The 1942 model year was probably the shortest in Dodge production history but one of the most important. The automaker threw 110 percent of its manufacturing effort into winning the Second World War for America and the Allies. And while auto production lasted, the ’42 Dodge design helped set styling trends that continue right up to today.
Dodge had enjoyed a boom year in 1941, producing 237,000 vehicles. But in 1942, production plummeted to only 68,522 units as civilian passenger car output was throttled back and…Read More