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THE NEW 2017 CHARGER DAYTONA DEBUTS ON WOODWARD

The first muscle car to break 200 mph on the racetrack — the original 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona — is slowing things down for a cruise along Detroit’s Woodward Avenue to highlight updates for 2017 that will have you dreaming of a new hot rod. The new 2017 Dodge Charger Daytona delivers even more performance and precision to the naturally aspirated HEMI® V8 lineup with unique powertrain induction and exhaust enhancements, chassis upgrades for greater handling and braking, plus functional performance styling appointments inside and out. 
 

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THE NEW 2017 CHARGER DAYTONA DEBUTS ON WOODWARD

MEET THE NEW SPECIAL-EDITION 2017 CHALLENGER T/A ON WOODWARD AVE

We have something for you that is going to really rock Woodward this year. We’re reintroducing the famed Challenger T/A for 2017. This race-bred muscle car puts the power down via the 6.4-liter 392 HEMI® V8 engine with a naturally aspirated 485 horsepower, or the 5.7-liter HEMI V8 with up to 375 horsepower with the all-new electronically controlled active performance exhaust system. 
 

 

And while Detroit’s Woodward Avenue may be made for cruising, the 2017 Challenger T/A is designed to stop and turn heads…

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MEET THE NEW SPECIAL-EDITION 2017 CHALLENGER T/A ON WOODWARD AVE

From Elephant to Hellcat: The evolution of the HEMI® engine range from 426 to 707

Few badges inspire as much lore as “HEMI®” V8. From its days stuffed inside a Dodge Coronet cruising Main Street in the glory days of the muscle car, the HEMI engine has thrilled generations with its power, torque and signature orange paint. But even though a HEMI engine of some form has been in production since the early ‘50s, its popularity didn’t really take off until 1964, when the 426 was unveiled. 
 

1968 426 HEMI V8 Cutaway 

The 426 HEMI V8 was not borne from the boulevard, it was a product of the…

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From Elephant to Hellcat: The evolution of the HEMI® engine range from 426 to 707