Farewell Carroll Shelby – It’s Been One Heck of a Thrill Ride

 

He lived life in the fast lane and never got out of the way for anyone. He was outspoken, controversial and did things his way. Last Thursday, Carroll Shelby, legendary race driver, renowned tuning guru and visionary designer, passed away quietly at the age of 89. To say he lived an exciting life would be a massive understatement, as very few people within the auto industry could pull off what he did for over 60 years.

 

From his humble…

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Farewell Carroll Shelby – It’s Been One Heck of a Thrill Ride

Dodge’s Military Might – Part I

 

As we look forward to Memorial Day, Dodge looks back across the long history of military production. As early as 1918, Dodge was producing Touring Cars for the U.S. Army. These vehicles featured modifications from the civilian models, such as rugged canvas duck fabric tops and khaki paint with the Army serial numbers painted across the hoods to allow for easy identification. (more…)

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Dodge’s Military Might – Part I

Moparty at the Strip

Vegas, baby.  For Dodge enthusiasts—and Chrysler, Ram, and Plymouth  fans, too— one of the great events of the year is the Moparty at the Strip.  Las Vegas Motor Speedway, neatly situated at the Northern end of the fabulous Las Vegas strip, plays host to this giant event, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.  Organizers plan to make the 2012 edition, scheduled for April 13-15, the best Moparty yet.

 

A full-immersion gearhead weekend, the Moparty features a juried car show, a swap meet, and a car corral, among…

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Moparty at the Strip