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The Dodge Heritage Series: Part 6, 1970-1979

Welcome back to the Dodge Heritage Series, a 10-part exploration of Dodge brand history. This is Part 6 in the series.

 

 

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Evolution was the theme for Dodge in the 1970s. By 1978, the familiar Dodge Charger, the muscle car of the 1960s, had evolved into the elegant Dodge Magnum XE — the refined personal luxury coupe you see above. The sporty V-8 engine and bucket seats remained, but now the focus was on comfort and convenience features, and the Magnum XE proved to be a popular seller in its category.

 

As Dodge…

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The Dodge Heritage Series: Part 6, 1970-1979

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