Lifted 1973 Dodge Challenger 4x4 in a snowy forest
Sedans & Coupes

This 1972 Dodge Challenger 4×4 Is Ready for Any Off-Road Challenge

When it comes to unconventional off-road builds, a Dodge Challenger doesn’t necessarily spring immediately to mind. People previously modified the Mazda Miata, Porsche 911, and Ferrari 308 GT4 for off-roading. Even Corvettes converted for it. So why not Dodge’s muscle car? That’s the question the owner of a four-wheel-drive 1973 Dodge Challenger wanted to answer. …

1984 Chevrolet Camaro
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The Worst Muscle Cars That Have Ever Hit the Road

Today’s new muscle cars are definitely faster than their 60s predecessors. In fact, quite a few innocuous-looking modern cars can, too. For example, a Hyundai Veloster N can go 0-60 faster than a Hemi ‘Cuda ever could. But even ignoring how necessary emissions restrictions decreased performance, some muscle cars simply didn’t live up to their …

2020 Shelby GT500
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Ford Mustang is World’s Best Selling Sports Car

Ask an automotive enthusiast what the best selling sports car is, and often the answer will be the Mazda MX5 Miata. So, this might come as a shock, but things are not as they seem. For 2019, The Ford Mustang was the world’s best-selling sports car. There are also other World’s Best titles that the Mustang holds. Today, April 17th, …

Avoid the Dodge Challenger
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Avoid the Dodge Challenger

The Dodge Challenger is a modern American muscle car. Its iconic image paired with its rumbling nostalgic engine are timeless. By keeping up with modern technology it is competitive in its class. But if you are looking for a nimble navigator, avoid the Dodge Challenger. This Dodge coupe is hyped up and in many ways …

2020 Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcat Widebody
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What’s the Difference Between a Dodge Challenger and a Dodge Charger?

When it comes to affordable muscle, it’s tough to top the Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger. That’s partially why the Hellcat versions of these cars were named Autotrader’s Car of the Decade. And despite their age, both are surprisingly popular and daily-drivable. But there are a few differences between the two. Dodge Challenger vs. Charger: …

Eleanor Mustang from the Gone in 60 Seconds Movie Remake with Nicolas Cage (2000)
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Classic Muscle Cars Are A Joke By Today’s Standards

There is no denying that the dawn of the V8 muscle car in the 1960s certainly changed things. High horsepower vehicles, growling deeply, and moving metal quickly down the road was a definite attraction to automotive enthusiasts and well as the regular consumer. In today’s market, however, those old cars are a joke.  There’s nothing …

Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye vs. Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 vs. Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE
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Beefiest American Muscle Cars of 2020

Whether you love them or not, there is a spot in everyone’s heart for a classic American muscle car. Year after year, generation after generation, American manufacturers have been tweaking, updating and improving their muscle cars to offer more style, more power, and more performance. Here’s our 2020 lineup of the beefiest American muscle cars …

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The 1 Car That Definitely Got Worse With Age

Overall, vehicles have gotten better over time. Sure, they’ve also gotten larger and heavier. But in terms of technology and safety, new cars trump classic ones. However, not every vehicle improved over the years. In chasing refinement, some risk losing their way, and their reputations along the way. And there’s one car, in particular, that …

Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye vs. Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 vs. Chevy Camaro ZL1 1LE
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Who Makes the Ultimate Muscle Car: Ford, Chevy, or Dodge?

Despite the popularity of off-road SUVs like the Wrangler, muscle cars still loom large. Perhaps the best example is the Dodge Challenger, unchanged in 13 years. But its sales have grown with the help of high-powered models like the Hellcat and Demon, and it’s also earned above-average reliability scores from Consumer Reports. In contrast, the …

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye
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Why Is the Ancient Dodge Challenger Still so Popular?

When your vehicle has received fewer redesigns than the Toyota 4Runner, you know it’s getting old. And yet, the Dodge Challenger is still remarkably popular. While the Ford Mustang may be ranked as higher on the used-car market, and Chevrolet’s updated the Camaro regularly, the Challenger actually beat out the Camaro in 2019 sales. In …

Jeep Wrangler parked on a mountain top after adventuring all day

Why Muscle Cars Keep Getting Traded in for the Jeep Wrangler

No matter what’s going on in the world, two things are consistent when it comes to cars in the U.S. People like familiarity and comfort, and they also like displaying their American pride. This translates to the things they eat, buy, and do, but it also makes sense that one of these things would be …

2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320
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Next-Gen Dodge Challenger Will Keep Its Retro Style

When Dodge introduced the new Challenger back in 2008, many were surprised that the second generation’s appearance was nearly identical to the first. Since the release of the second-generation Dodge Challenger more than a decade ago, its powerful engine options have made sure it’s still as desirable a muscle car as it was back in …

2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320
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Mustang GT vs Challenger 1320: Which Is Faster?

Two legendary muscle cars go head-to-head in a race. Both are quick as they roar off the first line. Brand fans think they know which car should be faster. If you try to be objective, though, it might be hard to predict the winner.  The two cars vying for position are the 2019 Ford Mustang …

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Dodge Doesn’t Make a Challenger Convertible. So What Is This?

It honestly feels like the current Dodge Challenger has been available for, like, 62 years. Not really. But, it’s getting into Model T and VW Beetle category for longevity. Even the Model T and Beetle had variants like a convertible. We’ve wondered why Fiat-Chrysler doesn’t make a ‘vert version of the Challenger, and obviously so …

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These Are the 20 Most Stolen Cars

Fast Dodges and big-hauling pickups are the vehicles of choice for thieves these days. As USA Today reports, a new study by the Highway Loss Data Institute lists the top 20 vehicles most likely to be stolen. Topping the list is the Dodge Charger with a Hemi engine. Joining the list at number two is …

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon
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There Definitely Won’t Be Another Dodge Demon

It’s official: Dodge will not produce any more Dodge Demons, FCA head of passenger cars Tim Kuniskis told Muscle Cars and Trucks. Despite overwhelming popularity, the powerful Challenger SRT Demon is destined to remain a collector’s item. A REAL POWERHOUSE The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is a truly impressive car. Boasting 840 hp, the Demon not only surpasses the horsepower …

Automotive News

Dodge May Build a Hybrid Charger and Challenger

On paper, Dodge’s Charger and Challenger look outdated. However, that doesn’t mean either car is going away anytime soon. But FCA has been forced to focus on government fuel efficiency requirements that are getting stricter. So, how can the high-performance powertrains live on despite the evolving rules? Every signal currently points towards the likelihood of …