Friday, May 7, 2021

Automotive Historian Keith Crain Talks To 'Auto Trends' In A Wide-Ranging Two-Part Conversation


In an exclusive two-part radio conversation, Auto Trends with goes one-on-one talking to automotive historian Keith Crain.


Crain, who is the editor-in-chief of Automotive News, and is typically in the driver’s seat, as it relates to covering every nook and cranny of the industry, allows Auto Trends with to switch seats with him. Crain’s magazine, Automotive News, is known as the Bible of the automotive industry. His magazine is to the auto industry what Billboard Magazine is to the music industry.


Thursday, May 6, 2021

2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody: A Hemi On Steroids

Highlight: This rear-wheel drive Hellcat is the most powerful mass-produced Charger, pushing out 797-horsepower.

Test Vehicle's MSRP: $86,865 (Base Model$71,490)

Seating Capacity: 7 or 8

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; rear camera; rear audible sensors; and an electronic blind spot with cross path detection

Standard Equipment: 20-inch carbon aluminum wheels; all season performance tires; a launch assist system; anti-spin differential rear axle; Brembo brakes; red brake calipers; an adaptive dampening suspension; driving modes; a performance shift indicator; red brake calipers; a remote starter system; 200-mph speedometer; an in car Wi-Fi system; heated/ventilated power front seats; memory setting for seats, radio and exterior mirrors; a leather wrapped steering wheel; a heated steering wheel; single scoop hood air intake; and a performance tire

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Friday, April 23, 2021

Cox Automotive Talks Average Transaction Prices And More On 'Auto Trends'


2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

We go one on one with Mark Schimer, who is a Detroit-based director at Cox Automotive, talking about the day supply and the average transaction price consumers should expect to pay for many of today's vehicles. 

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Friday, April 9, 2021

2021 Chrysler Pacifica Limited AWD: The Town & Country Of The Minivan Segment

Highlight: A suede headliner is available in the all-new top of the line Pinnacle trim.

Test Vehicle's MSRP: $49, 885 (Base Model$37,315)

Seating Capacity: 7 or 8

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; forward collision warning system-plus; a radar activated cruise control system with stop-and-go; a lane departure warning system; automatic high beams; pedestrian automatic emergency braking; a back up camera; an electronic system;  and a tire pressure monitoring system

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