Dodge Challenger 2010

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Famous legend is reborn without a head [roof] and will be available with:

SE – 3.5 liter V6 [250 HP, 5-speed automatic transmission],
R/T  – 5.7 HEMI® V8 [372 HP with 5-speed automatic and 376 HP – 6-speed manual transmission];
Beast-heart famous SRT8 6.1 V8 [420 HP, 5-speed automatic or 6-speed manual].
There are rumours that 6.4 liter V8 is engineered with 510 HP and it may replace the 6.1 liter version.

Pricing: 23-43 k $

A bit of ancestor history: this legendary classics was the last one to join other pony cars in 1970 and had the biggest range of engines. Based on stretched Plymouth Barracuda platform Challenger had both versions: hardtop and convertible. SE was a luxurious and a bit more powerful version of R/T that still stands for “Road/Track”.

Tip: Pony cars were described as small, light and powerful  vehicles. The template for this class was provided by 1964 Mustang and then followed by Plymouth Baracuda, Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac Firebird, Mercury Cougar and finally – Dodge Challenger.

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