Fun things do come in medium-sized packages as we unveil our midsize muscle, the 2012 Dodge Avenger R/T at the annual New York International Auto Show. Now before you muscle car purists cry foul and feel we are taking liberties with the hallowed Road & Track nameplate, let us give you some details on the new Avenger R/T.
First, its powered by our award winning best-in-class 3.6L Pentastar V6 that produces 283 horsepower at 6,350 rpm and 260 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,400 rpm….
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You may recall that we recently announced (fine, bragged) that the Charger was an IIHS (Insurance Institute of Highway Safety) top safety pick in the Large Cars category. Well, were back to do it again: The Avenger continued to hold a Top Safety Pick for the midsized cars segment in 2011. Scoring top rank for several important tests (front, side, rollover and rear impact, not to mention bonus points for the electronic stability control), the Avenger can officially continue to pack safety under its belt, right next…Read More
“On every side, the earth seems to spill into forever,” begins a great feature in the January issue of Motor Trend (on newsstands now). “Such is the latitude that created muscle rides like the Challenger large, assertive, comfortable in epic environs that would swallow up effete machines.” Just when you think you’re having a good day, put yourself in the driving shoes of this particular MT writer, who wanders the West without much of a mission beyond exploring the full extent of the 2010 Challenger’s love affair for…Read More