During his First Annual Address to Congress in January of 1790, President George Washington said, To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace. For the past decade, the muscle car segment has been quietly battling to keep a sea of dull daily drivers at bay, and the tension has finally reached its fever pitch. We are standing on the cusp of a revolution, and we are nothing if not prepared. Weve got the horsepower, the track time and the street cred – all thats missing is the official throwing down of the gauntlet. As of today, however, weve also got that, too.
In our newest ad spot, the General and his thundering cavalry descend upon the bland, boring and bromidic (or British). While Washington and his four-wheeled troops rally against the Redcoats, the U.S. fútbol team will be battling it out with England at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and youll be able to watch them both. The Dodge Challenger Freedom spot will air regionally during the match on Saturday, following its on-air debut at 11 p.m. EDT today during ESPN SportsCenter. Check out the carnage, and leave us your war whoop in the comment box below. U-S-A!