SMS 570 and 570X Challenger go into production, each with 500 and 700 hp respectively. Both SMS Challenger editions will feature the SMS 296 Supercharger to provide the power boost as well as the patented SMS Red Butterfly Induction hood.

Steve Saleen's SMS outfit is ready to take the SMS 570 Challenger and SMS 570X Challenger into production.

These will be the first vehicles produced in SMS's Signature Series line, which will also include high-performance versions of the Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro.

The 570 and 570X Challenger are based on the 2009 Dodge Challenger R/T and will feature a host of SMS performance parts including the SMS Red Butterfly Induction hood and the SMS 296 Supercharger.

The SMS 296 Supercharger sits atop of the Challenger's 5.7 liter Hemi engine and will boost power to 500 horses for the 570, while taking the 570X to a raging 700 hp.

SMS Challengers will also come with new components to improve suspension and aerodynamics. SMS editions also including new wheels, tires an cabin tuning with premium leather.

The SMS 570 and 570X Challenger are scheduled to go into production this month. Prices are 60,000 US dollars for the SMS 570 and 70,000 for the 570X.

Both vehicles will be available for order from your local Dodge dealer.


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