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1994 Dodge Venom Concept

1994 Dodge Venom Concept

 

Here’s a highly popular Dodge concept vehicle from the 1990s: the 1994 Dodge Venom. With its advanced styling, the Venom was a big hit with car enthusiasts, touring the international auto show circuit for several years.  That’s a rare accomplishment in the world of exotic, one-off concept cars, where “fresh” might only last for a couple of weeks — but the Venom pulled it off.

 

Designed to showcase Dodge’s innovative Cab-Forward design architecture (first used on the Intrepid sedan) in a two-seat sports car package, the Venom was…

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1994 Dodge Venom Concept

2001 Dodge Super8 Hemi Concept

2001 Super8 Hemi Concept

 

 

Concept cars don’t have to obey boundaries or follow anyone’s rules—that’s the fun of them. Often, their job is only to provoke thought and stimulate interest in new ideas.

 

Take the Dodge Super8 Hemi, for instance. Introduced at the 2001 Detroit Auto Show, the concept was nothing less than an effort to redefine the traditional American family sedan. And naturally, not everyone knew quite what to make of the outside-the-box design. Wrote one journalist, “This Dodge concept manages to be retro, futuristic and just plain bizarre all…

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2001 Dodge Super8 Hemi Concept

1961 Dodge Flitewing Concept

Dodge Flitewing

These days we call them concept cars, but they were once known by the manufacturers as dream cars or simply idea cars. Whatever the name, these custom show vehicles have always had the same basic purpose: to test and explore the very latest designs in automobiles. In 1961, the latest from Dodge was the Flitewing.

 

Designed by Chrysler stylists in Detroit and crafted by hand by the Ghia coachbuilding house in Turin, Italy, the Flitewing sported dozens of unique features. The most obvious were the gullwing-style side windows—flitewings—that swung up automatically…

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1961 Dodge Flitewing Concept