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1970 Dodge Coronet R/T

1970 Dodge Coronet R/T

 

With its wild twin-nostril grille and integrated front bumper, the 1970 Dodge Coronet R/T is one of the most distinctive-looking muscle cars of the era. It’s virtually impossible to mistake the ’70 R/T for anything else—it’s that different.

 

The unique front end treatment was created by Dodge stylist Diran Yazejian, a graduate of the prestigious Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. While the bumper looks like two separate components, it’s actually one continuous stamping with sheet metal covering the middle. The look tends to be highly…

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1970 Dodge Coronet R/T

HEMI® Orange and Plum Crazy Return

2013 Challenger Plum Crazy

They’re back!

 

In the swinging ‘60s, Dodge introduced an entire palette of far-out exterior colors for its world-beating muscle car lineup. Known as High Impact Paint (H.I.P. for short), the assortment of groovy hues included Go Mango, Sublime, and Citron Yella. The wild paint schemes helped to make Dodge a style leader of the muscle car era.

 

Now Dodge has gone back to the vaults and returned with two of its most memorable colors, Plum Crazy and HEMI Orange. Plum Crazy is available exclusively on the 2013 Challenger R/T…

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HEMI® Orange and Plum Crazy Return

2001 Dodge Super8 Hemi Concept

2001 Super8 Hemi Concept

 

 

Concept cars don’t have to obey boundaries or follow anyone’s rules—that’s the fun of them. Often, their job is only to provoke thought and stimulate interest in new ideas.

 

Take the Dodge Super8 Hemi, for instance. Introduced at the 2001 Detroit Auto Show, the concept was nothing less than an effort to redefine the traditional American family sedan. And naturally, not everyone knew quite what to make of the outside-the-box design. Wrote one journalist, “This Dodge concept manages to be retro, futuristic and just plain bizarre all…

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2001 Dodge Super8 Hemi Concept