Monthly Archives: January 2015

Jay Leno’s 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Auctioned for Charity

Jay Leno, comedian and car enthusiast extraordinaire, might be best known for his time as host of The Tonight Show, but it’s his philanthropic efforts that are getting attention these days. Leno boasts an extensive car collection, and has auctioned yet another one of his one-of-a-kind cars off for a good cause. On January 17th, with the help of Gooding & Company auction house, Leno auctioned off his all-black 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8. The unique SRT was one of 6,400 models first released that were pre-sold to car enthusiasts. The money was raised for a cause close to Leno’s heart – the United Service Organizations (USO). The USO is a … Continue reading

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2015 Dodge Charger Wins KBB.com’s Best Resale Value Award

When it comes to vehicles with the best resale value, we usually expect boring-but-excellent cars to be at the top. The Honda Civic, the Toyota Camry, those sort of cars. They’re not that exciting, but they’ll get the job done, and they keep at it for a long time—right? Right. But apparently there’s something even better—a car that gets the job done for a long time and manages to be exciting. Meet the 2015 Dodge Charger, winner of KBB.com’s Best Resale Value award in the full-size car category, edging out tough competitors like the Toyota Avalon and Chevrolet Impala. The Charger is a lesson on versatility. It’s got a new … Continue reading

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Customized Dodge Viper Available Thanks to New Program

It’s every sports car fan’s dream—an incredible vehicle, with style and power to spare, now made fully customizable by its maker. That’s exactly what has happened here with the Dodge Viper. A new program will allow you to create your very own customized Dodge Viper, and there will be tons of options available to you as an individual owner. With over 8,000 exterior colors options, 24,000 stripe colors, 10 wheel options, 16 interior trim designs, and six aero packages, the combinations are basically endless. Therefore, you’re practically assured that your custom Viper will be one-of-a-kind. With this new program, you’ll get a car that’s as powerful and individualized as possible. … Continue reading

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Dodge Brand Image Sheds Family Focus, Looks to Performance

When the Dodge brothers first founded Dodge, the brand focused on offering performance and speed at a low price. Over the years, the American car brand has turned away from its roots, instead offering cheaper, family-oriented models for the working class. Now, the Dodge Brand image is looking to go back to the beginning, changing its focus from a family-friendly image to one of pure speed. This transformation started with the introduction of the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat—a hot-rodder’s dream. With 707 horsepower under the hood and a top speed of 204 miles per hour, the Challenger Hellcat can eat up a quarter mile in just 11 seconds. And the … Continue reading

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