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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.

 

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Racing Into Dodge’s History at PRI 2010

 
The 23rd annual Performance and Racing Industry (or PRI) show was held in Orlando, Florida on December 9-11, again offering a fresh opportunity to see the latest technical developments on the performance front from around the world. In the Mopar booth, mixed in with information kiosks and parts displays, were two revolutionary vehicles. One was a Pro Stock class Dodge Demon drag car from 1972 that represented the fruits of victory associated with skill and hard effort.
 
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