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Classic & Collectible Convertible Dodge Cars

The Classic Convertible Dodge Cars Channel lets you see under the hoods of your favorite Dodge convertible. Get specs on classic convertible Dodge cars.

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1942 Dodge Custom

The 1942 Dodge Custom helped Dodge turn heads even though World War II cut the model year short. The 1942 Dodges wore a heavy facelift of their new-for-1940 bodies. Learn more about this classic convertible.


1941 Plymouth Special Deluxe Convertible

The 1941 Plymouth Special Deluxe Convertible was designed to compete with Chevy and Ford in the convertible auto market. The Special Deluxe Convertible helped Chrysler oust Ford from second place in sales. Learn more about this classic drop top.

1953-1954 Dodge Firearrow

The 1953-1954 Dodge Firearrow was a sleek two-seat roadster powered by a production 250-bhp Royal V-8. The Firearrows followed a logical progression from dream car to producible vehicle. For more information on the 1953-1954 Firearrow, read on.

1965 Dodge Coronet 500 Convertible

Convertibles, like the 1965 Dodge Coronet 500 Convertible, came in a wide selection of flavors back in the Sixties. Dodge offered no less than six different soft tops in its 1965 lineup. Learn the details of the 1965 Dodge Coronet 500 Convertible.

1961 Dodge Polara D-500 Convertible

The 1961 Dodge Polara D-500 Convertible was a fusion of the Matador and Polara, and received extensive restyling, like rocket-style tail-lights and a space-age dash. Read on to learn how the 1961 Dodge Polara D-500 Convertible came to be produced.

1955 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer Convertible

Dodge burst into 1955 with an all-new "Forward Look" in the 1955 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer. Although it shared a shell with Plymouth, it rode a longer wheelbase and had a look all its own. Check out the 1955 Dodge Custom Royal Lancer Convertible.

1949-1952 Dodge Wayfarer

The 1949-1952 Dodge Wayfarer was a stunning success with eye-catching styling at a relatively low price. Dealers loved them for the attractive styling that drew many customers into the showrooms. Learn more about these collectible cars.

2003 Dodge Viper

The 2003 Dodge Viper built upon a solid muscle-car heritage to make it a worthy contender against Corvette. An 8.3-liter V-10 engine gives the 2003 Dodge Viper 500 horsepower and muscle to spare. Learn about this convertible.

1959 Dodge Custom Royal

The 1959 Dodge Custom Royal scored a sales gain over the recession-plagued '58s with its top-line power options. Only 984 fliptop Custom Royals were built for 1959. Learn about this classic convertible.

1962 Dodge Polara 500

The 1962 Dodge Polara 500 had a dreary sales performance but was a drag-strip terror. The Polorara 500 had the optional new 413 Ramcharger that pumped out 415 bhp. Learn about this classic convertible.

1942 Dodge Custom

The 1942 Dodge Custom helped Dodge turn heads even though World War II cut the model year short. The 1942 Dodges wore a heavy facelift of their new-for-1940 bodies. Learn more about this classic convertible.