Dodge Challenger is a full-size pony car with stiff and unbending personality. This very unique and formidable car was first unveiled in the year 1958. A lot of people have shown their interest in buying decades old models so as to craft their own vintage muscle car. The dual round light cluster was seen in all of its upgrades and it has been revamped to suit with the ongoing technology as well the classic Challenger styling. The Challenger’s 3 door coupé styling make it more muscular and hence, it always gets a firm place in enthusiast’s list of cars.
Engine, Mileage and Variants
The Dodge Challenger is available with 2 engine options; 3.6 litre Pentastar V6 and 5.7 litre HEMI V8. The more powerful 5.7 litre V8 engine churns out a maximum power of 375 hp at 5150 rpm along with a peak torque of 556 Nm at 4300 rpm. With the Dodge challenger, long distances simply become a sprint. The car can dispatch 0-100 km/hr in mere 4.8 seconds. When it comes to fuel economy, the car doesn't disappoint. The 3.6 litre V6 engine can deliver a mileage of 12.75 kmpl on highways which is praiseworthy.
Dodge Challenger is loaded with muscles and it denies being dead or lowing down at any point of the body work. The Challenger measures its dimensions as 5021 mm x 1922 mm x 1450 mm (L X W X H). The wheelbase of this car is 2946 mm which makes the car quite spacious inside. The manufacturers have done a commendable job in retaining the beauty of the vintage styled Challenger giving it a proper face with respect to the changing era. The round headlight cluster, sturdy bumpers and full trunk tail light structure are unique and serve the signature purpose to this car. Challenger comes employed with 18-inch alloy rims comprising of tyre size 235/55 R18 which also enhances overall look of the car besides better road-hugging.
The exquisite Dodge Challenger has inherited few things from the last generation model, but a big amount of stuff is new for the current variant. Its modern styling and quality level of the equipments is commendable. The steering is better and looks more rigid than before with a smart cockpit design dashboard. At the rear bench also, one would find good space for stretching legs. The UConnect 431 system 6.5-inch touch screen is boasted with this car which supports AM, FM, Radio, Bluetooth streaming audio, USB, SD Card, Aux port and steering wheel mounted audio controls. The trunk is also well suited for big luggage worth 455 litres.
Safety, Braking and Miscellaneous
The Challenger is heavily equipped with various safety aspects. The rigid and robust frame of the car is a great innovation from technology which helps a lot during severe collisions. It carries multistage airbags for all occupants, anti lock braking system, electronic brake force distribution, electronic stability control, hill start assist, back up camera, reactive front head restraint and enhanced accident response system. For effective braking, disc brakes are employed in all the wheels which works in harmonics with front independent suspension and 5-link rear suspension.
This very fine and muscular car is a great purchase which has traversed through a wise sales history and has an anticipatory future. The engines equipped within this vehicle make it a real beast offering real command to the driver.