Old Meets New: Mr. Norm's Garage builds Sox and Martin package for the Dodge Challenger
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Maybe it's just me, but I would still prefer a '68 S/S...It's a fair statement to say that Ronnie Sox and Buddy Martin had a profound influence on drag racing. The duo dominated the NHRA's Super Stock and Pro Stock categories in the "four-speed era" of the late 1960s and early 1970s, racking up dozens of wins in their famous red, white and blue Hemi-powered Plymouths.
To celebrate the legendary Hemi Cuda racecars, Mr. Norm's Garage has teamed up with Diane Sox, Ronnie's wife, and Buddy Martin to build a small run of S&M collector series cars based on the new Dodge Challenger. Known as the Sox and Martin Collector Series Hemi Cuda, the car features the same red, white and blue paint scheme as its racing counterparts, a Cuda grille and tail panel, hood scoop, retro-style wheels. Kenne Bell supercharger, Hotchkis suspension, a custom leather interior and more. Three flavors will be available including a 625 horsepower base model, a 725 hp Super Stock Edition, and a for-the-insane-only Pro Stock Edition that comes with 900 hp, Dana 60 differential and a four-link rear suspension.
The very first Collector Series Hemi Cuda, the one you see here, will be raffled off at the 2011 Mopars at the Strip event in Las Vegas to benefit the Ronnie Sox Foundation, a charity created to benefit the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital after Sox lost his battle with cancer in 2006. Like what you see? Raffle tickets are available from Mopars at the Strip for $25, or you can check out our gallery below that includes the modern Sox and Martin Cuda alongside a genuine 1968 S&M Hemi Barracuda.