Muscle Cars

  • Chevrolet eCOPO Camaro concept

    Chevrolet is out to prove that cars like its Camaro have a bright future in the world of electrification, at least as far as the dragstrip is concerned. The automaker late on Monday unveiled the eCOPO Camaro concept ahead of the formal debut Tuesday at the SEMA show in Las Vegas. The concept is entirely electric powered, driven by an electric motor providing more than 700 horsepower and 600 pound-feet of torque, and it preview new technologies that could be coming to Chevrolet cars in the not too distant future. Developed with pioneering electric drag racing team Hancock and Lane Racing...

  • Mopar 2018 SEMA teaser
    Mopar showing supercharged 426-cubic-inch V-8 "elephant engine" at SEMA

    FCA will invade Las Vegas on Monday for the 2018 SEMA show with plenty to talk about. It seems one of those things will be a Mopar 426-cubic-inch V-8 crate engine. Mopar released a second teaser video for a new crate engine on Friday, and it seems to confirm our earlier suspicions that the engine...

  • 2018 Ford Mustang GT Peformance Package Level 2
    Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2019 nominee: Ford Mustang GT Performance Package Level 2

    Ford made the leap from muscle car to sports car with the current-generation Mustang, but the Blue Oval didn't finish the job. We drove the latest Mustang GT, and while it's good, it falls short of spectacular. Even the engineers knew it could be better, so they decided to tinker with it in their...

  • Mopar SEMA teaser for Dodge Charger
    Mopar SEMA teaser shows big-power original Dodge Charger

    Mopar has teased "something big" for this month's 2018 SEMA show, and it's residing in a first-generation Dodge Charger. The video shows a pair of paw prints stamped over with some rather large prints instead. In the distance, we're treated to a wonderful chugging noise from a loping camshaft...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Camaro
    Chevrolet testing waters for two Camaro hybrids, including V-8

    The Chevrolet Camaro could be in for hybrid power. How do we know? The brand has been caught testing the waters for future hybrid powertrains with Camaro owners. In August, screenshots of a customer survey were posted to the Camaro6 forum, in which Chevrolet explicitly asked a current Camaro owner...

  • Mystery Ford Mustang teaser
    Ford teases V-8-powered Mustang hybrid, could be called Mach 1

    Ford buried a teaser for what appears to be the Mustang hybrid inside a promotional video that the automaker released on Friday. The automaker wants you to know it intends to build the future, not just talk about it. And suddenly the Mustang's future looks more intriguing. At the 0:37 mark of the...

  • 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor

    The Raptor version of Ford's mid-size Ranger pickup truck isn't bound for the United States. The information was revealed to Autoblog by Hermann Salenbauch, vehicle line director at Ford Performance, in an interview published Thursday. Two reasons Salenbauch gave were that the Ranger Raptor is based on the global version of the Ranger pickup which differs from the North American model, and that the cost of making it meet local regulations makes the project not viable. When contacted by Motor Authority, a Ford spokesman backed up Salenbauch's comments by reiterating those two reasons. We'll...

  • 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 leaked on Instagram via @sinister_lifestyle
    2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 leaked

    The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is expected to make its debut in January at the 2019 Detroit auto show, but it appears the new snake just couldn't wait that long to slither out from under its covers. First reported on Thursday by Jalopnik, the new Shelby GT500 was shown to a group of...

  • 2018 SpeedKore Dodge Challenger SRT Demon
    SpeedKore's 1,400-hp, carbon-fiber-bodied Dodge Demon drops into the 8s

    SpeedKore Performance Group is back with another SEMA build, and this one could just be the Wisconsin company's wildest yet. It's a 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon whose supercharger has been swapped out for a pair of turbochargers. Working with a host of other mods, those blowers pump enough boost...

  • 2019 Yenko/SC Stage II Chevrolet Camaro
    1,000-hp Yenko/SC package adds $66,995 to 2019 Chevy Camaro SS 1LE

    Specialty Vehicle Engineering has a 2019 Yenko Chevrolet Camaro package with 1,000 horsepower and updated looks to enhance the refreshed pony car. SVE installed an LT1-based 6.8-liter V-8 engine and married the stroked engine to a supercharger to achieve the staggering 1,000-hp figure. Each 2019...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SEMA show car in Shock color
    2019 Chevrolet Camaro gains new Shock yellow color option

    The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro color palette is in for a bright new addition. On Tuesday, the brand introduced the Shock yellow exterior color for the pony car, as part of a new Camaro concept heading to the 2018 SEMA show. If the hue looks familiar, that's because it will also be available with the...

  • 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle Laguna fitted with LT5 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 crate engine
    Chevy confirms Corvette ZR1's 755-hp V-8 as crate engine, drops it into '73 Chevelle

    General Motors' most powerful production engine yet can now be ordered as a crate motor thanks to the folks at Chevrolet Performance. We're talking about the LT5 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 that's normally found in the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. Straight out of the box, this beast of a motor is...

  • Teaser sketch for 2019 CGS Motorsports Ford Mustang GT debuting at 2018 SEMA show

    This year's SEMA show is nearly upon us and Ford has previewed an assortment of modified Mustangs that are set to star. They've been prepared by some of most famous names in the aftermarket business, showcasing why the Mustang is one of the most popular vehicles to customize. First up is the Mustang of CGS Motorsports, a company that always brings a clean look, and this year looks to be no exception. The shop has taken a Mustang GT as the starting point and added all the best bits from Roush, including a supercharger. The custom ride also benefits from a Custom TS Designs wide-body kit and...

  • Ford Mustang sedan based on Falcon
    Someone built a Mustang sedan using an Aussie Ford Falcon

    The Ford Mustang never spawned a four-door model, although it's about to influence a future performance SUV with an electric powertrain. However, one individual has taken it upon his or herself to build what we see here. It's none other than a Ford Mustang sedan featuring the design of the...

  • First 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye rolls off assembly line
    First 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye rolls off assembly line

    Demonic Dodges are ready to roll into dealerships. No, not those Demons that you're more likely to find rolling across an auction block. Today we're talking about the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye, the first customer example of which rolled off the Brampton Assembly line floor Tuesday...

  • 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon owned by Michael Andretti
    Buy Michael Andretti's barely used Dodge Demon

    If someone gifted you a car, would you drive it? I assume you would. Especially if that car happens to be an 840-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. Michael Andretti has access to all sorts of cars, so when he's given a Demon he doesn't need to drive it. That's why his car is heading to auction...

  • 2019 Ford Mustang
    The deal is back: 800-horsepower Ford Mustang GT for $39,995

    For Mustang fans, there may be no greater dealership from which to buy the popular pony car than Lebanon Ford. This is the Ohio-based outfit that offers up serious power upgrades for far less cash than you think would be required. The latest offer? A 2019 Mustang GT packing 800 horsepower on sale...

  • Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts a 900-horsepower Ford Mustang at the Nürburgring
    Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifts a 900-horsepower Mustang around the 'Ring

    You saw him drift around the Nürburgring earlier this year in a Ford F-150 Raptor. Now watch famous drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. return to the German racetrack in his 900-horsepower Ford Mustang Formula Drift car. As you may have guessed, the result is a lot of noise, tire smoke and even some...

  • 2019 Saleen 35th Anniversary Edition Ford Mustang

    Saleen celebrates 35 trips around the sun this year, and it's marking the occasion with a Mustang-based special edition. The car is appropriately called the SA 35, for Saleen Automotive 35, and just 10 examples will be built. These days, Saleen is actually an automobile manufacturer, but the company began with a focus on tuning Mustangs in 1983, with its first Mustang-based vehicle rolled out in 1984. Engineering largely surrounded better handling characteristics, which the SA 35, based on a Ford Mustang GT, also embodies. In an announcement last week, Saleen said the SA 35 features a...

  • 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor
    2019 Ford F-150 Raptor $2,180 pricier than a year ago

    Ford has introduced a worthy round of updates on its F-150 Raptor for the 2019 model year, but you're going to have to pay a premium for them as the prices have been increased on the off-road performance truck. Cars Direct has learned from Ford order guides that the base 2019 F-150 Raptor Super Cab...

  • The Warszawa M20 GT is a coach built Ford Mustang
    Can you guess the muscle car sacrificed for this Polish project?

    Polish coachbuilder KHM Motor has a vehicular vision and it all starts with the Ford Mustang, a sixth-generation Mustang GT. Using the V-8 steed as its base, KHM has reimagined the Mustang's muscular lines into something...quite different. It's called the Warszawa M20 GT, and it's meant to pay...

  • Hennessey Performance tuned Dodge Demon makes 1,013 rear-wheel horsepower
    Hennessey's Dodge Challenger SRT Demon makes 1,013 HP...at the wheels

    Just a few short years ago, there would have been no way we'd believe that a mainstream automaker would sell a street-legal, 840-horsepower coupe. But Dodge does just that and the car is appropriately called the Demon. As is often the case though, tuning shops love taking already insane things and...

  • 2014 Shelby GT500 tribute car on Jay Leno's Garage
    Jim Caviezel's 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake storms into Jay Leno's Garage

    A special 2014 Ford Shelby GT500 Super Snake roared into Jay Leno's Garage for a new episode. Actor Jim Caviezel is the proud owner, and he's turned the car into a rolling tribute for the fallen members of SEAL Team Six aboard Extortion 17. Caviezel is heavily involved with the military and the...

  • 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon sold in September 2018 at Mecum auction
    Pair of Dodge Demons fetch relatively restrained bids at auction

    The suggested retail price of a 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is $86,090. That's a ton of cash for a Dodge, but it's actually a fantastic deal considering the Demon is an 840-horsepower drag-strip all star built in a limited run of just 3,300. Good luck finding one for under $100,000, of course...

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