Do You Really Need a Ram Truck?
Ram trucks are great for getting in and out of tough spots. But what did people drive in slop when Ram trucks didn’t yet exist? Work wasn’t going to do itself– so even back then, people relied on Dodge equipment to carry them through the messiest, muddiest terrains there were. Who knows how a vehicle […] More »
by Robert Tate On New Year’s Day of 1966, the original Dodge Charger made its debut as the “Leader of the Dodge Rebellion”. It was an instant hit among the buying public. However, it was the Dodge Charger II prototype that was displayed earlier to crowds in Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Tampa that generated […] More »
1981-2009 Dodge Ram Pickup Truck History: Chrysler, Crosshair Grille, Cummins, Chassis, Engine, and Performance
There is much to discuss between the debut of the 1981-2009 Dodge Ram and the original Dodge truck, which was introduced in 1917. Named the “commercial car”, the pickup truck has seemingly been around since the availability of the automobile to the American public. The solid sided version panel truck (perhaps the original “Dodge” Ram […] More »
The full-sized Dodge Ramcharger, predecessor to the Dodge Durango, was introduced in the mid 1970’s when the American automotive market was seeing a new kind of truck, though it was labeled a station wagon. They typically bore a pickup truck front end and chassis with a solid cap, and the interior was unlike the typical […] More »
The idea for the Dodge Viper was conceived of in the mid to late 1980’s, a fairly dark era in the history of the American Muscle Car. This period in history saw the introduction of a 4 cylinder economy engine into fabled performance cars such as the Ford Mustang and the Chevrolet Camaro. In the […] More »