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How Low Should You Let Your Gas Tank Fall

We are all guilty of playing the “gas light game” at one time or another. What does that mean? It means you let your gas run so low that you aren’t quite sure if you will make it to the pump. But, what is that really costing you? Experts say that you should consider your fuel gauge to be an estimate on how much gas you actually have left. What this means is that car gauges rely on a variety of factors such as the driving style or your car’s fuel economy. It can also damage your car if you let the gas tank run really low, and also cost you … Continue reading

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Dodge to Significantly Increase Hellcat Production

Fiat Chrysler has announced that it will more than double its production of Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat models for the 2016 model year in response to the supercars’ overwhelming demand. “To meet this demand, we are more than doubling our SRT Hellcat production for 2016 and simplifying the process to make it easier for our enthusiasts to get their hands on the hottest muscle cars in history,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO, Dodge and SRT brands, FCA US. “In addition, customers with verified sold orders that weren’t built in the 2015 model year will receive special discounted pricing if they re-order in 2016.” A news release states … Continue reading

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Great Oregon Road Trips

Summer is the perfect time to pack up your family and head out on the open road. However, you don’t need to travel far to have a great experience. In fact, Oregon has some of the most beautiful scenic roads in the country. Here are a couple great Oregon road trips to take right here in our backyard. Silver Falls Driving Tour. With this scenic drive, you’ll need to start in Woodburn—less than half an hour away from Salem. From there, you’ll pass thought Mt. Angel, see the Gallon House Covered Bridge, and continue on to the Silver Falls State Park. Drive through the park and head down Oregon Route … Continue reading

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Easy-to-Use Uconnect System Gains New Customizable Features

Every year in-car technology gets more and more advanced. The easy-to-use Uconnect system from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is no exception. For the 2016 model year, properly equipped Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and Ram vehicles will gain a variety of new features, including Siri Eyes Free, Do Not Disturb, SiriusXM Tune Start, and more. A Drag and Drop menu bar allows drivers and passengers to personalize their Uconnect experience. With this feature, drivers can drag their favorite apps and frequently used services to the main menu bar for fast and easy access. If you are tired of being interrupted by driving, then the Uconnect’s Do Not Disturb and Reply with Text Message … Continue reading

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New Dodge Supercar Teased before Gran Turismo 6 Debut

As the gamers out there could tell you, Gran Turismo 6 has been available on the PlayStation 3 for a whole year now. However, the game continues to generate excitement and news, thanks to the Vision Gran Turismo project. The project continues to churn out awesome concept cars, and the latest one to be teased is a new Dodge supercar that rivals the Viper. That concept is the Dodge SRT Tomahawk Vision Gran Turismo. We’ve only seen a few teaser images of the concept so far, but they are all eye-popping enough that we’re absolutely stoked for the official release. The car, a “single-seat hybrid powertrain concept vehicle,” will, of … Continue reading

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Plans for the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR will be Fastest Viper Model Yet

Dodge remains the king of building the world’s best supercars, as proven by their plans for the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR. While many other new supercars have been released recently, trying to challenge the Viper for its throne, all of them pale in comparison to the new Viper. In fact, the 2016 Viper ACR will be the fastest Viper model ever made by Dodge. In May, Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO of the Dodge brand, revealed the new Viper ACR while leading a tour of the Fiat Chrysler plant where the new model will be built. ACR is an abbreviation for American Club Racer, and since this new car can … Continue reading

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1968 Dodge Dart Restoration Embraces the Classic Cruising Experience

The Dodge brothers are to credit for some of the most striking and classic car designs – some of which can still be seen on the road today. One particular Dodge creation has been restored as a family affair. When it comes to restoring classic cars, it’s more than a hobby for Sherm White’s family – it’s a culture. He has poured over 500 hours into the perfect restoration of his 1968 Dodge Dart classic. Sherm White’s 1968 Dodge Dart restoration features “boxy, curvy, sharp lines” that White adores. With a fully automated top and a V8 GT engine, the pale yellow Dodge Dart is a convertible ready for the … Continue reading

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Pickup Throwback: NY Daily News Features 1978 Dodge Warlock

As part of its Bizarre Car of the Week segment, the New York Daily News recently did a piece on the Dodge Warlock. This Ram-based custom truck was a classic pickup to many, offering rugged durability and great styling. The throwback to the 1978 Dodge Warlock featured in the Manhattan-based national newspaper reminded people just how great Dodge really is. According to the Daily News, the Warlock is one of the first factory performance pickups in the US, designed to be easily customizable. Under the hood, the truck came with a monstrous 7.2-liter V8 capable of producing 220 hp. Unfortunately, this iconic pickup is not very fuel-efficient, at least in … Continue reading

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Dodge Launches Viper 1 of 1 Configurator with 25+ Million Combinations

Can’t wait for the new 2015 Dodge Viper GTC 1 of 1 to come out? Well, you can get one step closer to the car using the brand new configurator for it—and just like the car promises to be, it’s a ton of fun to play around with. The Viper 1 of 1 configurator really shows off all of the extra goodies the GTC model offers over the current Viper. Under the hood is the same: a 645-horsepower, 8.4-liter V10 (why would you want it to be any different, anyway?) The rest, however, is extensively customizable. The choices include somewhere around 8,000 available body colors, two stripe styles in nearly … Continue reading

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Dodge Durango R/T Features Red Hot seats and 20-Inch Wheels

It’s not fair that the Dodge Challenger and Charger get to have all the fun. That’s why dodge has extended some pretty sweet features to the Durango R/T, its performance-based SUV. The 2015 Durango R/T now comes equipped with standard 20-inch wheels and available Radar Red Nappa Leather seats. Previously available only in the Challenger and Charger, the Radar Red Nappa Leather seats are now available on the Durango R/T thanks to overwhelming customer demand. The bold, red leather seats seem fitting for the R/T, accurately reflecting the exterior’s aggressive, sporty design. Black Nappa leather seating is already available as a part of the Premium Nappa Leather Group (but who … Continue reading

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