Dodge Day Afternoons: A Walk Through the 2015 Carlisle All-Chrysler Nationals

Story and Photos by Steve Magnante

 

One of the nation’s premier gatherings of classic and modern Dodge cars and trucks is the Carlisle All-Chrysler Nationals. Held each summer for more than twenty years at the spacious outdoor Carlisle fairgrounds in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, this year’s event took place on July 10, 11 and 12th under sunny skies.

 

An emerging trend is the growing presence of late-model Dodge Challengers, Chargers and Magnums. A rough estimate showed some 35 percent of the cars entered for show judging were built during the last decade. Before the 2004 revival of rear-wheel-drive, V6 and HEMI® V8-powered Dodge…

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Dodge Day Afternoons: A Walk Through the 2015 Carlisle All-Chrysler Nationals

The 2015 Dodge Challenger | A Closer Look

Journalists swarmed the 2015 Challenger 392 HEMI® Scat Pack Shaker. Packing 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque, the Scat Pack is back!

 

By Steve Magnante

 

Excitement ran high among the 300-plus automotive journalists gathered in a darkened presentation hall at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Each was there to witness and chronicle the first public showing of the restyled 2015 Dodge Charger and Challenger, presented on the morning of Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the New York International Auto Show.

 

After a brilliantly irreverent two-minute opening video featuring a montage…

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The 2015 Dodge Challenger | A Closer Look

NYIAS 2014 | Previewing the 2015 Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger

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By Steve Magnante

 

I just got home from attending press preview day at the New York Auto Show, and my head is spinning with the great news from Dodge. Not only has the 2015 Dodge Charger been given a sleek, new look — without losing its bold core — but the 2015 Dodge Challenger has a fresh grille and tail lamp treatment that evokes the timeless effect seen on 1971 Dodge Challengers. And yes, the Shaker hood is standard on the Dodge Challenger R/T Plus Shaker and 392 HEMI® Scat Pack…

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NYIAS 2014 | Previewing the 2015 Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger