Suspect in 7-Eleven hit-and-run surrenders

The woman sought by police for knocking a 7-Eleven employee through the store's window with her Dodge Caliber then driving off turned herself in today. Her reason for fleeing? "She was afraid." Of a 7-Eleven clerk with a shattered leg? » 6/24/11 2:45pm 6/24/11 2:45pm

Dodge Caliber Tarted Up As A Jaguar

In the Chinese calendar 2010 is the year of the Tiger. That does little to explain why this Dodge Caliber has been tarted up with a fearsome Jaguar paint scheme. Paging Ricky Bobby... » 4/24/10 12:00pm 4/24/10 12:00pm

2010 Dodge Caliber Interior: Better By Default

Chrysler has been in a development holding pattern lately, but they did fix one glaring problem — the Chrysler Sebring's hood. Oh, and they also gave the 2010 Caliber a better interior. We saw it live in Frankfurt. Gallery below. » 9/16/09 3:40pm 9/16/09 3:40pm

Ten Worst Cars To Have Sex In

Earlier this week, the masculoids at Ask Men released their list of the ten best cars to have sex in — complete with positions. After careful deliberation we're prepared to warn you off these ten worst, complete with reasons. » 9/10/09 2:30pm 9/10/09 2:30pm

Dodge Caliber SRT4 Taken Out Back, Shot By Italians

Cut from ledes of yesterday's stories on the 2010 Dodge Caliber was news of the death of the not-as-good-as-the-Neon-SRT4 pocket-rocket Dodge Caliber SRT4. We're not surprised. It was so unloved they were selling new at CarMax for $10K off MSRP. » 9/02/09 9:30am 9/02/09 9:30am

CarMax: 285 HP Dodge Caliber SRT4 For $16,769, $10K Off MSRP

Proving the Carpocalypse isn't all bad, CarMax is selling a new 285 HP car equipped with a six-speed manual transmission for $16,769, or about $10K off the MSRP. The catch? It's a Dodge Caliber. » 12/26/08 2:00pm 12/26/08 2:00pm

2008 Dodge Caliber SRT4, Part Three

Why you should buy this car:
You'd never be caught dead in a foreign car but you're still drawn to the versatility of a hatchback. Your friends all drive Preludes with ridiculous body kits and faux carbon fiber hoods and you want to give them something to think about at stop lights. You're Mopar through and through… » 3/06/08 12:30pm 3/06/08 12:30pm

2008 Dodge Caliber SRT4, Part Two

Exterior Design:**
Though not quite designed for the city, the SRT4's looks are architectural. Instead of taking the truck-like exterior of the Caliber RT and making it appear sporting, Dodge's design team has embraced what they were stuck with and given the vehicle a unique, rough, look that isn't completely… » 3/05/08 12:30pm 3/05/08 12:30pm

2008 Dodge Caliber SRT4, Part One

The Dodge Caliber SRT4 has six forward gears, but I never once felt the need to use all of them. Was there more mileage to be gained? Sure. But it was a lot more fun to shift down to second and feel the car pull forward. I was driving like a 17-year-old, which is the only way to drive if you're going to enjoy this… » 3/04/08 1:00pm 3/04/08 1:00pm

Dodge Attempts to Reunite Tuner with Fiancee, Disaster Sure to Follow

Dodge has announced the winner of the "Are You Tuned Out" contest, which invited the boyfriends and girlfriends of gearheads to write a short essay explaining why their significant other was completely ignoring them. The winner was Zach Madrid of Colorado Springs, who was so tuned-out that he was unable to have a… » 12/13/07 12:15pm 12/13/07 12:15pm

Motive Mag Compares Super Turbo Toybox Potential!

The folks at Motive magazine that's not a magazine have a neat little comparo review of sport compacts or as they put it: "sixteen cylinders and four turbos for 1/13th the price of a Veyron." Why they've got to compare everything to a Bugatti Veyron, we've no idea, but it's a good read especially as it gives Mopar… » 11/01/07 7:00pm 11/01/07 7:00pm

SEMA 2007: Dodge Caliber "Stormtrooper Jr"

If the Mopar-built Dodge Avenger concept we showed you earlier is named "Stormtrooper," then this here DUB edition Dodge Caliber is most assuredly "Stormtrooper Jr." Or, "Mini Stormtrooper" if you will. We've got no other information on it to give you, but we found it so gleamingly bright and white we thought we'd… » 10/31/07 10:15am 10/31/07 10:15am

Dodge Announces Caliber SRT4 Pricing To Start At $22,995

$80.64 per bhp, or $3,832.50 per second to 60, depending on how you justify the purchase. Of course, it's probably easier just to say $22,995 per car, including destination, but that's just not so much fun. Any way you look at it, the 285 HP SRT4 is a serious bargain. Full press release after the jump.
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Konigseder Dodge Caliber

With Dodge's push to get Europeans interested in its chunky-monkey Caliber, we're sure the company's pleased tuning shops are getting in on Caliber-tweaking. The latest is from German mod house Konigseder, which gave the Caliber a one-two smack of aftermarket goods. The worked up this body kit, which emphasizes the… » 8/15/07 9:43am 8/15/07 9:43am Drops A New Top Ten List Of Cars Gays Are Searching For

While not ourselves gay, we're proud to support our man-loving brothers and women-loving sisters in making whatever choices they feel most comfortable making. That includes cars — like the latest fabulous list of most-researched vehicles on Apparently the Toyota Yaris continues to take the top spot,… » 7/24/07 10:00am 7/24/07 10:00am

Spy Photos: Dodge Caliber SRT4...Unmasked?

We know the Caliber SRT-4 had an unveiling of sorts at the '06 Chicago Auto Show, but that was ages ago, and since then, nary a one has been seen sans fascia obscura. Well, seems that an anxious engineer doing some shakedown testing forgot something Saturday on the way to the Tigers game. The bizarre part is that it… » 4/24/07 6:30pm 4/24/07 6:30pm

Startech Tunes Dodge Caliber, Still Not A Pig And Bear Edition

The German tuners of all things from the 'merican side of DaimlerDouche market have taken it upon themselves to tune the killer of Pig and Bear for the Euro market. Specifically, they've made the Caliber CRD a bit more precise with an "aerodynamic-enhancement program" and some engine tunage. The aero-precision starts… » 4/12/07 8:30am 4/12/07 8:30am

Calibermino: The Only Dodge CUV We Could Ever Love!

I feel like I've been a bit lax as of late in taking trips down El Camino lane, but I feel like I can make it up today. That's because we've got ourselves here a photo-chopped Dodge Caliber. This here p-chop turns Dodge's prostituted Mitsubishi GS platform from a Caliber — a simple mild-mannered CUV, into the… » 3/15/07 5:00pm 3/15/07 5:00pm

Braking! Chrysler Group Looks For Do-Over On 2007 Model Year, Recalls…

Oops. Hope you weren't planning on using those brakes in your new '07 model Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep-branded — umm — anything. We've just heard the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid's recalling 62,369 vehicles for what Reuters says is a need to "reprogram a computer that is related to the brake system." And… » 12/22/06 4:19pm 12/22/06 4:19pm