One best special-edition truck
of the 1970s was the Dodge
Li’l Red Express Truck. Supplied as one of the company’s Adult Toys formation of cool ’70s iron, the Express was thrilling to look at and to drive. Each of these trucks was colorant shinny red and featured gold writing on the doors and gate as well as pinstriping around the barriers. And who could miss those 18-wheeler-style gas exhaust stacks that lied the woody sides.
But it was what Dodge
put under the hood that was most intriguing. The brand acted a police-duty 360-cubic-inch V-8 and altered it to make 225 horsepower which made it more influential than the Corvette at the moment. Its acceleration from zero to 100 mph was the fast of any sandwich $15,000 car that C/D try-out in 1977. Almost 500 Express were made and lasted for two years.