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The fat cat’s extra width means better performance through grip.

We drove it at the Indy road course.

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For the buyer with specific needs, the Durango SRT makes its point loudly.

It's like getting three vehicles in one, with some caveats.

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It’s a wild beast, but easily tamed.

The next hellacious Dodge delivers.

Deep Dive

Line lock, cooldown mode, and lots of customization.

The Red key will make an appearance, unlocking even more power and torque.

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The cold never bothered us anyway.

Mopar's muscle coupe borrows all-wheel drive from the Charger sedan.

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Legacy Classic And The Greatest Generation Bring You The Greatest Truck

It costs as much as a supercar, but the Legacy Classic Power Wagon exudes cool in a way most modern cars can't. A 585-horsepower, vintage pickup that comes with an optional saw mill? We had to take one for a proper test.

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The Viper Goes Beast Mode

Stripped of its pleasantries, the track-ready Viper ACR is a street-legal racecar. You just don't want to drive it on the street.

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An R/T For The Loud Crowd

Dodge pulled the Scat Pack name out of retirement for its latest Charger. It's simple, with a big engine. This proven formula doesn't disappoint.

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Driving Through Texan History Books In The Second-Banana Challenger

The Hellcat may have stolen the Challenger 392's thunder, but a trip from Austin to Johnson City, Texas teaches us that 485 horsepower isn't all bad.

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No Hellcat? No Problem

We all knew That Kid. As a freshman, he was a big kid, overweight but surprisingly strong. Still, he was often picked on for his size. Then, he chatted with the football coach, who convinced him that his true calling was on the team's offensive line. After a season on the freshman squad and a summer of two-a-days, this mild-mannered, husky high schooler returned for his sophomore year as a big, imposing, solid piece of muscle. Needless to say, the same bullies that picked on him were praying he'

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If You Ain't First, You're Last

Darrell Waltrip once said, "If the lion didn't bite the tamer every once in a while, it wouldn't be exciting." The sentiment behind that aphorism is causing my adrenal gland to wake up as Dodge and SRT drivers and engineers – somber-faced to a man – give me the track talk that will precede my driving the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT on the circuit at Portland International Raceway. PIR might not be Daytona, and the 707-horsepower Challenger Hellcat might seem tame to a legend like ol' J

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When "Not Bad" Is No Bad Thing

Watchers of the auto industry will notice a theme among the formerly bankrupted American automakers, General Motors and Chrysler. There are the post-bankruptcy vehicles, and the pre-bankruptcy vehicles. The former, in the case of Chrysler, include the Jeep Grand Cherokee, as well as the 200 and 300. For GM, there's the Cadillac ATS, Chevrolet Impala and Buick Encore, among others. These vehicles have the freshest styling, with sharp exteriors and well-crafted interiors, as well as advanced power

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"Class Exclusive" Is The Name Of The Game

My younger brother bought a Dodge Dart earlier this summer. It's a basic SXT, in Maximum Steel Metallic, with the 2.0-liter engine, a six-speed automatic transmission and not a whole lot else. Unfortunately, at the time, the Dart was one of the few cars in the compact class I'd never driven. I didn't know a lot about it, and therefore, didn't have a lot to say when he bought it. I think the words "based on an Alfa," popped out when I first saw it.

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Say what you want about the Dodge Durango, but ever since it came on the scene in 1998, it has occupied its own niche in the SUV market – not too small, not too big, tough, able, not always the best on the road and not always the best off-road. If it were a football player, it would be a tight-end that can block and catch. If it were a hamburger – a double burger with cheese and bacon, but not the Whopper.

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I can pinpoint the exact moment when I fell in love with this car. It was starting down a nearly straight entrance ramp at 15 miles per hour when I buried the throttle. In a moment, I was thrown back into my seat as the big SRT8's engine came to life with commensurate sound, fury and force, bringing me up to 75 mph in what felt like two blinks of an eye. This thing feels so much quicker than its 470 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque would lead you to believe. And mashing the right pedal ne

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Not too long ago, Chevrolet got itself into some trouble by throwing the SS badge on just about everything it produced, so I've always been a little hesitant about the seemingly excessive use of the R/T nameplate on Dodge vehicles. For the 2013 model year, practically every model in Dodge's lineup has an R/T trim level from the Avenger all the way up to the Durango. Although the R/T name used to signified models made for road and track, I doubt anyone would be delusional enough to assume the Dur

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