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Mopar is bringing the millennial Dodge Challenger back to the drag strip this summer with a new track-ready package, including the brand’s first supercharged engine. Buyers can choose between two blocks: the supercharged 354 cubic inch engine or naturally aspirated 426 powerplant.

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Dodge has thrown down the gauntlet and now claims to have the most powerful muscle car on the market with the introduction of the Hellcat engine that was inserted into the new design of the 2015 Challenger SRT. The same claim to fame can be applied to their 4-door counterpart after announcing the veritable Hellcat...

Chrysler is raising the bar for modern muscle car power with a supercharged V8 known as a “Hellcat” that will pump out a mind-blowing 707 horsepower. Chrysler is boldly calling this model “the most powerful muscle car ever,” a claim that very well may be true if you ignore vehicles modified by aftermarket companies like...

[Updated July 11, 2014] In the game of muscle car wars, Dodge is back on top with 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft torque from its 2015 Challenger and supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat engine. Redesigned and completely re-engineered, the 2015 Challenger promises to flatten the competition and take no prisoners. It will...

While the glory days of muscle cars may be well in our past, Dodge is bringing back the jaw-dropping excitement of those cars. For the 2015 Challenger, Dodge married 1971 styling with modern power and performance. The result is one of the best looking and most powerful muscle cars available. The new Challenger is...

eBay Listing: 1970 Dodge Challenger Dodge, Plymouth and Chrysler products of the past were nicknamed ‘Mopar’ for motor parts, which was the automobile parts and service arm of Chrysler. Those loyal to that brand of motor parts would often say “Mopar or No Car.” In 1970 Mopar was a tad late to the ‘Pony’ car race but...

Fueled by the storied 392 HEMI V-8, legend of the Challenger SRT continues with a “back-to-basics” Core model. Challenger SRT8 and 300 SRT8 Core models strip convenience features like leather, moonroof, high-power stereo and fog lights. SRT8 Core wheels are cast aluminum instead of expensive forged 20-inch wheels, and...

Photo credit: Universal Studios Dom: “I live my life a quarter mile at a time. Nothing else matters: not the mortgage, not the store, not my team and all their bull****. For those ten seconds or less, I’m free.” -The Fast and the Furious (2001) 2011 Dodge Challenger 392 SRT8 driven by Dominic Toretto (Vin...

For the 2008 Challenger SRT8, a little more than 7,200 units were sold — but how many of those are convertibles? Our guess would be about the same Danica Patrick IndyCar wins.” Found on eBay this week is a Challenger SRT8 convertible. We are familiar with the performance basics: 6.1 liter HEMI V8 capable of producing...

Owned by: 400satellite Trim: Sebring Plus Engine: 6.6L 6556CC 400 Cu. In. V8 GAS OHV Naturally Aspirated Full restoration that is almost done, 5 years in the making. It has a 408ci engine, based on a 360ci. 500/500 hp/tq, it’s going to be great compared to the 318 before, that I still have for it. Challenger is next on...

2013 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 vs. Modified 2010 Challenger SRT8 Likes: Fast and fun to drive Rip-roaring sounds that only a V8 HEMI can produce Cylinder deactivation enables the big V8 to run on four cylinders and attain a 14 city/23 hwy mpg rating Dislikes: Stiff suspension and harsh ride makes for a difficult...

Remember the late ‘60s muscle car boom, when automakers built the most awesome car technologically possible, unfettered by the red tape of regulations governing safety, emissions and fun? When engineers raced to cram the biggest, most powerful engine into the lightest car? Cars that produced so much torque, you could...

2012 Dodge Challenger SXT – starting at $26,960 eBay Motors Drop, Drop, & Shop New Car Sale event gives you a chance to buy deeply discounted vehicles. Day 4 of our sale features the 2012 Dodge Challenger SXT, the entry level V6 Challenger featuring iconic muscle car design. With direct competition coming from Ford...

Pebble Beach 2012 — Trans Am Racing at the Monterey Historics I bet you didn’t know that Trans Am racing was once as big as NASCAR? Well I have always been a fan of the series and even raced and won Rookie of the Year in 2001 in a Corvette in the Championship – so it seemed natural for me to do a story on the history of...

Dodge entered the Trans Am racing world in 1970 with the Challenger T/A, with a total of 2,399 units built that year. Alongside the AAR Cuda, the T/A helped bring the Trans Am fight to Ford’s Mustang Boss 302 and Chevrolet’s Camaro Z/28, both on the street and the track. Racing versions of the T/A ran high-revving...

Winning a new car is not an everyday event, so you can imagine the level of excitement Barney was feeling when his  Pitch Black Dodge Challenger R/T was delivered today. Especially since this is Barney’s first time as a prize winner — ever. Another “first” for Barney is owning a sports car. In the past Barney has always...

This Australian Falcon XB looks like a cross between a Dodge Challenger and a Ford Ranchero from the early 1970s. Functionally, it’s a lot like an El Camino or Ranchero. But in Australia, performance-oriented Utes like this are coveted, and they’re ultra rare in this country. So if you’re looking to turn some heads while...

It’s a story we’re familiar with: this Dodge Challenger convertible is another project that was started with the best of intentions, only to fall victim to the circumstances of work and family priorities. It appears to be a solid starting point for someone to build a car their own way. A limited-slip rear axle with 3.91...

Plymouth redesigned the Barracuda body in 1970 and gave the car the same E-body platform as the new Dodge Challenger. A number of these cars were specialty/high performance vehicles, which is noted with the ‘Cuda designation. These cars featured the 440-ci Six Pack and 426-ci Hemi, the two largest of the nine engine...

For sheer muscle car swagger, there’s no better choice than a Plymouth Cuda or Dodge Challenger. And among them, the Challenger T/A is one of the rarest. Released as a homologation model for Sports Car Club of America Trans Am racing, each T/A came equipped with a 3×2-bbl 340-ci V8, a pinned, matte black hood,...