1940 Dodge Luxury Liner

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In 1940, Dodge was riding high – the automaker was celebrating its 25th anniversary and enjoying a comfortable position near the top of the sales charts. Bursting with pride, Dodge was now marketing its passenger cars under the label “Luxury Liner”, with wider seats and finer upholstery materials than the competition.

 

The 1940 Luxury Liner was offered in multiple body styles, including the Deluxe Two-Door Sedan (Model D-14) shown here. The wheelbase was lengthened to 119.5 inches that year to accommodate all-new styling with a bolder, wider grille and a fastback…

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1940 Dodge Luxury Liner

1982 Dodge 400 Coupe

1982 Dodge 400 Coupe

 

Introduced in 1982, the Dodge 400 was our entry in a new compact luxury class that emerged in the 1980s. “Owning one is like owning the road,” the Dodge ads boasted.

 

The 400 shared its basic K-car architecture with the Dodge Aries, the hot-selling front-drive compact sedan, but featured additional structure and enhancements that earned it the name “Super K” from the Dodge engineering team. Extra sound insulation and other measures were employed to make the ride as plush and quiet as possible, all in an effort to…

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1982 Dodge 400 Coupe

The Dodge 440 Magnum Six Pack

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Dodge history is rich with memorable and mind-blowing engines. Here’s yet another powerhouse under the hood: the 440 Magnum Six Pack.

 

Introduced in 1969, the Six Pack took its name from its wild induction system: three giant Holley two-barrel carburetors, providing six throttle valves in all. Factory engineers took the already muscular 440 Magnum engine, removed the single four-barrel carburetor and intake manifold and swapped in a special high-rise manifold to accommodate the triple carbs. Capable of flowing over 1,200 cubic feet of air per minute, the Six Pack setup produced…

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The Dodge 440 Magnum Six Pack