• Video: 2013 Dodge Dart Rally Car Plays in the Dirt, Water, and Tarmac

    2013 Dodge Dart GRC
  • 2013 Dodge Dart GRC
  • 2013 Dodge Dart GRC
  • 2013 Dodge Dart GRC
  • 2013 Dodge Dart GRC
  • 2013 Dodge Dart GRC
  • 2013 Dodge Dart GRC

You can have your Indy cars, NASCAR, and drag racing, but none of those get our hearts thumping and the hair on our necks standing more than a good old rally race. Nothing like seeing a car pushed to extreme levels on loose dirt, muddy water, and tarmac.

A few weeks ago, we teased everyone with an article about Dodge entering the love-it-or-hate-it 2013 Dart into the Global RallyCross Circuit. This definitely opened up a small area in our hearts, somewhere near the left ventricle, for this Alfa Romeo in Dodge garb.

Dodge just increased our slowly growing love for the new Dart by releasing a video of Travis Pastrana, the hired lunatic that will swing the Dart through the dirt at break-neck speeds, testing out his new rally machine. We must say, if this video doesn’t raise the hair on your neck and make you lean into the computer screen, you might want to check your pulse.

This is one of the few times that a maker has included music on a “sneak peak” type of video, but turned off the music when the car is moving, so you can actually hear this bad machine working hard. This video is simply awesome and the Dart seems to perform well with no one else on the track with it.

Take a look at the above video and see for yourself how the Dart handles a closed rally-style course. Yeah, some of it is a little dramatized, but overall Dodge did a good job with it and the inside shots are awesome, as you can see the driver feathering the throttle to perfection. Oh, and keep a close eye on the rear of the car at the 2:05 mark, as a large piece of the rear bumper gets torn off.


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  (453) posted on 05.7.2012

The rally car has engaged in such surfaces that are hard to go through. It officially proves how efficient it is despite what it runs on.

  (463) posted on 05.7.2012

The cage-like security component is actually visible on the inside via camera. I approve of its astonishing run in the dirt, water, and tarmac; it’s like I’m watching cars in some movie’s dramatic scene!

  (459) posted on 04.11.2012

Wow at the deliberate attempt to put on an astonishing show. I love how the Dodge Dart Rally Car drove in those surfaces; the effects on it looked dramatic.

  (300) posted on 04.10.2012

Dodge obviously is proud of what Dart Rally Car can do. smiley And as a fanatic, I am too. Look at how it looked magnificent as it zoomed past those surfaces.

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