Meet the 2010 Charger: Coolest Cop Car on the Planet

When watching wild police chases on those 24-hour-crime cable channels, ever notice how it’s always the perp’s car that’s first to suffer a blowout or blown engine? That’s because police cars are superior automobiles: As noted police escapee Elwood Blues once aptly pointed out, they’ve got “a cop motor, cop tires, cop suspensions and cop shocks.” And if you’ve been doing any highway speeding lately, a shiver has surely shot down your spine upon seeing a certain new cop car in your rearview: the Dodge Charger.


With 368…

Read More
Meet the 2010 Charger: Coolest Cop Car on the Planet

Dodge Colors Brighten The New York Times??

Dodge is punching up the Challenger’s colors with the return of colors like HEMI Orange and, as we reported on October 15th, Plum Crazy. Last week, Ray Wert of Jalopnik brightened The New York Times’ Automobiles section with a story about the new vibrant trend in auto colors generally. Plum Crazy and the Viper’s Snakeskin Green lead off the colorful “Punchy Paint Jobs” slideshow; you can see them in all their glory here.

Read More
Dodge Colors Brighten The New York Times??

The Ten Best Drives Left in America

If you love taking it out on the open road, with breathtaking vistas unblocked by office buildings and mini-marts, the following list of great unspoiled stretches of American highway can serve as the ultimate to-do list. Better hurry, though: They’re about to put a new strip mall right…there.



1. Natchez Trace Parkway
Stretching south from the bright lights of Nashville, Tennessee, to the banks of the Mississippi River in Natchez, Mississippi, these 444 miles of road will wind you through some of our nation’s most beautiful countryside, with a few manmade marvels to boot, like…

Read More
The Ten Best Drives Left in America