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Next Nissan GT.R - Go, Go Godzilla!

Next Nissan GT.R - Go, Go Godzilla!

July 13th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Ferrari and Lambhorghini will hybridize their next-gen sports cars, but way across the pond in Japan, Nissan will keep the next-gen GT.R, affectionately known as Godzilla, equipped with a 100-percent internal combustion engine. "Now, according to Best Car, the R36 will continue as a pure gasoline-powered car, picking right up where the R35 leaves off in early 2023. There will be no gap in GT-R mod...
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2022 Corvettes Start Production This September

2022 Corvettes Start Production This September

July 12th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Good news out of Bowling Green, Kentucky, today. The 2022 Corvette production kicks off in less than two months. The new model year will mostly be a carryover of 2021 content, but there are significant upgrades to the 6.2L engine, which make it more reliable than 2020-2021. Three new colors will join the Corvette line-up for 2022: Hypersonic Gray Metallic (RPO Code GA7) Amplify Orange Tintcoat (G4...
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The Wait is Over. CT5-V Blackwings Born Today. Dealers and Public Await!

The Wait is Over. CT5-V Blackwings Born Today. Dealers and Public Await!

July 9th, 2021 Chris Phillip

For those folks who are fond of Cadillac performance, today is a special day. The first CS5-V Blackwings began rolling off the assembly line of Cadillac's plant in Michigan. According to the internet, "The first production 2022 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing is finished in the Shadow Metallic exterior color and features a Natural Tan with Black Accents interior. It’s also equipped with a GM 10-speed aut...
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Tear up the streets...Not the planet

Tear up the streets...Not the planet

July 8th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Dodge is at it again, today announcing the first all-electric muscle car is three years away. 2024. In a huge EV presentation, which also included revealing a Chrysler all-electric, Dodge made this clear, "[We] are reaching a practical limit of what we can squeeze from internal-combustion innovation." The solution? "Dodge will not sell electric cars—it will sell eMuscle." Ever the clever brand, Do...
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Mach E is Car and Driver's EV of the Year

Mach E is Car and Driver's EV of the Year

July 7th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Car and Driver just announced its 2021 EV of the Year and the winner is the Mach E. "If an automaker wanted to convert people from EV skeptics to EV evangelists, it's hard to imagine a better vehicle for the job than the Ford Mustang Mach-E," the magazine says. "It arrives in the familiar shape and size of the crossovers Americans love, at a price that competes with gas-powered alternatives, and w...
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Top State License Plates. Where Does Your State Rank?

Top State License Plates. Where Does Your State Rank?

July 6th, 2021 Chris Phillip

From the days of black and yellow California license plates, I've been fascinated with the coolest looking license plates our 50 United States have churned out. Apparently, I'm not the only one. Autoblog.com ranked license plates from the coolest to the least coolest and, truth be told, my favorite modern license plate came in at number two! Their top 5 are: Colorado New Mexico Vermont Hawaii Dela...
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Orange You Glad Raptor Gets Seven New Colors?

Orange You Glad Raptor Gets Seven New Colors?

July 2nd, 2021 Chris Phillip

One of our favorite things about classic cars is the cool color names. That art of color naming hasn't been forgotten by Ford as the new colors for the 2021 Ford Raptor demonstrate. The Raptor is available in seven new colors, which should give opponents to the monochromatic automobile landscape (me included!) a reason to celebrate. With no lack of cleverness in their names, the new available colo...
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$3 for a classic Camaro? Maybe!

$3 for a classic Camaro? Maybe!

July 2nd, 2021 Chris Phillip

Today, Dream Giveaway launches its newest classic-car sweepstakes, a genuine Chevrolet Camaro Super Sport with a born-with 350ci engine. If you're not instantly in a serious case of love with the Garnet Red and medium red vinyl interior (It's a nice restoration, and, yes, we've seen it in person!), then there's even more to draw your attention - about $20K of internal engine upgrades, forged crank...
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Fast Kitty Looking for Open Air Adventure

Fast Kitty Looking for Open Air Adventure

June 30th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Hellcats, Redeyes, Demons, Widebodys. The only thing missing from Dodge's incredible SRT lineup is a Hellcat convertible. Well, we have you covered on that one as Fair Oaks Motors in Chantilly, Virginia, thinks somebody will drop $85K on this drop-top heck of a kitty. They describe it as "Custom Convertible Power Top! Very rare Challenger SRT Hellcat with custom convertible top, stiffened suspensi...
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Ford Cobra Jet 1400 Gets Faster and Faster; NHRA Plans New All-Electric Classes

Ford Cobra Jet 1400 Gets Faster and Faster; NHRA Plans New All-Electric Classes

June 29th, 2021 Chris Phillip

Starting next year, NHRA will introduce two or more electric classes for professional drag racing. To be the first manufacturer off the starting line, Ford is testing an all-electric Mustang called the Cobra Jet 1400, named for its horsepower. Testing last week proved that electric drag racing is serious stuff. We're talking a 8.12 second e.t. at 171.97 mph. "Since revealing the car, we’ve continu...
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