Dodge Announces Pricing for All-New 2006 Charger SRT8

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With 425-horsepower HEMI® and 420 lb.-ft. of torque, “Charger on Steroids” is the Ultimate Modern American Muscle Sedan.

  • All-new 2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 priced at $35,995
  • Zero to 60 mph in low 5 seconds, quarter-mile in under 14 seconds, 0-100-0 mph in under 17 seconds
  • Horsepower-per-liter rating exceeds that of the legendary 1966 Street HEMI
  • Dodge announced pricing today for the quickest sedan in its lineup, the all-new 2006 Dodge Charger SRT8.

    Adding a new level of Dodge DNA to the SRT formula of benchmark performance at the lowest price, the all-new 2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 is available for $35,995, which includes $675 for destination. Dodge Charger SRT8 arrives in Dodge showrooms in November. Read More


    The Champ Car World Series today announced a 15-race schedule for the 2006 Bridgestone Presents The Champ Car World Series Powered by Ford season.

    Next year’s schedule features each of the 14 venues currently on the 2005 slate and adds an exciting return to Houston, Texas. The Houston event will mark a first in the long history of the Champ Car World Series as the race event takes place under the Houston lights on Saturday night, May 13. The announcement marks the return of Champ Car to the state of Texas and to the city of Houston that previously hosted the Champ Cars from 1998-2001. Read More

    Lotus “Circuit Car” will run for first time at Shelsley Walsh Centenary event

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    9 additional photos of the new Lotus Circuit Car have been added to the photo gallery. Visit the Lotus Circuit Car Photo Gallery HERE.

    The prototype Lotus “Circuit Car” will run for the first time at the oldest motorsport venue in the
    world, the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, during the Centenary celebrations. Based on the strong, stiff and lightweight aluminium chassis first seen on the Lotus Elise, and weighing in at around 650 kg, the single-seater car (with an option of two seats) has been designed and engineered solely for Track Days and Club Racing. The prototype car was designed and built in an incredible eleven weeks and production versions are scheduled to be built from mid 2006 in the world class production facilities at the Lotus headquarters in Hethel Norfolk.

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    BorgWarner Awarded Two New European DualTronic Programs With New Customers

    BorgWarner has been awarded two new European programs with two new customers for its fuel-efficient DualTronic(TM) transmission technology. The programs, which startproduction in 2007, are for vehicle types that range from compact and mid-sized to luxury passenger cars and sport-utility vehicles. Combined annual production is expected to be 600,000 units at full production volumes. Read More

    The new Mercedes Benz ML 63 AMG: World premiere at the 61st IAA

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    Affalterbach, Aug 17, 2005
    The Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG sets a new standard in the sporty off-roader segment. The new top-of-the–range model in the M-Class goes straight to the top of the competitive lineup with its 375 kW/510 hp AMG 6.3-litre V8-engine. This new off-roader developed by Mercedes-AMG stands for sportiness and dynamism at the highest level, while its exclusive appointments meet even the most demanding requirements. The ML 63 AMG celebrates its world premiere at the 61st International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main, and will be launched during the second quarter of 2006. Read More

    Audi Q7 – The Performance SUV

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    Ingolstadt, 16 August 2005

    Audi is unveiling a vehicle that marks a superlative new development in the Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) segment. The Audi Q7 ingeniously combines sportiness and versatility, sophisticated technology and the luxury of a premium-class vehicle. On the road it excels with the performance and driving dynamics of a sports car; off-road it redefines the benchmark in its category. A vehicle that outwardly makes no secret of its qualities and whose technology delivers on its promise – on any road and in all conditions. The Audi Q7 – the performance SUV from the creator of quattro. Read More