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The Legendary Slant Six

The Legendary Slant Six

 

Few engines can truly claim the status of legend, but the Slant Six, used in Dodge vehicles from 1960 to 1987, is one of them. Some old garage hands say that if it was properly cared for, a good old Slant Six might just run forever.

 

A clean-sheet-of-paper design, the Slant Six originally took its name from its innovative cylinder layout—the block was laid over on its side 30 degrees to the right to allow a low center of gravity and a low, sleek hood profile to accommodate…

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The Legendary Slant Six

The Dart Road Trip hits the Motor City with a Special Guest

The Dart Road Trip gears up for the Motor City Tour where Steve Magnante will stop by some historic assembly plants around Detroit, visits the Detroit Arsenal, and finishes the tour at the Woodward Cruise.

 

Special guest and Dodge CEO, Tim Kuniskis, rolls up to the Woodward Cruise with his 1971 Challenger for an exclusive interview with Steve Magnante.

 

Tim’s Challenger has a history that can be traced back to its original Chrysler executive owners, and as a car guy, he jumped at the opportunity to preserve the legendary muscle car. Though the exterior has been restored to showroom appearance, the…

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The Dart Road Trip hits the Motor City with a Special Guest

Meet the LX Ladies

Meet the LX Ladies

 

Guess what? A large and growing number of car enthusiasts are women.

 

Here in 2013, that should hardly come as a surprise to anyone, but just in case, let’s meet a few of the ladies in attendance at the Eighth Annual Spring Festival of LXs, held March 23, 2013, at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California.

 

A little background: The Festival is open to all vehicles in the Chrysler Corporation’s LX family of cars. So naturally, that includes 2005-on Dodge Chargers, 2008-on Challengers, 2005-2008 Magnum…

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Meet the LX Ladies