2018 Dodge Durango R/T Test Drive

“2018 Dodge Durango R/T AWD” A Versatile, Attractive and Powerful SUV The 2018 Dodge Durango lineup consists of seven available models with base prices ranging from $29,995 to $62,995. Leading off at the low end is the Dodge Durango SXT, followed by the Dodge Durango SXT Plus, the Dodge Durango GT, Dodge Durango Citadel, the…

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2017 NWAPA Run to the Sun – Part 1

Part 1 – Acura NSX to Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk By Bill Schaffer Mount Hood — Driving 24 different cars and SUVs over a two-day period on some of the most challenging and scenic roads in the northwest, is certainly an eye-opening experience. Oh, did I mention that the 24 cars had an average price…

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2017 Dodge Durango Citadel Test Drive

“2017 Dodge Durango Citadel Anodized Platinum AWD” Versatile Durango Delivers Performance with Attitude The Dodge Durango first appeared as a full size SUV focused on the brand’s foundation of performance, style and innovation in 1998. The Durango line was discontinued for a time and following its hiatus was reintroduced in 2011 displaying a combination of…

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2017 Dodge Durango Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Now seven years into its third generation, the Dodge Durango celebrates 20 years of production. SUV’s, especially large ones, like the Durango, have a tough battle for sales, especially with the popularity of the small to mid-size models. Never-the-less, the Durango has held its own selling more than 5,000 a…

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2017 Dodge Challenger GT AWD Test Drive

“2017 Dodge Challenger GT AWD” The World’s first and only American AWD Musclecar Coupe Portland, ME – Looking for year-round performance capability combined with safe, confidence-inspiring all weather driving? The four-door Dodge Charger was the first AWD musclecar from FCA. Now there’s a more stylish two-door performance gem joining the Dodge musclecar stable – it’s…

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2016 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Test Drive

“2016 Dodge Challenger 6.4-liter R/T Scat Pack” A Mid-Range Muscle-car coupe The American muscle-car scene saw the introduction of the Dodge Challenger 46 years ago, and it has been held in high esteem by Mopar fans ever since. The Challenger has evolved continually and progressively into what has become a legendary status symbol or icon…

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2016 Dodge Charger Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer By its color alone, the Plum Crazy 2016 Dodge Charger R/T Blacktop commands attention. It’s not often we see a full-size sedan in such a bright plum/purple color, and this one borders on outrageous. With or without a bright color the Dodge Charger has a muscular design which Dodge says…

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2015 Mopar Trikke Pon-e 48V Test Ride

“2015 Mopar Trikke” A portable electric three-wheeler FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) showcased several vehicles at the Chicago Auto Show this year in a special show preview, and one of them was an unusual personal mobility tricycle of sorts – a stand-up electrically powered trike, and for all of you Mopar® fans who don’t want to,…

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2015 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus Test Drive

“2015 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus Coupe” A Sporting Entry level Muscle Car There are several different level Dodge Challenger Coupes to choose from – 8 different models to be exact, paying homage to the old “Variety is the spice of Life” adage, with the Dodge team delivering loads of available variety in the 2015 Dodge…

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2015 Dodge Charger Police Pursuit Test Drive

“2015 Dodge Charger Police Pursuit” A view from the other side Nearly everybody at one time or another has heard a siren and glanced in their rear view mirror only to see it filled with flashing Red and Blue lights, sometimes accompanied by a piercing siren. Such an experience is indeed a dreaded and disheartening…

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