1949 Dodge Wayfarer

 

The Wayfarer was the low-priced model in the all-new 1949 Dodge lineup, offering a minimum of chrome and gadgetry. Body styles on this no-nonsense edition included a three-passenger business coupe, a fastback sedan, and a convertible roadster.  The business coupe, shown here, was a favorite among traveling salesmen due to its enormous trunk, ideal for hauling samples, along with the bare-bones price.

 

While Dodges of this era…

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1949 Dodge Wayfarer

Dodge Challenger Through the Years: 2008 to present

 

After a 22-year hiatus, the Dodge Challenger roared back onto the American car scene in January 2006 at the North American International Auto Show.  The Challenger Concept was the smash hit of the show in Detroit that year, winning both the Peoples’ Choice and Best of Show awards.

 

In response to the tremendous demand from consumers, including 40, 000 hand-raisers who answered a web survey, the Challenger was…

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Dodge Challenger Through the Years: 2008 to present

Dodge Challenger Through the Years: 1978 to 1984

 

Discontinued in 1974, the Challenger name returned to the Dodge lineup for 1978 in a completely new form—as a compact import coupe manufactured by Mitsubishi in Japan.  With slight variations in trim and options, the same package was branded by Mitsubishi as the Galant Lambda, by Plymouth as the Sapporo, and by Chrysler Australia as the popular Sigma.

 

With no V8 available, this Challenger was marketed not…

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Dodge Challenger Through the Years: 1978 to 1984