Dodge Charger Daytona "Shooting Brake" Is One For The Family

Thanks to the original muscle cars and the new-age ones enjoying a symbiotic relationship that sees the appeal of both reaching the sky, we get to zoom in on more and more custom projects of the sort, be they actual builds or renderings. Case in point with the pixel project we have here, which revolves around the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona.
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Dodge Charger Daytona "Shooting Brake" renderingDodge Charger Daytona "Shooting Brake" rendering
As those of you who follow our Speed Shot tales (there's a dedicated tag below) might remember, we discussed a pair of muscle aero-car renderings last month. And while the Daytona and its Plymouth Superbird sibling were wild, the take we have here goes well beyond that.

Let's say you're willing to go for a 200 mph drive (on the track, of course) and your family wants to come along for the ride. Well, this digital proposal should be perfect, since we're talking about a Shooting Brake incarnation of the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona.

As wacky as that sounds, with that generous V8 up front, adding more space in the back would bring serious benefits in terms of both rear passenger accommodation and luggage capacity - what? Perhaps this contraption can be used to tackle Drag Week, with the whole family sticking together as the "racecar" is driven from one drag strip to the next.

Body type transformation aside, the Mopar machine has been gifted with the type of treatment you could expect to see on modern muscle cars that have been taken down the customization route.

As such, those pop-up headlights only need to do a fraction of their previous work, with LED stripes ensuring the road ahead is lit.

Then there's the widebody kit: while clearly being an extreme take, it's clear this takes the factory styling cues of the Charger into account.

The extended air dam up front is joined by downforce hardware like the roof spoiler (would you look at those rods!) and the massive diffuser. The idea here is to make up for the removal of the Daytona's iconic rear wing. Alas, this aero piece is also missing from the modern Dodge Charger Daytona and you can blame pedestrian safety regulations for that.

It's no secret that the appearance of the Dodge is also influenced by the noticeable ride height reduction and the custom wheels, which are considerably larger than the original shoes of the Charger Daytona.

Oh, and if this rendering style seems familiar, it might be because the Shooting Brake comes from Yasid Oozeear, the artist who delivered one of the immersive renderings mentioned above.

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About the author: Andrei Tutu
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In his quest to bring you the most impressive automotive creations, Andrei relies on learning as a superpower. There's quite a bit of room in the garage that is this aficionado's heart, so factory-condition classics and widebody contraptions with turbos poking through the hood can peacefully coexist.
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