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1961 Dodge Flitewing Concept

Dodge Flitewing

These days we call them concept cars, but they were once known by the manufacturers as dream cars or simply idea cars. Whatever the name, these custom show vehicles have always had the same basic purpose: to test and explore the very latest designs in automobiles. In 1961, the latest from Dodge was the Flitewing.

 

Designed by Chrysler stylists in Detroit and crafted by hand by the Ghia coachbuilding house in Turin, Italy, the Flitewing sported dozens of unique features. The most obvious were the gullwing-style side windows—flitewings—that swung up automatically…

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1961 Dodge Flitewing Concept

2007 Dodge Demon Concept

demon concept

 

The Demon name has a long and beloved history with Dodge. It was first applied to a two-door fastback version of the compact 1971-1972 Dart, complete with a cute cartoon mascot—a little red imp with a pitchfork. The most recent Dodge to wear the Demon emblem is pictured above: a racy, two-seat sports concept introduced at the 2007 International Auto Show in Geneva, Switzerland.

 

“While the iconic Viper is a dream car for many, the Dodge Demon is designed to be an attainable dream car,” said Jae Chung, the Demon’s principal…

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2007 Dodge Demon Concept

Friday Fight

Friday Fight

Let’s play pretend. What if you were allowed to have your choice between these two unique, custom-crafted Dodge concept cars?  You can take home only one, but it’s all yours.  Which of these priceless collector cars would you select to have in your garage?

 

First is the Dodge Copperhead, a two-seat sports car unveiled at the 1997 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.  Just one of its memorable features was the paint, a specially mixed color called Copper Fire Orange that was applied in 37 painstaking coats. With a multichromatic pigment…

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Friday Fight