Cry Havoc and Let Slip the Dogs of War

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. We’ve got the horsepower, the…

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Cry Havoc and Let Slip the Dogs of War

From the Archives: Dodge Flexes Muscle with Charger R/T

In 1966, the Dodge Charger hit the American road for the first time and forced the competition into whimpering submission. In 1968, with still no serious contenders in sight, Dodge shifted into top gear with the introduction of the Charger R/T. Although it featured the same radical redesign as the rest of ’68 coke bottle brood, the Charger R/T was a world apart. The Road/Track package had been created exclusively to identify high performance Dodges, which meant…

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From the Archives: Dodge Flexes Muscle with Charger R/T

Watch SpeedFactory’s Charger Set a New Speed Record

Since we can all use a little Friday afternoon speed, check out this clip of SpeedFactory’s 426 Charger, with Eddie Rosa at the wheel, setting a new LX world record with a 9.45-second, 145 mph quarter-mile. SpeedFactory used an everyday 2006 Charger R/T — well, after they modified it with a 426 motor with a Vortech YSi centrifugal supercharger, and assorted other boosts. Thanks for helping us through Friday, guys!

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Watch SpeedFactory’s Charger Set a New Speed Record