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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

The Dodge Scat Pack Story: 1970 Charger R/T SE

1970 Dodge Charger R/T SE

 

The Dodge Charger R/T was arguably the most luxurious member of the Dodge Scat Pack lineup for 1970, especially when equipped with the SE option package like the gorgeous black example shown here.

 

The SE designation was short for Special Edition, and on the 1970 Charger, it included leather and vinyl bucket seats, a woodgrain steering wheel and matching woodgrain instrument panel, shiny pedal trim and a special lighting group with turn signal indicators built into the hood.

 

Of course, this was on top of all the standard…

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The Dodge Scat Pack Story: 1970 Charger R/T SE

Dart Signature Style Sweepstakes

Whether you get your thrills from the sound of a 426 HEMI engine, hitting the slopes or carving a wave, there’s a Dart signature style driven by you.

 

Red Bull Signature Series has teamed up with Dodge once again to accelerate your adventures for the chance to win a VIP trip for two to the world-famous surfing competition in Huntington Beach, California! Head to the Dodge Facebook page and take the Dart Signature Style quiz to find out your signature style, and then share it with your friends for extra sweepstakes entries!

 

Good luck, thrill seekers.

 

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Dart Signature Style Sweepstakes