The Dodge Heritage Series: Part 3, 1940-1949

1949-Dodge-Wayfarer

Welcome back to the Dodge Heritage Series, a 10-part exploration of Dodge brand history. This is Part 3 in the series.

 

The Dodge brand entered the 1940s in the same way as the rest of America: with a new sense of confidence and optimism.  Slowly but surely, the country was lifting itself out of the Great Depression. Dodge produced over 225,000 vehicles in 1940, marking its eighth consecutive year as one of the top five selling cars in the USA.

 

But after December 7, 1941, and the attack on…

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The Dodge Heritage Series: Part 3, 1940-1949

The 2015 Dodge Charger | Lifting the Veil in New York

2015 Dodge Charger

 

Story and Photos by Steve Magnante

 

The New York International Auto Show recently played host to the invite-only unveiling of the restyled 2015 Challenger and Charger. Let’s take a look at the new Charger. Addressing a room packed with automotive journalists from all over the globe, Dodge President and CEO Tim Kuniskis proclaimed that the Dodge Charger exists to “make category cars nervous.” Anybody else is playing a game of catch-up or imitation.

 

To keep things fresh for 2015 and beyond, Dodge has given this family-sized fun machine a full…

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The 2015 Dodge Charger | Lifting the Veil in New York

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT with HEMI® Hellcat Engine: The Most Powerful Challenger Ever

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Supercharged

 

May 20, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – The newly consolidated Dodge and SRT brands are launching out of the gate at full throttle – introducing the new 600-plus horsepower 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT with a Hellcat engine and its stablemate – the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT just one month after taking the wraps off the new Dodge Challenger 392 HEMI® Scat Pack Shaker at the New York Auto Show.

 

Driven by the five SRT performance hallmarks, the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT and Challenger SRT with the…

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2015 Dodge Challenger SRT with HEMI® Hellcat Engine: The Most Powerful Challenger Ever