Dodge Flexes Its Detroit Muscle at Carlisle!

 

The Dodge R/T convoy (complete with road grime and dead bugs spattered on the front fascias) rolled into Cumberland Valley Motors last night to be a part of the annual kick-off festivities for the All-Chrysler Nationals. Upon pulling into the jammed parking lot, we were greeted with great examples of Dodge and Plymouth muscle in all shapes and sizes. From high-winding 340 small-blocks to ground pounding big-inch Wedges and HEMIs, the black top was ablaze with high impact colored Barracudas, Challengers, Demons, Dusters, Chargers, Road Runners and much more. We…

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Dodge Flexes Its Detroit Muscle at Carlisle!

2011 All-Chrysler Nationals – Who’s Going?

 

Looking to attend a great event this weekend with like minded folks such as yourself? Want to drool over the greatest gathering of Dodge muscle from the past five decades? Looking for that elusive piece of chrome trim for your 1963 Polara? Well then hop in your Challenger, Charger, or whatever set of wheels you have and step on it. Head on down the Pennsylvania Turnpike to the historical town of Carlisle and be a part of the Dodge Nation. The 2011 All-Chrysler Nationals is one…

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2011 All-Chrysler Nationals – Who’s Going?

Dodge Through the Decades – Great Depression to Recovery

 

Last week, we examined the 1920s and the pivotal milestones that shaped the brand in part of our ongoing series “Dodge Through the Decades.” This week we’ll look at the 1930s and how Dodge was able to survive the economic upheaval this nation faced, re-emerging as a powerhouse within the industry.

 

By 1930, the depression was in full swing, and the American auto industry was in deep crisis. Sales plummeted and workers were laid off as a result. Despite these trying times, Dodge still managed to hold on, and was still…

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Dodge Through the Decades – Great Depression to Recovery