No overspray was permitted on the bottom side of the sill section. The front side of the radiator closure panel, below the top support upper radiator "U" channel and underneath the hood latch plate was painted Organasol Black except for TX9, EB7 and EF8. Overspray was permitted half way into the inside headlamp area.
The Dodge Challenger Concept was unveiled at the North American Auto Show and was a preview for the 3rd generation Dodge Challenger that started its production in It was the second pony car to reuse a previous design in the s, after the Ford Mustang but before the Chevrolet Camaro which was revived after seven years of being out of production.
Initial release[ edit ] On December 3,Chrysler started taking deposits for the 3rd-generation Dodge Challenger which debuted on February 6,simultaneously at the Chicago Auto Show  and Philadelphia International Auto Show.
As with Chevrolet's new Camaro, the Challenger concept car 's pillarless hardtop body was replaced with a fixed "B" pillar, hidden behind the side glass to give an illusion of the hardtop. The LX was developed in America from the previous Chrysler LH platform, which had been designed to allow it to be easily upgraded to rear and all-wheel drive.
All models were SRT8s and equipped with the 6. The entire Canadian produced run of U. Chrysler of Mexico offered only SRT8s, with a 6. Leather upholstery, heated front seats, sunroof, inch aluminum wheels, and a premium audio system are available as options, as are ABS, and stability and traction control.
Starting with the model year, the SE was replaced in the U. Previous to the model year, the SXT version of the Challenger was only sold in Canada and is a more well-equipped variation of the SE.
It adds fog lamps, a rear spoiler, larger wheels, illuminated vanity mirrors, security alarm and a leather-wrapped shifter. Such as the high-end navigation-enabled entertainment system.
Challenger [ edit ] Chrysler Canada offered a further SRTs uniquely badged as the Challenger paying homage to Charger and Coronet s all of which were shipped to Canadian Dodge dealers. The expanded offering was the same as had been unveiled earlier that spring at the New York Auto Show.
In addition to the SRT8, which remained unchanged except for the optional 6 speed manual and standard limited slip differential, the line-up included the previously mentioned SE and SXT which offered the HP 3.
New for was the Rallye Package for the SE model. The package featured design cues including dual body stripes on the hood and the trunk, chromed fuel door, deck lid spoiler, inch aluminum wheels, and Micro Carbon in the interior accents.
The first to combine both a Multi-Displacement system and fuel shut-off.
It comes with a five-speed automatic standard, with an optional six-speed manual transmission including a pistol-grip-shifter. The wheels are Heritage 20" Torq-Thrust style specials. Production started in February The SRT8, while still equipped with the 6.
There were U. Units and Canadian units built. Of the Mopar special edition U. A limited numbered run of SRTs in were produced with "Furious Fuchsia" paint and white leather seats with horizontal fuchsia colored slash bars on the back rests. Special badging on the passenger side dash script denotes the production number of each individual car ranging from the numbers 1 to Dodge marketed this package as homage to the original Panther Pink cars 40 years previous.
These cars came with both automatic and Tremac six speed transmissions. To accentuate the weight savings, they also feature added composite, polycarbonate and lightweight components designed for drag racing that will be part of the new Package Car program.
The engine was repositioned to improve driveline angle and weight distribution. They also feature a front cradle with bolt-in crossmember and solid engine mounts. Engine options include a 6.Largest Selection of Dodge Challenger Parts and Accessories! The to Current model Dodge Challenger American muscle cars!
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The Challenger is one big bruiser, with heft better suited to cruising or drag-racing at the strip than turning laps on a racetrack. Powertrains include the standard hp liter V-6 /5.
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