The time has come to switch on the ignition and hit the button for the sixth annual LX Spring Fest in Irvine, California. For those of you just tuning in, the Spring Fest is the largest gathering of late-model Dodge Challenger, Charger, Magnum and Chrysler 300 vehicles on the planet. Think of it as a huge family reunion of like-minded car junkies who live and breathe power, performance and personalization. The weekends festivities kicked into gear Thursday night with a cruise to the infamous…
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The R/T nameplate has as much heritage to the Dodge brand as HEMI®. Both equally resonate among passionate enthusiasts all over the globe. First introduced in 1967 on the Dodge Coronet model, the R/T package was much more than just flashy wheels and some badges plastered all over the bodywork. Short for Road and Track, the Dodge engineers and product planners did their homework and when the R/T made its debut. Instead of going with the sedate 383, the team insisted on making sure the new 375…
Nov.16 Ray Barton Racing Engines, Robesonia, Pa. – Stop #2
As the HEMI Highway Tour rolled through the pastoral countryside of Robesonia, Pennsylvania on a rainy Tuesday morning, we wondered what the hype was about. Its a sleepy little town an hour northwest of Philadelphia, and the sight of horses and cattle roaming farmland didnt strike us as terribly exciting.
But when we reached Ray Barton Racing Engines, (and was removed) we instantly realized that something special is going on.