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While you are considering adding a complete turbocharger kit or super charger to your vehicle engine can be an extremely good idea. This will be helpful in generating more and additional horsepower. As compared to any turbo charging kit, a supercharger is normally less expensive and also convenient to install. A supercharger is automatically driven compressor that is useful in delivering pressurized air to the vehicle induction chamber.
Dodge is an automobile brand which ranges from pickups, sport utility vehicles, minivans, and various other kinds of automobiles. This brand is marketed and produced in USA. There are numerous names that come under this name such as the sprinter van, Durango and nitro which are the SUVs, ram and Dakota are the pickups; viper, challenger, grand caravan, journey, avenger, and caliber are all passenger cars. In short, this brand has produced cars for all purposes and varying roles.
All the vehicles that come under Dodge brand have similar horsepower and fuel efficiency. However, if you are considering upgrading then certainly you can enjoy enhanced horsepower and performance by applying a supercharger kit.
The supercharger kit is useful in increasing the speed and amount of air movement within the engine with the help of it customized fan blades that spin faster than any others do. More and more air is being forced into the engine which increases the air volume ultimately releasing more power and energy.
You can get a supercharger of your choice now and then start having stunning rides with your friends and family. Read the rest of this entry »
A very hot topic & popular question is what changes 2011 will bring to the Dodge Challenger. For the most part the styling of the car will be the same save for a few cosmetic changes:
New Front Fascia (lower grill area is flipped upside down)
New Door Handles
Dual rear Exhaust (all models)
Redesigned front air dam (SRT)
Dodge will offer the Challenger in the same three existing trim levels that are available today(SE, RT, SRT). The new SE Challengers will come equipped with the Pentastar V6 engine which will push 300 horsepower and 290 lb-ft of torque (existing SE Challengers are at 250 hp & 250 TQ). The SRT8 Challengers will get the new 6.4L (392 cubic inch) V8 which will push an estimated 480 horsepower & 470 lb-ft of torque. Estimated MPG for the SRT8 is 13 city & 24 highway. The SRT8 will have the option of either the 6 speed TREMEC transmission or the 5 speed W5A580 automatic with AutoStick & MDS.
Some of the colors that are rumored to be available:
Dark Charcoal Pearl
Mango Tango Pearl
Redline 3 Pearl
Green with Envy
Inferno Red Crystal Pearl Coat
On the 2011 Challenger with the SE or RT trim the steering will be Electric instead of the usual Hydraulic steering (SRT gets to keep it). According to allpar the electric steering cuts down on the number of moving parts, eliminates fuel leeks, and allows for easier integration of start/stop and hybrid systems. Read the rest of this entry »