Killing off its SUVs would be second. Currently the Dodge lineup consists of the Charger, Challenger, Dart, Viper, Journey, Durango, and the Grand Caravan. However, like the 200, the Dart is set to be axed and the Viper won’t be around much longer either. The Hellcat siblings have shown the world that … read more
From ancient times until the 20th century, horses were the fastest form of personal transportation on earth. If you had to get somewhere in a hurry, chances were you’d be riding one of these beasts.
Given their speed, stamina and physical majesty, it’s only logical that early automobiles didn’t … read more
Both the Volkswagen Jetta and Dodge Dart are both compact four-door sedans that have been around for a few years. The current Jetta dates back to 2011, while the Dart was launched for 2013. Both are remarkably spacious inside for the segment, but neither competes in the mainstream occupied by the Honda … read more
With Dodge sales off 16 percent this year in a rising overall market, you might think brand head Tim Kuniskis would be worried. Yet standing in a parking lot with 10,000 fellow gearheads this month, Kuniskis could look around and see a strategy for the brand that is coming together nicely. Fire-belching … read more
“Just ease on the brakes,” my driving instructor says while slowly clenching his fist, demonstrating the desired technique.
Unfortunately, that level of finesse is easier said than put into practice; the Dodge Charger Hellcat I’m piloting is equipped with massive Brembo binders that have more … read more
When a car company redesigns its offerings, it usually tries to add improvements: More passenger space, more cargo capacity, more luxury amenities. Customers want those things, but they tend to add weight and complexity, the dual enemies of performance. Sometimes, the automakers are successful, rolling … read more
Attempting to murder the friendly image of the Neon with the allegedly hard-hittin’ Caliber The Chrysler Neon came out during the short “Peace Dividend” era, between the collapse of the Soviet Union and 9/11, a time when Americans were feeling more optimistic and confident than in previous decades. … read more