4/26 = 426: Happy HEMI® Day!

 

The 426 HEMI® V8 has a reputation for dominance enjoyed by few engines, and the legend continues to grow. Here’s a brief timeline of this iconic engine’s history. 
 

– Originally designed and created as a “race only” engine in 1964, vehicles powered by the 426 HEMI V8 dominate racetracks and drag strips during its first year of competition. 
 

– Stock Car officials ban the 426 HEMI engine for the 1965 race season as protests from the competition mount declaring the dominant V8 is not a regular production engine in passenger cars. 
 

– Chrysler introduces…

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4/26 = 426: Happy HEMI® Day!

50 Years of Charger: Part 5 of 5 | The 2016 Dodge Charger SRT® Hellcat

For the past 50 years, since the first Dodge Charger took to the streets in 1966, Americans have enjoyed an obsession with power, performance and style. The ‘66 Dodge Charger was a flat-out menace on the asphalt, and a game-changer in a hyper-competitive segment and era. With the foundation firmly in place, Dodge Charger continued to grow in size and stature, year after year, always striving for cutting-edge design, awe-inspiring interiors, and…

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50 Years of Charger: Part 5 of 5 | The 2016 Dodge Charger SRT® Hellcat

New Heritage-Inspired Paint Colors For 2017 Dodge Models

Does power have a color? It does now. Based on demand from the brand’s most loyal drivers and followers, Dodge is debuting heritage-inspired paint color names and hues for 2017. The new color names are taken directly from the brand’s colorful muscle-car era, and carry the Dodge brand’s rich heritage and legacy forward into the powerful 2017 lineup. 
 

The Colors of Power 

After historic success of exterior color names like the Top Banana, HEMI® Orange and Panther Pink, the brand is…

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New Heritage-Inspired Paint Colors For 2017 Dodge Models