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
When’s the last time you had the opportunity to open it up on the racetrack? Well, we have just the driving school for you. But first, forget everything you think you know about driver’s ed; the time for parking lessons and 10-and-2 is over. The time for power and performance is now.
Dodge has teamed up with the legendary Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving, the official high-performance driving school of Dodge/SRT®, and we’re putting you behind the wheel…Read More
The NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, CA is steeped in tradition and for 56 years, it’s been the jumping-off point for the start of the drag-racing season. The fact that the LA County Fairgrounds (now called Auto Club Raceway at Pomona) has hosted the Winternationals since 1961 is just plain cool. It’s sort of like watching a historic battlefield reenactment, but the soldiers have modernized weapons and the war they’re waging is real.
It was on this very same pavement in 1963 that the…Read More