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2011 Charger R/T Max AWD – Muscle for all Seasons!

 

Having 370 horsepower is fun, but when the weather turns on you it may lose its luster. Spinning tires and fishtailing down the avenue is cute but only to a point. As we slowly transition from winter to spring and eventually summer, the 2011 Charger R/T Max AWD may be the ticket for those who have to deal with the extremes of what Mother Nature throws at you. Our friends at Automobile Magazine recently had chance to go for a spin in the Charger R/T AWD and we’re quite pleased…

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2011 Charger R/T Max AWD – Muscle for all Seasons!

Mopar HEMI® Challenge Will Thunder During the 2011 NHRA U.S. Nationals!

 

Once again a collection of wheel standing 1968 Super Stock HEMI Darts and Barracudas will assault the hallow grounds of Indianapolis Raceway Park during the 57th running of the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals. To sweeten the deal, Mopar will put a total $18,000 in prize money during this year’s event which is scheduled on September 1-2.

 

These purpose built “package cars” were the brainchild of Chrysler Race Engineers Tom Hoover and Dick Maxwell and represented the pinnacle of factory built race cars. The current crop of Challenger Drag…

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Mopar HEMI® Challenge Will Thunder During the 2011 NHRA U.S. Nationals!

The Marketing of Speed and Horsepower

The automotive world has changed a great deal in the 50 years since the muscle car era. Madison Avenue is no longer dominated by a male culture, the average lunch no longer mandates three Manhattans’ or other high-octane concoctions once referred to as ‘brown water’. We’d like to think that everything is a little more gentle than it once was. The truth be told is that the musclecar business was never, has never, and will never be a bastion of political correctness. You either had the…

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The Marketing of Speed and Horsepower