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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 December 5, 2017 - 3:02PM
The Dodge Charger has been named one of the Most Loved Vehicles in America by Strategic Vision, marking the 4th-straight year where the sporty Mopar sedan led the full-sized car class in terms of how much their owners love their vehicles.
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 14, 2017 - 11:32AM
While Tommy Johnson Jr drove his Dodge Charger funny car to the event win this past weekend in Pomona, the big winner was Robert Hight, who piloted his Chevrolet Camaro to the 2017 NHRA Funny Car Championship title in the final race of the year.
By Patrick Rall on November 9, 2017 - 12:27PM
The November Hellcat of the Month as picked by the members of the SRT Hellcat and Demon Facebook Group is the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat shown above, owned by Pedro Colon.
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 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 30, 2017 - 12:39PM
Matt Hagan drove his Dodge Charger funny car to win #4 on the season this past weekend in Vegas, beating Courtney Force in the final round at the Toyota Nationals, but with a first round loss to John Force, Ron Capps slipped from the top spot in the championship race with just one event remaining.
By Patrick Rall on October 23, 2017 - 5:27PM
Dan Plotkin recently piloted his 2007 Dodge Charger SRT8 down the quarter mile in just 8.88 seconds, setting a new world record for the quickest quarter mile by a car running a nitrous-fed Gen3 Hemi – while also being one of the quickest modern Mopar machines in the world.
By Patrick Rall on October 17, 2017 - 1:18PM
Robert Hight and his Chevrolet Camaro beat Ron Capps and his Dodge Charger in the funny car finals of the AAA Texas Fall Nationals, giving Hight his 4th win on the season, but Capps and his Mopar race car are still in the top spot in the championship chase with just two races left.
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 Mary Conway on October 9, 2017 - 9:26PM
The 1969 Dodge Charger, known as the General Lee, in the Dukes of Hazzard, is one of the most iconic television vehicles of all time. Now the General Lee, owned by the man who played Bo Duke is going up for auction.
By Patrick Rall on October 2, 2017 - 12:55PM
Ron Capps won his second race of the Countdown to the Championship portion of the NHRA season this past weekend, beating Jonnie Lindberg and extending his lead in the battle for the title with just 3 events left this season.
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 25, 2017 - 11:05AM
Ron Capps and his Don Schumacher Racing Dodge Charger funny car took the class win this past weekend at the Dodge NHRA Nationals in Pennsylvania, beating the Chevrolet Camaro of Courtney Force for his 7th win of the season and moving him into 1st place in the championship run with just four races left.
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 18, 2017 - 4:37PM
The internet is ablaze today with news of a possible Hellcat Hemi-powered Chrysler 300 SRT, but I really don’t expect that we will see a Hellcat 300 in the United States – even though creating such a vehicle would be relatively simple for the FCA engineers.
By Patrick Rall on September 15, 2017 - 10:01AM
The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat owned by Malcolm Zack recently laid down a 10.47 quarter mile without any power-adding modifications and while he does have steeper gears, a stronger driveshaft and a healthy dose of weight reduction inside and out – this supercharged Mopar monster was able to run 10.40s with factory power.
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 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 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 4, 2017 - 2:12PM
Those Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat fans and Mopar diecast collectors have a new item to watch for in stores, as the Greenlight Collectables new Anniversary Collection Series includes a Mopar-themed Hellcat Charger, a Jeep Wrangler and a handful of vehicles from other automakers.
By Patrick Rall on August 2, 2017 - 3:20PM
Although the Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 are due to be replaced in the next few years, sales of the large, rear wheel drive sedans from FCA remain strong, with year over year sales growth for both of the biggest FCA cars.
By Patrick Rall on July 24, 2017 - 12:58PM
Robert Hight and his John Force Racing Chevrolet Camaro funny car finally put a stop to the 10-race win streak by the Don Schumacher Racing Dodge Charger funny cars and Hight did it at the Mopar Mile High Nationals – giving the John Force team its second win of the season.
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 11, 2017 - 2:23PM
The world’s most powerful Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat packs 1,463.84 horsepower at the rear wheels and if you have an extra $80,000 to spare, you could own the world’s most powerful Hellcat car as quickly as you can go pick it up.
By Patrick Rall on July 10, 2017 - 12:58PM
This past weekend, Ron Capps and his Dodge Charger took the Funny Car class win at the Fallen Patriots NHRA Route 66 Nationals, giving Don Schumacher Racing their 10th-straight funny car win while the Chevrolet Camaro-driving rivals from John Force Racing all lost in the 1st round.
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.