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 1966 model was the brand’s first purpose-built muscle car, and left the competition in the dust with an enormous, optional 426 HEMI® V8 engine that pumped out 425 horsepower at 5, 000 rpm and 490 pound-feet of torque at 4, 000 rpm. The ’66 Dodge Charger was a flat-out menace on the asphalt,…Read More
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The Dodge Daroo I, one of the wildest factory show cars of the 1960s, was a collaboration between Dodge design manager Bill Brownlie and George Barris, Hollywoods self-professed King of the Kustomizers. Change was in the air and the Daroo, with its radical, cut-down profile and bold paint, made a big splash on the custom car show scene.
Brownlie sent to Barris a stock 1967 Dart…Read More