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The Checkered Flag Waves At The 2015 One Lap of America

For one week, the AutoNation team traveled the countryside as competitors in the 2015 One Lap of America race. Armed with a striking Sublime Green 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Shaker and a gray 2015 Dodge Durango R/T support vehicle — affectionately named George and Ron Burgundy —  we drove over 3,000 miles through Middle America to flog the big 485 horsepower coupe on some of the area’s most infamous race tracks. With competition starting at the Tire Rack’s skidpad in South Bend, Indiana, we then traveled west to Raceway…

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AutoNation Drives Road and Track in One Lap of America

One Lap of America is a racing event sponsored in part by AutoNation and started by famed automotive journalist Brock Yates. Covering 3,245 miles over the course of seven days, the race requires a team of drivers to pilot their car across multiple state lines in order to compete in scored racing competitions at closed courses scattered about the country. Speeding on public roadways is not necessary – and is strongly discouraged – for each team to get to each racing event, as organizers have allotted more than enough time…

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2015 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak is for the real dragsters

American muscle and the dragstrip are as commonly used in the same sentence as biscuits and gravy. It’s as American as Labor Day and to stick with the theme, Dodge and Mopar previewed a new 2015 Mopar Challenger Drag Pak test mule. Now, while most of you are guessing that a 707hp Hellcat V8 powers this latest Challenger dragster, it’s actually Mopar’s latest 426-cubic inch (7.0L for you metrics) HEMI Race V8, mated to a Chrysler 727 automatic transmission, complete with an integral line lock. Everything is upgraded, from the…

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2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Test Drive

Ford unveiled an all-new Mustang for 2015. And Chevy recently released the supremely awesome Camaro Z/28. Do you think Dodge has been just sitting on their hands? Hell no! In fact, they just left the pony car wars in a cloud of tire smoke with the mighty 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat. Let’s start with the numbers because that is what everyone is talking about. The Hellcat’s supercharged 6.2 liter Hemi V8 pumps out 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. Crazy, right? That makes the Hellcat the most powerful muscle…

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Official: The 2015 Dodge Challenger lineup gets detailed

The 2015 Dodge Challenger is here and the Auburn Hills-based automaker released full product details for its entire lineup. At the base end of the line sits the Challenger SXT, complete with Chrysler’s standard 3.6L Pentastar V6 with 305hp and 268 lb-ft of twist on tap. Channeling the base model’s power to the rear wheels is a ZF-sourced eight-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission. With 18-inch aluminum wheels, the price starts at $26,995. Up one level resides the Challenger SXT Plus for an additional $3,000, offering more standard options such as a rear spoiler,…

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