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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

Building Classic Muscle — with Tiny Plastic Blocks

How do you show your love affair with classic muscle cars? Most people get their hands on their favorite old model in some state of disrepair, lovingly fix it up, and then protect the sanctity of its finish with the single-minded dedication of a starved guard dog. But Finland’s Johannes Rojola isn’t most people. As you can see from his 1965 Dodge Dart “Cotton Picker” here, the man has an affinity — and an undeniable gift — for crafting detailed cars out of Lego blocks. Be sure to check…

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Building Classic Muscle — with Tiny Plastic Blocks