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Dodge Charger

The Dodge Charger is a hot seller for FCA, but with the 707 horsepower Hellcat model, this roomy sedan is also the world’s quickest, fastest and most powerful 4-door sedan.

By Patrick Rall on July 19, 2018 - 11:06AM
Today, Mopar introduced their new funny car body for the 2019 model year, which takes on the appearance of the 2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat – effectively replacing the Charger R/T funny car that has dominated the class since hitting the track back in 2015.
By Patrick Rall on July 16, 2018 - 5:32PM
The team at ClassicCars.com has announced that the most commonly-searched car in their most recent collection of data was the 1969 Dodge Charger, with the Mopar muscle car beating last year’s winner – the Ford Mustang – by a narrow margin.
By Patrick Rall on July 9, 2018 - 12:15PM
The Don Schumacher Racing Dodge Charger funny cars drivers didn’t get off to the same strong start in 2018 that they had in the past few years, but with Matt Hagan winning his second straight event this past weekend, DSR cars have now won three races in a row – breaking up the early season dominance of the John Force Racing Chevrolet Camaros.
By Patrick Rall on July 2, 2018 - 1:00PM
The 2019 Dodge Charger doesn’t benefit from the same high performance improvements as the Challenger, but the world’s most powerful sedan lineup does get a variety of upgrades for the new model year.
By Patrick Rall on June 25, 2018 - 2:25PM
Matt Hagan and his Dodge Charger got win #2 on the season this past weekend in Norwalk, Ohio, beating current series leader Courtney Force and her Camaro in the final round after knocking off two of his three Don Schumacher Racing teammates in the early rounds.
By Patrick Rall on June 18, 2018 - 2:38PM
2018 has been Ron Capps’ worst season in the past few years, going winless through the first ten events, but he drove his Don Schumacher Racing Dodge Charger funny car to his first win of the season this past weekend at the Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
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 Patrick Rall on June 7, 2018 - 12:35PM
We knew that the 2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat would be getting a new grille design with at least one added vent, but spy shots of a new Scat Pack model shows that other models will get the new grille design and – as expected – there is a vent on both sides of the new design.
By Patrick Rall on June 5, 2018 - 1:08PM
After Courtney Force beat Camaro-driving teammate Robert Hight to win a few weeks ago in Kansas, Hight got his revenge this past weekend at the JEGS Route 66 NHRA Nationals, beating Force in the second round as he raced to his first event win of the 2018 season.
By Patrick Rall on June 4, 2018 - 1:42PM
The June 2018 Hellcat of the Month as picked by the members of the SRT Hellcat and Demon Facebook Group is the 2017 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat shown above, owned by Chris Fuelling.
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 9, 2018 - 12:25PM
Courtney Force grabbed her second Wally of the year this past weekend in Atlanta, winning the Southern Nationals in her Chevrolet Camaro after a battle with the Dodge Charger of Matt Hagan.
By Patrick Rall on May 9, 2018 - 8:05AM
Dodge has revealed the grille of the 2019 Hellcat Charger and while much of what we can see in this image appears to be the same as the current version, the new model year has an added air inlet port in the grille right next to the driver’s side headlight – likely funneling fresh air towards the supercharged Hemi.
By Patrick Rall on May 8, 2018 - 2:56PM
Spy shots floating around the internet show what appears to be a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat with heavy camouflage on the front end – suggesting that the highest performance sedan in America might soon be getting a facelift.
By Patrick Rall on May 1, 2018 - 2:09PM
The sales numbers for April 2018 are in and for the second month in a row, the Ford Mustang has beaten the Dodge Challenger to lead the muscle car segment, with the Chevrolet Camaro being absent from this piece due to GM’s new reporting system.
By Patrick Rall on March 19, 2018 - 3:28PM
The 2018 Gatornationals in Gainesville, Florida saw a final round battle between the Don Schumacher Racing Dodge Charger funny cars of Jack Beckman and Matt Hagan, with “Fast Jack” grabbing his first win of the season.
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 Patrick Rall on March 2, 2018 - 4:09PM
There have long been rumors that FCA is working on a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat with a widebody kit similar to the one offered on the Challenger so today, we take a look at why a widened version of the world’s fastest sedan makes sense.
By Patrick Rall on February 28, 2018 - 10:53AM
The February Hellcat of the Month as picked by the members of the SRT Hellcat and Demon Facebook Group is the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat shown above, owned by the man known online as SRTMush.
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 - 11:30AM
This past weekend was an unusual one for the folks with John Force Racing, with the patriarch of the team being involved in a scary crash in his Chevrolet funny car while daughter Courtney drove her Camaro to her first event win of the season – beating the Dodge Charger of Tommy Johnson Jr.
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 12, 2018 - 10:27AM
Matt Hagan and his Don Schumacher Racing Dodge Charger R/T funny car opened the 2018 NHRA season with a win this past weekend in Pomona while two of his three teammates made it into the final four – along with 2017 champion and Camaro driver Robert Hight.
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 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 1, 2018 - 4:01PM
The 2018 Dodge Charger is available in 11 different trim levels with 4 engines spread across those models and today, we take a look at each of the available packages for the best-selling rear-wheel-drive sedan in America.
By Patrick Rall on January 31, 2018 - 12:58PM
FCA’s Mopar division has renewed its sponsorship of Matt Hagan’s Dodge Charger R/T funny car for the 2018 NHRA racing season while also expanding its sponsorship of Leah Pritchett’s top fuel dragster – giving the Mopar brand a good chance of spending lots of time in the winner’s circle in the coming year.
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.