American Muscle lived in every corner of the States, and all of the major car manufacturers had their hands in the pot. Chrysler marketed Dodge as their more “race” brand, and we all know why. From the Charger, Challenger, Super Bee, and all the Plymouth variants, Mopar really had it all. One that slides under the radar sometimes, though, is the Dodge Dart. Built from 1960- 1976, the Dart started as a full-size sedan, but by the fourth generation in 1967, it was marketed as a “compact muscle car,” but by today’s “compact car” standards, it’s still a sizeable ride.
Scott Cheek has always been a Mopar guy, in fact, he rode home in one after he was born. His mother drove a 1968 Dodge Dart that he still has, but this particular Dart GTS has its own story. The 1968 Dart GTS on its own is a rare find; Dodge built only 8,295 GTS models that year.
Growing up as a boy, Cheek pitched in wrenching and by 15 turned to street racing, where he met his wife, who enjoys car culture…READ MORE…Click the magazine image below.