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Demon Confidential – A Flare for the Original

In this fourth (in a series of 10) Demon Confidential blog, let’s take a look at one of the Demon’s most unique visual aspects, the four-corner fender extension flares. They’re present because of Demon’s massive P315/40R18 Nitto NT05R drag radial tires. Nearly 2 inches wider than the Hellcat’s P275/40R20 Pirelli P Zero Nero, these ultra-grippy tires represent the first ever installation of D.O.T. approved drag radials on a mass-produced new car right from the factory.*  
 

 

But if the Challenger SRT® Demon is a rear-wheel-drive car, why does it have these…

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Demon Confidential – A Flare for the Original

1957 Dodge Royal Sedan

1957 Dodge Royal Sedan

 

Don’t call them tailfins. According to the Dodge styling department, those are “vertical aerodynamic stabilizers” atop the rear fenders of this 1957 Royal Sedan.

 

The Dodge design team tested scale models of their 1957 body design in the wind tunnel, and the results in the lab were less than conclusive. But this we know for sure: In the showrooms, consumers couldn’t get enough of the futuristic, jet-fighter styling. Dodge sales that year set new records.

 

The Royal…

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1957 Dodge Royal Sedan

Never Lookin’ Back with Kenny Wayne Shepherd

 

Grammy winning artist Kenny Wayne Shepherd is just as comfortable working the frets on his Fender guitar as he is wrenching on his Dodge and Plymouth musclecars. This young guitar virtuoso who hails from Louisiana is also a songwriter and producer whose appreciation blues runs deep. His distinct high-energy blues infused rock n’ roll sound is reminiscent of the late Stevie Ray Vaughan with the soul of B.B. King and Eric Clapton mixed in for good measure. His latest video – Never Lookin’ Back is the band’s latest hit and…

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Never Lookin’ Back with Kenny Wayne Shepherd