The May 2011 numbers are in, and the American Muscle car beat out the Japanese hybrid by nearly 2,000 units (that’s 19,476 muscle cars vs. 17,852 hybrids). While this may sound surprising with gas prices soaring to $4/gallon, when you consider the Japanese earthquake, and the lack of hybrids on the showroom floor. It isn’t so much that muscle cars have become more popular, but rather the hybrid has become more of an endangered species. Continue reading Gas Prices Climb to $4/gallon; Yet Muscle Cars Rein Surpreme in May Sales
If you’re a fan of the cult classic, Vanishing Point, you’ll be happy to hear that a dealership in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania has taken it upon themselves to build and release their own “Kowalski Approved” edition of the Challenger, as a tribute to the 1971 film. Continue reading The 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT Gets Kowalski Approved
From Road & Track comes a comparison between the 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 (392 cubic-inch big block) and Shelby Ford Mustang GT350. While not much of a true comparison of these road warriors, the video features enough burning rubber and supercharger whine to be well worth your three minutes.
(Story and Photo via Road & Track)