2010 Dodge Challenger Preview: R/T, SRT-8, and Plum Crazy Cuda

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The 2010 Dodge Challenger looks to build off of the success of the first two years of the model and, while there is no official word on the addition of a larger engine, the Challenger will receive a handful of minor additions for 2010.

The Challenger SE and R/T will be offered with the same powertrain
options (sadly, still no manual transmission with the V6), but the SE
and R/T will receive the option of Uconnect Multimedia packaged with
Sound Group 1 and 2, as well as steering wheel stereo controls.  The
R/T is getting standard automatic headlights, LED cupholders, and door
handle lights; all of which will be offered on the Challenger SE as

The most exciting news for now comes to the Challenger SRT-8.  The 2010
model year marks the 40th anniversary of the introduction of the famous
Mopar e-bodies, and Plum Crazy Cudas and Challengers are still among
the most sought after as far as paint choices so for the 2010 Special
Edition SRT-8 Challengers, Plum Crazy will be the featured color.  A
Plum Crazy Pearl Coat paint job, Plum Crazy interior highlights, and a
serialized dash plaque separate these special edition models from the
other 2010 SRT-8s, and with the 425 horsepower, 6.1L Hemi mated with a
6-speed manual transmission these models will surely be as famous as
the original Hemi Challengers.

The 2010 Dodge Challenger, be it the SE, R/T, or SRT-8, will feature
all of the interior and exterior options as the previous models, with a
wide selection of vintage stripes, badges, and wheels allowing for more
customization right from the dealership.

There are still widespread rumors about a new, higher horsepower engine
for the Challenger and while these rumors are supported by inside tips
about engine testing, no word has been given from Chrysler about larger
engines for 2010.

– Patrick Rall

There is little talk about performance details for the coming Challenger. Worried or excited? Chrysler is in a tough spot, but will they fail to take a step forward with their most prized performer? What do you want to see in the specs for the new Challenger?

All the informative and interesting Challenger talk you’re looking for can be found here!

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