Author - Zerin Dube

Project Brabham Looks to Crowdsourcing for WEC LMP2 Effort in 2015

We’re excited to see the Brabham name returning to racing next year through their new crowdfunded race team project for their FIA WEC LMP2 entry next year. David Brabham is leading the charge with this unique open-source, fan-funded project and believes that this new model will bring fans closer to the action.

For a full rundown of the project, check out http://www.brabham.co.uk or the IndiGoGo funding site at https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/project-brabham

Dodge Slashes 2015 Dodge Viper Price by $15,000

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We’ve got some good news for you would-be Dodge Viper owners. Dodge announced today that the 2015 Dodge Viper will be priced at $84,995, a full $15,000 less than the 2014 models. This is a pretty drastic move by Dodge in an effort to kickstart sluggish sales, and compete with the 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 that will be hitting dealers soon. Dodge says that the 2015 Viper is priced in the same ballpark as the original 1992 Viper when adjusting for inflation. The original Viper started at $50,700, which is about $86,130 in 2014 dollars.

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Driven: 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE

The Toyota Camry was the best selling sedan in the United States for 2013, with over 408,000 units sold. This is the twelfth year straight that Toyota has held the #1 spot for sedan sales, besting the likes of the Honda Accord and Nissan Altima which round out the  top three. There are plenty of newcomers clamoring for consumer attention in the mid-sized sedan segment like the fantastic Ford Fusion, Mazda 6 and Kia Optima.

So what keeps the Camry at the #1 spot year after year, even with increased competition from other manufacturers? I spent a week with the 2014 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE to find out.

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Andre Lotterer Replaces Kobayashi at Belgian Grand Prix

Yes, that’s right. Audi’s resident Le Mans badass, Andre Lotterer, is headed to to the Belgian Grand Prix by way of Caterham F1. The team didn’t cite a specific reason for the driver change in their statement, but did say that Kobayashi will remain part of the team.  We can’t wait to see Andre flat out through Eau Rouge in the Caterham CT05. Read the Caterham F1 Team statement after the jump. Read More

Dodge Unveils the 204mph Charger SRT Hellcat

Dodge pulled the covers off the fastest sedan in the world today with the introduction of the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. The Charger SRT Hellcat has the same 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat engine from the SRT Charger Hellcat and produces 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft of torque. Dodge says that the Charger SRT Hellcat has an NHRA certified 1/4 mile time of 11.0 seconds on street tires, and a top speed of 204 mph. We’ve got the full tech rundown and 69 photo gallery after the jump. Get ready to pick your jaw up off the floor. Read More