block Chevy – Horsepower!

With the Pro Touring push on these days, it’s refreshing that not everyone has decided to take the plunge. Sometimes you just have to subscribe to a little wretched excess. That’s Rich Blakely’s approach. The car was an original ’65 … Continue reading

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Corvette ZR1-powered Chevrolet Silverado has us feeling sleepy

Here we have the kind of sleeper that’ll wake you up no time: a short-bed, four-wheel-drive Chevrolet Silverado with an LS9 from the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. With dyno numbers of 510 horsepower and 504 pound-feet of torque, there’s a jump … Continue reading

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2013 Ford Shelby GT500 delivers 650 HP and 200 MPH straight from the factory

2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Debuts as Most Powerful Production V8 in the World with 650 Horsepower, Top Speed of 200+ MPH • New Ford Shelby GT500 is powered by an aluminum 5.8-liter supercharged V8 producing 650 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. … Continue reading

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Watch Hennessey’s own CTS-V SportWagon pull a sub-11-second quarter mile

The image above is a perfect example of potential energy. What we have is famed tuner John Hennessey’s own personal daily driver, a modified Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon called “Hammer Wagon,” about to run down the quarter mile. Its twin-turbo … Continue reading

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Next M3 will get new twin-turbo six-cylinder

We’ve heard for a while that the next-generation BMW M3 will lose its 4.0-liter V8. In fact, back in July, AutoExpress claimed that the next M3 would feature three turbochargers. Not so, says Autocar. Instead, the Brits claim that “insiders” … Continue reading

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2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 to debut with 570+ horsepower

The much-anticipated 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 debuted at the Chicago Auto Show earlier this year, putting Ford’s Shelby GT500 squarely in its sites. While official horsepower numbers weren’t released at the time, Chevroletdid state that the supercharged 6.2-liter V8 would … Continue reading

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Blown New Age Hemi Engine – Horsepower!

757HP, 682 LB-FT, 6.1L (370CI) Dodge Hemi ’09 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Karl Schello, Palmdale, CA A couple of months ago we were invited to attend a private test and tune session at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Our host … Continue reading

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Lotus planning hardcore Evora racer-for-the-road

Lotus Evora Type 124 Lotus has a lot planned for the coming years, but before its next generation sports cars comes along, rumor has it some significant revisions are planned for the current Evora. Among the 147 upgrades reportedly planned … Continue reading

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“Mega Mac” McLaren F1 successor to pack 799 horsepower

McLaren MP4-12C and F1 – Click above for high-res image gallery It’s “full speed ahead” for McLaren. The British racing team-turned-supercar-maker is hard at work producing the new MP4-12C and just recently debut the GT3 racing version. But that’s just … Continue reading

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Hennessey’s 650-hp Cadillac CTS-V Wagon does what it does best

And now for something completely awesome: the 2010 Hennessey V650 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon doing terrible things to expensive tires. John Hennessey’s love affair with all things Cadillac is no secret; his wife’s daily driver is an HPE700-equipped CTS-V sedan. … Continue reading

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BMW M3, S 1000 RR lock horns in The Chase

Common logic says that where two wheels are good, four wheels are better. That’s especially true when the skies open up and the track turns wet. BMW Motorrad wanted to put that logic to the test, so the company recently … Continue reading

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