Below is our collection of Dodge articles.
1958 Custom Royal (inc. D-500)
If there is one thing that Virgil Exner's departure from Chrysler Corp. left indelibly inked on the minds of Mopar aficionados it is that the 1958 Dodge Customer Royal and its D-500 variant were cars that couldn't make up their minds what they wanted to be when they grew up
If you look at the 1962 Dodge Dart, it looks like the car that couldn't make up its mind up about what it wanted to be when it rolled off the assembly line
For Mopar, 1965 was a big year. It was the year that Chrysler Corp's Dodge Division put the 426 Street Wedge on I-70 and history was made as the intermediate-sized body became Mopar's campaign body
Who would have thought that when the 1969 Dodge Charger R/T debuted that it would sell 85,000 vehicles and make motor vehicle history?
Maybe it was the recession of 1970 or maybe it was a case of being at the wrong place at the wrong time, but, the Charger's sales plunge of more than 100 percent seemed to point to a problem with the industry