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Dodge Challenger News, Pricing and Review (Page 8)

Dodge Challenger News, Pricing and Review

The Dodge Challenger is the biggest and most powerful of the current American muscle cars, with a range of Hemi engines offering up to 840 horseower. Find the latest news on Dodge Challenger on this page.

By Patrick Rall on June 15, 2018 - 5:14PM
Dodge has announced that the brand will be sponsoring the 4th consecutive Roadkill automotive festival in Metro Detroit on August 18th, with the main attractions once again being organized street racing, Dodge-themed displays and a massive Show-N-Shine field.
By Armen Hareyan on June 8, 2018 - 1:00PM
I saw this green-colored Dodge Challenger parked here. Note that the parking lot lines are also in green color. Is this parking place for an electric car or green-colored car?
By Patrick Rall on June 4, 2018 - 5:40PM
May 2018 was a great month for the American muscle cars, with the Ford Mustang posting its best sales numbers of the year, beating the Dodge Challenger which posted its third-best sales month in the modern era.
By Patrick Rall on May 25, 2018 - 2:28PM
FCA is recalling 4.8-million vehicles including the Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 and several other popular models over a concern that the cruise control system could get stuck in the set position and it will not shut off – potentially leading to an accident if the system will not deactivate as expected.
By Patrick Rall on May 23, 2018 - 1:32PM
After Dodge has focused on air flow in teaser images for the 2019 Challenger and 2019 Charger in Hellcat trim, I have to wonder if this focus on air flow might be a hint to more horsepower for the new model year – possibly numbers that will rival the new Corvette ZR1 and the upcoming Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang.
By Patrick Rall on May 16, 2018 - 11:50AM
A Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat nearly got into the 9-second range this past weekend and while that is impressive, what makes this Mopar muscle car newsworthy is the fact that it got so close to the 9s without any major changes to the vehicle – just wheels and tires, a stronger driveshaft, a tune of the engine and transmission and the oh-so-important driver mod.
By Patrick Rall on May 14, 2018 - 11:31AM
The street legal Dodge Challenger owned and driven by Todd Barber is the quickest example of the modern Mopar muscle car with and independent rear suspension setup, running in the 8.30s at the most recent Modern Street Hemi Shootout event – and we have video of the action.
By Patrick Rall on May 2, 2018 - 12:43PM
FCA announced today that when the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat arrives later this year, it will wear a new dual hood scoop design that is unlike anything we have seen on the modern muscle car – one which should bring extra air intake the engine bay.
By Patrick Rall on April 30, 2018 - 4:13PM
There are a great many rumors floating around the internet pertaining to the future of the Dodge Challenger, so we have put together a list of the most popular rumors right now and today, we will take a look at the likelihood of these rumors.
By Patrick Rall on April 13, 2018 - 1:19PM
Wesley Motorsports has announced that they will campaign a 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody production-based race car in a variety of road racing series this year, with Bilstein providing support as the 707-horsepower Mopar muscle car takes on the likes of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb and the GRIDLIFE series.
By Patrick Rall on April 6, 2018 - 12:14PM
Yesterday afternoon, Michael Cole and his Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat ran a 9.13 quarter mile at more than 150 miles per hour, setting the new world record for a Hellcat car running without the assistance of nitrous oxide.
By Patrick Rall on April 5, 2018 - 12:43PM
The modern Dodge Challenger was introduced for the 2008 model year, so with the arrival of the 2018 models, the modern Mopar muscle car is officially more than a decade old yet sales numbers continue to climb from year to year and today, we look at how FCA has kept this 11-year old car selling so well.
By Patrick Rall on April 4, 2018 - 12:56PM
The March Hellcat of the Month as picked by the members of the SRT Hellcat and Demon Facebook Group is the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat shown above, owned by yours truly.
By Patrick Rall on April 3, 2018 - 11:05AM
The Dodge Challenger posted its best sales month of the modern era in March, but the Mopar muscle car finished second in the monthly sales race to the Ford Mustang – while the Chevrolet Camaro finished a distant third and fell far behind the other two competitors.
By Patrick Rall on March 14, 2018 - 12:27PM
The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has a slightly lower starting price, but the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat still leads the American premium performance market in bang-for-the-buck – costing less per horsepower than any of the other big-power models from Detroit.
By Patrick Rall on March 12, 2018 - 1:52PM
FCA has announced that all 2018 Dodge Charger models and select versions of the 2018 Challenger can now be ordered in B5 Blue or Plum Crazy, most notably including the 707-horsepower Hellcat variants of each modern Mopar muscle machine.
By Patrick Rall on March 6, 2018 - 11:22AM
If you own a Hemi-powered Dodge Charger, Dodge Challenger, Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee or any other 2005-newer go-fast machine from an FCA brand including the Dodge Viper, you can sign up to participate in one of the 2018 National Muscle Car Association drag racing events for free – with an entire class designated to the Mopar-powered vehicles.
By Mary Conway on March 3, 2018 - 5:48PM
I first wrote about the problem with a forced software update on 2015 and 2016 Dodge Challengers in January. The owners complain that a software update eliminated the Sport Mode on their performance cars. While some owners have been able to recoup all of their Sport functions, others say they have been left out in the cold.
By Patrick Rall on March 1, 2018 - 11:40AM
The sales numbers for February 2018 are in and the Dodge Challenger has comfortably outsold the Ford Mustang and the Chevrolet Camaro by a comfortable margin as muscle car sales begin to grow as spring nears.
By Patrick Rall on February 27, 2018 - 1:24PM
If the Dodge brand wants to sell even more Hellcat Hemi-powered Challengers and Chargers as the modern generation ends, a stripped-down “Core” or Super Bee version would almost certainly lead to a big spike in sales – packing 707 supercharged horsepower into a lightweight, low-price package.
By Patrick Rall on February 26, 2018 - 4:24PM
We have previously talked about how the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat could get a bump in power, but the popular rumors suggest that the extra engine output could come with some other features to improve performance on the drag strip.
By Patrick Rall on February 16, 2018 - 3:51PM
A pair of videos showing the Dodge Challenger and Charger in SRT Hellcat trim hitting 195 miles per hour on a 2-mile airstrip show that these Mopar muscle cars are more than just quarter-mile machines – turning in better top speeds than several supercars.
By Patrick Rall on February 14, 2018 - 6:09PM
The folks at Dodge released this fun video today for Valentine’s Day, featuring the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat doing a big, smoky burnout – the perfect way for a gearhead with a 707-horsepower muscle car to show his love.
By Patrick Rall on February 13, 2018 - 4:30PM
There haven’t been any official details on the 2019 Dodge Challenger, but rumors and insider input suggests that the next model year could see a Hellcat model with more than 707 horsepower – but less horsepower than you might expect.
By Patrick Rall on February 6, 2018 - 4:19PM
Tim Kuniskis, the President of Dodge who played a key role in bringing the Hellcat Challenger and Charger to market, has left his role with the high performance brand to head Alfa Romeo and Maserati at the global level.
By Mary Conway on February 5, 2018 - 11:56PM
The owner of a 2017 Dodge Challenger was stunned to discover that racing his high horsepower vehicle can void his factory warranty.
By Patrick Rall on February 5, 2018 - 12:47PM
The Dodge brand didn’t have a commercial aired during Super Bowl 52, but the Challenger and Charger were well-represented in a new NFL-themed spot that went live on the brand’s YouTube channel ahead of the big game.
By Patrick Rall on February 2, 2018 - 1:18PM
Sales of the American muscle cars were particularly slow in January 2018, with the Ford Mustang leading the segment, the Dodge Challenger coming in second and the Camaro finishing third while posting the worst monthly sales figures since the Chevy muscle car returned in 2009.
By Mary Conway on January 26, 2018 - 7:29PM
Owners of the 2015 and 2016 Dodge Challengers are furious over a forced software update that they say has eliminated their cars' popular Sport Mode. The problems started last summer and many drivers say they still haven't been able to get it fixed.
By Patrick Rall on January 8, 2018 - 9:20AM
We brought you the news earlier this week that the Ford Mustang had once again claimed the title for the bestselling muscle car in America, but it also leads all sporty 2-door cars sold in America for 2017 – and here is a look at the complete top 25.