Dodge created a new variant of the reliable Durango this year called the Durango SRT Pursuit. The modified, police-intended SUV has the supercharged V8 from the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye muscle car, cranking out a staggering 797 horsepower. The suspension sits 15 mm lower, and the custom 20-inch wheels come wrapped in foot-wide Pirelli P-Zero tires. It’s definitely not something you want to see in your rearview mirror with the lights flashing. The one-off build is an entry in the 2019 One Lap of America street car circuit. Dodge plans to defend its victory in last year’s Truck/SUV category. But someday, it may drive down the thin blue line. Read More →

Automotive journalists met in Chandler, Arizona to determine which vehicles earned the top spot in their respective categories. When all was said and done, the 2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn drove off as the Southwest Lifestyle Truck of the Year. In order to steal the spotlight, the 2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn had to beat out some of the toughest trucks in the industry. The panel of 18 journalists reviewed trucks in categories that included safety, efficiency, storage, comfort, and performance before naming the Ram 1500 Longhorn the winner. The journalists agreed that the Ram 1500 Longhorn was more than capable of handling rough landscapes while offering passengers a comfortable vehicle for Read More →

Memorial Day in Columbus

Memorial Day falls on May 30th this year. This holiday, which honors those who have died while serving in the United States military, has origins that date back to post-Civil War times. The tradition of visiting cemeteries and decorating the graves of those who have fallen is something that continues today. In 1971, Memorial Day was made an official federal holiday. If you’re looking for ways to celebrate Memorial Day in Columbus, Mississippi, you can attend the 4th Annual Veterans Memorial Walk/Run at the Columbus Soccer Complex on Saturday, May 28th. If you pre-register by noon on May 20th, it will cost $25 and will include a t-shirt. On-site registration Read More →