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The Dodge 440 Magnum Six Pack

Dodge440MagnumSixPack

 

Dodge history is rich with memorable and mind-blowing engines. Here’s yet another powerhouse under the hood: the 440 Magnum Six Pack.

 

Introduced in 1969, the Six Pack took its name from its wild induction system: three giant Holley two-barrel carburetors, providing six throttle valves in all. Factory engineers took the already muscular 440 Magnum engine, removed the single four-barrel carburetor and intake manifold and swapped in a special high-rise manifold to accommodate the triple carbs. Capable of flowing over 1, the Coronet Super Bee was a perfect fit: The bumblebee tail stripes and cartoon bee mascot were standard equipment. The concept was wildly popular—in fact, you can still buy a Super Bee today.

 

The Super Bee was introduced in mid-1968, and to tell the whole story, it wasn’t a Dodge original. At the start of the model year, Dodge’s sister brand Plymouth launched a…

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1969 Coronet Super Bee

Dodge Dart GTs Then and Now

Half a Century Separates Them…

Dodge Dart GTs Then and Now

Dodge Dart GT

 

I was excited to hear that the Dart GT moniker is about to be revived for use on a sporty version of the 2013 Dart. Set to debut at the North American International Auto Show with production slated to begin in the second quarter of 2013, the GT is another addition to the Dart line-up, and adds a host of standard equipment designed to further enhance its already solid performance image. You get a…

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Dodge Dart GTs Then and Now