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2013 Dodge Challenger Scat Pack Design Study

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Film-maker Pazz Neglia developed this design study of a 2013 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 Scat Pack car, collaborating with professional graphic artist Bartol Rendulic.

The package highlights include Heritage Green paint, a reinterpretation of Chrysler’s popular Dark Green Metallic (EF8) paint, one of the most prominent colors of the muscle car era. In 1970, Dark Green Metallic was the fourth most popular color on Dodge Challengers, while Light Green Metallic (FF4) was the fifth most popular color. In 1971, Light Green Metallic (GF3) was the third most popular color on a Challenger, while Dark Green Metallic (GF7) was the fifth most popular color. That's a lot of green cars.

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The unique Targa-inspired side stripe, incorporating a Scat Pack bee and vintage Dodge lettering, makes this Challenger unique while emphasizing the curves behind the doors. The 392 Hemi hood emblems are in keeping with the retro theme; first generation Challengers included hood callouts (modern 392 Hemi fender emblems would be deleted). The satin black rear spoiler would echo the 1970 T/A spoilers, while decals on the rear quarter windows would have a modern reinterpretation of a 1970s Scat Pack Club decal. In back, a Dodge Scat Pack Edition decal on the rear spoiler would incorporate the dealership name.

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Functional additions would be a Hurst black ball short-throw competition shifter, Mopar Performance cat-back dual exhaust system, and Mopar Performance cold air intake kit; the interior would also have a unique dash plaque. (See Pazz Neglia’s Flickr page)

See our main Dodge Challenger page.


venomConcept cars are often made so a car’s feel can be evaluated, problems can be foreseen, and reactions of the public can be judged. Some concepts test specific ideas, colors, controls, or materials — either subtle or out of proportion, to hide what’s being tested. Some are created to help designers think “out of the box.” The Challenger, Prowler, PT Cruiser, and Viper were all tested as production-based concepts dressed up to hide the production intent.



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