Chevrolet and Dodge, they're as American as baseball and apple pie!
In fact, Chevrolet cars and Dodge trucks are icons that symbolize what America is all about.
It's impossible to say "muscle car" without conjuring up images of the iconic Chevrolet Camaro turning heads as it speeds down the highway. First launched in 1967, the Camaro is still around today! And don't even get us started when it comes to the ultimate speedster, the Chevrolet Stingray, a car so classic that those going through a midlife crisis are buying them up, fulfilling a dream they couldn't afford when they were teenagers!
But enough about Chevy! If you're looking for vehicles that represent American power, look no further than the Dodge Ram line of trucks. Of course, Dodge also makes cars, such as The Diplomat a mid-sized car a favored vehicle for city police forces around the United States in the late '70s and early '80s.
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This global brand from Chevrolet is currently in its second generation. It is powered by a 1400 cc petrol engine that produces an impressive 154 brake horsepower.
Only in production between 1981 and 1983, the Dodge 400 was eventually merged into the Dodge 600. It was available as both a two-door convertible/coupe or a four-door sedan. The convertible version was the first released by the company in ten years.
One of the most famous marques of the Corvette is the Mk II Stingray, produced between 1963 and 1967. This classic had either a 2-speed automatic gearbox or 3-speed manual with a range of engine options including small and big block V8’s.
The Camaro was first launched in 1967 and is still a Chevrolet model to this day. This muscle car has seen six different generations. The current Camaro offers three different engine configurations with the SS sporting a 6.2 liter V8 capable of producing 455 brake horsepower.
Essentially a modified Dodge Charger, the Daytona was first released in 1969. Other models were also built from 2006 to 2009, in 2013 and again in 2017. The first Daytona was intended as a NASCAR racer and won its first race. The latest Daytona, the 392 features either a 5.7 Liter or 6.4 Liter V8.
The Dodge 600 saw production between 1983 and 1988. This four-door sedan was Dodge's answer to the influx of European cars hitting the U.S. market. It later was available as a coupe and a convertible which were rebadged Dodge 400s. In total over 300,000 were sold by 1988.
The Diplomat contested the mid-sized car segment between 1977 and 1983. It came with three engine options - a 3.7-liter straight six, a 5.2-liter V8 or a 5.9-liter V8. Diplomats were a favored vehicle for city police forces around the United States.
When introduced in 2004, the Equinox formed part of the mid-sized crossover category. From 2018, however, it moves to the compact crossover class. The Equinox is available with either 1500 cc or 2000 cc petrol engines or a 1600 cc turbo diesel powerplant. The 2000 cc petrol motor produces an impressive 252 brake horsepower.
One of the most iconic vehicles ever produced by Chevrolet was the Belair. Manufactured between 1955 and 1957, it will always be remembered for its fantastic trim and those beautiful pointy tailfins.
With a production span running for 39 years (1960 to 1999) the 454 SS was one of Chevrolet's main pick-up truck models. Its ability to handle tough off-road tracks greatly increased in 1989 when the new fourth-generation model received a fully independent front suspension.
Introduced in 1959, this full-spec vehicle was aimed to compete with both Ford and Chevrolet offerings in the full-sized vehicle segment. Through the years of production, various models were introduced, including coupes, convertibles and station wagons. Production ceased in 1973.
Produced between 1988 and 1991, the Chevrolet K5 Blazer was a capable off-road vehicle. Blazers offered four-wheel drive with either a 5.7-liter or 6.2 small block Chevrolet engine. The suspension came in the form of leaf springs both front and back which helped the Blazer’s frame-on-body design, adding much stability.
The Colorado is a pickup truck in the mid-sized segment. It has been produced by Chevrolet since 2003. It is available as both a two-door regular cab, four-door extended cab and four-door crew cab.
The Silverado 1500 Z71 is an excellent off-roader, thanks mainly to its purpose-built off-road suspension, a locking differential and, of course, some V8 Chevrolet power on demand. The Z71 package can be added to any 1500 Silverado turning this popular pickup into an off-road beast. It's not too shabby on the road either!
This supercar is currently in its third generation, the Dodge Viper Phase VX. It was designed by Tom Gale who helped design the famous Lamborghini Diablo. The first version, the Viper RT/10, was introduced in 1992. It is powered by an 8-liter V10
The Charger was Dodge's first muscle car in the 1960s and entered the market as their answer to the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro. That battle still continues to this day. The Charger is now in its seventh generation.
The first Suburban was introduced in 1935. Current models offer a range of powerplant options, including a 5.3-liter V8 engine coupled to a six-speed gearbox.
After it was in production for more than 20 years, the Malibu name disappeared around 1984. In 1997, the marque reappeared in the mid-sized vehicle class. The top of the line model comes with a nine-speed automatic gearbox paired with a 2000 cc turbocharged engine pushing out 250 brake horsepower.
This SUV has been produced under the Dodge name since 1997. Currently in its third generation, it shares much in common with the Jeep Grand Cherokee as it is built on the same platform.
The Crusader was produced by Dodge in Canada for the Canadian market. Its production ran from 1951 to 1958. Essentially, it was a rebadged Plymouth Cambridge.
The Impala name is synonymous with Chevrolet. This iconic brand first hit the vehicle market in 1958. Now in its tenth generation, over half-a-million have been sold since 2012.
The Warlock, which fell in the power wagon category, was initially a concept car. Dodge put it into production from 1977 to 1979. The Warlock was only available in black.
The El Camino was produced by Chevrolet between 1964 and 1987. It was available in a number of body options, including a utility vehicle and a coupe.
This plug-in hybrid vehicle from Chevrolet was first produced in 2010. It is available in a number of countries around the world. The Volt has an electric range of around 53 miles.
The Dodge Adventurer was a version of the Dodge D-Series pickup and was marketed by the company from 1968 to 1971. By 1970, there were three Adventurer models for customers to choose from - the base model, the Sport and the SE.
This full-sized SUV was first introduced by Chevrolet in 1995. It is the same vehicle as the GMC Yukon and has a number of power options, including a 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 FlexFuel engine.
With sales of 2.8 million over a 12-year period, the Chevette served Chevrolet well in the subcompact class. In fact, in 1979 and 1980, it was the best selling small car in the United States.
This heavy-duty truck was a Dodge product that was sold in the United Kingdom. Depending on the model, the 500 could carry a payload of between 11 and 16 tons. It was also available in other export markets around the world.
As one of Chevrolet's most successful marques, the Chevelle was produced over two decades between 1963 and 1978. It had a variety of body options, including station wagons, convertibles, coupes and sedans and even took part in NASCAR. The largest engine put into a Chevelle was a 454 cu in (7.4 L) Big-Block V8.
First introduced in 1962 and produced until 1964, the 400 is considered to be an upmarket version of the famous Dodge marque, the Dart. It was available in a range of configurations, from a two-door convertible to a four-door wagon.
The Aveo is a global brand marketed in over 100 countries under a number of different names. It first entered the sub-compact market in 2002.
This 'carryall' can be considered an early version of an SUV. It was produced between 1954 and 1966, the Town Wagon started out as a two-wheel drive, with a four-wheel drive option added to later models.
Ram pickups were first introduced in 1981 and were marketed by Dodge until 2011 when they became their own stand-alone brand. The Ram name had been used before on Dodge trucks between 1932-1954.
The Corvair's main claim to fame is that it was the only passenger car in the United States to be powered by an air-cooled, rear-mounted engine. This did change the vehicles handling somewhat and led to some controversy. The Corvair was produced between 1960 and 1969.
A pickup with a difference, the SSR was produced by Chevrolet between 2003 and 2006. In fact, SSR stands for Super Sport Roadster with the vehicle actually a convertible pickup with a retractable hardtop. Unfortunately for Chevrolet, sales for the SSR were not exactly stellar.
Built between 1962 and 1965, the Custom 880, which formed part of the full-sized vehicle segment was brought in by Chrysler after the production of the DeSoto was stopped in 1961. More than 100,000 Custom 880s were sold by the end of the production run in 1965.
This three-door SUV was produced between 1987 and 1990 and was the same vehicle as the Mitsubishi Montero. Although it was relatively successful in terms of sales, Dodge dropped the Raider in 1990 with no other model stepping up to replace it.
Introduced in 1984, the Grand Caravan is still in production today. This is considered to be one of the first minivans introduced in the U.S. car market.
Competing in the subcompact segment, the Vega was produced by Chevrolet between 1971 and 1977. It was available as a hatchback, wagon, notchback and panel delivery vehicle. Over 2 million Vegas were sold during its production run.
Introduced in 1960 as a full-sized model, by 1963 it found itself in its third generation and part of the compact car segment. The Dart was produced until 1973 and proved a popular addition to the Dodge lineup.
Competing in the compact segment, the Citation was produced by Chevrolet between 1980 and 1985.
Built for the Canadian market between 1953 and 1959, the Mayfair was essentially a Plymouth Belvedere, another vehicle in the Chrysler stable. It was affectionately known as the Plodge as it used certain accessories from the marque such as the front grille, for example.
There were two marques for the Nova. The first was built from 1961 to 1979 and the second from 1985 to 1988. The Nova started life as a compact car but from 1985 fell into the subcompact segment.
Produced between 1948 and 1953, the B Series was a pickup truck available as either a 1/2 ton or 3/4 ton option.
The Cobalt was produced by Chevrolet between 2005 and 2010. More than 1,1 million were sold during this period although the Cobalt suffered a number of recalls for power steering problems as well as faulty ignitions. The Cobolt was succeeded by the Cruze.
The Challenger was first introduced in 1970 as a muscle car. The top of the range model from this era was powered by a 6.98-liter Chrysler Hemi engine. The second generation of the Challenger moved away from the muscle car market. It was produced between 1978 and 1983 and featured in the compact car market. Then in 2008, the brand was reintroduced by the Chrysler group, again as a muscle car. Since reintroduction, more than 400,000 Challengers have been sold.
The Coronet was manufactured by Dodge for three decades with some breaks in between. From 1949 to 1959, the Coronet was positioned in the full-sized car segment. From 1965 to 1976, the Coronet formed part of the mid-sized car segment. It had many model options ranging from a two-door convertible to a four-door wagon.
Along with the F-150, the Task Force was the quintessential pickup in the 1950s. With its incredible lines, this body shape is still in demand to this day. Power plant options included a 3.9-liter straight six as well as a 4.6-liter V8.
This full-sized sedan was available in a two-door and four-door version and was sold by Dodge between 1962 and 1964.
The Kingsway, which was essentially a rebranded Plymouth model with some Dodge accessories -- bumpers, for instance -- was built for markets outside the United States. The Kingsway name first appeared in 1940 and was used up until 1959.