The First Hybrid Racecar Was Amazing And Would Have Killed Us All

It's Independence Day, so I wanted to focus on something patriotic. And what's more patriotic than a prototype American race car named Patriot? Nothing, that's what. The Patriot was Chrysler's amazing early '90s experiment with flywheels and electric drivetrains. Too bad it would have killed us all. » 7/04/14 2:53pm 7/04/14 2:53pm

Should Chrysler Make A 707 Horsepower Ram SRT Hellcat Truck?

You bet your ass I'm fired up about Dodge's 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat-powered Challenger SRT. 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque is nothing short of absurd in a car. Now it's time for Chrysler to prove they've completely lost their shit and stuff that engine into a pickup truck. » 7/02/14 4:19pm 7/02/14 4:19pm

Ford, GM And Chrysler Have Indeed Helped To Save City's Art Collection

A few weeks back, we wondered aloud if the Detroit automakers would throw some change in the collection plate for the Detroit Institute of Arts, which was in trouble due to the city's bankruptcy. They have, donating enough to buttress an already strong safeguard against liquidating the museum's assets. » 6/09/14 4:35pm 6/09/14 4:35pm

Video: Porsche 991 Turbo S vs. Dodge Viper GTS

The SRT Dodge Viper hasn't been doing so well recently, despite its nearly complete ground-up redesign. It's fast, brash, light, and raw, and is seemingly what everyone on Jalopnik wants: a supercar with a manual gearbox and the minimum number of nannies required by US law. The Porsche 991 Turbo S is the exact… » 5/23/14 11:39am 5/23/14 11:39am

Fiat Chrysler's Slow Adoption Of Electric Cars Makes Sense, For Now

There's little doubt that Fiat Chrysler's future is ambitious. The multi-national company wants to sell many more cars than it does now, be more profitable, more nimble and more relevant. But when it comes to flashy, halo cars, they're sticking to Hemi power. Electric cars are notably absent from Fiat Chrysler's plans. » 5/07/14 9:00pm 5/07/14 9:00pm