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Hennessey has 1,035-hp package for Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye

HPE1000 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye It was only a matter of time before Hennessey Performance Engineering got its hands on the Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye. On Friday we learned the tuning company has given the slightly more demonic Hellcat 1,035 horsepower, up from 797. HPE equips the car with the HPE1000 package to create the horsepower bump and increase torque from 707 to 808 pound-feet. Wheel-hp sits at 880. These figures are based on a race-fuel tune, not regular pump gasoline, and HPE doesn’t provide figures on the gasoline most owners…

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2018 Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix preview

Autódromo José Carlos Pace (Interlagos), home of the Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix The penultimate round of the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship takes us to the legendary Autódromo José Carlos Pace, home of the Brazilian Grand Prix. And even though Mercedes-AMG’s Lewis Hamilton was already crowned with this year’s title at the previous round in Mexico, the Brazilian race is always an exciting one. And don’t forgot the 2018 Constructors’ title is still up for grabs. The Autódromo José Carlos Pace, more commonly referred to as Interlagos, is one…

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BMW M8 enters final round of testing

BMW isn’t taking its time with additional variants of its revived 8-Series. The coupe is still a month out from showrooms but the German automaker has already revealed the 8-Series Convertible, and soon there will be a more practical 8-Series Gran Coupe and high-performance M8 as well. Next in the pipeline will be the M8, in coupe form, as engineers from BMW M are currently conducting the final evaluations at top racetracks, one of which is Portugal’s Estoril. The car is confirmed to be coming with the same mechanical package…

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Jamiroquai singer Jay Kay cars head to auction

Jay Kay, frontman of the British jazz-funk band Jamiroquai, will part ways with a group of cars from his private collection at the NEC Classic Motor Show this Saturday. The cars are being offered through Silverstone Auctions, and there’s something for every budget and taste. The collection’s highlight is a 2016 McLaren 675LT, one of 500 cars built. The singer’s example features $65,000 worth of extra equipment from McLaren Special Operations. Finished in Chicane Gray with a gray and orange interior, the supercar makes 666 horsepower from a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter…

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