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Challenger SRT8 Takes Jay Leno For A Ride!


 
Last month our president and CEO Ralph Gilles stopped by Jay Leno’s Garage with our latest weapon from the Dodge war chest – Challenger SRT8 392! While Jay may have been lukewarm with the “Green with Envy”, color (it’s an acquired taste you know), he was awestruck with tire scorching performance of the 470 horsepower 392 HEMI®. Jay also dug the refinements we made in the suspension and…

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Challenger SRT8 Takes Jay Leno For A Ride!

392 HEMI® Meets Its Great Ancestors

 
Our new 2011 392 HEMI® Challenger SRT8 has only been in production for a couple of months and it already has the performance community taking notice. With 470 horsepower on tap, it can lay down rubber the length of an aircraft carrier at will. The equally impressive 470 ft.-lb. of torque will plant you firmly in the seat and peel your eyelids back. Personally, we think that both of these great attributes are pre-requisites for any muscle car. We can tell you this, one spin behind the wheel…

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392 HEMI® Meets Its Great Ancestors

The End Of The Road…For Now

 

When Scott and I were asked to develop an enthusiast-based tour featuring the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T and Dodge Challenger SRT8 392, we had no doubt it would be an amazing experience. Piloting two of the last true rear-wheel-drive, HEMI V8-powered American muscle cars across 8,000 miles of the good ol’ US of A, taking them to Dodge’s most devout fan-base was sure to be one helluva time. My trusty stead for the trip was the 2011 Dodge Charger R/T Max, loaded to the gills with…

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The End Of The Road…For Now