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Dodge Challenger News, Pricing and Review (Page 10)

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 September 6, 2017 - 11:02AM
While the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat don’t get any major changes for the 2018 model year, there are some aesthetic differences which will likely draw in more buyers who want a slightly different 707 horsepower muscle car.
By Patrick Rall on September 1, 2017 - 11:36AM
August 2017 sales numbers from around the industry are in and for the 2nd time this year, the Dodge Challenger has outsold both the Ford Mustang and the Chevrolet Camaro – allowing the brawny Mopar muscle car to pull into 2nd place in the annual muscle car segment sales race.
By Patrick Rall on August 29, 2017 - 11:46AM
FCA has announced a recall for select 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat models over a concern that one of the oil cooler lines could fail, possibly leading to a serious oil leak and – in the worst case scenario – engine failure.
By Patrick Rall on August 16, 2017 - 4:09PM
The Celebrity Hellcat Shootout at the 2017 Roadkill Nights by Dodge event near Detroit was punctuated due to hard rains late in the evening, but in settling for a split title, NHRA driver Matt Hagan and YouTube show host Tony Angelo each contributed $5,000 to their charities – while also making a couple good, strong runs in the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.
By Patrick Rall on August 15, 2017 - 2:27PM
Spyshots showing a Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat with the massive hood scoop has led many people to believe that FCA is working on an 840 horsepower drag car without the widened body bits, but I think that a Hellcat Challenger with 808 horsepower makes far more business sense than an 840hp drag package with skinny tires.
By Patrick Rall on August 9, 2017 - 1:07PM
Forza Motorsport 7 will introduce the next generation of racing simulators this October and today, we bring you a look at the Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, Eagle, AMC, Ram and SRT models of the new game – with the stars of the current FCA FM7 lineup being the new Viper ACR and the Hellcat Challenger.
By Patrick Rall on August 1, 2017 - 1:44PM
After the Dodge Challenger topped the muscle car segment sales race in June, the Ford Mustang surged back ahead to lead the race in July, with both of those performance cars outselling the slow-selling Chevrolet Camaro.
By Patrick Rall on July 31, 2017 - 3:32PM
The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody is a relatively simple package, but after driving the meatier Mopar muscle car on the road course at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and roads around the track, there is no question that the bigger Challenger makes for an even greater Hellcat.
By Patrick Rall on July 28, 2017 - 8:48AM
Collectors of Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat toys had better put on their internet hunting hat, as the newest miniature Mopar muscle is car made by the company Siku and this Sublime SRT Hellcat is only planned for sale in Europe.
By Patrick Rall on July 21, 2017 - 12:25PM
A few weeks back we brought you the news that for the second year in a row, Dodge will sponsor legal street racing on Detroit’s Woodward Ave as part of the Roadkill Nights automotive festival and to help make this year the best ever, racers who want to participate have to fill out an application and be chosen by the Roadkill crew – and I think that it is a great move.
By Patrick Rall on July 19, 2017 - 1:15PM
Dodge is recalling select Challengers, Chargers and Durangos from the 2011-2014 model years to replace problematic alternators while also recalling select 2017 Challengers to correct a programming issue which could allow the modern muscle car to roll away when parked.
By Patrick Rall on July 5, 2017 - 9:44AM
The Dodge Challenger is the most powerful car sold in the USA and during the month of June 2017, Mopar’s muscle car was the bestselling sporty car sold in America – beating the Ford Mustang, the Chevrolet Camaro and every other 2-door performance car in the market.
By Patrick Rall on July 3, 2017 - 10:23AM
The June Hellcat of the Month as picked by the members of the SRT Hellcat Facebook page has picked this beautiful TorRed Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, owned by David Cach of Michigan.
By Patrick Rall on June 28, 2017 - 11:15AM
The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat with the optional Widebody package will draw plenty of attention on the street due to its unique look, but that flared body and wider tires make an impressive impact on performance – allowing the wider Hellcat to run a 10-second quarter mile with the stock tires.
By Patrick Rall on June 26, 2017 - 7:36PM
The folks at Kenne Bell have just rolled out their new 4.7L supercharger kit for the Hellcat-powered Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger, which with proper supporting modifications will double the stock output of the Mopar monsters – packing more than a thousand rear wheel horsepower “with ease”.
By Patrick Rall on June 26, 2017 - 3:04PM
FCA announced today that for the second year in a row, Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge will sponsor legal street racing on Detroit’s Woodward Avenue along with a massive automotive festival at the M1 Concourse grounds which border the temporary race track on Woodward.
By Patrick Rall on June 23, 2017 - 12:55PM
FCA has filed for a trademark of the Cuda name, leading many people to believe that this is a guaranteed sign of a new muscle car coming in the future, but does this filing point towards a new model or is FCA just looking to protect one of its classic monikers?
By Patrick Rall on June 22, 2017 - 5:17PM
We talk a great deal about the world’s quickest Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcats, but the quickest modern Challengers on the street are not Hellcat cars and Todd Barber’s twin turbo Challenger R/T is a great example – running through the quarter mile in the mid 8-second range.
By Patrick Rall on June 16, 2017 - 2:53PM
Today we bring you a look at what we believe to be the quickest Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack in the world, running in the mid 10-second range and aiming for the 9s once owner Jesse Rose is able to get a little better traction.
By John Goreham on June 9, 2017 - 10:08AM
The 2017 Dodge Challenger GT attracts crowds of adoring fans. We let a 6-year-old explain why he is so crazy for this car.
By Patrick Rall on May 24, 2017 - 5:05PM
We don’t have any official information on the 2018 Challenger SRT Hellcat or 2018 Charger SRT Hellcat, but based on a few other 2018 model year vehicles from FCA – there are three seemingly simple ways for Dodge to improve the Hellcat cars for the next model year.
By Patrick Rall on May 23, 2017 - 10:57AM
The hottest head-to-head battle in the world of the American muscle car is being waged between the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and the 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. So today we bring you a “tale of the tape” looking at how these two monster muscle cars match up on paper and, to some extent, in the real world.
By Patrick Rall on May 15, 2017 - 1:07PM
This past weekend at the first event of the 2017 Modern Street Hemi Shootout, the Epling Garage Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat set another world record for the quickest Hellcat in the quarter mile, but this time, it wasn’t just among manual transmission cars – as the smokin’ fast 9.06 is the quickest quarter mile time run by any Hellcat car, ever.
By Patrick Rall on May 9, 2017 - 4:31PM
Late last month, the Epling Garage “007” Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat set the new quarter mile record for the quickest manual transmission Hellcat car – running a 9.272 at 146.3 miles per hour – and this morning I had a chance to talk to Leon Epling about how this father-and-son team reached this record.
By Patrick Rall on May 1, 2017 - 11:59PM
The December Hellcat of the Month contest has been completed by the members of the Hellcat Group Facebook page and the black Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat owned by Rhiannon Layendecker was picked by the members as their favorite car in the running.
By Patrick Rall on April 7, 2017 - 12:40PM
A new video has been posted online showing a Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat beating a Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in two out of three roll races in a clash between two stock, supercharged muscle cars with their automatic transmissions.
By Patrick Rall on March 29, 2017 - 1:46PM
Those folks considering a 2017 Dodge Challenger or Dodge Charger in R/T Scat Pack form can now add the Dynamics Package – which improves performance with a handful of components borrowed from the Hellcat models.
By Patrick Rall on March 27, 2017 - 11:14AM
This past weekend at Cecil County Dragway in Maryland, the High Horse Performance team brought their familiar white Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat out for the first time of the season and the results were very good – with Josh Schwartz and the Top Cat Challenger setting the new record for the world’s quickest Hellcat car.
By Patrick Rall on March 20, 2017 - 1:25PM
An owner of a gorgeous Plum Crazy 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat has made a short video detailing the real world performance differences between the red key and the black key – essentially showing us the difference between 707hp and 500hp in a 50-100mpg run.
By Patrick Rall on March 6, 2017 - 2:15PM
The newest commercial for the upcoming automotive action flick The Fate of the Furious hit the internet late last week, featuring a heavy dose of high performance Dodge production – including the Hellcat Challenger, the Hellcat Charger, the Challenger TA, the Charger Daytona and the new Durango SRT with some stars from the movie.