Dodge Challenger

1970 Dodge Challenger Is Created

Thursday, Jan. 1st 1970 at 9pm

Dodge Company

  • Released around same time Third-Gen Plymouth Barracuda
  • E-Body Structure
  • Mix of A-Body and B-Body
  • 440-cubic-inch big-block
  • 426-cubic-inch Hemi V8
  • 110 inch wheelbase
  • 192 inch stretch
  • 4 headlights
  • 440 Six-Pack Hemi version could get to 60 seconds in 5.8 seconds
  • The Barracuda took 6.4 seconds
  • Built to compete with the Chevy Camaro and Ford Mustang

Still Popular

Although the structure and engine was more efficient than others, the car was not built for competition racing. Yes, it was a muscle car, but once it was discovered that it was meant to race, it still remained popular among the people due to its structure.

Today's Challenge

Wednesday, June 1st, 9pm

Dodge Company

Today's Dodge Challenger has...

  • 4 headlights
  • Lighter weight
  • Size is roughly the same at 1970s
  • Advanced technology and sound system
  • AC and heating
  • GPS
  • Satellite radio

Not much has seemed to change besides the advancing in technology

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