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One Lap of America – High-Banks and Burnouts!

 
The One Lap of America is winding through the sunshine state and our bright white Challenger SRT8 showed up at the Daytona International Speedway wearing hundreds of miles of road grime. Erich and Adam arrived at NASCAR’s hallowed ground at 1:30am after an evening run from South Carolina. They got a few winks at the hotel and headed out to the track at 7:30 am. (more…)

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One Lap of America – High-Banks and Burnouts!

Happy 426 Day!


 
We noticed today’s date and thought how iconic three numbers in a certain order can be – 426.
 
In the world of engine displacement, 426 cubic-inches has had an illustrious past when the words “Max Wedge” and “HEMI®” followed these magical numbers. It was the arrival of 426 Max Wedge in 1963 that made our Dodge B-body (and Plymouth cousins) serious contenders at the drag strip. Fabled teams like the Ramchargers, Golden Commandos and many others won numerous events and buried many quarter-mile ET and MPH…

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Happy 426 Day!

392 HEMI® Meets Its Great Ancestors

 
Our new 2011 392 HEMI® Challenger SRT8 has only been in production for a couple of months and it already has the performance community taking notice. With 470 horsepower on tap, it can lay down rubber the length of an aircraft carrier at will. The equally impressive 470 ft.-lb. of torque will plant you firmly in the seat and peel your eyelids back. Personally, we think that both of these great attributes are pre-requisites for any muscle car. We can tell you this, one spin behind the wheel…

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392 HEMI® Meets Its Great Ancestors