The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8: High-Performance SUV

The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 which proudly wears the initials, SRT8, stands for Street Racing & Technology V8 and is how Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep models identify as the most powerful and sporty models. The more powerful Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 delivers a lot of torque (637 Nm/470 lb.-ft.) as … Read more

Buying Guide:
2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep’s Grand Cherokee soldiers on in top form. If you’re shopping for a new SUV, particularly one in the midsize arena with room for five, then the Jeep Grand Cherokee should be on your list. This popular and versatile model comes in a variety of packages, with its performance ranging … Read more

Rolling Classic: 2020 Dodge Charger

No matter how you look at it, the 2020 Dodge Charger is an aged design. Its Mercedes-Benz-derived platform dates to the 1990s, with the Charger rolling out in 2006, then updated five years later. Thus, the current model is in its tenth year, which is a long time between updates. … Read more

Dodge Durango SRT: High-End Performance for the Family

A 2017 WAPA Rally first look at Dodge’s hot SUV. High-end performance SUVs are nothing new. In the early 1990s, the GMC Typhoon lifted the fun quotient considerably by delivering a turbocharged 4.3-liter V6 engine, Garrett intercooler, BorgWarner transfer case, and a self-leveling rear suspension. It rivaled the performance of … Read more

Sport Truck: 2017 Ram 1500 Night Edition

Black embellishments add pop to the Ram 1500. It was four years to the week when a second Ram 1500 entered my press fleet rotation. That’s a long time between drives, especially as multiple copies of competing models from Ford, Nissan, Chevrolet, Toyota, and GMC came and went. I cover … Read more

Road Beast: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

A track-ready Jeep for the performance-minded driver. Think “Grand Cherokee” and all kinds of terms may come to mind. Premium SUV. Capable off-road navigator. Competent towing machine. We should add “road beast” to that list, especially when considering the specialty and high-end Grand Cherokee SRT. The SRT is not a … Read more

Premium Value: Chrysler 300 Limited

You can get big V-8 power in the Chrysler 300, but a standard V-6 may meet your expectations for this full-bodied, traditional rear-wheel drive sedan. The current generation is based on its own architecture, forever severing its earlier Mercedes connection. Hundreds of cars have come and gone in my press … Read more

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Breaks Cover

Chrysler lays claim to the world’s fastest sedan. Just weeks after introducing the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the Chrysler Group has unveiled a 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. The new model shares the same supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 engine found in the Challenger SRT Hellcat, making 707 horsepower and … Read more

Raw to the Core: 2014 Dodge Challenger SRT

Where the fun begins. Say “muscle car and the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro immediately come to mind. These two sport coupes are the best known and the longest produced models in the segment, but they are not the only two. The Dodge Challenger is the third model, one that … Read more

Will the Ram Rumble Bee Sting the Ford Tremor?

A sport truck concept with an entombed bumble bee. Car manufacturers like to respond to the pronouncements made by competing makes by answering with new and improved products of their own. In the 1960s, the Camaro was Chevrolet’s answer to the Ford Mustang. In the 1970s, Ford and Chevrolet partnered … Read more