The Dodge Challenger and Charger muscle vehicles and their assortment of V-8 engines are gone after 2023, and this time Dodge actually means it.
The model is getting ready for an electrified future, a style of which we have already been given with the 2023 Hornet plug-in hybrid and Charger Daytona SRT idea. The latter previews Dodge’s first electrical car due in 2024.
As a sendoff for the Challenger and Charger, Dodge plans seven particular Final Name fashions, the primary of which was revealed on Wednesday because the 2023 Dodge Challenger Shakedown. Impressed by Dodge’s Shakedown Challenger idea unveiled on the 2016 SEMA present, the particular version follows a black and purple inside theme combining Nappa leather-based and Alcantara, whereas fusing trendy and basic parts for the outside.
Dodge Shakedown Challenger idea, 2016 SEMA present
Particular touches on the outside embody a Mopar shaker hood, racing stripes with a purple accent, a singular R/T grille badge, distinctive graphics, 20-inch wheels, and purple paint for the calipers forming the usual Brembo brake bundle.
The automotive is predicated on the Challenger R/T Scat Pack and is decked out in Destroyer Grey for the common mannequin and Pitch Black for the wide-body mannequin. R/T Scat Pack energy comes from Dodge’s 392 6.4-liter V-8 which is nice for 485 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque.
The automotive additionally comes with content material from the Plus Group, Know-how Group, and Navigation, Carbon/Suede, and Dynamics packs designed for the Challenger R/T Scat Pack.
2023 Dodge Challenger Shakedown
Manufacturing of the Challenger Shakedown might be restricted to 1,000 items, cut up evenly between the Challenger R/T Scat Pack’s common and broad physique types. Order data for the whole 2023 Challenger vary, together with the Final Name vehicles, might be introduced this fall.
Dodge will reveal 5 additional Final Name variations of the Challenger and Charger by means of Sept. 21 earlier than revealing the ultimate seventh model on the 2022 SEMA present beginning Nov. 1.
Even when you miss out on one of many Final Name vehicles, all 2023 Challenger and Charger fashions will function particular goodies signifying them because the final of their form. Whereas this can fluctuate from mannequin to mannequin, all will include a commemorative plaque underneath the hood bearing the scripts “Final Name,” “Designed in Auburn Hills,” and “Assembled in Brampton.”