Jim Thornton’s Greatest Hits: Part 2

By Steve Magnante

 

The Dodge high performance world lost a pioneer with the June 2, 2014, passing of former Chrysler Corp. Race Vehicle Design Manager and Ramchargers race team member, Jim Thornton. Recently, we reviewed some of Mr. Thornton’s many contributions to the evolution of Dodge stock-bodied drag race vehicles. Now, let’s continue our tribute with a look at how he helped ensure that Dodge drag race package cars were ready to fully employ the mighty output of the 426 Race HEMI® engines that powered them down the drag strip.

 
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Jim Thornton’s Greatest Hits: Part 2

Weekend on Woodward: Horsepower, Live Music and Celebrity Guests

Woodward Dream Cruise 2014

 

We’re rocking Woodward Avenue this Saturday, August 16, with a powerful lineup of classic and new muscle cars, live local bands, giveaways, WRIF radio personalities and special appearances from Richard Rawlings of Dallas’ Gas Monkey Garage and the Discovery Channel’s “Fast N’ Loud” TV show.

 

Fans checking out Dodge Rock City at 13 Mile and Woodward Avenue will see for the very first time the new 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat—the fastest, most powerful sedan in the world—and the recently introduced 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the fastest…

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Weekend on Woodward: Horsepower, Live Music and Celebrity Guests

Watch Now: “Don’t Touch My Dart” Commercials

Comedians and actors Craig Robinson (“The Office”) and Jake

 

Here at Dodge, we take building cars seriously. But that’s not to say we don’t have a sense of humor. Take the latest advertising campaign for Dodge Dart, for example. We handpicked two of the funniest comedians around to show you what it’s like to own a brand-new Dart and what it’s like to wish you did.

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Watch Now: “Don’t Touch My Dart” Commercials