Chip Foose helps WD40, SEMA charities unveil new custom Dodge Challenger SRT8 392
This marked the third year that WD40 has teamed up with the SEMA Cares group to help children’s charities with the prior two years being a Chevrolet Camaro SS and a Ford Mustang GT so while the base of this year’s project was a secret - we expected that the companies involved may build a Dodge Challenger. The WD40/SEMA Cares car for 2011 is specifically a 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392, packing an incredible 470 horsepower and 470lb-ft of torque, all of which is sent to the wheels with the help of a 6-speed Tremec manual transmission. In addition to making this year’s project car the most powerful of the three offered thus far, the WD40 and SEMA Cares group employed the help of famous vehicle designed Chip Foose to make a truly special vehicle sporting the WD40 colors.
As you can see in the gallery on the right, the 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 built for this year’s SEMA Show is less “blue and yellow” than the WD40 Mustang and Camaro, as a predominantly black and yellow scheme is accented by a subtle blue pin stripe running along the lower portion of the vehicle. Finally, the exterior of this unique Challenger SRT8 features a set of Foose wheels measuring 20” up front and 21” our back - all of which are wrapped in Pirelli P Zero high performance tires. The body of this Challenger has been enhanced with a front fascia and rear spoiler from Street Scene finished in BASF paints custom mixed by Chip Foose.