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2008 Dodge Challenger

 

2008 Challenger

 

2008 Challenger

It's official! Dodge is going to build this car. Even better is the production run is to resemble very closely the concept package. This will be a true American muscle car powered by the ultimate American motor - the Hemi. Dodge seems to have taken many of the styling cues found in the 1970 Challenger and incorporated them into the design. Public feedback and response has been very positive.

It is expected the Challenger will be powered by a 425hp 6.1L Hemi V8 motor and mated with a six speed transmission.

The countdown has begun! According to Dodge the car will be unveiled as a 2008 model and sold in the summer of 2008. Rumour has the pricing at approx. $30K. However, the R/T model is expected to be significantly more expensive. Price out a 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8.

Models:

Base: 3.5L v6 motor, 4 speed automatic, 17 inch rims

R/T: 5.7L Hemi, 5speed auto or 6 speed manual, 20by8 inch rims

SRT8: 6.1L Hemi, 5speed auto or 6 speed manual, 20by9 inch rims, leather interior, exterior colors are orange, black, or silver. ** pricing $37,995** Orders can be placed beginning December 3rd, 2007.

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