During the muscle car craze of the 1960s, each of the Big Three branded a special name on their most coveted muscle cars. These were their cream of the crop, crown jewel, or top shelf muscle machines. The cars that outshined the rest of the pack and the ones that are still legendary today. Chevrolet adopted the SS moniker for its greatest muscle machines. Ford bequeathed their top brass the GT designation. Dodge bestowed the R/T badge to its most coveted muscle.
In this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase, we’ll take a look at the 1967 Dodge Coronet R/T. This was Dodge’s first car to display the R/T badge. Dodge was out to send a wake up call to the guys driving the GTOs and Fairlanes. You’ve been put on notice and things around here are going to change. You’re not the only game in town any longer. Read the rest of this entry