The 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack is ridiculous...

The Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcat are getting a lot of press these days. But what about Dodge’s other monsters? I was amazed by the 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack with it's 6.4L Hemi V8, 485 horsepower, and a starting price around $38K. So much car for so little dough... Patrick George had a dandy time… » 10/24/14 1:50pm 10/24/14 1:50pm

Taiwanese graveyard of old US musclecars

In the Summer of 2011, I was on a business trip to Taiwan and working in biotech, most of my time was spent visiting state-of-the-art DNA sequencing labs. Then one day in Taipei, we’re going to visit a customer - and the lab is on the first floor of a 30 year old US musclecar bumper factory! And even more oddly, both… » 7/11/13 9:38am 7/11/13 9:38am

March Muscle Car Madness Winner: 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429

It's done. We did it. Find someone around you and give them a big hug and a high-five. We've picked an ultimate Muscle Car in our March Muscle Car Madness bracket, and it's the 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429. For those of you without any strong religious convictions, you may wish to try praying to it. » 4/12/12 2:30pm 4/12/12 2:30pm

March Muscle Car Madness: Battle Of The Bosses

It's here. The final Round of our March Muscle Car Madness. We're down to our last two contenders, and, of course, There Can Be Only One, though I bet many would argue there only is one already. That's because our two finalists are essentially brothers — only one year apart: The 1969 Boss 429 Mustang and the 1970 Boss… » 4/06/12 1:30pm 4/06/12 1:30pm

March Muscle Car Madness: The Final Four

We're here: the Final Four. Out of the 64 original muscle car contenders, we're down to this quartet of survivors, 75% of which are Ford Mustang variants. So I either hope you like Mustangs or really, really like Oldsmobiles, along with lots of your friends. Here's how the Elite Eight broke down, giving us our Final… » 4/03/12 5:15pm 4/03/12 5:15pm

March Muscle Car Madness: The Elite Eight

We're here. The Elite Eight. Out of sixty-four amazing muscle car starters (well, sixty-three and a Prowler), we're down to eight survivors in our March Muscle Car Madness tournament, and after today, we'll have the Final Four. The end is within sight, and for those of you looking to replace ineffable, rule-spouting… » 3/30/12 12:00pm 3/30/12 12:00pm

March Muscle Car Madness: Round Three, Day Two

We're right in the thick of March Muscle Car Madness, working through the Sweet Sixteen on our way to find the ultimate Muscle Car, of All Time, in the Universe, Forever. These past few rounds have been giving narrower wins as the contestants get winnowed down to the true icons of the segment, and the match-ups get… » 3/28/12 4:00pm 3/28/12 4:00pm

March Muscle Car Madness: Round Three, Day One

It was a brutal first two rounds, and my nightmares are still haunted by the spine-chilling sounds of crunching steel and the hot spray of ejected crankcase oil. Now we're at round three, down to 16 survivors. Let's take on the first four match-ups from our "Sweet Sixteen." » 3/27/12 4:00pm 3/27/12 4:00pm

1970 AMC AMX vs. 1972 Plymouth Road…

March Muscle Car Madness: Round Two, Day Four

Today's the final day of the second round of March Muscle Car Madness. Wednesday's outcomes were like that scene in A Clockwork Orange when the main character gets his ass kicked by a gang of old guys. » 3/23/12 3:30pm 3/23/12 3:30pm

1970 Mercury Cyclone Spoiler vs. 1968 Old Cutlass 442. This one has an icon up against a relative unkonwn. The ,…