August 2023

Seven decades together on the Rubicon Trail

Jeep Brand and Jeep Jamboree
celebrate with 70th anniversary trail ride

(August 25, 2023) The Jeep brand and Jeep Jamboree are celebrating 70 years of extreme off-roading adventure this summer. Since 1953, the Rubicon Trail, known as one of the most difficult off-road trails in the world, has been a lifestyle symbol of Jeep 4x4 off-road adventuring for the Jeep community.

Sally Carrera and Lightning McQueen to reunite

(August 24, 2023) ATLANTA — The stars of Disney and Pixar’s Cars are to reunite at Rennsport Reunion 7 between September 28th and October 1st at the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. The full size Sally Carrera and Lightning McQueen now call the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart and the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles their respective homes. For this event, the two Museums have loaned Sally and Lightning to allow them to be brought together once again.

Dodge announces exclusive after-delivery products

Challenger SRT Demon owners
have after-sales products available

(August 24, 2023) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Dodge isn’t satisfied with building the world’s quickest 0-60 production car, the 1,025-horsepower 2023 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170. The brand is enhancing the ownership experience for Brotherhood of Muscle members who bring home the fastest, quickest, most powerful factory muscle car in the world with a lineup of customized, limited-edition, serialized items that will be available for Challenger SRT Demon 170 owners after taking delivery of the ultimate Dodge “Last Call” special-edition vehicle.

Performance and style — The 2024 Toyota GR Supra

(August 24, 2023) PLANO, Texas — With its head-turning sports car style and powerful rear-wheel drive performance, the Toyota GR Supra has captured the fun-to-drive spirit of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing. Since it was relaunched in 2019, the fifth generation (MkV) model has earned a reputation for offering balanced handling and punch-above-its-weight performance, all while honoring its legendary place in Toyota’s sports car lineage. For 2024, the GR Supra lineup keeps the celebration roaring.

Mecum Auctions returns to Dallas Sept. 20-23 with 1,500 muscle cars

(August 23, 2023) WALWORTH, Wis. — Hot off the heels of a jam-packed summer schedule, Mecum Auctions is set to return to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Sept. 20-23 with an estimated 1,500 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, trucks, exotics, Hot Rods, customs and more set to cross the auction block and live TV coverage on MotorTrendTV and MotorTrend+.

Gateway Bronco’s remastered vintage Ford Bronco unveiled

(August 23, 2023) ST. LOUIS — Gateway Bronco has introduced a groundbreaking next-generation Sport SUV, the LUXE-GT. Originally codenamed “Pegasus,” the covert project was developed at a Skunk Works facility in Melbourne, Australia, and unveiled last week in Monterey, Calif.  Based on the classic Ford Bronco, its design includes an all-new modern chassis developed by an international team, driving performance that competes with the world’s elite sport SUVs and 10 patents pending or granted.

Nissan recalls more than 236,000 Sentra sedans for steering problem

(August 22, 2023) WASHINGTON — Nissan is recalling more than 236,000 Sentra sedans in the U.S. because the tie rods can bend and break, potentially causing a loss of steering control. The recall covers Sentra compact cars from the 2020-22 model years and expands a June 2021 recall that affected nearly 139,000 Sentra vehicles from the 2020-21 model years, according to Automotive News.

New initiative to deliver 20 premium car detailing and car wash supplies

Dodge Direct Connection and
Jay Leno’s Garage team up

(August 22, 2023) BERKLEY, Mich. - Iconic television host and comedian Jay Leno and Dodge Brand CEO Tim Kuniskis teamed up today to announce a new line of co-branded car care products from Direct Connection, the Dodge brand’s performance products line, and Jay Leno’s Garage.