Since the Dodge Charger was such a sales success despite its midyear introduction, changes were limited for 1967. Outside, new fender-mounted turn signals were introduced and would serve as the main outside identifier between a 1966 and 1967 Charger. A vinyl roof became available as well. Inside, the full length console was gone, due in part to customer complaints about entry and exit from the back seats. It was replaced with a regular sized console.
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For 2015, Dodge Charger is totally updated, features a standard across the lineup new state-of-the-art eight-speed automatic transmission and several new models, including the all-new Charger SRT Hellcat, SRT 392 and R/T Scat Pack models, all of which highlight the added performance to the new 2015 Dodge Charger lineup.
Dodge is upping its high-performance game again with the unveiling of the new 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat.
The new Charger SRT Hellcat will feature the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat V-8 engine that produces 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque – making it the quickest, fastest, most powerful production sedan in the world, as well as the most capable and technologically advanced four-door muscle car in America.
“For the last eight years, a large part of the Dodge Charger’s successful formula has been its many personalities. It’s a muscle car, a performance sedan, a family capable sedan; its success is that it can be any or all of those things, depending on how the customer chooses to equip their car,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO — Dodge and SRT Brands. “And now, with a NHRA-certified quarter mile time of 11.0 seconds and a 204 mph top speed, the new 2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat redefines itself again, as the quickest, fastest, most powerful sedan in the world!”
2015 Dodge Charger made its official appearance at the New York Auto Show next to the 2015 Challenger. The Charger is the only four-door muscle vehicle available on the market. It comes enhanced for the new model year and also is intended to celebrate Dodge’s 100th anniversary. The car is equipped with 300 horsepower V-6 eingine mated to the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. In addition, almost every exterior element of the model was reculpted. The handling was also improved. New are the exclusive LED lights at the front and rear.
Another engine option is specifically prepared for R/T trim – the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine. The powerful unit utilizes the TorqueFlite electronic eight-speed automatic transmission. With it, it produces up to 370 horsepower (272 kW) and 535 Nm (395 lb.-ft.) of torque.
2015 Dodge Challenger and 2015 Dodge Charger will be revealed at the New York Auto Show on 17th of April. The introduction of both vehicles obviously comes to celebrate Dodge brand’s 100th anniversary this summer. The first car was inspired by the classic Challenger that was and still is an iconic muscle car. What is more, the brand has revealed that both models are new from the inside out for 2015 and are driven by new powertrain combination.
In addition, the world’s most-successful, four-door muscle car – 2015 Dodge Charger – will also make a debut at the stage at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. For the new model year the Charger has received a full-body makeover with nearly every single body panel being resculpted.
The iconic rock ‘n’ roll band Motley Crue has been rocking the world for more than 30 years. Unfortunately, it has announced its “Final Tour” which means that it is giving its fans the last chance to ever see the band perform live.
What does Dodge has to do with this fact. Well, the brand is the presenting sponsor of the tour, which begins this summer. To be more precise, Motley Crue made the announcement in Los Angeles earlier this week, where the band signed a formal “Cessation of Touring Agreement”.
The estimated 2,500 enthusiastic attendees who brought more than 1,000 different Chrysler, Dodge and SRT vehicles to the eighth annual Spring Festival of LXs this past weekend in Irvine, Calif., received an exclusive first peek at the latest limited-edition exterior package from the Chrysler Group’s SRT (Street and Racing Technology) brand, as president and CEO Ralph Gilles pulled the cover off of the new 392 Appearance Package for the Dodge Charger SRT8.
Designed to offer a modern interpretation of the classic muscle-car styling cues of the Charger SRT8, the optional 392 Appearance Package adds an extra dose of menacing appearance for iconic four-door fastback coupe, with the following new appointments:
- Custom-designed gloss black “392 HEMI” fender badges with a charcoal grey metallic insert
- Center section of power bulge hood painted in Pitch Black
- Roof painted in Pitch Black
- New satin black SRT lower-body side stripe with heavy band and accent tracer stretching from front fascia, through doors to rear fascias
- Side mirrors painted in Pitch Black
- 20-inch, split five-spoke Black Vapor Chrome wheels
- Rear spoiler painted in Pitch Black
- Availability of five exterior colors: Bright White Clear Coat, Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Plum Crazy Pearl Coat, HEMI Orange Pearl Coat and TorRed Clear Coat
- “392” engine beauty covers under the hood
- Exclusive serialized dash placque showing production build number / 392
The restyling of the 1968 Charger is unquestionably the main reason for it’s sales success. The new “coke bottle” look made the Charger one of the best-looking muscle cars, period, with many considering it the best looking performance car of the 1960′s.
In 1967 Dodge wrote: “This is no dream car. It’s a real `take-me-home-and-stir-things-up-a-bit’ automobile”. 1968 sales were far higher than expected & the Dodge Charger was a runaway success. This particular 1968 “XP29″ Charger represents an excellent opportunity to acquire one of these treasured classics. Read more!
This year’s edition of SEMA will feature the usual slew of over-the-top, modified cars with all sorts of wild mods, ranging from crazy paint finishes and liveries, to engine swaps and mechanical modifications – all appreciated in their own way, and by a distinct crowd.
One of the real expected crowd-pullers is this, the Dodge Charger Juiced concept. It features a plain paint finish, with some plain wheels, and a plain and subtle body kit, and that’s about it. However, as it is most often the case, it’s what you don’t see that really makes a difference, and in this case, a very big difference – 8.4-liters-worth to be precise. Read more and see the gallery!