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The Legendary Slant Six

The Legendary Slant Six

 

Few engines can truly claim the status of legend, but the Slant Six, used in Dodge vehicles from 1960 to 1987, is one of them. Some old garage hands say that if it was properly cared for, a good old Slant Six might just run forever.

 

A clean-sheet-of-paper design, the Slant Six originally took its name from its innovative cylinder layout—the block was laid over on its side 30 degrees to the right to allow a low center of gravity and a low, sleek hood profile to accommodate…

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The Legendary Slant Six

Dodge Grand Caravan: Tops in Vacation Travel

Dodge Grand Caravan Top in Vacation Travel

 

Summer’s nearly here! It’s time to start planning your next blue-sky adventures. There’s no better vehicle for family vacationing than the Dodge Grand Caravan—it’s the perfect summer fun enabler. Check it out:

 

Super Stow ’n Go seating:  Standard on the SE, SXT, Crew and R/T, available on the AVP, this industry-exclusive feature offers 81 possible seating configurations for any combination of two to seven passengers—kids or adults. Or you can fold the entire area into a flat floor with 142 cubic feet of cargo volume…

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Dodge Grand Caravan: Tops in Vacation Travel

Challengers Cornered – Then and Now

 
Photo Credit: Hotchkis Sport Suspension
 


Dodge Challengers live up to their namesake when given a chance to prove it on the road course after some suspensions changes.


Back in the heyday of the musclecar, everyone thought straight. The usual purpose for owning cars like these were ‘stoplight’ victories, stomping on the loud pedal and feeling the tires spin as you headed down the boulevard against a real or imagined opponent. Illegal, yes, but typical for the era. On the weekends, things were more serious; drag…

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Challengers Cornered – Then and Now