Posts Tagged ‘Dodge’

Dodge Launches 2016 SRT Hellcat Plan of Attack – Increases Production – Set to Open Orders


Dodge Challenger SRT Supercharged with HEMI Hellcat engine 2015 Front AngleDodge will soon be opening the dealer order banks for 2016 model year Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcats, streamlining the process and significantly increasing production to ensure that the fastest, most powerful muscle cars ever continue to move off dealer lots.

“We could not have asked for a more enthusiastic response to the Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcats – it was absolutely unprecedented, but then again, these 707-horsepower muscle cars are unprecedented,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO, Dodge and SRT brands, FCA US. “To meet this demand, we are more than doubling our SRT Hellcat production for 2016 and

Start Your Engines – Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Ordering Commences


2015 Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Front AngleMopar has announced the launch of ordering for the new Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, with the option of the brand’s first-ever offering of a supercharged 354-cubic-inch Gen III HEMI® engine or a naturally aspirated 426-cubic-inch Gen III HEMI engine. Pricing will be cubic-inch appropriate, with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $99,426 for the naturally aspirated 426 version and $109,354 for the 354 supercharged race car.

Hellcat Challenger Dyno Tested at Hennessey Performance [VIDEO]


Source: Hennessey via YouTube

Liberty Walk Challenger – Cats Out Of The Bag


2015 Liberty Walk Dodge Challenger Hellcat Front AngleThe cats out of the bag, literally. After a long wait, we finally are able to bring you Vancouver’s first Liberty Walk Dodge Challenger Hellcat. This 700hp beast has been in our minds for a long long time, and it is a great feeling to see it take shape. As you can see on the exterior, we utilized the front and rear fender flares from Liberty Walk.

1969 Dodge Hemi Super Bee


1969 Dodge Hemi Super Bee Front AngleHighlights:

  • 1 of 98 Hemi Super Bees produced in 1969
  • Chrysler Registry report
  • Radio delete
  • Optional side scoops
  • Bucket seats
  • A34 Super Track Pak
  • Carlisle Invitational, 2011
  • Feature car Mopar Collectors Guide October, 2012
  • Carlisle Celebrity Judge Award, 2014

New Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Revealed


2015 Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Front AngleRemaining true to its performance roots, the Mopar brand unveiled the next-generation Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, a factory-prepped package car specifically geared for drag racing. The vehicle, revealed today at the FCA US LLC Chelsea Proving Grounds, is built on the Dodge Challenger platform and will come with the option of either the brand’s first-ever offering of a supercharged 354-cubic-inch Gen III HEMI® engine or a naturally aspirated 426-cubic-inch Gen III HEMI engine.

Dodge Viper ACR Customization Program with New Matte-Finish Paint Option


2016 Dodge Viper ACR Matte Exterior Front AngleBeginning with the 2016 model year production, Dodge will offer matte-finish exterior paint across the color palette making the Viper available in more than 50 million unique configurations, made up from the more than 16,000 unique paint color options and more than 48,000 unique stripe combinations.

“The Anodized Carbon Viper was the first-ever use of this unique metallic matte exterior color by FCA and helped further the trend in automotive matte finish exteriors from the factory,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO, Dodge and SRT brands, FCA US.

1968 Dodge Dart GSS 472CI


1968 Dodge Dart GSS 472CI 4-Speed Front Angle

  • Debuted at 2008 Chicago Auto Show to honor 60s muscle cars
  • Hand-picked fully restored 1968 Dart
  • Stroked 472/610 HP Hemi V-8 with dual quad Cross Ram carburetion, aluminum heads and intake
  • All-new A833 Hemi-rated 4-speed manual transmission with Hurst shifter and Hays clutch
  • New Dana 60 rear end with 4.10 Sure Grip, rear suspension relocated inboard, Hemi torque boxes
  • Control Freak Suspensions front suspension with coilover system, rack and pinion steering, new forged spindles
  • Mr. Norm’s/Hurst wheels with Pirelli P-Zero tires
  • Custom multi-stage paint and interior

Would You Buy a Dodge from “Machete”?


Would you buy a Dodge from MacheteThe Dodge brand is launching a new U.S. Hispanic advertising campaign for the 2015 Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger and Dodge Dart featuring actor Danny Trejo (“Machete”, “From Dusk Till Dawn”, “Once Upon A Time in Mexico”).

The Spanish language campaign consists of three spots airing in both 30- and 60-second versions. The first spot, “El Trato” (“The Deal”), began airing June 11 and the rest will continue to roll out in the coming weeks across U.S. Hispanic media, as well as digital and social initiatives. All spots will be available on the Dodge brand YouTube channel.

Sales Results from Mecum Auction in Seattle


1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T SE Front AngleThe Mecum Seattle 2015 auction held at the CenturyLink Field Event Center this past weekend achieved $9,517,676 in total sales with all five cars in the headlining John Wickey Collection hammering sold for $630,000 overall.

The auction’s top seller was a 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T SE (Lot S76.1) that brought a high bid of $185,000. A true R-Code Challenger with matching-numbers four-speed transmission, the car had undergone a comprehensive restoration in 2014 and presented beautifully in Plum Crazy paint retaining most of its original sheet metal and the original fender tag. The second highest seller of the auction was a 1999 Lamborghini Diablo Roadster (Lot S189) that gaveled at $170,000.