Remaining 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.
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Mopar enthusiasts that feel the need to enhance the look and performance of their new 2015 Dodge Charger R/T can now do exactly that with a new Mopar ’15 performance kit. With just 50 units available, authorized dealerships are now accepting orders for the limited-edition Mopar ’15 kits for an MSRP of $3,550 with delivery to begin in early June.
“Mopar has a long history of delivering to enthusiasts performance and customization in unique and convenient packages,” said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO — Mopar Brand Service, Parts and Customer Care, FCA. “We are now shifting into another gear and offering a limited-edition kit that will allow customers to really enhance the performance and look of their Dodge Charger R/T.”
The world’s only four-door muscle car is transformed with a healthy selection of Mopar parts and accessories, creating the Dodge Charger R/T Mopar Concept vehicle.
The current Charger’s update of old-school muscle is further fleshed out by plugging in unique new Mopar products, including a front splitter, as well as Mopar side sills and sill extensions that boost handling and aerodynamic characteristics. At the rear, a unique Mopar valance frames the exhaust tips. A unique Mopar one-piece rear spoiler rises high, resulting in more downforce and a more dynamic rear profile.
The Dodge Challenger T/A Concept is a Sublime Green example that the big gun in the Dodge brand’s muscle-car arsenal hasn’t forgotten its roots.
A modern interpretation of the legendary T/A package available in the 1970s for the Challenger, the Dodge Challenger T/A Concept draws on heritage-inspired cues but also calls on present-day performance modifications and new prototype products designed with an eye toward the future.
The eighth annual Mopar “Top Eliminator” competition is going online September 26 at 5 p.m. ET to find its fourth and final winner for the 2014 edition of the program that recognizes the most skilled Mopar enthusiasts and their restyled, accessorized and performance-enhanced Chrysler Group LLC vehicles.
This year’s edition was renamed the Mopar “Top Eliminator HEMI® Heritage” contest to encompass the brand’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the iconic 426 Race HEMI engine.
Mopar celebrates the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Gen II 426 Race HEMI® this year. More than 45 years after the 1968 Dodge Dart and Plymouth Barracuda Mopar package cars contributed to building the brand’s reputation at the drag strip, Mopar still lives up to its heritage by continuing to add to the lineage of high performance quality products.
Remaining true to its roots, the brand is continuing its commitment to Sportsman racing with the development of the next generation Mopar Drag Pak. The 2015 Mopar Challenger Drag Pak test vehicle is the next step in the evolution of the modern day package car whose earlier incarnations include more than 150 V8 Challenger Drag Paks, an additional fifty V10 versions, as well as 426 Race HEMI® upgrade kits. The Mopar Challenger Drag Pak is the only modern era package car to win the Stock Eliminator title at the U.S. Nationals and has also won Factory Shootout races.
2014 Mopar Dodge Challenger Limited Edition is the rarest limited-production Dodge offered up to date. It has just been released in dealerships around the United States and has been already sold out. In fact, the vehicle is produced in only 100 examples, which clearly shows that Mopar-modified vehicles are preferred by customers who want to express more individuality.
This limited edition is based on the Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker, but offers Mopar’s enhancements, two exterior color options and three Mopar Blue stripe options. Precisely, the vehicle is powered by a 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine hidden under the unique Satin Black Shaker hood scoop.
Mopar’s newest Pro Stock class vehicle – the Dodge Dart, had its public debut at the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Gatornationals this weekend. The car is joining the Dodge Charger R/T in the Funny Car class and the Dodge Challenger in Sportsman competition, and was developed on a virtual platform with the help of the production-based technology and tools used for street vehicles.
Furthermore, the Dodge Dart race car design was eventually tested and validated with the aerodynamic wind tunnel. Then it made its first test runs at Bradenton Motorsports Park prior to arriving in Gainesville for the third national event on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag racing season schedule.
2015 Chrysler 200, which made an official debut in Detroit, now will get a Mopar customization. More than 45 Mopar parts and accessories will be available to enhance the sedan. The Moparized vehicle was also shown at the show.
The Mopar-modified vehicle which was exhibited at the NAIAS sports unique exterior which stands out and shines bright, thanks to a striking Lunar White Pearl Tri-coat color. The unique vehicle rides on satin carbon 19-inch multi-spoke wheels.
Taking the new Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker one step further, the Mopar brand revealed its new Mopar ’14 Challenger – the rarest limited-production Challenger model announced to date (only 100 to be made), with a distinct “Moparized” look. Additionally, the new Mopar ’14 is engineered to take on any combination of the three all-new “Scat Packages.”