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Dodge Challenger

Discussion in 'New Challenger, 300, Magnum, Charger' started by hemi_magnum, Nov 21, 2005.

  1. georgejetson

    georgejetson Ordo Templi Moparis
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    I like yesterday's interior a lot better than today's.
     
  2. oh2o

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    If you are referring to the "specs" listed on Allpar last fall, the correct 3.06 number was listed for the SRT8 auto, and 3.92 listed for the 6-speed SRT8. The R/T will come in at 2.82 (auto) and 3.73 (6-speed).
     
  3. allhemi

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    Way to fat!! 4140 is to heavy for a pony car.......... :( The shelby only weights 3920
     
  4. faterotong

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    WOOOOOOT! Now I can't wait to get one in B5 with a 6-speed!

    Is it just me, or do I read that it has a BLD instead of a LSD? Is it true?
     
  5. georgejetson

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    The Shelby seats four -- and two had better have very short legs. Challenger has a usable back seat for three. It's not a pony car, it's what the most recent GTO should have been.
     
  6. D0C

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    Thank you
    I never thought about those types of things, but it does make sense.
     
  7. dodge-guy

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    HAve any of you noticed that the rear spoiler it´s in just black plastic? don´t get me wrong i love the car, but that spoiler looks out of place, it might be needed for aerodinamics, BUT, it looks cheap (At least from the photo) i would have to see it in person in order to have a final about it.

    Do any of you Concurr?
     
  8. georgejetson

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    IIRC the R/T will have a painted spoiler. Only the SRT gets the black one. I think it's kind of cool, actually.
     
  9. dodge-guy

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    Well im not trying to look like Mr. Source and complain about 99.9% chrysler does, says or makes.

    that is the only thing that i had a small complain about, it might look cool to you wich it´s fine, i just like better the sleeker vew of the concept without it.

    I love the production grid though, it looks more acurate to the era DODGE it´s evoking with the new CHally

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    I also had a small itch about the weight and times, how ever that´s been covered by other members, and im ok with it now, i guess it reinforces the need for a Strip version that was announced a few days back here at Allpar
     
  10. raywert

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    I know this is hard for all the front wheel drive ricer crowd to understand, but with a rear wheel drive car you drift with the gas pedal :p
     
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    it looks like on the 6 speeds, there is a hand brake, but on the 5 speeds, there is a foot pedal. of course it could also change across the board.
     
  13. srt4evah

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    14/20, which is actually more accurate I think, than 13/18. I've personally averaged about 16-17mpg in mixed driving, and have had multiple road trips that netted 20-22mpg, with the climate control on.

    I love the looks, and at the same time, is it ok to say I'm a little disappointed that it's just a 2-door Charger? I mean, same weight, same perf, basically the entire driving experience is the same as the Charger SRT-8. Awesome car, both are awesome, but for a coupe I would have liked to see more of a performance/sport advantage, afforded perhaps by lower curb weight and some tweaks to maybe the suspension and tires. Who knows, maybe those tweaks are in there, I haven't driven one, but all signs point towards Charger re-skin at the moment.

    Not hating on the car, I love both the interior and exterior styling, just not impressed with the performance characteristics at the moment, I didn't expect it to be a straight Charger clone...
     
  14. dodge-guy

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    +1
     
  15. jwhite

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    new SRT8 perf numbers from the reveal:

    0-60 = 4.9 sec
    0-100-0 = 16.5 sec
    1/4 mile = 13.3 (unless I misheard that one)
     
  16. D0C

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    I wish they would offer the V6 with a stick; I want one of these but I'm not willing to put up for V-8 fuel economy.

    I wish, I wish, I wish... pie in the sky, I know.
     
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    mmm Lighter Plug?

    Pushbutton starting? i can´t see it in the images at Allpar, is it an option not showed?
     
  19. D0C

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    lighter plug is directly behind the shifter in that photo.
    not to mention it is too small for either of those things

    I am talking about the little panel directly to the right of the N
     
  20. jwhite

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    under the flap, is the manual override for the Brake Shift Interlock solenoid. if the BSI solenoid fails, you can overide it with a button under that flap that will move the shift blocking plate and allow you to shift the gear selector.
     

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