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Dodge Introduces Retro-Inspired Package and New Colors for the Challenger and Charger


Dodge announces a new Shakedown Package available for the Challenger R/T Shaker, R/T Plus Shaker and 392 Hemi Scat Pack Shaker models. The Challenger and Charger also gets two new paint colors from the past. B5 Blue and Plum Crazy purple are blasts from the past making a comeback.

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1971 Dodge Charger 426 Hemi


This edition of the Muscle Car Showcase looks back at the 1971 Dodge Charger 426 Hemi. By 1971, the Hemi had earned its reputation on the street and strip as a fearsome competitor to General Motors’ 455 and Ford’s 427 Cobra Jet. But as the old saying goes, all good things must come to an end. 1971 represents the end of an era as it would be the last year the Hemi would be found under the hood of the Dodge Charger. Let’s travel back in time and see what makes the 1971 Dodge Charger 426 Hemi such a special car. Read the rest of this entry

1970 Dodge Challenger R/T



The 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T is the center of attention in this edition of the Muscle Car Showcase. Beaten to the punch, late for the party, and right place at the wrong time are just a few expressions that define the Challenger’s entry into the fiercely competitive pony car market. It arrived five years after the Mustang’s introduction and was released at a time when the muscle car was coming under fire by Uncle Sam and the insurance companies. The 1970 Challenger was Dodge’s way of giving both entities the middle finger and coming out with its own pony car anyway. Let’s take a look and see what makes the 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T such an iconic muscle car. Read the rest of this entry