A FUNNY THING happened when the pandemic hit and the economy went into a free fall. Cars didn’t stop selling—especially fast ones. Turns out contemplating mortality meant, for many of us, enjoying the visceral pleasures available to us while we still could. For some, that meant going out and buying the 2021 Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye Widebody. After driving one, I tip my dopamine-soaked cap to those buyers. On an emotional scale of 1 to 10, the fastest mass-produced sedan in the world is somewhere in near-earth orbit. Jeff Bezos unloaded much more than the $90,050 sticker price on our test car to get there.
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Year of The E-truck
E-Pickups offer a spark of innovation for truck lovers.
Mike Horn – Extreme Expeditionist
South African-Swiss explorer Mike Horn has conquered both poles and the Amazon. Here’s how he’s built the fortitude to thrive in extreme environments.
From crying in Justin Bieber’s arms while wearing a bald cap to deftly handling Taco Bell etiquette, Dave’s eye-rolling secret weapon is suddenly everywhere all at once.
MASTERING the UNIVERSE
Nuclear fusion has been a fantasy for decades. But recent breakthroughs signal the holy grail of clean energy could finally be close to reality. Who’ll get there first?
The breakout star on Ted Lasso laces up and lets the expletives fly so people can finally have something to smile about.
Death in the Stone Forest
Why did 21 runners die competing in an ultramarathon in China? Turns out, a freak weather event wasn’t the only problem.
Big Buck Hunter
Forge the muscle endurance and strength needed to become a human pack mule.
Josh Brolin – Fear is the Mind Killer
How did Josh Brolin build one of Hollywood’s coolest careers? By finding ‘fuck it’ mode.
HELLCAT'S HIGH-POWER HEAVEN
Cashing in another of its lives, Dodge’s smash hit returns for a red-eyed victory lap.
The Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon is among the world’s most grueling and gorgeous races.
SURVEY: OWNERS FRUSTRATED WHEN LINKING PHONES TO VEHICLES
Automobile quality rose last year, but glitches in pairing smartphones with infotainment systems frustrated owners more than anything, according to a large U.S. survey of auto owners.
NARITA BOY is a vibrant retro-futuristic adventure about cyber heroes and digital legends.
THE ICONIC AMAZING ARTIST
THUNDER BY THE BAY’S CHOPPEREOWN LIVE - CREATIVITY CENTRAL
ONE UP OFFROAD TRACTION BARS ELIMINATE A COMMON PROBLEM
MOPAR UNLEASHES NEW 807-HP HELLCRATE REDEYE SUPERCHARGED HEMI CRATE ENGINE
MOPAR is unleashing the most powerful production muscle-car engine ever available to builders and enthusiasts with the launch of its newest crate engine—the 807-horsepower Hellcrate Redeye 6.2-liter Supercharged Hemi V-8 engine.
DICK ALLEN, a third baseman and first baseman who played in the major leagues for 15 years from 19631977 with the Phillies, Cardinals, Dodgers, White Sox, and Athletics and won the National League Rookie of the Year in 1964 and the American League MVP in 1972, died Dec. 7. He was 78.
JOHNNY LIGHTNING DOES REAL MUSCLE IN MINIATURE
I had plans well underway for the big “Bargain Muscle Cars” feature story in this issue (p18) when I saw this lineup for the new Muscle Cars USA 2020 Release 3 from JL. I already knew I would be talking about the Dodge Dart GTS and AMC Rebel Machine, so I figured I’d just plunder those two cars from this set for that story and be all set. But then my conscience kicked in. Both because the other four cars in the set deserve their moment in the sun, and because they are all based on actual cars from the 2019 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals show it just makes sense to talk about them together.
TIM TUTTLE’S 1,500 HP CUMMINS RAM LIMITED PRO STOCK PULLER
Is It All About Money?
Big shareholders are pushing companies to think about society and the environment. But there’s a new legal backlash
HISTORY IN THE MAKING: FEW TEAMS CAN MATCH THE DODGERS' DOMINANCE
The 2020 Dodgers led the National League in runs scored and fewest runs allowed.