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The Max Wedge Story

The Max Wedge

 

As the Detroit muscle car wars of the 1960s began, the Chrysler Corporation and its Dodge and Plymouth brands were pacing the sidelines. But not for long: Midway through the 1962 model year, the Maximum Performance Wedge package was introduced—the legendary combination that soon became known as the Max Wedge.

 

This first Max Wedge displaced 413 cubic inches and was offered in two versions: an 11.5:1 compression-ratio model with 410 hp, and an even more radical 420 hp model with a whopping 13.5:1 compression ratio. Both engines were…

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The Max Wedge Story

This $1,000 1962 Max Wedge Dart Is Better Than Nothin’

While attending the 2013 Carlisle All Chrysler Nationals as part of the Dart Road Trip, I had the good fortune of seeing some special displays at the show. Since I am a long-time Mopar fanatic, the Max Wedge Reunion was at the top of my “must-see” list for the weekend, and I made a dash for it first thing on Friday! It was truly a collection to marvel at, with a selection of street and race examples on hand and plenty of opportunity to talk with the cars’ owners, which I gladly did! I was privileged to spend some…

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This $1,000 1962 Max Wedge Dart Is Better Than Nothin’

Dart Signature Style Sweepstakes

Whether you get your thrills from the sound of a 426 HEMI engine, hitting the slopes or carving a wave, there’s a Dart signature style driven by you.

 

Red Bull Signature Series has teamed up with Dodge once again to accelerate your adventures for the chance to win a VIP trip for two to the world-famous surfing competition in Huntington Beach, California! Head to the Dodge Facebook page and take the Dart Signature Style quiz to find out your signature style, and then share it with your friends for extra sweepstakes entries!

 

Good luck, thrill seekers.

 

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Dart Signature Style Sweepstakes