1965 Plymouth Golden Commando news, pictures, specifications, and information
The Golden Commandos club was formed in 1962 by a small group of car enthusiasts, including technicians, mechanics and engineers. Soon, the group grew to include policemen, lawyers and college students, all sharing a passion for his speed automobiles.

Known in Michigan as 'Detroit's own Golden Commandos,' the team continually achieved new racing innovation, thus promoting automakers' 'win on Sunday - Sell on Monday' marketing philosophy.

In 1965, the Golden Commandos were amongst the first to produce altered wheelbase drag cars, including this 1965 Plymouth, contributing a lasting impact on the sport of drag racing. The altered wheelbase cars became known as 'Funny Cars' because of the peculiar appearance of their forward shifted front wheels and rear axle. 'Detroit's own Golden Commandos' won within the Únlimited Class at the Super Stock Magazine's 1965 meet.

The Commandos worked hard during the little free time they enjoyed outside of their full-time jobs, and their immense efforts were focused solely on having fun at the tracks....and winning.

Source - Vehicle Owner
Recent Vehicle Additions

2018 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

2017 Alfa Romeo 4C

1993 Mercedes-Benz 300 Series

2017 Vanda Electrics Dendrobium Concept

2017 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman

2017 Vauxhall Crossland X
"
ALL-MOPAR FUNNY CAR ST. LOUIS FINAL ENDS WITH WIN FOR DODGE CHARGER PILOT JACK BECKMAN
◾Mopar claims top honors at NHRA Midwest Nationals near St. Louis in seventh all-Mopar Funny Car final of 2016 ◾Jack Beckman wheels Infinite Hero Dodge Charger R/T to victory at Gateway Motorsports Park, scores second win of season ◾Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T driver Tommy Johnson Jr. powers to second consecutive final round in NHRA Countdown to the Championship ◾Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) driver Beckman makes fifth, teammate Johnson makes fourth final of season for Mopar ◾Beckman moves f...[Read more...]
MOPAR PROVING DOMINANT AS CAPPS WINS NHRA SUMMERNATIONALS, NABS POINTS LEAD IN FOURTH CONSECUTIVE ALL-DODGE FINAL
◾Back-to-back wins, two consecutive poles elevate Mopar Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car driver Ron Capps to No. 1 in series standings ◾Englishtown, New Jersey trophy marks Capps' 48th victory in 94th final round ◾Final is fourth consecutive all-Mopar Dodge Charger R/T standoff ◾Don Schumacher Racing Mopar Dodge Charger R/T campaigner Jack Beckman reaches third final of season, moves up to No. 2 in Funny Car points ◾Mopar Dodge Funny Cars reach six of 10 finals, win five as season nears halfway p...[Read more...]
MOPAR ANNOUNCES ENDERS AND COUGHLIN TO CARRY NHRA PRO STOCK BANNER IN 2016
◾Defending two-time NHRA Pro Stock World Champion Erica Enders to race new Mopar Performance Dodge Dart GT ◾Five-time Pro Stock champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. will take wheel of 'Magneti Marelli Offered by Mopar' Elite Motorsports Dodge Dart GT ◾Enders, Coughlin will race out of Elite Motorsports camp ◾Mopar will continue dominant NHRA Funny Car partnership with Don Schumacher Racing next season, seeking fourth championship in six years December 8, 2015 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - A pair of cha...[Read more...]
MOPAR PREVIEWS 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER DRAG PAK TEST VEHICLE
Sneak Peak for Sportsman Racers and Fans at NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis ◾Sportsman racers get sneak peek at 2015 Mopar Challenger Drag Pak test vehicle at National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) U.S. Nationals event ◾First Drag Pak test vehicle previewed by Sportsman racers at Thursday evening Mopar Racers Reception with Mopar Legends and Ramchargers ◾Mopar Performance Parts and SRT Motorsports engineers to answer questions and get feedback from Sportsman racers and Mopar legends o...[Read more...]
MOPAR READY TO STAGE AT THE PRESTIGIOUS U.S. NATIONALS
 ◾Mopar entries compete at prestigious 59th annual NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis this Labor Day weekend ◾Weekend kicks off with Mopar HEMI® Challenge at Lucas Oil Raceway for a 13th consecutive season ◾Mopar to introduce Third Generation 426 Race HEMI on Dodge Mopar Challenger Drag Pak at second annual Factory Stock Showdown ◾Three straight wins for a Mopar-powered Funny Car driver, and five in the last six races; Capps won national title at last event at Brainerd ◾Mopar –powered Pro St...[Read more...]

Barracuda
Belvedere
Breeze
Cranbrook
Fury
GTX
Neon
Prowler
Reliant
Satellite
Savoy
Special Deluxe
Valiant
Voyager

© 1998-2017. All rights reserved. The material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.