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Review: A different take on Challenger vs. Camaro

The original ponycar wars have boomeranged back after forty years. Ford started it all with a retro-tasty Mustang, and Dodge and Chevrolet have rolled out new versions of the Challenger and Camaro to get in on the frenzy. Looking at the window sticker of any of these cars may seriously depress you. Your retired boomer Dad could swing it as a way to recapture the time before his potential was all used up, but you're not going to step into one of these things if the ink on your diploma has been dry for less than a year. We have uncovered a way for anyone to get their hands on a Camaro for... Read More

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    Video: The most affordable muscle cars experts say you must buy right now
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    If you could have any muscle car (of any era) what would it be? As go-fast gearheads here at Autoblog Canada, we spend a lot of time thinking about the long list of dream cars we'd all love to own one day. But saving up the necessary cash to create a big money muscle car fund tends to be the biggest hurdle for most auto enthusiasts... Until now! Well, ...

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    Official: 2013 Dodge Challenger V6 recalled for fire risk, owners asked not to drive
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    Chrysler has issued a recall for the V6 version of the 2013 Dodge Challenger (as pictured above in 2012MY) over the possibility of a wiring harness that could short circuit and lead to a fire. Owners of these V6 Challengers built from November 2012 through January 2013 are being urged to contact dealers immediately and, in the meantime, not to drive their ...

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    Chicago: 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T hits the Redline
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    Dodge has added a bit of spice to its Hemi-powered Challenger for 2013, offering up this new Redline package that makes its official debut at the Chicago Auto Show. The R/T Redline builds on the Rallye Redline kit that was created for the V6 Challenger, and we like how these subtle changes add to the muscle coupe's already classic styling. In addition to ...

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    Official: 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T Redline revs into Chicago
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    When Dodge released the Challenger Rallye Redline last year, it brought a new dimension of styling to the car's classic muscle car lines, but it was only available in V6 form lacking the oomph to back up its sinister appearance. To remedy that situation, Dodge is unveiling the Challenger R/T Redline, powered by a Hemi V8 engine, at the Chicago Auto ...

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    Official: Dodge announces Blacktop packages for 2013 Avenger, Challenger, Charger [w/video]
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    Dodge first introduced the decidedly sinister Blacktop package on the 2012 Charger V6 sedan, but today, the automaker announced that it will be expanding this option group to a few other models for 2013. The Avenger sedan, Challenger R/T coupe and Charger R/T V8 sedan will all be available with the optional darker appearance package beginning in December ...

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    Featured: Jeff Dunham's UltraViolet Mopar Challenger at SEMA isn't plum crazy
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    What does comedian Jeff Dunham have to do with cars? We have no idea. That said, his name is attached to a pretty cool concept that debuted here at the 2012 SEMA Show. Called UltraViolet, the project is a collaboration between Mopar, Chrysler's in-house performance division, Dunham and Palmer's Customs, and the automaker says no body panel was left ...

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    Video: Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham and Chrysler teaming up for SEMA project car
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    Next in the lengthening line of comedian car enthusiasts is Jeff Dunham. A ventriloquist and Mopar fan normally spotted on video in the company of Achmed and Walter, for this video Dunham has put down the dummies and picked up a job: helping Chrysler and "a big shot with a t-shirt" put together a show car for SEMA. Called Project Ultraviolet, it starts ...

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    Video: Place Your Bets: Dodge Challenger SRT8 takes on... an MD500 helicopter?
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    Here at Autoblog, obsessively covering the automotive industry sometimes takes us places we'd never have expected. Today is one of those days. In the video pasted below, you'll see a very nice Dodge Challenger SRT8 – modified in some way if the quoted 490 horsepower figure is accurate – lining itself up on a long, straight stretch of tarmac. ...

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    Report: Dodge may add 'Barracuda' model to Challenger lineup
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    The upcoming re-launch of the SRT Viper (formerly a Dodge Viper, of course) may be dominating the fast-Mopar coverage to date, but that super-coupe may turn out to represent just the tip of the iceberg. Automotive News is reporting that multiple Dodge performance products are likely to hit North American streets over the next three years. Perhaps most ...

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    Video: Seinfeld's CiCGC pairs Alec Baldwin with 1970 Mercedes-Benz SL
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    For both comedy and car fans, Jerry Seinfeld and his "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" web series has been a car-filled, caffeine-fueled, laugh-fest. The trend continues in the two latest installments of his unusual unscripted series. In the first video seen above, Jerry picks up actor Alec Baldwin in a Signal Red Mercedes-Benz 280SL Roadster. The two ...