Fiat Chrysler Automobiles looks hellbent on putting its Hellcat engine in just about every vehicle it has with an engine bay large enough to fit the 6.2L supercharged V8. The Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Jeep Grand Cherokee and even the Jeep Wrangler have already been blessed with the Hellcat treatment, … read more
New package promises to enhance Ram 2500 capability in rough terrain New package promises to enhance Ram 2500 capability in rough terrain CHICAGO — Ram‘s Power Wagon, the halo vehicle in the brand’s pickup lineup, will get a distinctive interior and new exterior treatment for 2017 as part of a plan … read more
Dodge is making us feel nostalgic by reminding us of the origins of the Power Wagon.
Dodge’s heavy duty truck started as a military vehicle during World War II, building more than 255,000 units in various bodystyles to suit the needs of the army.
The company soon realized that there is going to be … read more
Seventy-five years ago, on December 29, 1940, Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his famous “Arsenal of Democracy” speech to the American people, urging them to stand behind the Allied powers who had not yet fallen under the German boot. Not to set off across the seas to vanquish the Nazis—that would … read more
It’s all torque here. When it comes to restomods, there really are no limits as to what can be done. Well, perhaps the only limit is one’s budget. In any case, we typically see restomods that consist of muscle cars, hot rods, and the like. But not this time. No, what you’re about to see is a 1942 … read more
On December 31, 2012, the Walter P. Chrysler Museum closed its doors to the general public, citing the low attendance numbers that didn’t justify keeping the museum open to the public year-round. Still, Chrysler has preserved the museum and occasionally opens the doors for special events. Luckily, we … read more
We’re scratching Pebble Beach off our bucket list. Too many obscenely rich people with obscenely bad taste in hats lusting over unobtainable cars. Nope, we are laser focused in on the Carlisle Truck Nationals.
Held annually in Carlisle, Penn., practically opposite the Monterey concours event, the … read more
When this Dodge Power Wagon rolled off the production line in 1949, its life would have been fairly predictable. A slice of towing, a bit of hauling…work, work,work…and a side order of more work.
But life is unpredictable, and today this 66-year-old truck lives a much more leisurely existence. … read more
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter You need this in your life. We’re sure plenty of you are familiar with the old Dodge Power Wagons. In fact, they’re really not all that hard to find if you’re looking for an old school truck restoration project. But then we found this brilliant piece of restomod … read more
The Power Wagon has been around in various forms going back 60 years, but never has Dodge made one quite like this 1949 Power Wagon.
The original Dodge Power Wagon was introduced in 1945 as a civilian version of Dodge’s military WC series of trucks. Designed as a utility truck, it came standard with … read more