Tag Archives: Dodge Coronet

R/T, More Than Just A Badge!


 
The R/T nameplate has as much heritage to the Dodge brand as HEMI®. Both equally resonate among passionate enthusiasts all over the globe. First introduced in 1967 on the Dodge Coronet model, the R/T package was much more than just flashy wheels and some badges plastered all over the bodywork. Short for “Road” and “Track”, the Dodge engineers and product planners did their homework and when the R/T made its debut. Instead of going with the sedate 383, the team insisted on making sure the new 375…

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R/T, More Than Just A  Badge!

A Dodge Coronet R/T Brought Me To the Dodge brand


 

No matter how hard you try, you can’t forget your first love. That’s especially true when it comes to Dodge vehicles. We still remember the first time we laid a pair of young eyes on a ’70 Challenger, and our lives haven’t been the same since. We know that most of you have similar stories of love affairs with Dodge vehicles both old and new and we want to hear all about them. User Bruce knows exactly what we’re talking about. His story starts with a 1969 Coronet…

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A Dodge Coronet R/T Brought Me To the Dodge brand

From The Archives: Coronet Answers The Call

Prior to the late 1950′s, police departments across the country were purchasing stock Chrysler vehicles straight from dealer lots and personally outfitting them for police duty. Recognizing the growing demand for a vehicle tailored exclusively to the needs of law enforcement, in 1956 Dodge released the Coronet police package, the first Dodge purposely built for police work. Unlike the Coronet readily available to consumers, the Coronet police car featured a heavy duty suspension, more powerful brakes, and a pursuit-ready…

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From The Archives: Coronet Answers The Call