In 1968, two years after production officially began, Dodge rolled out a new body style for the popular Dodge Charger muscle car and unknowingly introduced what would eventually become one of the most iconic cars in American history. Sporting curvier front fenders and rear quarter panels, the ’68 model was the first Charger to feature the famous “Coke bottle” styling and was widely praised by the automotive community for its eye-catching design. Today, this particular generation (1968-1970) remains one of the most popular thanks to the Charger’s famous…
The final day of exclusive press access to the 2010 New York International Auto Show drew to a close this afternoon and tomorrow, the doors at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center will be flung open to the public. If you aren’t one of those lucky few who are able to attend this year, there’s no need to despair. We utilized our behind-the-scenes passes for more than just free breakfast this year and spent the last two days snapping high-res images of every piece of machinery bearing the Dodge logo.
Prior to the late 1950′s, police departments across the country were purchasing stock Chrysler vehicles straight from dealer lots and personally outfitting them for police duty. Recognizing the growing demand for a vehicle tailored exclusively to the needs of law enforcement, in 1956 Dodge released the Coronet police package, the first Dodge purposely built for police work. Unlike the Coronet readily available to consumers, the Coronet police car featured a heavy duty suspension, more powerful brakes, and a pursuit-ready…Read More