Two really historic names dear to those hanging out in the world of muscle cars: were talking about the Challenger TA and the Charger Daytona. Their welcome comeback is accompanied by an increase of angriness in terms of main ingredients, thanks to stiffer suspension, a sport exhaust, better brakes and semi-racing tires, but especially for … [Read more…]
Collectors rank the 1968 Dodge Charger as one of the fastest and best-styled muscle cars of its era. This, the second generation of Charger, marked the pinnacle of the horsepower race between American car manufacturers in the late 1960s. At that time, gasoline was 10 cents a gallon, Americans had more disposable income than ever … [Read more…]
This is the archetypal muscular American sports car, first manufactured by the Chrysler Corporation as a halo car to showcase its ability to create monumental attention-grabbing automobiles. The first Dodge Viper struck venomously in 1992, surviving the DaimlerChrysler merger and Chrysler’s return to American ownership. The fourth generation Viper was launched after the German retreat.
The Dodge Ram pickup had been around since the early 1980s, and this full-size truck from the Chrysler stable had built up quite a reputation as the backwoodsman’s best friend. But all good things come to the end, and every automaker’s dream is to replace a best seller with an even more successful model that … [Read more…]
Only in America! The Dodge Viper is a quintessentially American sports car, with a massive engine, aggressive retro styling and muscular performance. The Viper harked back to great cars like the Shelby Cobra, and indeed Carroll Shelby himself was involved in the development process. It all began in the late 1980s at Chrysler’s Advanced Design … [Read more…]
If you’ve got a good name, flaunt it — that was clearly Dodge’s thinking regarding the Challenger tag, which has featured on three distinct generations of car. The first two appeared in the 1970s and early 1980s, and the name returned with a bang in 2008. Granted the fact that all three incarnations were completely … [Read more…]