Dodge Tomahawk Concept

Tomahawk

 

It’s got four wheels, but clearly, it’s not a car. It’s got handlebars and a saddle, but it’s not really a motorcycle.  Dodge designers pushed all the traditional boundaries aside when they built the 2003 Tomahawk, creating what might be the wildest Dodge concept vehicle ever.

 

The Tomahawk is built around a 8.3-liter Viper V10 engine and not much else, with the aluminum cylinder block serving as a major part of the chassis. Curb weight is only 1500 lbs and with 500 horsepower churning the twin rear wheels, the machine’s power-to-weight ratio…

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Dodge Tomahawk Concept

Dodge Adds Color to Your Life!

Classic Colors

 

There’s a long-standing tradition at Dodge: No boring cars. And that means no boring colors.

 

Back in 1969, Dodge designers shook the automotive scene to its core with a crazy palette of exterior paint colors for the company’s already wild muscle car lineup.  They gave the colors equally far-out names:  Hemi® Orange. Go Mango.  Citron Yella. Sublime. Panther Pink. Top Banana. And Plum Crazy, like on the Charger above.

 

If you think those names are wild, check out the ones the bosses reportedly shot down: Statutory Grape.  Catchme Copper. You can see…

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Dodge Adds Color to Your Life!

1957 Dodge Custom Royal D-500 Convertible

1957 Dodge Custom Royal D-500 Convertible

 

Featured here is one of the rarest and most flamboyant Dodge vehicles of the fabulous ‘50s: the 1957 Dodge Custom Royal Convertible.

 

The Custom Royal was the top of the line for 1957, with the drop-top version considered the most desirable today.  (Only 2,456 convertibles were produced that year, and the number remaining is unknown.) The D-500 designation signifies Dodge’s powerhouse engine that year, a 325 cubic-inch V8 with hemispherical heads, a 9.25:1 compression ratio, and Carter four-barrel carb. With sporty-sounding dual exhausts, it was good for…

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1957 Dodge Custom Royal D-500 Convertible