THE McCANDLESS MOPAR COLLECTION was the brainchild of Mike McCandless, the son of famous Mopar® Super/Stock and Pro/Stock drag racer, Herb McCandless, better known as “Mr. 4-Speed.” DodgeGarage’s David Hakim takes on a tour. There are many car museums around the world that feature historic and iconic vehicles that shaped and even changed the world. Their halls are filled with examples going back to the early years of the horseless carriage up to modern technical marvels that can transpo...Read More
MOPAR HEMI ENGINE: GOLDEN OLDIE!
Chrysler celebrates the golden anniversary of the 426-inch Hemi, an engine that has been 'rewriting' drag strip, circle track & Bonneville record books for 50 years! “Mopar is proud to mark the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Gen II 426 HEMI, a revolutionary engine that inspired a long line of quality products in our brand’s portfolio,” said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO — Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC. “The 426 HEMI is such a vital part of our heritage and a key in...Read More
’70 PLYMOUTH SUPERBIRD: VITAMIN C!
Ron Charity’s Dad bought this winged Road Runner Superbird new and it’s still in the family! The story of Ron Charity’s ‘70 Plymouth began in August 1969, when the 440 four-speed Superbird rolled off the line at Chrysler’s Hamtramck plant in Michigan for delivery to Sorenson’s Plymouth/Dodge in Toronto, Canada. Ron and his Dad were going car shopping, driving a small-block ‘67 Chevelle 327 on Sheppard Avenue. Their first stop was Hudson’s Chevrolet to check out an orange ‘70 Pontiac GT...Read More