Archive for the Mopar Tag

Punk’n Rocker

Mopar-upfitted 2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon a showcase of $12,400 in accessories The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of a new vehicle is as vague as a stoplight in Boston — a suggestion, at best. For new vehicles, the MSRP is merely a starting point. There will be several trim-level choices with a spartan base model to stake a claim for price-point advertising. It’s a car few buyers actually want, except as a delivery beater. Moving up...

Vin Car Pic: 1933 Dodge Westchester

Not much is known about the Dodge Westchester suburban woodies, according to an online report at SignificantCars. Research can confirm that Dodge and Plymouth offered similar models. None of the Plymouth woodies are known to have survived the ages and perhaps only one 1934 Dodge Westchester Suburban long wheelbase woodie has survived. Beginning in 1933 Dodge struck a relationship with U.S. Body and Forging Company in Tell City, Ind. Dodge would send commercial chassis to...

Vin Car Pic of the day: 1941 Chrysler

1941 Chrysler Town and Country barrelback woodie wagon with a Douglas DC-3 airplane.

2019 Mustang Bullitt: History in the remaking

The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt is now in its third sequel and getting better with every evolution. Ford has made a mini-franchise out of limited-edition Bullitt models that pay tribute to the fastback’s film debut in 1968 with Steve McQueen at the wheel. The now-legendary “Bullitt” film came out 50 years ago on Oct. 15. I was in the theater then, a car-crazed 14-year-old. After that death-defying car chase with the bad guys in a...

2013 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee: road test

2013 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee “Core” model packs power, pares price Remember dog-dish hubcaps? Those “no-frills” nut covers were common on muscle cars of the ‘60s, including the Dodge Super Bee. And when you saw those on a Super Bee – or a GTX or a Plymouth Road Runner or Dodge Challenger – you knew the driver was serious about speed. He or she was saving weight for a quicker quarter mile – or...

Rev’ved Up 4 Kids Car Show and Edelbrock’s 75th anniversary gallery

Rev’ved Up 4 Kids Car Show and Edelbrock’s 75th anniversary Christi Edelbrock’s 8th annual Rev’ved Up 4 Kids Car Show was as much festival as car show. And it was amplified as a dual celebration for 75 years of Edelbrock. The sprawling event took over several blocks of the industrial park that is home to the family tribute Vic’s Garage, a gleaming museum of all things Edelbrock. But it is largely the collection of Vic...