On January 1, 1966, the Leader of the Dodge Rebellion (and eventually the entire muscle car segment) was launched. Based upon the Charger II Show Car that debuted the previous year at the 1965 North American International Auto Show, the 66 Dodge Charger was the brands first purpose-built muscle car. While it wasnt the first such vehicle to hit the scene, its menacing proportions and enormous engine quickly placed it at the top of the performance charts. The optional 426 Hemi V8 pumped out a staggering…Read More
To celebrate the nearly 20-year reign of the Viper as we know it today and the next generation currently “under investigation,” Dodge has unveiled the 2010 Viper SRT10 Final Edition. To commemorate its exclusivity, the current generation Viper Final Edition will only be produced in extremely limited quantities, including 20 Coupes, 18 Roadsters and 12 ACR models. All models will feature the SRT10’s infamous 8.4L V10 powerplant, cranking out 600-horsepower and 560 lb-ft of torque and boasting a sub-4 second 0-60 mph lap time. In case the deafening roar…Read More
For five years now, the personalities at Animal Radio® have been ranking autos based on their Fido-friendly qualities and for 2010, the top two spots go to Chrysler Group brand vehicles. Thanks to their innovative safety features, Animal Radio awarded first and second place to the Dodge Journey and Chrysler Town and Country (respectively), marking the first time a domestic automaker has snagged first place.
In honor of the new award, our very own Dodge CEO Ralph Gilles sat down with Animal Radio hosts Hal Abrams and Judy…Read More