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The Dodge Heritage Series: Part 4, 1950-1959

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Welcome back to the Dodge Heritage Series, a 10-part exploration of Dodge brand history. This is Part 4 in the series.

 

The 1950s were an exciting time at Dodge. The decade featured a long, impressive list of engineering innovations and bold, new styling that led the American auto industry.

 

With its sibling brands at the Chrysler Corporation — Plymouth, DeSoto and Chrysler — Dodge introduced the Forward Look in 1955. This unique styling language, developed by Vice President of Design Virgil Exner, featured sleek, swept-back lines, aggressive grille openings and dramatic tail…

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The Dodge Heritage Series: Part 4, 1950-1959

A Spring Fest Roundup of 5.7-Liter HEMI® Engine Cover Artwork

By Steve Magnante

 

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The ninth annual Spring Festival of LXs is now over, and its 1,200-plus participants are — by now — back to work and getting set for next year’s event. I’m still amazed by the variety of modern Dodge LX-based cars that turned out. We saw 4-door Magnum wagons, 4-door Charger sedans and 2-door Challenger pony cars, most of which packed 5.7-liter HEMI® power beneath their sleek hoods.

 

Here’s the thing about the 5.7-liter HEMI — unless you’re talking about the just-released Shaker hood scoop option for Challengers, the 5.7…

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A Spring Fest Roundup of 5.7-Liter HEMI® Engine Cover Artwork

2011 Dodge Challenger and Charger Voted “Most Fun to Drive”


 

The team at The Fast Lane Car knows a thing or two about fun-to-drive cars. When they aren’t slaving over a keyboard, they’re behind the wheel of some of the world’s most powerful and entertaining automotive products. So when it came time to pick out the most fun to drive vehicles of 2011, it should come as no surprise that both the all-new 2011 Dodge Challenger and the all-new 2011 Dodge Charger made the cut. We’ve packed in a warehouse-load of new features in both vehicles to…

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2011 Dodge Challenger and Charger Voted “Most Fun to Drive”