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Dodge in World War II

Dodge in World War II

 

The scene above is somewhere in France in 1944, only days after D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy, and these soldiers have driven deep behind the lines in their Dodge WC-56 command car. But did you know that Dodge’s contribution to the war effort went far beyond cars and trucks? Here’s more.

 

After the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the big Dodge Main plant in Detroit was converted almost overnight to full-time military production. Working virtually nonstop, three shifts per day and seven days…

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Dodge in World War II

Inside the Dodge 2.4 Liter Tigershark Engine

2.4 Liter Tigershark Engine

 

Under the hood of the 2014 Dodge Dart, you’ll find one of the most advanced four-cylinder engines on the planet: the 2.4 liter Tigershark™ engine*.

 

Designed to take full advantage of the exclusive MultiAir technology developed with Dodge engineering partner Fiat Powertrain, the Tigershark engine features the second-generation MultiAir 2 system. This next phase in MultiAir science marks even further improvements in fuel economy and exhaust emissions without compromising performance.

 

In a nutshell, MultiAir replaces the traditional mechanical link between the cam lobe and the intake valve with an

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Inside the Dodge 2.4 Liter Tigershark Engine

The Mighty Dodge 426 HEMI®

 

 

426 Hemi

 

So far in Dodge history, there have been three generations of the fabled Hemi® V8. There’s the state-of-the-art HEMI® engine offered in current Dodge vehicles including the Charger, Challenger and Durango. There’s the original, groundbreaking Red Ram Hemi V8, produced from 1954 to 1957. And there’s the mighty 426 Hemi of the 1960s, which became a legend in its own right.

 

There were two basic versions of the 426-cubic-inch Hemi available to the public. The first and most common was known as the Street Hemi, and it was…

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The Mighty Dodge 426 HEMI®