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]

Demon Puts Up Huge Numbers in Stock Form on the Dyno

Ben Vickery's Dodge Demon on the Dyno

Instagrammer goes home with a dyno sheet that reads 783 horsepower and 670 pound-feet of torque.

  Comments | By - May 9, 2019

YouTuber Wows the Crowd In a Hellcat-powered Miata

YouTuber Cleetus McFarland driving a Hellcat-powered Miata.

Everyone knows Cleetus McFarland is a big Chevy head, but this latest stint might just get him off of his GM kick for a minute.

  Comments | By - April 25, 2019

Ram 1500 Tradesman Is the King of American Work Trucks

2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman

Even in base trim, the 2019 Ram offers more than the competition. 

  Comments | By - April 8, 2019

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

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