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The Dodge Heritage Series, Part 9: 2000-Now

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Welcome back to the Dodge Heritage Series, a 10-part exploration of Dodge brand history. This is part 9 in the series.

 

The 21st century brought the Dodge brand a whole new set of challenges, with consumers in search of ever greater performance and efficiency. Dodge responded with a new generation HEMI® V-8 engine and an advanced line of vehicles to match.

 

The 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine was first made available in Dodge Ram trucks in 2003 and was then offered in the all-new Dodge Charger R/T sedan and Magnum R/T station…

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The Dodge Heritage Series, Part 9: 2000-Now

‘Snowpocalypse’ – No Match for The HEMI® Charger R/T AWD

 
With the Northeast getting hammered by the relentless ‘Snowpocalypse’, our friends at the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA), awarded the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T AWD with their coveted Winter Vehicle Award in the $25,000 to $35,000 sedan/wagon price class. This group of automotive journalist’s covers a large section of the country – mainly all six New England states that contain one of the largest populations in the United States. Therefore, when these guys test new vehicles, they look well beyond the usual 0-60 and quarter mile times…

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‘Snowpocalypse’ – No Match for The HEMI® Charger R/T AWD

Kurt Busch’s Bid for A Daytona Sweep Comes Up Just Short

 

Kurt Busch was in excellent position to make Daytona 500 history Sunday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway.  A Daytona Sweep was within his grasp.  He had won the Budweiser Shootout and Gatorade Duel earlier in Speedweeks in the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Dodge Charger R/T.  The crown jewel, a Daytona 500 win, was within his grasp.

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Kurt Busch’s Bid for A Daytona Sweep Comes Up Just Short