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The Love Starts on the Inside

 
Our 2011 Charger has been the talk among the motoring press since it’s introductions a few months back. Journalists and bloggers have commented on the fantastic retro “coke bottle” styling cues , new tail lamps, hood and side panel scallops that Dodge designers took from the Chargers forefathers of the late 60’s.

 
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The Love Starts on the Inside

2011 Charger styling: Days of Future Passed




It was the summer of 1967. Music was in the air at Monterey Pop, and lots of things were new – the first Super Bowl, the television show Sesame Street, and Rolling Stone magazine all debuted that year. On the streets of Detroit, Dodge prepared to unveil one of the most iconic designs of the muscle car era, the 1968 Charger.

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2011 Charger styling: Days of Future Passed

From The Archives: “Coke Bottle” Charger Introduced


In 1968, two years after production officially began, Dodge rolled out a new body style for the popular Dodge Charger muscle car and unknowingly introduced what would eventually become one of the most iconic cars in American history. Sporting curvier front fenders and rear quarter panels, the ’68 model was the first Charger to feature the famous “Coke bottle” styling and was widely praised by the automotive community for its eye-catching design. Today, this particular generation (1968-1970) remains one of the most popular thanks to the Charger’s famous…

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From The Archives: “Coke Bottle” Charger Introduced