2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8

Hemi. The mere mention of the word is enough to strike fear into the hearts of lesser powerplants… or at least images of a pair of scrubby-looking bottom-feeders that really love themselves some Ram Trucks. In any case, we’re keenly interested in the latest Hemi engine from the Dodge Boys, in this case displacing a heady 392 (or so) cubic …

2011 Saleen S302 Mustang

At the 2010 SEMA Show in Las Vegas we stopped by the Saleen booth and got wowed by their new 2011 S302 Mustang. Saleen Performance Vehicles, now owned by Global Performance Vehicles – not Steve Saleen, charges into 2011 with an updated version of the car they introduced last year. The biggest change is of course that new 5.0 liter …

2011 Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition

Combining the Z06’s lightweight body and 505 horsepower naturally-aspirated LS7 with the Magnetic Selective Ride Control and braking found on the ZR1, the Corvette Z06 Carbon Limited Edition is being hailed as the best balanced track Corvette yet. Tadge Juechter, Corvette Chief Engineer says “For technical tracks like Laguna Seca, the Z06 Carbon could shave up to three seconds off …

2011 Camaro Convertible

According to GM, a Camaro Convertible was never an afterthought — the car’s structure was reportedly designed from day one to accommodate a topless model, and engineers worked to strengthen the body — not soften the suspension — to compensate for the lack of a fixed roof. Camaro Convertible models receive additional structural bracing, including an underhood strut tower brace, …