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Eight Days straight in 2015 Dodge 392 Challenger R/T Shaker ScatPack

Brock Yates’ One Lap of America is, without a doubt, the toughest open road event in the United States. Void of fancy hotels, lifestyle journalists and swanky “look-at-me” types, One Lap is the last bastion of competition for the world’s most die-hard petrol-heads looking for an adventure. We’re talking about 11 racetracks in eight days; over 3,500 miles of transit legs; breakdowns and roadside food that’s been known to make the human body do things science still can’t comprehend. It’s not for the weak, timid or those with thimble size…

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Report: 2015 Dodge Challenger to get eight-speed automatic

Chrysler enthusiast site AllPar.com reports that the 2015 Dodge Challenger will bet an eight-speed automatic as standard, even for the base V6 model. The extra cogs over the existing six-speed unit is expected to improve performance and fuel economy. Specifics regarding what engines will be mated to the new transmission aren’t apparent yet, though it wouldn’t be unreasonable to expect the use of a Pentastar V6 and a HEMI V8 of some sort. Rumors on the other hand suggest that the current 5.7L and 6.4L HEMIs will get a minor power…

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