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Filed under: Dodge, Ram
Chrysler Recalling 2012 and 2013 Ram Trucks
by admin on Jun 14th, 2013
Chrysler have announced a recall of some 37,000 2012 and 2013 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500, 4500 and 5500 trucks. The recall is to address two issues, a front axle problem and for turn signals. We are waiting for an exact date for both, but they are expected within a few weeks. The axle issue is said to affect the Ram 4500 and 5500 heavy duty trucks. It is said that under certain conditions, the front prop shaft binds up or cracks causing th...
Filed under: Challenger, Dodge
2015 Dodge Challenger Could Pack 550hp
by admin on May 27th, 2013
A new supercharged version of the Dodge Challenger is being mooted by executives for the 2015 model line in order to compete with the Cadillac CTS-V, Camaro ZL1 and the Ford Mustang GT500. The new model will then debut at the New York Auto Show in 2014. TorqueNews broke the story and we followed it up. The new model is rumoured to be a supercharged Hemi engine codenamed â€śHellcatâ€ť and is said to be in production right now. â€śT...
Filed under: Dart, Dodge
New Dodge Dart Special Edition Packages
by admin on May 17th, 2013
Chrysler is releasing three new special editions of the Dodge Dart to offer something a little different for everyone. The Dodge Dart, while not a best-seller is a solid car with high quality materials and a great character. These new special edition models add a little je ne sais quos to that. Dodge Dart SXT Special Edition The Dodge Dart SXT Special Edition provides a new grille, tinted headlights, projector fog lights, LED tailligh...
Filed under: Charger, Dodge
2013 Dodge Charger SRT8 392 Appearance Package
by admin on Mar 27th, 2013
While the New York Auto Show is now in full swing, Dodge are making waves on the other side of the country in sunny California. Itâ€™s the annual Spring Festival for Dodge Charger, Challenger and Chrysler 300 owners, known as the LX-platform. During which, Dodge unveiled their new 2013 Dodge Charger SRT8 392 Appearance Package. The 2013 Dodge Charger SRT8 392 Appearance Package is a cosmetic update to the Charger SRT8 that adds 20â€ť...
Filed under: Ram
Calgary Getting Gas Powered Rams
by admin on Mar 14th, 2013
Calgary has taken delivery of two natural gas-powered Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG trucks. Oklahoma has also ordered 200-odd of the trucks to use as highways vehicles, making a big order and acceptance of the alternative-fueled truck. The vehicles use compressed natural gas as the primary fuel, with a standard gas line ready for if you run out while on the road. The range of the CNG tank is approximately 255 miles, as long as you donâ€™t ...
Filed under: Dodge, Durango
2013 Dodge Durango R/T
by admin on Feb 20th, 2013
Next to get the Road and Track treatment is the Dodge Durango, joining the likes of the Challenger, Charger, Dart, Avenger, Journey and Grand Caravan to enjoy a makeover from the guys at Dodge. While probably not the first Dodge model you would expect to have a performance makeover, it does seem quite effective. Gone are the days when R/T actually meant ready for the track. It is now more a signification of a performance trim level, ...
Filed under: Ram
2014 Ram 1500 Diesel
by admin on Feb 18th, 2013
Last week Chrysler announced their industry-leading Ram 1500 truck was going to have a diesel option from the 2014 model year. Already known for offering the best gas mileage in its class, the diesel motor will improve that even further. The 2014 Ram 1500 will include the option for a 3.0-liter V6 diesel engine that is expected to produce somewhere around 240 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. Ram havenâ€™t released official figures yet, bu...
Filed under: 300, Challenger, Charger, Chrysler, Dodge
SRT Core Models Seen at Chicago
by admin on Feb 11th, 2013
The term â€śback to basicsâ€ť is a popular term in Europe right now. It reflects culture, the economic climate and that rose-tinted time when money wasnâ€™t a problem. When we bought groceries from the corner store instead of supermarkets and when we took our shoes to be repaired instead of throwing them away. Dodge sees back to basics slightly differently. Their version of it means back to the heyday of muscle cars. When a car was j...
Filed under: 370Z, Challenger, Dart, Dodge, Forte, GTR, Juke, Kia, Nissan
Chicago Auto Show Roundup
by admin on Feb 8th, 2013
The 2013 Chicago Auto Show is in full swing and has a few reveals that might interest you. Nissan, Kia and Dodge have all revealed new models, so itâ€™s only right that we at least mention them. Nissan GTR Track Edition This edition is new to North America and is going to sell well. The 2014 Nissan GTR Track Edition has been performance tuned at the Nurburgring and has uprated suspension, carbon fiber brake ducts, the front seating ha...
Filed under: Challenger, Dodge
2013 Dodge Challenger R/T Redline
by admin on Feb 6th, 2013
News at last that the 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T Redline will be appearing at the Chicago Auto Show this week. After several other R/T models were announced over Christmas, we were waiting with baited breath to catch a glimpse of a real one, now it seems we can. The 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T Redline gets the Hemi engine, the 5.7-liter V8 that produces 375 hp. That in turn, is connected to the rear wheels by a Tremec six-speed manual t...