Category Archives: performance cars

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon – Down the Quarter Mile

On the invite of the Dodge SRT team I had the privilege of piloting the 840-horsepower 2018 Challenger SRT Demon down a drag strip quarter mile. Along with other select automotive writers from across the U.S. we made solo passes … Continue reading

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2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk – First Drive

The 707-horsepower new for 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is something to behold both on the road and on the track. Here’s a few tidbits: 0-60 miles per hour in 3.5 seconds quarter mile in 11.6 seconds at 116 mph … Continue reading

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2018 Audi A5 Coupe – Drive Review

Two-door coupes will always have a place in the market. And, personal use premium or performance cars will continue to be of interest to those who like to drive. The Audi A5 is one of the better ones when it … Continue reading

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2017 Ford Focus RS – On Track and Street

The Ford Focus RS is, basically, a street legal race car. I drove it around the 4-mile Road American circuit, criss-crossed Chicago’s streets and made a highway run almost to Iowa in search of a little more freedom. For a … Continue reading

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2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport – Drive Report

A new pocket-rocket has arrived courtesy of Hyundai. The 2017 Elantra Sport with a 201-HP turbo 1.6 liter and either a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed direct shift automated dual clutch transmission provides the new found fun in the auto … Continue reading

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2017 Lexus RC F – on the track and off

  Lexus’ RC F has lots of track creds. 467-HP 5-liter V8, 8-speed direct shift transmission, Torsen limited slip as well as torque vectoring differential, big Brembo brakes, 35-series tires on 19-inch wheels, top speed 170mph, 0 to 60 mph … Continue reading

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2017 Infiniti Q60 – Drive Report

The 2017 Infiniti Q60 4-passenger coupe is all-new and now has three engine outputs to choose from–208-HP, 300-HP or 400-HP. Rear-wheel or all-wheel drive can be had and there’s lots of hi-tech driver-assistance safety features that will help keep you … Continue reading

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