The huge annual SEMA show for builders and owners of highly customized cars brings out some truly bizarre creations. Only at SEMA will you see vehicles like the one-of-a-kind PriuSRT8, a Toyota Prius with a gas-guzzling V-8 engine under its hood that effectively turns the hybrid's green credentials on its head. The once gas-sipping hatchback underwent enormous amounts of work to fit a 6.2-liter supercharged V-8, sourced from the Dodge Hellcat muscle cars, under its stubby hood. DON'T MISS: Toyota Prius One: stripped-down hybrid added at lower price American Racing Headers carried out the...
Rare E85 Ethanol Fuel Good For Racers, As 750-HP Hellcat Shows (Video)
A 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat converted to run on E85 produces 753 hp at the wheels.Stephen Edelstein
Is Tesla Model S P85D The World's Fastest Sedan? Top Speed Test Needed
Even 10 years ago, the idea of a “family sedan” that could accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds was something between a rarity and a fantasy. Even more delusional was the thought of a stock family sedan that could exceed 200 mph. Those heady performance figures were...George Parrott
Hellcat Driver Who Lost Drag Race To Tesla P85D Ready For Rematch
The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat driver who lost a race to a Tesla Model S P85D is improving his technique.Stephen Edelstein
Tesla P85D Destroys Dodge Challenger Hellcat On Dragstrip: Electric Car Thrashes 707-HP Hemi (Video)
Say "P85D" to Tesla owners and fans, and you will see the drooling and twitching and heavy breathing and lustful stares--and more drooling--that Tesla's fastest, highest-performance electric car brings. The same happens with the word "Hellcat" for fans of high-powered Hemi V-8 performance. DON'T...John Voelcker
Tesla Reveals 'D' All-Wheel-Drive Model S, 'Autopilot' Feature
In the end, the online rumors proved to be largely accurate. Last night, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk revealed an all-wheel-drive version of the Tesla Model S electric luxury car--known as 'D'--whose most powerful P85D version will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.2 seconds. DON'T MISS: Tesla...John Voelcker
Automotive sites with readers whose tastes tend toward sports and performance cars have been having a field day with the upcoming 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. This 707-horsepower muscle car (along with the Charger Hellcat four-door sedan announced just this morning) is the most powerful volume-production car ever offered by one of the Detroit Three automakers. DON'T MISS: 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Is World’s Most Powerful Sedan But as a perspective piece in trade journal Ward's Auto points out, the pair of Hellcats isn't as anti-green as they may seem. In fact, the Challenger...