Jim Thornton’s Greatest Hits: Part One

We recently reported with sadness the June 2, 2014, passing of former Chrysler high performance vehicle development engineer Jim Thornton at age 77. Though you’d have to be a fairly devoted muscle car and drag race enthusiast to know his name, once folks learn he was a member of the Ramchargers, a bell rings, and Thornton’s place in the automotive firmament becomes clearer to many.

 

Jim Thornton

 

To briefly recap, the Ramchargers was a group of (mostly) Chrysler employees who met evenings and weekends to share their love of drag racing and…

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Jim Thornton’s Greatest Hits: Part One

Add 707-Horsepower To Your Smart Phone with the HEMI® SRT Hellcat Engine Ringtone

2015-Dodge-Challenger-HEMI-SRT-Hellcat-Engine

 

Combining Dodge’s passion for performance with a driver-focused interior, the 2015 Dodge Challenger with the HEMI® SRT Hellcat engine offers an aggressive and supercharged driving experience.

 

Now, you can bring that hair-raising purr into the palm of your hands with the HEMI® SRT Hellcat engine ringtone, available on driveSRT.com for free download.

 

This ringtone is the perfect way for Dodge enthusiasts to keep the Dodge spirit with them, even away from the road. Just be careful in meetings. It’s hard to put 707-horsepower on silent.

 

 

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Add 707-Horsepower To Your Smart Phone with the HEMI® SRT Hellcat Engine Ringtone

2014 Dodge Challenger: The End of the Line Is a New Beginning

Proud workers stand with the last 2014 Challenger off the Brampton, Ontario, assembly line. Over the past seven model years, nearly 281,000 2008–2014 Dodge Challengers have crossed this point.

 

By Steve Magnante

 

On Tuesday, June 24, 2014, the last 2014 Dodge Challenger rolled off the Brampton, Ontario, assembly line. Fittingly, the final example was a bright white R/T Plus 100th Anniversary Edition and oh yeah, it’s got a HEMI® engine, but it will also deliver the kind of fuel economy owners of 1970 Challenger R/Ts could only dream of! Special…

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2014 Dodge Challenger: The End of the Line Is a New Beginning