One Demon of a Challenger

The fully customized Red Demon Challenger — a collaboration between master builder Steve Sanderson and legendary designer George “King of Kustoms” Barris, the man behind iconic cars such as the Batmobile, General Lee, Munster Koach, and Beverly Hillbillies truck — is certainly one hellish ride. It packs a truly demonic 6.1 HEMI V8 supercharged to 625 horsepower under the hood, with an outer shell of sculpted Barris bodywork, 3D Carbon Fiber rally stripes, vertical doors, two-tone paint and custom wheels. After officially debuting at last year’s SEMA auto…

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One Demon of a Challenger

Watch AutoWeek’s Dutch Mandell Praise the New Charger

Dutch Mandell, Editor and Associate Publisher of AutoWeek, does a walk-around of the 2010 Dodge Charger in this video and has trouble spotting a single flaw. Although he begins by admiring its engine as a “cleaner-running, more potent HEMI than ever before,” it’s the car’s handling that really impresses him. Along with praising the Charger’s automatic traction control and surprisingly good fuel economy, Mandell says, “Honest — the new Charger, fitted with all-wheel drive, is as sure-footed as many…

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Watch AutoWeek’s Dutch Mandell Praise the New Charger

Mopar Makes the 2010 Challenger Even Sweeter

Didn’t find what you wanted under the tree this holiday? Well, it looks like 2010 is already coming up roses, as the good folks at Mopar have come up with a couple ways for you to treat yourself, enhancing the Dodge Challenger with two new option packages to add to your car’s muscle. The new exterior performance appearance package ($1,995) includes a unique hood with scoop, rear “Go-Wing” spoiler, strobe stripe…

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Mopar Makes the 2010 Challenger Even Sweeter