Tag Archives: Truck

1997 Dodge Sidewinder Concept

Sidewinder Concept

Wait just a second here. Is this a two-seat convertible sports car, or is this a pickup truck? It’s both. This is the wildly creative Dodge Sidewinder, a one-of-a-kind concept vehicle from 1997.

 

The Sidewinder was based on an original sketch by the renowned stylist Mark Allen, who at the time was only two years out of school. Today he’s head of design at Jeep, Dodge’s sister division, with a number of award-winning Chrysler Group designs to his credit.

 

Built on a 112-inch racing chassis, the Sidewinder was powered by an…

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1997 Dodge Sidewinder Concept

1978 Dodge L’il Red Express Truck

1978 Dodge Lil Red Express Truck

 

 

Strange but true: In 1978, the hottest domestic production car sold in America … well, it wasn’t a car. It was a pickup—the Dodge L’il Red Express Truck, a factory hot rod with the quickest zero-to-100 mph time of any American-made vehicle that year.

 

In the late 1970s the auto industry was struggling to meet strict new emissions and fuel economy requirements. The advanced electronic control systems used to achieve maximum efficiency on all vehicles today weren’t yet developed. As a result, performance suffered—V8 engines were…

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1978 Dodge L’il Red Express Truck

Introducing the New Ram Zone Blog

My Name is Ram. And My Tank is Full.

Announcing the brand new blog all about the swift, strong, sure, and proud line of trucks America depends on: Ram
             
Ram Zone is the new, official blog from the Ram brand. It’s all about trucks, for the people who love them. Get the latest news, a look behind the scenes, and ideas for getting off the road once in awhile. Check out the Ram Zone.

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Introducing the New Ram Zone Blog