Ultimate Dodge Challenger “Final Name” mannequin delayed, will not debut at SEMA


The seventh and ultimate of Dodge’s “Final Name” fashions, which can based mostly on the Challenger, will not make its scheduled debut throughout November’s 2022 SEMA present, Dodge introduced late on Monday.

Dodge blamed “product and provide challenges” for the disruption to its plans and mentioned a brand new reveal date can be introduced sooner or later.

The Final Name automobiles have a good time the top of the Challenger and Charger nameplates, no less than as internal-combustion automobiles. The 2023 mannequin yr is confirmed because the final for the muscle-car duo of their present type. Ought to both nameplate return sooner or later, it would characteristic on an electrical automobile.

The Final Name automobiles reference traditional Challenger and Charger fashions from the previous, and have restricted manufacturing. Different automobiles within the Final Name assortment embrace the Challenger Shakedown, Charger Tremendous Bee, Challenger and Charger Scat Pack Swinger, Charger King Daytona, and Challenger Black Ghost.

The seventh automotive is arguably essentially the most anticipated, although Dodge hasn’t launched any info on it. Rumors level to it being a Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody with a novel 850-hp model of the Hellcat supercharged 6.2-liter V-8. Such an output would eclipse even 2018’s Challenger SRT Demon which had 840 hp operating on 100 octane gasoline, and 808 hp on pump gasoline.

All Challengers and Chargers constructed for the 2023 mannequin yr will characteristic particular goodies signifying them because the final of their variety. Whereas it will differ from mannequin to mannequin, all will include a commemorative plaque below the hood bearing the scripts “Final Name,” “Designed in Auburn Hills,” and “Assembled in Brampton.” Common coloration choices will even return, together with B5 Blue, Plum Loopy, and Elegant.

As for Dodge’s electrical future, we have already had a style within the type of the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT idea. Unveiled in August, the sinister coupe previews Dodge’s first EV arriving in 2024.


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