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  • Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Concept at Pikes Peak

    This year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb will see virtually stock wide-body Dodge Charger and Challenger models racing up the mountain.

  • 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat and Scat Pack Widebody
    2020 Dodge Charger Widebody revealed in Hellcat and Scat Pack guises

    Dodge's Charger has finally received the wide-body treatment, and it's spectacular.

  • Potential Dodge Charger Widebody featured in teaser video
    New video suggests Dodge Charger Widebody coming soon

    Dodge's updates for the Charger for 2019 were relatively light but 2020 could see the car receive a wide-body option.

  • 2019 Dodge Charger Hellcat Octane Edition
    2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Octane Edition fuels the blackout trend

    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

    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 confirmed to Motor Authority that the car is strictly a design study to be used to gauge interest from the public. The Charger Widebody concept is based on the Charger SRT Hellcat, which packs 707 horsepower, but there a number of unique details that may hint at changes in store for the Charger line for...

  • 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
    2020 Dodge Charger to get Challenger's wide-body option?

    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...

  • 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

    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 liters of displacement, or 426 cubic inches, and its name, if you haven't guessed already, is a portmanteau of “Hellcat” and “Elephant.” The Hellcat needs no introduction here at Motor Authority but the Elephant may not be familiar with all readers. Chrysler's 426-cubic inch...

  • 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
    Police can now buy an armored AWD Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

    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...

  • 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

    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 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque, but there's revised styling to be had in addition to some new performance features. The revised styling consists of a new grille with dual inlets that help feed cool air to the engine, and in terms of performance features there are some new items, some of...

  • 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
    Dodge Challenger and Charger get fresh heritage-inspired options

    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...

  • 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...

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