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2017 Dodge Challenger news, pictures, specifications, and information
•All-new Dodge Challenger T/A and Challenger T/A 392 models •Challenger T/A models bring even more performance and heritage-inspired styling to the naturally aspirated Dodge 5.7- and 6.4-liter 392 HEMI® lineup, including unique SRT Hellcat- and R/T Scat Pack-inspired functional performance styling for an even more menacing appearance
•Únique Satin Black exterior graphics and appointments, including available hood pins on Challenger T/A, highlight Dodge brand's cultivation of its storied performance history
•Wider, 20 x 9-inch and 20 x 9.5-inch wheels wîth high-performance Goodyear and Pirelli tires help improve handling on 5.7-liter and 392 HEMI-powered Dodge Challenger T/A models, respectively
•Increased stopping power wîth ultra-high performance Brembo brakes wîth six-piston front and four-piston rear calipers on 392 HEMI-powered Challenger models
•For the driving enthusiast, performance bolstered seats and Dodge performance §teering wheel wîth available die-cast paddle shifters are included
•New cold-air engine induction components unique to Challenger T/A models include: •New SRT Hellcat-inspired driver and passenger side 'Air Catcher' headlamps add even more fresh air and feature unique LED-illuminated 'T/A' logos
•New directed cold-air hood system feeds a modified SRT Hellcat air box on Challenger T/A models
•Mopar cold-air induction system wîth conical air filter included on all Challenger T/A models

•Active Exhaust now standard on all HEMI V-8 models •New for 2017, all 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 Challenger models, including T/A, feature a 2.75-inch electronically controlled active exhaust system to deliver a signature Dodge muscle-car sound
•All-new fourth-generation Úconnect system debuts smartphone integrations available on all 2017 Dodge Challenger models: •Apple CarPlay enables iPhone users to access Apple Maps, messages, phone and Apple Music through Siri Voice control or the Úconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen
•Android Auto enables easy and safe access to Google voice search, Google Maps and Google Play Music via the Úconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen or §teering-wheel controls
•New Úconnect system includes performance improvements wîth faster startup time, enhanced processing power, vivid imagery, plus higher resolution and sharper graphics
•New 8.4-inch touchscreen wîth navigation offer multi-touch gestures wîth pinch, tap and swipe capability

•SRT updates for 2017: •New 20 x 9.5-inch five-spoke 'Lightweight 5Deep Aluminum' wheel design finished in Low Gloss Black is now standard, delivers 16 pounds of unsprung weight savings, improving dynamics on Challenger SRT Hellcat
•New SRT Hellcat exterior and interior badging adds further distinction to the 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat model
•New SRT logo §teering wheel features LED illumination in red (SRT Hellcat) or white (SRT 392) for an even more exclusive appearance at night

•Signature Houndstooth cloth seats are now standard on Dodge Challenger SXT, R/T, R/T Shaker and R/T Scat Pack models
•New Green Go (late availability), Yellow Jacket, Destroyer Grey and Octane Red exterior paints added to the lineup, while White Knuckle and Contusion Blue rename current production paint hues

September 1, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The Dodge Challenger is the most powerful muscle car ever. The 2017 Dodge Challenger SXT, wîth its standard powerful and fuel-efficient Pentastar V-6 engine and TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission, delivers 305 horsepower and an estimated 30 miles per gallon (mpg) on the highway. The Dodge Challenger R/T wîth the high-torque 5.7-liter HEMI paired wîth the TorqueFlite eight-speed or six-speed manual transmission delivers up to 375 horsepower. The 392 HEMI delivers 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque: the most horsepower and torque available for a Ú.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) less than $40,000. New for 2017, Dodge brings back the Challenger T/A to the naturally aspirated Dodge 5.7- and 392 HEMI lineup. Features include a new active exhaust system, wider wheels, performance tires, cold-air induction components, including new SRT Hellcat-inspired driver and passenger side 'Air Catcher' headlamps featuring unique LED-illuminated T/A logos. Available hood pins are designed to highlight the Dodge brand's cultivation of its storied performance history. The Dodge Challenger T/A 392 adds six-piston Brembo front brakes. The SRT 392 features adaptive damping suspension and SRT Drive Modes. The Challenger SRT Hellcat wîth its 707-horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 engine is the most powerful and fastest muscle car ever.

Highlights •707-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat returns as the quickest, fastest and most powerful muscle car ever · •0-60 miles per hour (mph) in the mid-3 second range wîth TorqueFlite 8HP90 eight-speed automatic transmission
•National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) certified quarter mile elapsed time of 11.2 seconds wîth street tires (10.8 seconds on drag radial tires)
•Top speed of 199 mph

Vital Stats
Engine : 3.6 L., 6-cylinder
Power: 305 hp
Torque: 268 ft-lbs

Engine : 5.7 L., 8-cylinder
Power: 372 hp
Torque: 400 ft-lbs

Engine : 6.4 L., 8-cylinder
Power: 485 hp
Torque: 475 ft-lbs

Engine : 6.2 L., 8-cylinder
Power: 707 hp
Torque: 650 ft-lbs

6-speed Manual, 8-speed Automatic, 8-speed Automatic, 8-speed Automatic
•Challenger SRT 392 model delivers 485 horsepower along wîth adaptive suspension and functional SRT performance cues
•Active Exhaust is now standard on all HEMI V-8 models. New for 2017, all 5.7L HEMI V-8 Challenger models, including T/A, feature a 2.75-inch electronically controlled active exhaust system to deliver a signature Dodge muscle-car sound
•Both the T/A 392 and Challenger SRT models feature the largest front-brake package ever offered in a FCA ÚS vehicle, 390-mm (15.4-inch) Brembo two-piece rotors wîth six-piston calipers, for outstanding heat management, thermal capacity and longevity
•SRT Drive Modes allow the driver to tailor their driving experience by controlling horsepower, transmission shift speeds, §teering (Challenger SRT 392), paddle shifters (automatic transmission), traction and suspension. Drive Modes are pre-configured for Sport, Track and Default modes, while Custom mode lets drivers tailor the drive experience to their favorite settings
•Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack, Challenger T/A 392 and 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker punch out 485 naturally aspirated horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque wîth six-speed manual or TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, Brembo brakes and 20 x 9-inch aluminum wheels
•392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker model combines the ultimate combination of power and heritage cues wîth a functional Shaker hood
•TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission and 305-horsepower Pentastar V-6 enable up to an estimated 30 mpg on the highway, plus precision and enhanced performance, thanks to sport mode and paddle-shifting capabilities on Challenger SXT and SXT Plus models
•Dodge brand's popular Blacktop Appearance Group enhances 2017 Dodge Challenger SXT and R/T models' sinister look wîth blacked out features
•The 1971-inspired Challenger muscle-car exterior styling wîth split grille, pronounced and functional power bulge hood, LED halo headlamps and LED tail lamps
•Interior design features 1971-inspired high-sill center console and driver-focused instrument panel available in 13 different exterior colors and a wide variety of interior trim selections, including throwback Houndstooth cloth to Ruby Red, Tungsten or Pearl wîth Black leather performance seats
•More than 70 available safety and security features, including Forward Collision Warning, adaptive cruise control, Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection

Model Lineup

For 2017, the Dodge Challenger lineup consists of 10 models: •Challenger SXT
•Challenger SXT Plus
•Challenger R/T
•Challenger R/T Shaker
•Challenger T/A
•Challenger R/T Plus
•Challenger R/T Plus Shaker
•Challenger T/A Plus
•Challenger R/T Scat Pack
•Challenger T/A 392
•Challenger 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker
•Challenger SRT 392
•Challenger SRT Hellcat

Exterior Colors •Yellow Jacket (NEW)
•Green Go (NEW) (late availability)
•Destroyer Grey (NEW)
•Octane Red (NEW)
•Go Mango
•White Knuckle
•Redline Red Tri-coat
•Pitch Black
•Granite Crystal Metallic
•Billet Silver Metallic
•Contusion Blue Pearl
•Maximum Steel Metallic
•TorRed

Interior Colors •Black
•Black/Tungsten
•Black/Pearl
•Black/Ruby Red
•Sepia

Source - Dodge

2017 Dodge Challenger Earns 'Five-Star' Overall Safety Rating

•2017 Dodge Challenger earns five stars overall, the highest rating in NHTSA's vehicle-evaluation program
•High-strength steel structure contributes to five-star ratings for both NHTSA side-impact tests – vehicle and pole
•Fifth time Dodge Challenger has been accorded overall score of five stars
•2017 Challenger boasts more than 70 available safety and security features, including Forward Collision Warning, Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection

October 12, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The 2017 Dodge Challenger has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the Ú.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Five stars is the highest rating in the regulatory agency's vehicle-evaluation program.

'This proves the 2017 Dodge Challenger is much more than a great-lòòking car,' says Mike Dahl, Head of Vehicle Safety and Regulatory Compliance, FCA North America. 'It reflects our commitment to delivering exceptional occupant safety in every vehicle §egmènt.'

Nearly 60 percent of the sporty Challenger's body structure consists of high-strength steel. This engineering strategy, combined wîth the careful integration of side-guard door beams, was critical to the car's performance in NHTSA's side-impact testing.

The agency simulated collisions wîth a pole and wîth another vehicle at closing speeds of 32 miles per hour and 62 miles per hour, respectively. The Challenger's rating for each: five stars.


Supplementary restraint systems also contributed the car's performance. Driver and front-passenger side air bags are standard equipment on all Challenger trim levels, as are front and rear side-curtain air bags.

In its assessment of the new Challenger, NHTSA notes the availability of Forward Collision Warning (FCW), which features forward-facing sensors programmed to detect the potential for certain types of frontal collisions. If a frontal impact wîth another vehicle appears imminent, the system pre-fills the Challenger's brakes and transmits audible and visual warnings for the driver to respond.

FCW is among more than 70 available safety and security features on the 2017 Dodge Challenger. Others include Blind-spot Monitoring (BSM) and Rear Cross Path (RCP) detection.

BSM uses radar sensors to aid the driver when changing lanes, passing or being passed. When another vehicle is detected in the driver's blind spot, its presence is noted wîth illuminated icons in the Challenger's side-view mirrors and a driver-selectable chime.

RCP detection warns drivers of lateral traffic when backing out of parking spaces. It automatically activates whenever the driver puts the Challenger in reverse gear.

Since the modern Dodge Challenger was launched in 2008, NHTSA has included the car in its annual model-year ratings seven times. It achieved five-star scores every time, including five overall five-star ratings – one for each year overall ratings have been awarded.

Source - Dodge
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