Happy Independence Day from Mopar Blog!
When Mopar people hear the term Dodge concept vehicle, they think of the Diamante, the Viper, the Tomahawk and Intrepid; exciting cars/bikes, some of which actually made it to production. But there were more. CarBuzz has a piece on the lesser known concepts. Read the article here! More pics after the jump!
Hot Rod Garage pulled the diesel powertrain from a 1995 Ram 2500 and dropped it in a 1973 D200. They then turned their attention to power output with the goal of doubling both the horsepower and torque of the Cummins 12 valve engine. Were they successful? Find both episodes after the jump!
Curbside Classic poses the question; Will the Plymouth Prowler be considered a classic in the future? Read the article here.
Hooniverse found this Viper race car on Craigslist. This car was actually a prototype built thru a partnership with Chrysler and, upon seeing the result, Chrysler decided to take the program in-house and created the Viper Competition Coupe! The car was reportedly stored from 2002 until 2014. Find a great write-up in the Craigslist ad. More pics after the jump!
Bangshift found this mint Dodge pickup on eBay that’s reported to have only 70 miles on it. Such crazy low mileage vehicles are generally priced very optimistically but the owner of this truck is asking….ready for it…$33,000! He does have a defense for the apparent high price though. “Auto manufactures must make new vehicles each year to keep higher prices. The have to keep depreciating older vehicles. For this reason the gap widens each years. The “Blue Book” was invented by auto manufactures as a convenience for them to create this “FARCE”. How did we miss that?Need another reason? “Try special ordering a 2015 model with wing windows, – NOT GOING TO HAPPEN!”. Where’s my check book? Follow the eBay auction here. More pics after the jump.
New replacement parts for 1972-93 Dodge 1/2 ton and 3/4 ton pickups, as well as Ramchargers, are now available through LMC Truck. This was a gap in the automotive reproduction industry that is finally being addressed! The variety of parts is currently limited but it’s a start. Find more info at LMC Truck.