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Return of the American Muscle Sedan
Progeny of the ill-fated Daimler-Chrysler merger, the Dodge Charger came to be in 2005 as a throwback to classic muscle nostalgia in a full-size sedan body. With retro looks, paint schemes and a throwback for a name, the Charger was more than just a pretender thanks to models like the R/T, R/T Daytona and SRT8.
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The large, rear-wheel-drive sedan is a uniquely American phenomenon. Like bison, they used to roam free across the continent in an enormous herd that couldn’t be numbered, not even with an industrial-size abacus. But just like their furry, hoofed counterparts these cars have all but disappeared, victims of that relentless and unstoppable force called progress.
There aren’t any more cars sitting in the massive sinkhole that opened beneath the National Corvette Museum earlier this year.
This might be the hottest hatchback on the market when it arrives later this year at your local Mercedes dealer.
Kia brought a heavily Audi-esque concept to this year’s Detroit Auto Show featuring a 2.0-liter turbo four banger powering the rear wheels.
Five Different Approaches to Going Fast
A lot of brand new vehicles have been introduced this week at the North American International Auto Show, but a few racecars have slipped through the front entrance as well.
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Covering virtually all forms of motorsports, F1 cars, prototypes, GT racers and off-road cars were all present and accounted for. Although some serious machines are in attendance in Detroit, the following five stand out as something a little extra special, whether it be they are all-new, completely crazy or both.
What's hot at the auto show in Motown
If you had to pick a theme for the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, performance would be a pretty logical choice. What else would you suggest, bankruptcy?
Yes, Detroit is coming close to overtaking Buffalo as the most depressing city in the U.S. But at least this year’s show is chock-full of exciting vehicles. From concepts to production cars, there certainly wasn’t a shortage of interesting metal.
Aiming to build on the success its luxury sedan already enjoys, Hyundai’s Genesis luxury sedan will graduate to a second generation for the 2015 model year.
Piling on the accolades, Chevrolet’s seventh-generation Corvette was just named the 2014 North American Car of the year at the Detroit Auto Show.
You Want Odd? We Got Your Odd Right Here
The Barrett-Jackson auction has been selling more than just cars and trucks for awhile now. In the past, virtually everything with an engine or a motor has found its way across the auction block.
For 2014 things are much the same. Obscure items we had no idea still existed will be sold later this month as well as insane mechanical Frankenstein-style creations. How strange are these auctions items? Here’s a hint; the Captain America Chevrolet Camaro pictured above is going up for auction in Scottsdale this year, but didn’t crack our top ten list. Click on to see what did.