Exclusive Pics Of What Could Be The Navy's First Stealth Combat Drone

Aviation photographer Ian Tate caught quite the sight while spotting at General Atomics' drone plant located in the Mojave Desert. He was hoping to catch one of their Predator or Reaper UAVs, but instead he caught one of the elusive test articles that the company is betting its unmanned future on, the stealthy Avenger. » 5/03/14 5:56pm 5/03/14 5:56pm

Let's not lose America's newest killer drone in Afghanistan

General Atomics' Avenger—the newest iteration of the classic Predator—is headed to war for the first time, Danger Room's David Axe reports. It's got F-35 sensors, loads of stealth weapons bays, and terrain-sweeping radar. Iran: start licking your lips. » 12/14/11 10:30am 12/14/11 10:30am

Will the 2012 Dodge Avenger R/T avenge the Avenger?

Remember that Dodge Avenger rally car from last week? Here's its streetable cousin, the 2012 Dodge Avenger R/T. The suspension? She is stiffer. Pentastar power? True. The transmission? Automatic. Please, talk amongst yourselves. » 4/18/11 12:00pm 4/18/11 12:00pm

This Avenger Truck Is Loaded With Missiles, Chain Guns and Lasers

Back in 1980, US troops got something called the Avenger, an air defense system with eight Stinger missiles mounted on a Humvee. This new version—mounted on a Oshkosh all terrain vehicle—looks made with spare weapon parts by the A-Team. » 12/05/10 12:30pm 12/05/10 12:30pm

2011 Avenger Gets Facelift, Needs Everythinglift

The next generation Dodge Avenger you aren't waiting for isn't due for at least another year, but these spy photos from a Jalopnik reader show it's getting a facelift for 2011. See you in the rental fleet. » 8/18/10 1:30pm 8/18/10 1:30pm

Corvair-Powered Fiberfab Valkyrie GT-15 Prepares To Take Leave Of This…

Last week, reader Curtis sent in an intriguing tip: a self-service wrecking yard in my area had a "kit car that looks kinda like a GT40 powered by what looks to be a Porsche engine." » 10/18/09 11:00am 10/18/09 11:00am

Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Avenger To "Fight Back" With Better Trim,…

Chrysler's latest survival scheme? Fancy toys in budget models. It used to be, that if you wanted heated seats and other fancy interior amenities in your Chrysler Sebring or Dodge Avenger, you had to plop down more cash for the 3.5-liter V6-equipped models. Now, as the company struggles to stay afloat amid high gas… » 7/18/08 1:11pm 7/18/08 1:11pm

The Dodgubishi Avengclipse Completes Operation Downfall

Chrysler and Mitsubishi have been technological partners for years, providing platforms and engines for each other even after Daimler dropped Mitsubishi a few years ago (now Chrysler hearts Nissan). The most notable models in recent memory were the Mitsubishi 3000GT/Dodge Stealth duo and the Plymouth Laser/Eagle… » 5/07/08 4:00pm 5/07/08 4:00pm

SEMA 2007: Dodge Avenger "Stormtrooper"

Mopar revealed a total of eight customized vehicles here at SEMA, and we've already shown a few of them like the Jeep JT concept and the Hemi-fied Wrangler. Here's another. It's a tricked out Dodge Avenger the folks at The New Chrysler call the "Stormtrooper." Somehow we find that name to be a bit of a bad choice by… » 10/31/07 9:45am 10/31/07 9:45am

Cricket? Avenger? No, The Volkswagen Dodge!

Well, now we're all curious about The Forgotten Mopar, the Plymouth Cricket (aka Hillman Avenger), so we're digging a little deeper into its story. Turns out it's a long and complicated one, with plenty of weird twists and turns. For example, how about an Avenger with VW emblems slapped on and sold in Brazil as the… » 7/27/07 5:00pm 7/27/07 5:00pm

Plymouth Cricket: The Amazing Disappearing Mopar

After watching the '71 Plymouth Cricket ad yesterday, we got to wondering: how was it that the Cricket (which was a rebadged Hillman Avenger built by the Chrysler-owned Rootes Group) disappeared from America's roads without a trace? Has anyone here ever seen one? After all, Chrysler did sell a fair number of them here… » 7/26/07 3:30pm 7/26/07 3:30pm

Ad Watch Exclusive: My Name Is Juan Pablo Montoya, I Race A Dodge…

Dodge's decided to continue to "hit it" with their new ad campaign for the Dodge Avenger R/T. And by "hit it" we think they mean the accelerator with this new ad featuring NASCAR drivers Kasey Kahne in the Avenger and Juan Pablo Montoya in the Ram-brand's big sedan, the Charger R/T. It's certainly a commercial that's… » 5/04/07 10:45am 5/04/07 10:45am

Fire! Chrysler to Issue Durango and Liberty Recalls


Reports of fires breaking out have Chrysler ready to send out letters to 2006 and 2007 Dodge Durango and Jeep Liberty owners. A faulty blower motor is the cause of the conflagrations, which evidently occur when the air conditioning is used during hot weather. Notices will go out to Durango owners in April and Liberty… » 3/12/07 1:39pm 3/12/07 1:39pm

Ad Watch: Can The Dodge Avenger Turn You Into Deep Purple, Batman Or A…

We'd heard initially the Dodge Avenger campaign might be something more hoontastic, so we already knew we'd be a bit disappointed by the campaign no matter how good it ended up. However, even through the disappointment, we tried to do our level best to keep our minds on a level playing field. Still, despite the… » 3/07/07 2:45pm 3/07/07 2:45pm

Avengermino! The Dodge 1500 Pickup!

The history of the Hillman Avenger is long, sordid and involves Chrysler, Peugeot and Volkswagen. And while some of the rally/saloon variants were pretty rad, the Avenger variant that simply cannot be fronted upon is the Uruguay-built Dodge 1500 pickup. Sadly, not much thought was given to the structural integrity of… » 3/01/07 3:00pm 3/01/07 3:00pm

Borg-Warner All-Wheel Drive Coming to Sebring, Avenger

Any press release containing the words "Building on our successful launch on the 2007 Chrysler Pacifica" has a bit of a credibility problem. Fortunately, BorgWarner's spinmeisters aren't talking about the Pacifica itself. They're lauding the front wheel all-wheel drive system currently underpinning [dust collecting]… » 2/14/07 1:35pm 2/14/07 1:35pm

Costly! Dodge Avenger Pricing Hits Ahead Of Schedule

The blog at Cars.com obsessed with breaking toes on hard black rubber and chrome had pricing info on the latest mid-size sedan from the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid dropped into it's lap. And although pricing info on the SE trim level of the Dodge Avenger was announced at the Detroit Auto Show —… » 1/16/07 7:31am 1/16/07 7:31am

Dodge Avenger, Assembled! Press Shots Of The Not-A-Concept 2008 Dodge…

Here are the press shots set up for you, all gallery-ready for your enjoyment, with the press release after the jump. We'll have our own pics from the reveal this morning up shortly — but for now, enjoy the super-hero redness. Oh, and thank the lord it doesn't look like its Mitsu-platform prostituted sibling, the … » 1/09/07 10:56am 1/09/07 10:56am