2012 Mopar Dodge Caliber

May 17, 2011 at 8:01 am

Chrysler has launched a special Mopar Edition of the Dodge Caliber in South Africa which comes with some extra visual features, interior upgrades and a slightly tweaked powertrain. It is the best version of the Caliber yet, but it’s no available outside Africa. Now for those of you who don’t know What is Mopar, they are Chrysler’s in-house performance and tuning arm. The Mopar trademark is derived from the words Motor and Parts. Mopar is associated with a dominant presence in both track and strip and its involvement in various racing formulas linked with Dodge in the US over the years, has proven it to be the purveyor of high-performance and quality engineered parts. As for the Calber Mopar, it [...]

Viper ACR Milton Motorsport Park Lap Record Video

April 16, 2011 at 5:34 pm

In spite of the fact that the Dodge Viper ACR is now officially dead and it’s replacement is already under development, this brutal monster can still put up a fight with the latest supercars and give them a bloody nose! In its most recent triumph, the Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR (American Club Racer) shatters the lap record for Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, doing 1:59.995, setting a new record for production cars round the track, and beating Corvette ZR1′s record by a full 4 seconds. This latest achievement joins a growing list of track records for the Dodge Viper ACR including lapping Laguna Seca raceway in 1:33.92, beating the previous record by 1.1 seconds. “It’s amazing to come to [...]

Mopar 2011 Charger Specs

April 14, 2011 at 10:17 am

Chrysler and Mopar are now ready to confirm the final specs of the 2011 Moparized Dodge Charger. This sporty and muscular high performance sedan gets an extensive modification program from Mopar which includes visual changes, engine upgrade and chassis tuning. It is also limited to 100 units. Powered by the legendary 5.7-liter HEMI with 370 horsepower and 395 lb.-ft. of torque, the specially equipped Charger includes the “Super Trac Pac” option that pushes the capabilities of the Mopar Charger in acceleration, handling and braking. For the looks, Mopar offers a “Pitch Black” finish which is good but then they ruin it with those ghastly blue stripes! It benefits from 20-inch x 8-inch Envy wheels fitted with Goodyear F1 Supercar 245/45ZR20 [...]

Mopar Challenger V-10 Drag Pak Time and MPH Record

April 11, 2011 at 8:59 pm

With the first example of Mopar Challenger V-10 Drag Pak now delivered to customers, it’s becoming clear what an awesome machine this is. As the only factory-built, V-10 powered race-ready dragster the car has shown amazing performance. On the opening day of NHRA Division 1 National Open event in Atco, NJ a Challenger V-10 driven by Dave Thomas set a new record in ET and mph categories in the AA/SA class. Dave did it just two weeks after taking ownership of his Mopar Drag Pak, with a 9.43-second elapsed time (ET) at 143.90 mph during a test session. That’s an outstanding result fro such a ready-made package. It can beat almost any bonafide custom-built dragsters in its class. The 2011 [...]

Dodge Mopar ’10 Challenger Limited Edition

July 25, 2010 at 6:29 pm

For the first time Dodge and Mopar decided to release a factory-tuned car together and we wish they had made that decision sooner because the end result is awesome! It’s the Mopar’10 Challenger which is a special edition limited to 500 units, and featuring some very cool extras such as Brilliant Black exterior color with Mopar Blue, Red or Silver accents. It is also priced very good at $38,000. The car which is based on the V8 R/T model, comes with hood-venting system, a cold-air intake, a front strut-tower brace with shock caps, and a unique engine cover. The car also features rear strut-tower brace that stiffens the chassis.Accent colors will appear on side stripes as well as in the [...]