Tag Archives: CEO Ralph Gilles

‘Snowpocalypse’ – No Match for The HEMI® Charger R/T AWD

 
With the Northeast getting hammered by the relentless ‘Snowpocalypse’, our friends at the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA), awarded the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T AWD with their coveted Winter Vehicle Award in the $25,000 to $35,000 sedan/wagon price class. This group of automotive journalist’s covers a large section of the country – mainly all six New England states that contain one of the largest populations in the United States. Therefore, when these guys test new vehicles, they look well beyond the usual 0-60 and quarter mile times…

Read More
‘Snowpocalypse’ – No Match for The HEMI® Charger R/T AWD

The Moment Of Truth


 
While touring back in 2008 with the Dodge Challenger SRT8, I stumbled across a place called National Speed in Wilmington, NC. It’s a small, well-dressed performance shop with a floor clean enough to eat off of.
 
They tweak and tune everything from 4-cylinder pocket rockets all the way up to V-10 powered Vipers. And it’s that diversity of projects that has National Speed poised to become the next big name in the tuner game.
 
Jordan Watson, Performance Consultant for the shop, emphasized the…

Read More
The Moment Of Truth