Dodge was always cool, but the Hellcat changed everything. The Dodge brand has gone through many changes over the years. At one point in time, its models were billed as the mid-priced option between Plymouth and Chrysler brands. While they are still technically lower priced versions of Chrysler models, … read more
The late-great Carroll Shelby built an incredibly successful career of making all sorts of cars faster, more often than not, with a bigger or more potent engine under the hood. The icons are well known—legends like the Shelby Cobra, GT350 Mustang, and the big GT500.
But by the 1980s, Shelby was … read more
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has detailed four separate recalls, ranging from a few dozen components to millions of defective airbag inflators.
The airbag campaign follows the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s broad order to recall all Takata inflators that use ammonium nitrate without a … read more
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