November 20, 2019
, Auburn Hills, Mich.
The “golden age” of flesh cars is now and Dodge is celebrating a golden anniversary of a iconic Challenger with a new limited-production 50th Anniversary Edition, shown for a initial time currently during 2019 AutoMobility LA.
When a Dodge Challenger initial entered in a flesh automobile ranks of Detroit’s Big Three 50 years ago, it arrived with something a competitors didn’t have: a biggest operation of powertrain choices in a industry, from a tiny though durable 225-cubic-inch “Slant Six” to a fearsome “Elephant Motor” — a 426 HEMI®.
A half-century later, Dodge Challenger still leads a container with a many absolute flesh automobile powertrains in a industry, trimming from a Pentastar V-6 engine to a fastest, many absolute flesh car, a 797-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye.
“2020 outlines a 50th Anniversary of a Dodge Challenger, one of a many storied flesh cars in history,” pronounced Tim Kuniskis, Global Head of Alfa Romeo and Head of Passenger Cars – Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT, FCA – North America. “That story was built on a few pivotal things: large opinion and large muscle, shrill colors and shrill exhausts, and an fan village that is as singular and different as a special editions. So, to commemorate a 50th, we’re celebrating with a cold new special book that checks all of these boxes.”
Dodge is charity a limited-production 50th Anniversary Edition on Challenger GT RWD, R/T Shaker, R/T Scat Pack Shaker and R/T Scat Pack Shaker Widebody models. The already heavily versed Challenger SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Redeye models will underline a 50th Anniversary grille badge for a 2020 indication year as customary equipment.
The 50th Anniversary Edition package starts during a U.S. manufacturer’s suggested sell cost (MSRP) of $4,995. Dealer orders for 2020 Dodge Challenger models, including a 50th Anniversary Edition, open in December. Vehicles will start nearing in Dodge//SRT dealerships in early open of 2020.
Blast With A Past: New 2020 Dodge Challenger 50th Anniversary Edition Shakes Things Up
With a birthright design, unmatched energy and bland livability, a Challenger is a loyal GT automobile and any bit as dear and applicable to today’s consumer as a initial era was 50 years ago.
To applaud Challenger’s colorful history, a Dodge Challenger 50th Anniversary Edition sticks to a roots, focusing on a sum large and small, that have done Challenger what it is today: high-impact paint (HIP) extraneous colors, Shaker hood scoop, prohibited wheels and tradition touches on a inside — all designed to give Dodge enthusiasts another approach to arrangement mythological Dodge opening attitude.
A body-color Shaker hood dip is customary on all HEMI V-8 engine powered R/T, R/T Scat Pack and R/T Scat Pack Widebody models for a 50th Anniversary Edition. This is a initial time a Shaker hood dip is featured on a Challenger Widebody model.
As a name suggests, a mythological cold-air grabbing Shaker extends from a engine compartment, directing cooler atmosphere behind into a 5.7-liter or 392 HEMI V-8 engine. Like a strange 1970 Challenger R/T with a Shaker hood, a 50th Anniversary Edition continues a Dodge tradition of an engine-mounted hood dip that “shakes” with a transformation of a powertrain.
The organic Shaker hood comes with a Mopar cold-air intake, conical atmosphere filter and optimized atmosphere box for softened airflow and performance. Lift a hood and enthusiasts will also be treated to a “SHAKER” underhood decal — suggestive of a strange 1970 Challenger.
Illuminated Air Catcher headlamps underline 50th Anniversary Edition LED-illuminated “50” logos.
Each 50th Anniversary Edition will have a tradition look, loyal from a bureau with a customary Satin Black hand-painted hood and black-wrapped roof and decklid. Challenger 50th Anniversary trademark badges seem on a grille and spoiler in new “Gold School” finish. Fender badges are also finished in “Gold School.” The customary Satin Black fuel-filler doorway with birthright “FUEL” lettering adds a reason of nostalgia.
Unique “Gold School” wheels are featured on a 50th Anniversary Edition:
- 20-inch by 9-inch on Challenger GT RWD and R/T Shaker models
- 20-inch by 9.5-inch on Challenger R/T Scat Pack Shaker models; discretionary on R/T Shaker models with Performance Plus Group
- 20-inch by 11-inch on a Challenger R/T Scat Pack Shaker Widebody model
The 50th Anniversary Edition also facilities Gunmetal stop tone when propitious with Brembo brakes, discretionary on GT and R/T, customary on R/T Scat Pack and R/T Scat Pack Widebody.
To applaud a golden anniversary, a Challenger also introduces an all-new 50th Anniversary color, reasonably named Gold Rush. It joins a singular extraneous paint palette of 6 other HIP colors that are accessible with a 50th Anniversary Edition, including Frostbite (new), Hellraisin (new), Sinamon Stick (new), TorRed, F8 Green and Go Mango.
70 x 7 x 4
Commemorating a strange indication year of a Challenger, 1970, there will be 70 numbered units of a following 4 models in any HIP color:
Throwback-inspired Interior Features 50th Anniversary Details
From a steering circle to a instrument panel, startup screens, sign faces, chair backs, doorway bolsters and building mats, a 50th Anniversary thesis extends into a Challenger’s jaunty interior.
Black, exhilarated and ventilated Nappa leather and Alcantara suede opening seats underline Sepia accent stitching and festooned “50” trademark chair backs. The Sepia accent tack appears via a interior on a Instrument Panel (IP), doorway panels and armrest, core console lid, chair faces and a suede, flat-bottom steering wheel.
Real CO fiber IP and console bezels with a copper wobble and Alcantara doorway bolsters featuring a singular accent tack emanate a reward cockpit feel that is singular to a 50th Anniversary Edition. Premium Berber building mats underline an festooned “50” logo.
The 50th Anniversary Edition facilities a startup animation on a Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) shade that showcases a 1970 Challenger and singular white-faced gauges with yellow accents.
The passenger-side IP badge displays a Challenger 50th Anniversary trademark and is color-matched to a exterior; any automobile is identified as “x out of 70.”
50th Anniversary Edition Pricing
Note: All prices bar $1,495 end charge
50th Anniversary Edition accessible on 4 2020 Dodge Challenger models:
Challenger GT RWD
The Challenger GT RWD opening indication is powered by a award-winning Pentastar V-6 engine, corresponding to a TorqueFlite eight-speed involuntary delivery delivering 303 horsepower and 268 lb.-ft. of torque.
The GT RWD facilities opening suspension, extended steering, 20-inch by 9-inch wheels, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, opening hood and front splitter and opening bolstered seats.
The Challenger R/T is powered by a iconic 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine. The Challenger R/T is rated during 375 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque when corresponding to a customary Tremec six-speed primer transmission. When interconnected with a accessible TorqueFlite eight-speed involuntary transmission, a Challenger R/T delivers 372 horsepower with 400 lb.-ft. of torque.
The R/T facilities opening suspension, extended steering, 20-inch by 9-inch wheels, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters (with involuntary transmission), opening hood and front splitter and opening bolstered seats.
Challenger R/T Scat Pack
Offering a many flesh for a dollar with a starting cost of reduction than $40,000, a Challenger R/T Scat Pack is powered by a naturally aspirated 392 HEMI V-8, delivering 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque. The Challenger R/T Scat Pack comes customary with a Tremec six-speed primer transmission, while a TorqueFlite eight-speed involuntary delivery is available.
The R/T Scat Pack facilities four-piston Brembo brakes during all 4 corners, 20-inch by 9.5-inch wheels, high-performance suspension, steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters (with involuntary transmission), dual-extractor hood, SRT Performance Pages with expostulate modes and Line Lock — engages a front brakes to reason a automobile still though leaves a back wheels giveaway for a burnout to feverishness adult and purify a back tires.
Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody
The Widebody on Challenger R/T Scat Pack adds 3.5 inches of altogether width, rides on gummy 305/35ZR20 Pirelli tires mounted to 20-inch by 11-inch wheels. It also includes an SRT-tuned chassis, featuring stiffer front springs, retuned startle absorbers and incomparable lean bars in both front and back and SRT-tuned high-performance adaptive damping suspension.
As a result, a R/T Scat Pack Widebody delivers a best on-road and on-track opening ever, with an alleviation of tighten to 2 seconds per path or 12 automobile lengths compared with a R/T Scat Pack. In a quarter-mile comparison, a new Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody gained .2 seconds, using 12.1 seconds E.T. during 112 miles per hour (mph).
About 2020 Dodge Challenger
Dodge delivers a industry’s many absolute and able flesh automobile lineup with a 2020 Dodge Challenger. From a many powerful, quickest and fastest flesh automobile — a “Demon-possessed” 797-horsepower SRT Hellcat Redeye — to 303-horsepower V-6 potency and class-exclusive all-wheel-drive (AWD) capability, Challenger is unequaled when it comes to perfect horsepower, all-weather capability and altogether interior roominess. Dodge Challenger is a loyal GT car. Its birthright design, unmatched energy and bland livability mix to make this authentic though complicated Dodge flesh automobile any bit as dear and applicable to today’s consumer as a initial era was 50 years ago.
Eight graphic models make adult a automobile lineup for 2020: SXT, SXT AWD, GT, GT AWD, R/T, R/T Scat Pack, SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Redeye. Numerous packages offer all a upgrades, singular birthright cues and opening facilities that Dodge//SRT business crave.
The 2020 Dodge Challenger offers a full operation of engine options, including a award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 on SXT, SXT AWD, GT and GT AWD models, a mythological 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 on R/T models, a naturally aspirated 392 HEMI V-8 on R/T Scat Pack models, that offers a many flesh for a dollar labelled reduction than $40,000, a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 on SRT Hellcat and a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI high-output V-8 on SRT Hellcat Redeye.
For some-more than 100 years, the Dodge brand has carried on a suggestion of brothers John and Horace Dodge. Their change continues currently as Dodge proudly offers a finish lineup of opening vehicles that mount out in their possess segments. For 2020, Dodge literally expands a high-performance Charger indication lineup, adding a Widebody extraneous to America’s usually four-door flesh car. The 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat maintains a power as a many absolute and fastest mass-produced sedan in a world.
The 2020 Dodge lineup also facilities a 2020 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye, 2020 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, a Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody and a 2020 Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320. The 2020 Dodge Durango SRT, a fastest, many absolute and many able American three-row SUV, completes a brand’s opening lineup. These abdominal opening models join a 2020 code lineup that includes a Durango, Grand Caravan, Journey, Charger and Challenger. Dodge is partial of a portfolio of brands offering by tellurian automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. For some-more information per FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), greatfully visit www.fcagroup.com.
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