Dodge's R/T performance history dates back to the late
1960s. A time when Mopar powered Hemi, Big and Small
Block muscle cars ruled the street and the drag strip.
The first R/T which stands for "Road and Track" was a
Hi-performance version of the 1967 Dodge Coronet. Offered in both
hardtop and convertible form, the standard Coronet R/T featured a 440 cubic
inch (7.2L) V-8 powerplant, heavy-duty suspension, beefier brakes,
larger tires, and R/T badging. If that wasn't enough you could order
the legendary 426-cubic inch (7.0L) Hemi engine rated at 425
Over the year's many
different models had an R/T edition including, Aspen, Coronet,
Charger, Challenger, Neon, Viper and more. In 1998 Dodge added the
Dakota to the list, the first truck to wear the R/T badging.
This section contains our collection of information related to the
Dodge Dakota R/T. Including press articles, Chrysler press
releases, pictures and anything else we could find.
Dodge Dakota R/T
Dodge Dakota R/T Introduction - The Dakota R/T is a limited
edition "street truck" fashioned off the Dodge Dakota Pickup. The
vehicle features a 250-horsepower 5.9-liter Magnum V-8 engine,
oversized 17-inch wheels, lowered suspension, performance-tuned dual
exhaust and many other performance enhancements.
Over-Achieving Sport Truck Gets Even Better - The compact
sport truck known for over-delivering on performance, power and
personality now offers an all-new handling and performance package
with the introduction of the 1998 Dodge Dakota R/T.
2006 Dodge Dakota R/T Introduction - With the 260-horsepower
4.7-liter High Output V-8 as standard equipment, the new 2006 Dodge
Dakota R/T further amplifies the High Output V-8's prodigious power