Old Cars is turning 50. In honor of 50 years of the privilege of bringing the old cars hobby to our valued and faithful readers, Old Cars will revisit 50 of our past featured cars in 50 days, to commemorate the half-century of Old Cars. Here's to fifty more years of Old Cars!
DAY FORTY-SEVEN: 1974 Dodge Hang 10 Dart
Never heard of a “Hang 10” Dart, Hodaddy? Don’t feel bad, they were scarce back in 1974 and ’75 when they were coming off the Dodge assembly line, and they’re really hard to spot today.
“There were only 700-some of them made in ’74 and the first half of ’75,” said Marla Yoho, who owns a very cool 1974 version. “Nobody realizes this is a factory edition. Everybody just assumes we did all of this ourselves and just decided to make a surfer car. And that’s not the case at all. It’s a factory-original car, and they we just trying to get some of that younger market."
“They got me! I was young then, but I’m not now!”
Yoho is almost certainly one of the few who have owned more than one of the special edition Darts. Her first Hang 10 was her daily transportation years ago, and she remembered it so fondly she wound up getting a second one as a hobby car.
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