Editor’s note: David Krumboltz’s regular column is on hiatus until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In its place, we’re running some of Dave’s favorite past columns. This one originally ran in January 2016.

The Dodge Charger models were completely new in 1968, and the body style was used for three model years. The cars were very popular, and there were engine options from the “bulletproof” slant-six engine to the 440-cubic-inch V8 and the 426ci V8 Hemi.