Author: Derek Shiekhi

This 1988 FrankenPlymouth Will Blow the Bolts out of Your Neck

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Apparently, Dr. Frankenstein is a real guy. It seems he’s moved from cobbling creatures to assembling quick sleeper cars for the drag strip.

  Comments | By - June 11, 2014

Dodge Rams Hyundai to end Police Pursuit

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Kids these days. A 14-year-old boy recently took his grandfather’s Hyundai Veloster out for a joyride … through Syracuse, Utah’s Founders Park, almost clobbering innocent children with it. Luckily, he didn’t hit any. Someone hit him, though.

  Comments | By - June 2, 2014

There will be a new Barracuda, but … April Fools

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I have good news and I have bad news. The good news is that there will be a new Barracuda. The bad news is that it won’t be based on the Dodge Challenger. Think smaller, and … uh … pointier.

  Comments | By - April 1, 2014

The Challenges of Creating the Ram EcoDiesel V6

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It’s a good thing Ram received more than 8,000 orders in four days back in February for its 1500 model with the new EcoDiesel V6. That means the bet it took on an oil-burning, light-duty truck – one on which competitors such as Ford, General Motors and Toyota declined to wager – paid off.

  Comments | By - March 20, 2014

That Time Hennessey Attempted 230 mph in a Viper – Part 2

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When we last left you, the Hennessey Performance twin-turbo Viper was having technical difficulties in achieving 230 miles per hour down the Maxton Mile. First it was the transmission causing problems, then it was the engine computer. With those hurdles cleared, it’s time for the sprint, and the HP gang is not messing around.

  Comments | By - March 17, 2014

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