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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

The DNA in the Defiance Charger

Check out this infographic that shows that even in the future, the DNA in the Defiance Charger stems from the 370hp power trip we have today.

 

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The DNA in the Defiance Charger

Avenger: Safety, Performance, Value


2013 Dodge Avenger

If you’re shopping for a safe, powerful mid-size family sedan packed with value, take a careful look at the Avenger. As the Dodge folks like to say, this car comes standard with everything but compromise.

 

America’s most affordable mid-size car, the Avenger is priced thousands below other leaders in its class. Buyers can choose from three models – SE, SXT, and R/T – each one loaded with standard features and fun-to-drive factor.

 

Let’s start with the SE and its long and impressive list of standard equipment, from air-conditioning to premium…

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Avenger: Safety, Performance, Value