DODGE CHARGER 500 AND PLYMOUTH SUPERBIRD BARNFIND

Back in 1969, Dodge had an issue with its new-model Chargers in NASCAR. The big open grille in front and the recessed rear window gave the car all sorts of issues on the track. So Dodge used wind tunnel testing to smooth out those areas, and eventually developed the 1969 Charger 500, which used a 1968 Coronet front grille and a flush rear window. While those fixes were a step in the right direction, Dodge wanted to push the envelope further and developed the Charger Daytona, with its trademark pointed…

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