DURANGO SRT HELLCAT: ONE HELLUVA SUV

With 710 Hemi horsepower, room for six, and Supercar acceleration, Dodge’s latest Sport Utility Vehicle - DURANGO SRT HELLCAT: ONE HELLUVA SUV – has no peers, blogs Dan Scanlan. Yes, the Durango has been around for 10 years, making it pretty long-in-tooth in automotive model cycles. And the fine folks at what is now Stellantis have put its supercharged HEMI in many other products including Chargers, Challengers and the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Packing a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI...
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MULTIPLE PERSONALITY: ‘21 BMW M5 COMPETITION

MULTIPLE PERSONALITY: ‘21 BMW M5 COMPETITION
The twin-turbocharged, MULTIPLE PERSONALITY: ‘21 BMW M5 COMPETITION can be a comfortable family sedan. Or it can be a very fast four-seat sedan with all-wheel-drive to safely play, or go out Supercar hunting, blogs Dan Scanlan. I had to double check the numbers. First, our 4,345-pound M5 Competition boasted 617 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque, with all-wheel-drive and launch control. The 4,600-mile-old sedan hit 60 mph in a hair over 3 seconds, and 100 mph in 7 – check out the v...
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‘20 JEEP GLADIATOR MOJAVE SAHARA

‘20 JEEP GLADIATOR MOJAVE SAHARA
There’s nothing stealth about this head-turning, go-everywhere, do-everything Punk’n Metallic ‘20 Jeep Gladiator Mojave Sahara, blogs Dan Scanlan. We’ve had Jeep pickups for years, from a post-World War II model to an earlier (1963 to 1972) Gladiator pickup, 1980’s CJ Scrambler and 1986-1992 Comanche. But this one’s four portals opens with room for friends, and a real functional cargo box. Hitting the sand of a local Florida beachfront park, we used its 3.6-liter V-6 with 285 horsepo...
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HELL BENT HEMI: DODGE CHARGER SRT HELLCAT WIDEBODY

HELL BENT HEMI: DODGE CHARGER SRT HELLCAT WIDEBODY
Multiple variations of the HELL-BENT HEMI: DODGE CHARGER SRT HELLCAT WIDEBODY has been around for 16 years.But the almost-ultimate Dodge Charger may be this one – a Hellcat Widebody that chews up the asphalt while carrying four adults in comfort, blogs Dan Scanlan. Dodge took the standard 75-inch-wide Charger Hellcat with its 707-horsepower HEMI V-8, and added 3.5-inches so there’s room for 20-inch by 11-inch wheels wearing fatter P305/35 ZR20-inch Pirelli P-ZERO tires. That supercharged 6.2-li...
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‘20 ALFA ROMEO STELVIO: Q4 QUADRIFOGLIO

‘20 ALFA ROMEO STELVIO: Q4 QUADRIFOGLIO
The ‘20 ALFA ROMEO STELVIO: Q4 QUADRIFOGLIO is a crossover I could drive every day, anywhere, with wonderful power, great handling and distinctive sound and looks. Looks great next to my Alfa Milano too, blogs Dan Scanlan. Alfa Romeo makes a crossover. That’s right – a tall mom and pop station wagon. Except, this one has a bit of Ferrari under the bonnet, as you might expect from the folks who employed Enzo himself way back when they began winning Grands Prix and other races. Andiamo – ...
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‘20 MERCEDES-BENZ: GLC 63 AMG

‘20 MERCEDES-BENZ: GLC 63 AMG
'The GLC 63 AMG is one of the best all-round, do-everything family hauler, all-weather-capable/all-wheel-drive crossover and musclecar' according to CGC tester, Dan Scanlan. The ‘20 MERCEDES-BENZ: GLC 63 AMG is a crossover. It can easily shuffle off to school with the kids. Or its slightly more powerful version - the GLC 63S – has lapped the Nürburgring in 7.49.369 minutes, making it the fastest SUV in the world at the time. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=_dzBY...
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‘19 M-B E63 AMG S WAGON: IT’S HAMMER TIME!

‘19 M-B E63 AMG S WAGON: IT’S HAMMER TIME!
Yes, it is a station wagon. But it’s also a proper muscle car, just aching to hammer down the road. It’s scary fast, blogs Dan Scanlan. ‘19 M-B E63 AMG S WAGON: IT’S HAMMER TIME! This fifth-generation E-Class continues the tradition set down in 1986 when a station wagon with a 5.6-liter V-8 tuned by AMG to a then-prodigious 360 horsepower was introduced. Nicknamed the Hammer, it could do 190 mph. Now we have this ‘19 M-B E63 AMG S WAGON: IT’S HAMMER TIME! in red, with almost 150 more horsepowe...
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‘19 FORD EDGE ST: ECO-BOOSTED CROSSOVER!

‘19 FORD EDGE ST: ECO-BOOSTED CROSSOVER!
The Ford Edge ST is quick, fairly agile and very usable. But this is no Mustang GT. Instead, it’s a way to carry the family; then drive home on the back roads you used to take that Mustang on before two kids and a dog, blogs Dan Scanlan. The idea of a really sporting crossover isn’t new. BMW has had the X5 for 20 years, while the Porsche Cayenne is 16 years’ strong and Jaguar has its new F-PACE. But if I say Ford Edge, most folks think of a rounded crossover that’s more suited to the school ...
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‘18 INFINITI Q60 RED SPORT 400: BOOSTED BEAUTY!

‘18 INFINITI Q60 RED SPORT 400: BOOSTED BEAUTY!
It’s a very sensuous coupe with twin-turbo muscle and good handling. But it needs to be lighter, with newer tech, blogs Dan Scanlan. Sure, there’s a glossy carbon fiber spoiler, and that stunning “Dynamic Sunstone Red” paint, all atop aggressive rubber. But it’s what’s under the bonnet of almost two tons of Infiniti’s Q60 3.0t Red Sport 400 that stirs the soul as much as the curvaceous coupe’s body - a potent 3-liter twin-turbo V-6 with 300-horsepower, or our Red Sport 400’s 400-horsepower. ...
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‘18 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE TRACKHAWK: STEALTH SUPERCAR!

‘18 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE TRACKHAWK: STEALTH SUPERCAR!
Dan Scanlan test drives a 707 horsepower Jeep Grand Cherokee that thinks it’s a Hellcat…and performs like one. Yeah, it's got a Hemi! At first glance, this looks like a plain white Jeep Grand Cherokee. Then we fire up the ‘18 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk designed by FCA’s SRT team, to pound asphalt instead of mountains. There’s a Challenger Hellcat under that air scoop-sculpted hood - a supercharged 707 horsepower, 6.2-liter Hemi - that lets out a scream when we launch. This is an SUV w...
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