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Muscle Cars

  • Mystery Ford Mustang teaser

    In an era of spreading electric cars and more stringent fuel-economy and emissions standards, some muscle cars are losing their signature V-8 engines. The Ford Mustang, despite the company's announcements that it will be offered as a hybrid, may not be one of them. According to new patent filings from Ford, revealed by AutoGuide, the Mustang may get both a hybrid system and a V-8. DON'T MISS: Ford teases V-8-powered Mustang hybrid, could be called Mach 1 The filings show a rear-wheel drive powertrain—like the Mustang's—with a V-8 engine and electric drive to the front wheels...

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    Dodge Challenger electric boost, Karma styling, limited autobahns: Today's Car News

    Plug-in luxury-car maker Karma brought in a new design house to carry it into the future. Germany revealed a plan to impose a national speed limit on its famously unlimited autobahns. And our latest Twitter poll asks readers how soon they expect Ford to come through with an electric F-Series...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody
    Chrysler to electrify the next Dodge Challenger, boot the V-8?

    American muscle may never be the same. When the iconic and popular Dodge Challenger is redesigned sometime before the mid-2020s, the new version may come with an electrified powertrain. For informed green-car readers, it's important to make clear that that doesn't mean that any new Challenger will...

  • 1967 Pontiac Firebird meets 2014 Toyota Prius V   [photo by Bill the Engineer, from EcoModder]
    Prius V power plus Pontiac pony car equals...Firebird Hybrid!

    What would be your ultimate Toyota Prius hybrid? Maybe a convertible version? One that brings fond memories of bygone performance to middle-aged friends and neighbors? An Ohio man is now in the process of building what might become the ultimate Toyota Prius—at least for muscle car...

  • 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, Belle Isle reveal
    2016 Chevrolet Camaro Loses Weight, Adds Turbo Four For Fuel Economy

    Muscle-car fans pretty much set the Internet on fire this weekend as news and photos of the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Camaro coupe emerged. The second generation of the reanimated Camaro pony car has tauter styling, more power, and less weight. All of that adds up to a car with tauter handling that...

  • 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
    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.

  • 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

    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...

  • 2015 Ford Mustang via USA Today leak
    Ford 'Considers' Diesel, Hybrid, Even Electric For New Mustang

    Ford is reportedly considering green powertrains for future Mustang models.

  • 2015 Ford Mustang
    2015 Ford Mustang Revealed, With First 4-Cylinder Since 1993 (Photos)

    You may or may not be aware that the new 2015 Ford Mustang has now officially been unveiled. Perhaps you saw it this morning on Good Morning America, or came across some of the other coverage that's emerged over the last couple of days. MORE: 2015 Ford Mustang Preview: Official Photos And Video The...

  • 2013 Ford Mustang
    2015 Ford Mustang: Same Power, Fewer Cylinders, Better MPG?

    A turbocharged four-cylinder version of the next generation of the Ford Mustang, due for the 2015 model year, has been widely reported around the web--but it had been assumed it would be for non-U.S. consumption. That has changed. In fact, it appears that the U.S. may very well get the engine, if a...

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