1969 Plymouth GTX is a “sporty performer”

Keeping with our "Gentleman's muscle car" theme of our vintage Car and Track road tests over the past couple weeks (1971 Oldsmobile 442 and 1969 Studebaker Avanti II) let's take a look at the 1969 Plymouth GTX. If you are a Jalopnik reader who has a strong zest for living, this 1969 Plymouth GTX test could be your bag. » 2/13/11 2:00pm 2/13/11 2:00pm

Dieter Lets Us Peek Behind the Barn Door

A man like Dieter is never content with just one barn full of cars and tools and gadgets. Less than a kilometer away from his shop, Dieter has his treasure barn. From the road it's so unassuming that you'd never know it could contain an 850Ci and a 440 Duster. In addition to those, there's at least an ancient Tatra, a… » 12/26/07 1:00pm 12/26/07 1:00pm

My Favorite Mopar: Hemi 426 or 440 Magnum?

We were a little perplexed yesterday by the lack of cat scratching over engines when it came to the Charger/Challenger challenge. As we mentioned in the feature, our hands were up in the air and our shoulders shrugged. How do you choose? On the one hand you have mega-displacement in the form of the 440 Six Pack, which… » 10/18/07 12:03pm 10/18/07 12:03pm

Dodge Family Feud: Charger R/T Vs. Challenger R/T

We know; today is going to be rough. Ever since the 1970 Buick GSX 455 robbed the Judge edged out the other the other three GM big blocks for a spot in our Fantasy Garage there have been howls for 440 Six Packs, 426 Hemis and general Mopar R/T madness. Well friends, today is your feast. As always, caveat emptor, for… » 10/17/07 12:00pm 10/17/07 12:00pm

Cue "Can't Turn You Loose" and Floor It: The Bluesmobile

With all of the attention given to '69 Chargers these days due to the Dukes of Hazzard hoopla, we felt it was time to focus on another historic Hollywood Mopar: It's got a cop motor a four-hundred- and-forty cubic-inch plant. It's got cop tires, cop suspension, cop shocks; it was a model made before catalytic… » 7/19/05 12:30pm 7/19/05 12:30pm