Dodge has produced a line of charismatic performance cars that gave the company a unique reputation among American car makers since the 1950s. The original Charger and Challenger, and the more recent Viper and Caliber SRT, are outstanding examples of the company’s commitment high performance cars and aggressive styling.
Peter Grist’s pictorial history of these typically American machines gives a fascinating insight into their ancestry and evolution, and celebrates how they changed driving; both on the road and on the track.
Grist describes the full history of Dodge one decade at a time. Starting with their departure from saloons and dependable pickups in the early 1950s, he traces how they created the innovative Hemi V8, created their first muscle car, and would go on to consolidate through the 60s and 70s with the Dart, Charger, and Challenger.
You’ll get the full story on historic cars and drivers over the past 50 years, complete with illustrations of Dodge’s styling, experiments, and concept cars. With over 200 photographs and period accurate adverts, you’ll get a unique look at all of Dodge’s fast cars in one handsomely produced title.