Introducing the Challenger R/T Redline

Challenger R/T Redline

For the 2013 Chicago Auto Show, Dodge has unveiled a very special edition of the Challenger R/T: the Redline. “Building on Challenger’s all-time sales record in 2012, the new Challenger R/T Redline fuses our iconic heritage with a one-of-a-kind customized appearance, ” says Reid Bigland, Dodge Brand president and CEO.


The R/T Redline’s name is echoed in the two-tone Redline Red and Graphite stripe that stretches from the front wheel arch to the tail, tracing the Challenger’s signature character line. On the rear quarters, the graphic incorporates Redline block lettering in the same red/graphite color scheme. Topping off the stunning body treatment, there’s a special body-color grille surround up front.


Further complementing the Redline theme, the 20-inch Black Chrome wheels have a matching red backbone and lip. Buyers can optimize the Redline’s wheel/tire package with the available Super Track Pak, which includes Goodyear Eagle F1 P245/45R20 three-season performance tires, lowered ride height, and high-performance brake linings.


Like all Challenger R/T models, the Redline comes standard with the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine with cold-air induction package. Both manual and automatic transmissions are offered: With the Tremec six-speed manual, the HEMI is rated at 375 hp; with the five-speed automatic incorporating paddle shifter and performance shift calibration, the rating is a nearly identical 372 hp.


With either gearbox, the Redline is equipped with a performance-tuned dual-exhaust system with low-restriction under-floor mufflers and bottle resonators. The special exhaust setup allows 0-60 mph times in the low five-second range and gives the Redline an aggressive growl like no other Challenger.


“The new R/T Redline combines unmatched personalization with the unmistakable performance of the legendary HEMI V-8, ” says Bigland. Available either R/T or R/T Plus trim levels and in four signature colors—Bright White, Pitch Black, Billet Silver, and Granite Crystal—the Dodge Challenger R/T Redline hits the showrooms in April.


  • Posted February 19, 2013 at 6:31 pm | Permalink

    Maybe one day I can have one of these.

    • gtwjr
      Posted March 18, 2013 at 3:49 am | Permalink

      well ive owned my charger r/t r&t stp for almost 2 yrs now and couldnt b happier,when i saw the refresh they did in 2011 i was sold,only regret is i wish i had waited a little longer and got the srt. .

  • Grayson Chaumontet
    Posted February 21, 2013 at 10:28 pm | Permalink

    I’ve been dreaming of having one of these ever since I was a little kid… someday I hope to have one..

  • Posted February 22, 2013 at 8:44 pm | Permalink

    I’ve always wanted to get a Dodge Charger & Challenger……. And I just want one more know!

  • Blu Angel
    Posted February 26, 2013 at 10:04 pm | Permalink

    Dodge keeps on improving the breed!
    Another 40.000 production year? YES

  • Jonny
    Posted March 4, 2013 at 12:52 pm | Permalink

    Put mine on order last week.

    • Tristen J.
      Posted March 30, 2013 at 1:13 pm | Permalink

      Please tell me how!!!! omg.. i went on their website, and i saw it as a special edition, but i did not see it under packages when I Build and price it.

      • Jonny
        Posted April 1, 2013 at 9:11 pm | Permalink

        Visit your local dodge dealer…

  • VM
    Posted March 14, 2013 at 12:55 am | Permalink

    A package that offers lower ride height!!! Thank the lord!!! Finally giving people the option to get rid of the stupid fender gap. When is this coming to the Charger and the 300? BTW, stunning looking Challenger!

  • Posted March 16, 2013 at 6:21 pm | Permalink

    Dodge has always seemed to have it’s proverbial all knowing finger on the pulse of the American muscle car aficionado. Whether you are talking about 1970, or 2013, Dodge is always head and shoulders above the competition in styling and performance. And now…the RedLine Challenger. What more could we ask for?

  • Tristen J.
    Posted March 30, 2013 at 1:18 pm | Permalink

    Like… i would kill someone for this with no regrets lol (JK) this is by far the best styling of the challenger Ive seen yet… I absolutely love the Challenger and would not take a lambo over it (go ahead, call me crazy)… this rt redline literally gives my heart palpitations.

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