1982 Dodge Aries

1982 Dodge Aries

The Aries was produced from 1981 to 1989, and it was not only a popular and memorable car, it was an important car in the history of the Dodge brand. In fact, the Aries helped to save the company.

 

Reeling from the combined effects of a recession and a global energy crisis, in 1979 Chrysler was forced to seek government loan guarantees. Meanwhile, Chrysler chairman Lee Iacocca took the company’s case straight to the people in a series of television commercials. Looking straight into the camera, the…

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1982 Dodge Aries

If the Founding Fathers drove a Dodge

Alright history buffs, which Dodge vehicle would each of the Founding Fathers bring to battle? Here’s what we think.

If the Founding Fathers drove a Dodge

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If the Founding Fathers drove a Dodge

1961 Dodge Flitewing Concept

Dodge Flitewing

These days we call them concept cars, but they were once known by the manufacturers as dream cars or simply idea cars. Whatever the name, these custom show vehicles have always had the same basic purpose: to test and explore the very latest designs in automobiles. In 1961, the latest from Dodge was the Flitewing.

 

Designed by Chrysler stylists in Detroit and crafted by hand by the Ghia coachbuilding house in Turin, Italy, the Flitewing sported dozens of unique features. The most obvious were the gullwing-style side windows—flitewings—that swung up automatically…

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1961 Dodge Flitewing Concept