Monthly Archives: October 2014

The 2015 Charger Engine Is a Celebration of 100 Years of Engineering

In order to celebrate the brand’s 100 year anniversary, Dodge has unveiled the all-new 2015 Dodge Charger, which also functions as an homage to the 1969 Charger. Trust us here at Withnell Dodge when we say it’s the best muscle car we’ve seen in a long time. In order to stick to its roots, the 2015 Charger engine is incredible. The 5.7-liter V-8 engine featured in the R/T model generates 370 horsepower and 395 lb-ft of torque. Paired with Variable Valve Timing and are a new TorqueFlite® eight-speed transmission, all other drivers will see is a blur. Car and Driver was enthralled with the new Charger, stating, “When the 2015 … Continue reading

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Dodge Viper Is the Least-Ticketed Car

If you just Googled, “what is the least-ticketed car” because you keep getting speeding tickets, it might be time to admit you have a problem and step on the brakes. Because, believe it or not, the least ticketed popular car is actually the super-powered Dodge Viper, which surely won’t help you out with your speeding problem. According to a survey of 526 past and current vehicles from Insurance.com, only 5.3 percent of Viper owners have received tickets for moving violations. This may seem incredibly unbelievable considering the 2015 Viper has a V10 engine that cranks out 640 horsepower. And, it seems the Viper isn’t alone at the bottom of the … Continue reading

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The Challenger SRT Hellcat Horsepower Redefines Muscle

If you need to know anything about the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, remember 707. 707 horsepower, that is. Dodge never ceases to amaze us here at Withnell Dodge, especially with the incredible new Hellcat version of the Dodge Challenger. If you’re wondering how the Challenger generates over 700 horsepower, we are here to help you figure that out. The major horsepower is due to the 6.2L Supercharged HEMI V-8 in place under the hood. Coupled with a 6-speed TREMEC transmission, the new Challenger musters a 3.6 second 0-60. Now you understand why they named it the Hellcat, right? According to Car and Driver, “The Challenger fires a major salvo … Continue reading

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Dodge Rocks Gas Monkey in Dallas

Carmakers are known for putting together events to create a sense of community among car owners.  For some people, it couldn’t get any better than combining a car show with a rock-n-roll concert.  Owners of the Dodge Viper, Charger, and Challenger (past and present models included) will get the opportunity to experience just that on November 1st in Dallas, Texas for the Dodge Rocks Gas Monkey event. Dodge has joined forced with Gas Monkey Garage and American rock-n-roll band Mötley Crüe to create this wild event.  Gas Monkey Garage is featured in the Discovery Channel show “Fast N’ Loud.”  Mötley Crüe is known for its hits, “Shout at the Devil” … Continue reading

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