The late George Barris was well-known for his original TV batmobiles and incredibly flashy custom cars, and this 2005 Dodge Magnum is an excellent example. It features an extreme color work, a wild custom grill, a canvas power sunroof and more. At the same time, this magnum can serve as the definition of the phrase ‘all show and no go’.
This is because under the hood is the same 250 hp (186 kW) V6 that it originally came back to in 2005, although Motoexotica’s listing says it has gained an aftermarket. To its credit, it looks like taking a decent cool breeze without the complete lack of heat protection.
Also, the Lamborghini-style hinges let the four doors sway and go out of the way. The car itself has a four-way airlift suspension system and sits on huge custom wheels. Paint work seems to fit a car like this.
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The combination of yellow and silver includes pinstripping and a custom slotted taillight design. The grille is also completely custom and has a bright chrome finish and a waterfall-esque V-design.
Inside the car, it’s not that loud. The gold and black suede seats are as dark and slightly brighter as the gold on the door card Other than that, the rest of this magnum is much more stock and includes the whole dash, center console and gauges.
The car itself was featured in a TV pilot about Barris’ car, which included actor Joe Montagna, and was later used in a photoshoot with a member of the music group The Black Eyed Peace, so it claims something of fame. Going for it
The list goes on to say that this car is for outsiders – which makes perfect sense. It even announces that “Look at our other vehicles wherever you go, especially if you don’t want to be the center of attention at car shows and cruise nights.”