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The Dodge Heritage Series: Part 8, 1990-1999

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Welcome back to the Dodge Heritage Series, a 10-part exploration of Dodge brand history. This is Part 8 in the series.

 

The 1990s brought a new vision at Dodge, with fresh ideas and a vibrant new product line. The roster of all-new models,  marketed as “The New Dodge,” included the Viper, Durango and Intrepid, to name but a few.

 

Introduced in 1993, the Intrepid (above) was the Dodge version of Chrysler’s stunning “Cab Forward” LH platform, a total rethink of the traditional family sedan. All four wheels were pushed out to the…

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The Dodge Heritage Series: Part 8, 1990-1999

Tow in Comfort and Style with the Durango

 

The Dodge Durango is not just beautiful and luxurious. It’s a workhorsebest-in-class towing. That’s in both the V-6 and V-8 models:  up to 6,200 lbs. with the 3.6-liter, 290 hp Pentastar V-6 and up to a whopping 7,400 lbs. with the 5.7-liter, 390 hp HEMI V-8.

 

What is towing capacity, anyway? In basic terms, it’s a manufacturer-determined rating that indicates how heavy a trailer you can safely and reliably pull with a given vehicle. This value takes into account everything from engine output to braking reserve, so…

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Tow in Comfort and Style with the Durango

Dodge Durangos Invade the Dream Cruise!

Last week was pretty busy in the Motor City as thousands of car enthusiasts headed out to Woodward Avenue to take part in the 17th annual Dream Cruise.  We even had some special out-of-town guests stop by as the Dodge Durango Owners Club drove in from the east coast to be a part of the action.  Not only did they hit the avenue for some late night cruising fun, they were also treated to a VIP tour of our Jefferson North Assembly Plant which manufactures the award winning 2011 Durango…

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Dodge Durangos Invade the Dream Cruise!