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1963 Dodge Dart GT

1963 Dodge Dart GT

 

For 1963, Dodge shuffled its product lineup, dropping the old Lancer compact and applying the Dart badge to an all-new product called the “senior compact” line. This latest Dodge Dart slotted into the traditional compact category, but with extra size, features, and style that placed it at the top of the class.

 

The wheelbase was lengthened from the Lancer’s 106.5 inches to 111 inches to provide more cabin space, especially for rear seat passengers.  A 170 cubic-inch Slant Six with 101 horsepower was standard, while a larger, 225…

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1963 Dodge Dart GT

Meet the LX Ladies

Meet the LX Ladies

 

Guess what? A large and growing number of car enthusiasts are women.

 

Here in 2013, that should hardly come as a surprise to anyone, but just in case, let’s meet a few of the ladies in attendance at the Eighth Annual Spring Festival of LXs, held March 23, 2013, at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California.

 

A little background: The Festival is open to all vehicles in the Chrysler Corporation’s LX family of cars. So naturally, that includes 2005-on Dodge Chargers, 2008-on Challengers, 2005-2008 Magnum…

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Meet the LX Ladies

1982 Dodge Aries

1982 Dodge Aries

The Aries was produced from 1981 to 1989, and it was not only a popular and memorable car, it was an important car in the history of the Dodge brand. In fact, the Aries helped to save the company.

 

Reeling from the combined effects of a recession and a global energy crisis, in 1979 Chrysler was forced to seek government loan guarantees. Meanwhile, Chrysler chairman Lee Iacocca took the company’s case straight to the people in a series of television commercials. Looking straight into the camera, the…

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1982 Dodge Aries