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Modern Dodge Charger Gets 1970 Face Swap, Looks Spot On

After so many years of market presence for the contemporary Dodge Charger, there are still plenty of muscle fans who consider the carmaker got the number of doors wrong. Nevertheless, instead of of complaining, digital artist Timothy Adry Emmanuel decided to do something that would create a stronger bond to the original Charger.
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As such, the pixel wielder came up with a rendering that sees the modern Charger receiving the front end of the old one, namely that of the 1970 model.

And, as you'll notice in social media post at the bottom of the page, which portrays the visual adventure, this bridge between generations is quite solid - make sure to use the swipe feature of the post for the complete eye candy.

This kind of shape play sounds like a brilliant idea for a build. However, getting the right mix in the real world would obviously be more difficult than here in the pixel realm.

Of course, the said artist couldn't simply complete a nose job and call it a day. Not in the widebody era we live in. In fact, the Charger has also been fitted with fat fenders, as well as with various aero bits and pieces.

Then there's the tech side of this virtual project car. The gear head envisions this as a vessel for the Hellephant. You know, the 7-liter supercharged HEMI crate engine whose production has been delayed, with the monster set to be delivered to its customers by the end of the year.

The 426ci powerplant places no less than 1,000 hp (who doesn't like nicely rounded numbers?) and 950 lb-ft/1,288 Nm of twist at the mercy of the driver's right foot. All for a price of $30,000.

It's just that the V8 we're talking about was sold in only 48 hours after the order books were ordered on April 26 (4/26 - see what they did there?).



 
 
 
 
 

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