James Derek Sapienza has worked as a writer and editor in the world of automotive journalism since 2015.

He has a BS in History at SUNY Brockport, with a focus on American popular culture. A fan of the classics with a special interest in German cars, he is a proud owner of a 1991 W124 Mercedes. He is a frequent contributor to Mustang Forums, MBWorld, 5Series, Rennlist, and more.

James can be reached at [email protected]

Dodge Hellcat Twins: The Biggest Stars in Hip Hop

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody, Charger SRT Hellcat, Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody

In the age of Soundcloud rap, six-figure supercars can’t top the swaggering cool of a fast Mopar.

  Comments | By - March 11, 2019

Classic Dodge Pickup is a Smoking-hot, Wood-paneled Bruiser

1979 Dodge L'il Red Express.

“Lil Red Express” was one the most unique D100 pickups of the late ’70s but this high-powered Mopar is anything but little. 

  Comments | By - January 28, 2019

NHRA Champ Leah Pritchett’s Demon-bashing Mopar Rocks!

Leah Pritchett's 2009 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak.

Drag Pak Challenger has been punishing the strip a full decade before the SRT Demon’s modern-day comeback.  

  Comments | By - December 10, 2018

Magnificent Hemi Orange ’69 Daytona Super Bird Goes to Auction

1969 Dodge Challenger Daytona

Rare Nascar-trim Mopar is one of 503 made, and was the first to break the 200 MPH limit.

  Comments | By - December 4, 2018

‘MayHem’ Charger R/T: Mopar Restomod of the Gods

1969 Dodge Charger R/T "MayHem" after restoration.

Totally-transformed 1969 R/T has a fire-breathing 830-HP Gen III Hemi with a Whipple 4.0-liter twin-screw supercharger. 

  Comments | By - November 26, 2018

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