The Dodge Charger got its start in 1966 and was a two-door, fastback coupe that offered room for four. Generations came and went quickly in those days, and for 1968, the second generation Charger debuted. The third generation came along in 1971 and lasted till the 1974 model year. Sadly for 1975, the … read more
It’s no longer a muscle car now. From when the Dodge Charger first launched in 1966 until 1974 there was a continuous theme throughout – its muscle car status. But sadly that all came to an end in 1975 when the fourth generation model debuted. Gone was the era of the muscle car, only to be replaced … read more
1969 muscle legend may need a little work before going to the drag strip again The term “barn find” gets thrown around a lot in the world of collector cars, more referring to rubber-bumper MGBs sitting behind someone’s bungalow in Pensacola versus a Ferrari found in the French countryside. A 1969 … read more
And it didn’t return for over 30 years. Without question the second generation Dodge Charger has gone down in history as a beloved muscle car icon. The General Lee from “The Dukes of Hazzard” gave it even more attention when the TV show premiered a decade or so after the car first went on sale. Although … read more
Yes, that’s a cow eating next to it. Only 503 examples were built when 500 were required, according to NASCAR homologation rules at the time. What you’re looking at is a 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona, and it’s been in storage for decades. But beneath all of the dirt and bits of rust is an iconic car … read more
And then came the aero mods. When the Dodge Charger debuted in 1966 there was a very good chance absolutely no one within Chrysler figured it’d become an icon of American muscle. Still though, the original Charger, as we discussed yesterday, was something special. Dodge wisely made it different enough … read more
Because a big fastback coupe was needed. If the 1950s was a time when American automakers liked nothing more than to push the design boundaries, then the 1960s was when wicked cool styling and ridiculous amounts of horsepower came together. Gas was cheap, the Baby Boomers liked to drive fast, and the … read more
The original Dodge Charger Daytona was never a huge hit but today examples can sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Getting a six-figure sum for this one, though, could be a tough task.
The car is set to go under the hammer at a Mecum Auctions event in Kissimmee, Florida next month and the current … read more
While anthropology teachers have a habit of killing your Indiana Jones fantasies, and telling you there’s no more treasure to be found, no cursed burial grounds that haven’t been excavated, a man in Alabama has proved them all wrong by finding this miraculous 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona.
This glorious … read more
The average vehicle age in the United States currently stands at 11.5 years. To give that figure a little perspective, that means that the average person is driving around a car, truck or SUV that pre-dates the first iPhone by a solid three years.
Needless to say, a lot has changed since 2003 model … read more