For a limited time, Challenger SRT and Challenger R/T Classic models can now be ordered with Plum Crazy paint (PHG). Black Dual Wide Side Stripes are standard, or customers can choose the optional NEW White Dual Wide Side Strip (sales code MEH). Additionally, the White Dual Wide Side Stripe is also available on Brilliant Black painted R/T Classic Models. For the interior, Plum Crazy R/T models will have Plum stitching on the seats while SRT models will have a Plum seat stripe. MSRP Pricing for the Plum Crazy option on the R/T models is $225, and $500 on the SRT models.
The previous Challenger “high impact” color, Detonator Yellow, starts production on November 16th but ordering is now closed. B-5 Blue is also out for the model year.
Another new Challenger option, for R/T manual transmission models, is the Super Track Pack. This package features full-Off ESP mode, Goodyear 245/45ZR20 BSW performance tires, High-Performance Suspension with Load Leveling and Height Control, Performance Steering with variable displacement, and Anti-Lock 4-Wheel HD Disc Brakes. MSRP for the Super Track Pack is $400.
In other news, ordering restrictions on the 4.0 liter V6 minivans – the ones that get the best mileage of any minivan in North America – have been lifted. In addition, dealers can order the 2010 Caliber, which will (possibly with late availability) have an optional automatic temperature control.
The trailer brake control on Ram 1500 temporarily unavailable due to inability to get the parts.
It has been years since Allpar first reported on the future launch of a new Jeep Wagoneer, and the dropping of the Dodge Caravan. With Wagoneer on the books, Chrysler planners may have had mixed feelings about the sudden success of the Dodge Durango. They wanted to drop the Durango for a more-profitable Wagoneer (essentially a Durango with the Grand Cherokee suspension design [...]
Months after unconfirmed reports made it to Allpar’s pages, the power of Automotive News, in the person of reporter Larry Vellequette, pried a key fact from Chrysler executives — that they cast and build “Ferrari” engines for Maserati. As our sister site pentastars.com reported, the engines are actually cast in Kokomo, and machined in the Trenton Engine plant, using a mixture of [...]
Alfa Romeo will launch the second new car in its attempted comeback next year, on the brand’s 105th anniversary. Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili (roughly, Lombarda car making company) — or ALFA — was born on June 24, 1910. Their next car will be unveiled on June 24, 2015. While Alfa Romeo’s leader, Harald Wester, has said that the company is creating all [...]
The Challenger Hellcat is a hot image car for Dodge, and the brand’s leader has already said he wants to get as many out to the public as possible, suggesting to dealers that they not tack on $10,000 (or higher) surcharges as they did to hot cars in the past — from Vipers to PT Cruisers. While his calls may [...]
The 2015 Chrysler 300C has been inadvertently revealed by Chrysler itself, in an optional image for its navigation systems. As Allpar sources predicted, the car has dropped the chrome underneath the headlamps and moved the Chrysler wings to the top of the grille, but otherwise is rather similar to the current model. The grille has grown to be Audi-oversized in this [...]