Dodge history is rich with memorable and mind-blowing engines. Here’s yet another powerhouse under the hood: the 440 Magnum Six Pack.
Introduced in 1969, the Six Pack took its name from its wild induction system: three giant Holley two-barrel carburetors, providing six throttle valves in all. Factory engineers took the already muscular 440 Magnum engine, removed the single four-barrel carburetor and intake manifold and swapped in a special high-rise manifold to accommodate the triple carbs. Capable of flowing over 1, Dodge created a handful of very special concept cars bearing the Firearrow name. To this day, experts count the Firearrows among the most beautiful and distinctive Dodge vehicles ever built.
The four-seat convertible shown here is Firearrow IV, the final edition of the series. Like its predecessors, the Firearrow IV was a collaboration between the Chrysler design director Virgil Exner and famed stylist Luigi Segre of the Ghia design house in Turin,…