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Dodge Challenger News, Pricing and Review (Page 9)

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 January 4, 2018 - 5:26PM
Although the Dodge Challenger finished third in the 2017 muscle car sales race, the combination of the Challenger, Charger and Viper make Dodge the leader in American rear-wheel drive sales – comfortably outselling Ford and Chevrolet.
By Patrick Rall on January 3, 2018 - 2:02PM
The Ford Mustang outsold the Dodge Challenger and the Chevrolet Camaro in December 2017 sales, securing the Mustang’s 3rd-straight annual muscle car sales title with the Camaro finishing 2nd and the Challenger finishing 3rd on the year.
By Patrick Rall on January 2, 2018 - 4:33PM
The 2018 Dodge Challenger is the most powerful production road car sold in America, but with a whopping 16 trimlines, it is also the most elaborate lineup of the muscle car segment, so today we bring you a rundown of the key features of each available configuration.
By Patrick Rall on December 19, 2017 - 1:58PM
The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat which previous set the record for the quickest self-shifting Hellcat car in the world reset that record this past weekend, running an 8.79 at 156.77 miles per hour – and he did it with the original transmission and rear differential.
By Patrick Rall on December 18, 2017 - 12:48PM
The world’s quickest Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat just keeps on getting quicker, with the team of Leon, Jason and Logan Epling resetting the quarter mile record with a new best time of 8.68 at 155 miles per hour.
By Patrick Rall on December 15, 2017 - 12:22PM
The configurator tool for the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody is live on Dodge.com, allowing us all to build and price our ideal extra-grippy Mopar muscle car – and to begin working on a plan to buy the 707hp machine.
By Patrick Rall on December 11, 2017 - 3:29PM
The December Hellcat of the Month as picked by the members of the SRT Hellcat and Demon Facebook Group is the 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat shown above, owned by David Baker.
By Patrick Rall on December 1, 2017 - 5:48PM
The Ford Mustang beat the Chevrolet Camaro and the Dodge Challenger in November 2017 sales, marking the first time that the Motor Company has led the segment since July – while also all-but-securing the 2017 annual title.
By Jerry Little on December 1, 2017 - 11:37AM
Muscle car is a survivor. It has gone through its golden age, decline and perhaps to a new golden age of Corvette Z06, but it also faces new challenges in the future, while having a lasting appeal.
By Patrick Rall on November 28, 2017 - 3:22PM
If you have been dreaming of buying a Dodge Challenger or Dodge Charger with the 707hp Hellcat Hemi, now could be the time for you to score your supercharged muscle car, as both used and new-old-stock prices have gotten to their lowest points since these Mopar muscle cars were released for 2015.
By Patrick Rall on November 27, 2017 - 4:11PM
As the current generation of the Dodge Charger sedan nears the end of its run, the Mopar community wants some new, “special” packages for the high performance sedan to go along with the newest packages for the Dodge Challenger.
By Patrick Rall on November 22, 2017 - 3:06PM
The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is an incredible performance car, but an owner in Michigan has gotten his supercharged Mopar muscle car into the 10.0s with nothing more than a good engine tune and a few simple drivetrain upgrades.
By Patrick Rall on November 20, 2017 - 11:46AM
The world record for the quickest Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat quarter mile time was once again reset this past weekend, with the Epling Garage team reclaiming the top spot with a run of 8.71 at 157.439 miles per hour – which is the lowest ET and the highest trap speed by a factory Hellcat-powered car to date.
By Patrick Rall on November 13, 2017 - 4:11PM
This past weekend, Josh Schwartz drove the HHP-built 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat known as TopCat into the 8-second range for the first time – becoming the first automatic transmission Hellcat car in the 8s while once again becoming the quickest Hellcat Hemi-powered car in the world.
By Patrick Rall on November 7, 2017 - 1:35PM
This past weekend, Michael Cole’s Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat blasted down the quarter mile in just 9.05 seconds, making it the quickest automatic transmission Hellcat car in the world – and the odds are good that this supercharged Mopar muscle car has the capabilities to run in the 8s.
By Patrick Rall on November 6, 2017 - 1:33PM
The 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat owned and driven by Steven Ripa laid down a stunning 9.34 at 143mph, making this the quickest blower-only Hellcat Challenger in the world while being the third-quickest overall – trailing only the Epling Garage car and the Hellcat Challenger known as TopCat.
By Patrick Rall on November 3, 2017 - 4:09PM
The Hellcat-powered Plymouth Superbird at the 2017 SEMA Show is one of the coolest super-sleeper Mopar muscle cars ever, combining what is likely the most famous classic Chrysler Group vehicle with one of the most popular Chrysler Group engines ever.
By Patrick Rall on November 3, 2017 - 1:19PM
The Chevrolet Camaro beat the Ford Mustang and the Dodge Challenger in the October 2017 sales race, beating the cross-town rivals for the 2nd month in a row – but the Mustang still leads the annual sales race by a massive margin.
By Patrick Rall on November 1, 2017 - 4:16PM
One of the most unique Mopar muscle cars at the 2017 SEMA Show is the Hellcat-powered 1972 AMC Javelin AMX from the Ring Brothers, packing 1,100 supercharged horsepower and a unique carbon fiber-heavy exterior design – creating what is likely the most unique AMX in the world.
By Patrick Rall on October 31, 2017 - 2:06PM
Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcats around the country keep laying down more impressive numbers on the quarter mile with the latest being the Mopar muscle car piloted by Simon Haddad - which ran a 10.43 at 132mph with stock power and without any weight reduction.
By Patrick Rall on October 20, 2017 - 4:19PM
The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody is reaching dealerships around the country and while some people online insist that the wider tires can’t make any real difference, more than a thousand miles in the gorgeous Octane Red Mopar muscle car above proves otherwise – as this car offers far better traction than the “normal” Hellcat Challenger.
By Patrick Rall on October 17, 2017 - 11:08AM
This past weekend, the Epling Garage Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat reset the record for the quickest quarter mile time for a Hellcat-powered car while also becoming the first Hellcat car to run in the 8-second range – and they did it with a manual transmission.
By Patrick Rall on October 16, 2017 - 1:01PM
It was recently announced that the Brampton Assembly Plant was ending production of right hand drive vehicles, effectively ending any chance of the Australian market getting the Hellcat Hemi in the Chrysler 300, the Dodge Challenger or the Dodge Charger as the company prepares to phase out those brand Down Under.
By Patrick Rall on October 5, 2017 - 1:30PM
Last month we brought you the story of Malcolm Zack, who drove his stock-powered Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat to a stock-powered Hellcat record when he ran a 10.47, but this past weekend, Zack broke his own record, laying down an awesome 10.39 at 135.58 miles per hour.
By Patrick Rall on October 3, 2017 - 4:06PM
Last month, we brought you the news of David Crockett’s 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8 setting the record for the quickest quarter mile time for a modern Mopar with a clutch-controlled manual transmission, but this past weekend, Crockett and his street-driven Challenger smashed his own record – laying down a 9.28 at 151.98 miles per hour.
By Patrick Rall on October 3, 2017 - 2:51PM
The Chevrolet Camaro had a big month in September while the Dodge Challenger fell far from the month before and the Ford Mustang stayed relatively steady – allowing the Camaro to lead the muscle car monthly sales race for the 2nd time this year.
By Patrick Rall on September 28, 2017 - 12:37PM
If you have a Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat or a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat and you would like to have your supercharged Mopar muscle car beefed up by one of the biggest names in the history of American motorsports, Petty’s Garage can increase the output up over a thousand horsepower.
By Patrick Rall on September 20, 2017 - 2:50PM
This past weekend, David Crockett and his 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8 rocketed down the quarter mile in just 9.53 seconds during the Modern Street Hemi Shootout event at Virginia Motorsports Park – setting a new world record for the quickest modern Challenger with a 6-speed manual transmission.
By Patrick Rall on September 19, 2017 - 12:14PM
Production numbers for the 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and 2017 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat have arrived online and while they are not official numbers, the lack of official numbers of a particular trimline leaves us to rely on these unofficial numbers for the 707 horsepower Mopar muscle car – just like we have done for the 2015 and 2016 model years.
By Patrick Rall on September 14, 2017 - 3:56PM
Last month, I was one of the people who bought a Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, helping the brawny Mopar lead the muscle car segment in August sales, and today I want to talk about why I opted for the supercharged Challenger after spending time in many of the market’s spiciest performance cars.