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Desert Power Wagons Unleashes Powerful Black 1952 Power Wagon

Desert Power Wagons, a Wilmington, North Carolina-based custom car builder, has unveiled their latest creation: a meticulously restored and modernized 1952 Dodge Power Wagon.

From Classic to Conqueror

Anyone familiar with vintage Power Wagons knows they boast undeniable charm but lack modern functionality. Desert Power Wagons set out to change that, preserving the iconic design while transforming it into a comfortable, powerful daily driver.

Modern Muscle Meets Timeless Design

These updated Power Wagons boast features like:

  • Powerful Cummins® turbo diesel engine
  • Upgraded suspension for exceptional handling
  • Precise steering and modern brakes
  • Climate control and heated seats for year-round comfort
  • Enhanced soundproofing and a surround-view camera system

Precision Crafted Powerhouse

This incredible build took over 3,500 hours and is based on a heavy-duty Ram 2500 chassis. The heart of the beast is a Cummins® turbo diesel engine paired with a smooth-shifting automatic transmission and a heavy-duty transfer case.

Built to Conquer Any Terrain

Custom suspension, high-performance axles, and aggressive off-road tires ensure this Power Wagon can handle any challenge. It also features top-of-the-line brakes for confident stopping power.

Striking Design, Modern Amenities

The Power Wagon is finished in a stunning black paint job and features classic design cues like the vertical grille and suicide doors. The interior is a luxurious oasis with heated leather seats, a modern infotainment system, and a premium sound system.

A Fusion of Legacy and Innovation

Desert Power Wagons has transformed a legendary truck into a modern masterpiece, perfect for those who crave power and comfort while staying true to a timeless design. The Power Wagon is going for $385,000 from https://www.desertpowerwagons.com/

Dodge Power Wagons from Desert Power Wagons DUB Magazine
Dodge Power Wagons from Desert Power Wagons DUB Magazine
Dodge Power Wagons from Desert Power Wagons DUB Magazine


  • 5.9L 24-valve High-Output Cummins Turbo Diesel engine (305 HP | 555 LB.FT.)
  • 48RE 4-speed automatic transmission
  • Heavy-duty NV271 manual shift-on-the-fly transfer case (2H | 4H | 4L | N)
  • Wilwood Tactical Extreme™ TX6R™ Big Brakes front and rear
  • Custom 4-link suspension with King Shocks  and Eibach® Race Otf-Road coilover springs
  • 20” x 10” 4Play 4P70® wheels
  • 37” x 12.5” Maxxis ® Razr® MT mud terrain tires
  • B&M  Super-Duty race shifter cables
  • Custom stainless steel exhaust
  • ® E-Stopp push-button electric parking and emergency brake
  • ® Vintage Air Gen II heating, air conditioning, and defrost system
  • ® GT Performance GT-9 Retro Cobra wooden steering wheel
  • ® Ididit tilt steering column
  • ®™Amp Research PowerStep XL power side steps
  • ® Newport Engineering 12-volt synchronized electric windshield wipers
  • ® Viper keyless entry system with remote starting
  • ® Hopkins Towing Solutions Multi-Tow 4-flat to 7 blade and 4-flat trailer wiring adapter
  • Ambient LED interior lighting
  • New body panels, glass, weatherstripping, and seals
Dodge Power Wagons from Desert Power Wagons DUB Magazine