At one point, many of those who worked for the ad agencies in Detroit were authentic car guys, during a time when it was socially acceptable to express the fun and excitement provided by a simple V8 machine. This photo, directly from the archives, is a press release that hit the offices in 1969, showing the magazine guys how cool the upcoming E-body Dodge Challenger was going to be. We've included the type in the crop so you can see the clunky typewriter fonts. The image of a dirt donut is not only fun but also a subtle hint at the freedoms experienced by the enthusiasts who once drove the market. Now toss this issue into the back seat of your plastic commuter and get to work! By Douglas R. Glad Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!