Dodge Charger News

  • 2019 Dodge Charger Hellcat Octane Edition

    The 2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat gets the black-out treatment with the addition of an Octane Edition.

  • Undisguised Dodge Charger Widebody - Image via eviil_srt/Instagram
    Dodge Charger Widebody spotted in the wild

    Dodge rolled out a Charger Widebody concept during March's Spring Fest Mopar meet in Pomona, California. At the time, a company spokesman said the concept was strictly a design study to gauge interest from the public. It seems production may have already been given the green light as an undisguised...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger and Charger Stars & Stripes Edition
    Dodge rolls out Challenger and Charger Stars & Stripes editions

    Dodge on Thursday rolled out the 2019 Challenger and Charger Stars & Stripes Edition muscle cars, which the automaker bills as a salute to the nation's armed forces. The upgrade is available with the GT, R/T and Scat Pack models and adds a number of special touches—inside and out. The...

  • Dodge Charger Widebody concept
    Dodge Charger Widebody concept debuts at Spring Fest 14

    A Dodge Charger concept sporting the same pumped fenders found on various Challenger Widebody models was unveiled on Saturday at the annual Mopar gathering known as Spring Fest, which was held at the historic Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, California. Dodge SRT spokesman Dan Reid on Wednesday...

  • 1970 Speedkore Dodge Charger Evolution
    SpeedKore's Demon-powered 1970 Dodge Charger visits Jay Leno's Garage

    It made its debut at the 2018 SEMA show and now SpeedKore Performance Group's Demon-powered, carbon fiber-bodied 1970 Dodge Charger has paid a visit to Jay Leno's Garage. And there to explain it all was SpeedKore boss Dave Salvaggio. You may remember him from his meetup with Leno for the custom...

  • 1970 Dodge Charger Tantrum resto mod for sale
    Carbon-fiber-bodied, 1,605-hp 1970 Dodge Charger "Tantrum" for sale again

    Less than a year after the car was first listed for sale, the 1970 Dodge Charger "Tantrum" has been listed yet again. Road & Track spotted the listing on Wednesday after Fusion Luxury Motors in Chatsworth, California, posted the incredibly cool muscle car for sale on Tuesday. The dealership...

  • 2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

    Dodge's updates for the Charger for 2019 were relatively light, especially considering the car's Challenger stablemate received the 797-horsepower SRT Hellcat Redeye option for the same year. It could be, perhaps, that the muscle car brand is saving more serious updates for the Charger's future model years. Mopar Insiders, citing insiders, reported on Saturday that the 2020 Dodge Charger will receive a wide-body option, just like the Challenger first did for 2018. According to the Mopar enthusiast website, the option will be available on the R/T Scat Pack and SRT Hellcat models. There isn't...

  • 2019 Dodge Charger and Challenger finished in Sublime paint
    Green giants: 2019 Dodge Challenger, Charger add Sublime paint

    The 2019 Dodge Challenger and Charger are going green in a literal sense. The brand announced Wednesday that both cars now offer the Sublime paint color, which last appeared in 2015. The Challenger could be had in Sublime four years ago, but the color was last seen on a Charger in 2007...

  • 2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
    2019 Dodge Charger preview

    The Dodge Charger soldiers on for the 2019 model year with yet a new round of updates, though the car isn't quite as old as its Challenger sibling, having been introduced for 2011. For the latest updates, Dodge has very much focused on the SRT Hellcat flagship. The super muscle sedan sticks with an...

  • Hellephant crate engine
    Mopar ready to stomp the competition with 1,000-horsepower Hellephant crate engine

    We knew the folks at Mopar were planning something big for this week's SEMA show, and on Tuesday collective jaws dropped when the covers were pulled off a 1,000-horsepower crate engine dubbed the Hellephant. The engine, which also generates 950 pound-feet of torque, is a supercharged V-8 with 7.0...

  • 1970 Speedkore Dodge Charger Evolution
    Demon-powered, carbon fiber-bodied 1970 Dodge Charger arrives at SEMA

    Imagine a 1970 Dodge Charger with all of the best modifications imaginable thrown in. The result, we'd wager, would be something close to SpeedKore Performance Group's Charger Evolution unveiled Tuesday at the 2018 SEMA show. It's a carbon fiber-bodied beast with a V-8 borrowed from a 2018 Dodge...

  • Mopar SEMA teaser for Dodge Charger
    Mopar SEMA teaser shows big-power original Dodge Charger

    Mopar has teased "something big" for this month's 2018 SEMA show, and it's residing in a first-generation Dodge Charger. The video shows a pair of paw prints stamped over with some rather large prints instead. In the distance, we're treated to a wonderful chugging noise from a loping camshaft...

  • Armormax armored Dodge Charger Hellcat police vehicle

    Move over Ford Explorer Interceptors because there's a new sheriff in town. Utah-based Armormax has revealed its latest armored vehicle, and it's none other than the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. First spotted by Carscoops, the Charger SRT Hellcat boasts various armored protection levels depending on the customer's wants, but there's one feature that really grabs attention: available all-wheel drive. Of course, Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles has never offered AWD for its Hellcat models from the factory. Armormax told Motor Authority the company can outfit the bulletproof Charger SRT Hellcat with AWD...

  • 2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
    Georgia sheriff in hot water after buying Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

    A county sheriff in Georgia is in hot water after using nearly $70,000 in asset forfeiture funds to purchase a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. Gwinnett county sheriff Butch Conway took delivery of the 707-horsepower sedan and uses the car for transportation to and from work, as well as for field...

  • 2019 Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat NHRA Funny Car
    2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat spawns NHRA Funny Car

    The recently updated 2019 Dodge Charger muscle sedan has just spawned a high-horsepower National Hot Rod Association Funny Car. It makes its competition debut this weekend at the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar, which runs July 20-22 at Bandimere Speedway near Denver, Colorado. It...

  • 2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
    2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat gets revised look, Demon tech

    The Dodge Charger and its Challenger sibling soldier on for the 2019 model year with yet a new round of updates. For the Charger, Dodge has very much focused on the SRT Hellcat flagship. The super muscle sedan sticks with an eight-speed automatic and that 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 spitting out 707...

  • 1970 Dodge Charger Tantrum resto mod for sale
    1,650-hp "Tantrum" 1970 Dodge Charger for sale

    This 1970 Dodge Charger built by SpeedKore Performance was one of our favorite cars of the year when it came out of the Wisconsin shop in 2015. It's still cool today, and that's because of the unique engine, amazing bodywork, and general appeal of the second-generation Charger. If you like it as...

  • 2018 Dodge Challenger T/A in Plum Crazy
    Next Dodge Challenger and Charger could continue on current platform

    The Dodge Charger sedan and its Challenger coupe sibling continue to sell despite an aging platform that traces its roots to a Mercedes E-Class architecture from the 1990s. The platform for each car has been updated over the years, but it hasn't been significantly changed on the Challenger since it...

  • 2018 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker with Shaker Package

    If you're in the market for a new Challenger or Charger, Dodge has a couple of options that might pique your interest. One is a new Shakedown Package that can be ordered on the 2018 Dodge Challenger's R/T Shaker, R/T Plus Shaker and 392 Hemi Scat Pack Shaker models. It retails for $995. First previewed on the Dodge Shakedown Challenger concept unveiled at the 2016 SEMA show, the Shakedown Package adds an asymmetrical black racing stripe on the exterior of the car, as well as white-face gauges and an Alpine audio system on the inside. With the audio system, the R/T Shaker receives six speakers...

  • 1969 Dodge Charger "Bullitt" replica
    1969 Dodge Charger owned by multiple celebrities is for sale

    It's rare that a celebrity-owned car comes up for auction, but this 1969 Dodge Charger replica has had multiple famous owners in its lifetime. The car is currently owned by Jamiroquai lead singer Jay Kay, an avid car collector and owner of a Kermit the Frog green Ferrari LaFerrari. Before him, the...

  • 1969 Dodge Charger RTR on Jay Leno's Garage
    Custom 1968 Dodge Charger RTR visits Jay Leno's Garage from Sweden

    One special 1968 Dodge Charger RTR made its debut at the 2017 SEMA show this past October, but somehow, it flew under the radar and got little press attention. Now, Johan Eriksson, the car's creator, has dropped by Jay Leno's Garage—all the way from Sweden!—with the custom Charger and...

  • Crown Victoria-based Dodge Charger General Lee
    Watch how a Ford Crown Vic is transformed into a General Lee Dodge Charger

    This bright orange Dodge Charger sure looks like the General Lee from the iconic "Dukes of Hazard" TV show, doesn't it? Actually, it's not even close. That's because car is really a fairly common Ford Crown Victoria, specifically, a decommissioned police interceptor. Smith Brothers Restoration is...

  • 1969 Dodge Charger Defector by Ringbrothers
    Ringbrothers reveals 1969 Dodge Charger with proper hot rod proportions

    Ringbrothers stole the spotlight with its Hellcat-powered AMC Javelin, but it also debuted another Mopar machine at the 2017 SEMA show and this one is just as mean looking. Signifying the Spring Green, Wisconsin company's first-ever Mopar build is a 1969 Dodge Charger dubbed the Defector. The...

  • 2018 Dodge Charger
    Next Dodge Challenger, Charger to ride on Maserati platform, arrive in 2021?

    It seems there’s been another major change in Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s planning, one that, if true, will undoubtedly cause further delays in the redesign of several key models. According to Automotive News (subscription required), FCA has ditched plans to base the next-generation...

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