Dodge Challenger to be built by fall?
The CEO of the Chrsyler group, Tom LaSorda, said that decisions are buing made to make or not the new Challenger muscle car by the end of the third quarter. The concept car has been shown at the Detroit Auto Show in January.
The new car is posible to have a V8 engine and it would be built on the same platform as the Chrysler 300, Dodge Magnum and Dodge Charger cars. Chrysler will make 20000 to 30000 products at a price of 30000$.
The concept car has a 6.1-litre Hemi V8 provides the power, outputting 425 horsepower and 420 lbs-ft of torque. The Challenger concept car can accelerate from 0 to 60mph in 4.5 seconds and should be able to reach about 174mph or 280km/h.