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Keeping Florida Safe in a Challenger “Ghost”

A new Dodge has joined the force. The Broward County Sheriff’s Department in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, already well stocked with more than 200 Dodge Chargers, has now added several high-powered Challengers to its law enforcement fleet. For deputy Tom Sheridan, the choice was a no-brainer for the fleet’s Aggressive Driving Enforcement unit: “They’re a full-sized, rear-wheel drive V8-powered car that’s larger than the competition — the Chevy Camaro and the Ford Mustang — but they share a lot features and performance of the Charger,” he says. Among…

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Keeping Florida Safe in a Challenger “Ghost”

NASCAR Season Preview: Dodge Raises the Stakes

Start your engines, folks! This week, Dodge Motorsports kicked off their upcoming 2010 season by announcing a deeper relationship with NASCAR and their partners at Penske Racing. Starting this season, Dodge will expand its stock car racing efforts within not only the Sprint Cup Series (where Dodge has teamed up with Penske since ’01), but also NASCAR’s Nationwide Series, where it’ll back two Penske entries for the first time since returning to Sprint Cup…

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NASCAR Season Preview: Dodge Raises the Stakes

Watch AutoWeek’s Dutch Mandell Praise the New Charger

Dutch Mandell, Editor and Associate Publisher of AutoWeek, does a walk-around of the 2010 Dodge Charger in this video and has trouble spotting a single flaw. Although he begins by admiring its engine as a “cleaner-running, more potent HEMI than ever before,” it’s the car’s handling that really impresses him. Along with praising the Charger’s automatic traction control and surprisingly good fuel economy, Mandell says, “Honest — the new Charger, fitted with all-wheel drive, is as sure-footed as many…

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Watch AutoWeek’s Dutch Mandell Praise the New Charger