Interviews from the Subculture: Juan Capo

When I was a kid, I remember driving through Atlanta with my family on our way to Florida. It was dark and the lights on the side of the highway illuminated a car pulling up on our left. The lights played over the bright green paint and I lifted my head from the window sill to look up at a Chevy Caprice. It wasn't too… » 10/01/13 11:01am 10/01/13 11:01am

How a NASCAR driver set 28 speed records with a banned car and lots of …

In 1971, NASCAR banned Chrysler's winged cars, forcing teams like Bobby Isaac's K&K to park their fastest rides. K&K owner Nord Krauskopf decided to take the team's Charger Daytona to Bonneville for one last romp. They'd end up setting 28 world records. » 10/07/11 12:00pm 10/07/11 12:00pm

Climb in the 1971 Dodge Charger and crank it up with Car and Track

"If you like cars and in particular appreciate styling this 1971 Dodge Charger has to grab you"—at least that's what Car and Track host Bud Lindemann thought. The host was excited that "somebody finally had enough originality to build a car that doesn't look like it came off a GM drawing board". As this vintage road test… » 8/21/11 9:00am 8/21/11 9:00am

2012 Dodge Charger SRT8: First Drive

Arguably, it's the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 that benefited the most from SRT's latest makeover. Last time we drove it, back in 2008, we loved it for its brute force, but thought the running gear was "unsettled, jittery, and unpolished." That's all done with. A new adaptive damping system, incorporating Bilstein coilovers, … » 7/15/11 11:51am 7/15/11 11:51am

Custom 1975 Ford Econoline has plenty of space for your special friends

Meet Mertin Grundy, formerly known for having a weird name and being small change at the bank where he was employed. That all changed when Mertin made the questionable decision to purchase a custom van. Now Mertin has a customized 1975 Ford Econoline featuring plenty of space to do his own thing with his special… » 7/09/11 9:00am 7/09/11 9:00am

"Marlowe" makes a great case for old car ownership

Anyone who has ever gotten attached to a car will appreciate this video profiling Marlowe Boyd and the 1971 Dodge Charger R/T he has owned for the past 40 years. Although this short movie is about one particular 440 Magnum equipped Dodge and it's adoring long term owner, Marlowe's story is probably familiar to anyone… » 6/12/11 11:00am 6/12/11 11:00am

Chrysler replaces police Charger after suspicious fire

Back in March, a rural Oregon sheriff's department lost its newest police-spec Dodge Charger "Pursuit" when it caught fire after 6,000 miles. Turns out Chrysler was willing to provide a new one for free — for just a nondisclosure form. » 5/31/11 10:30am 5/31/11 10:30am