The two 2008 SEMA stars are now in full production in Florida. Mr Norm's Super Challenger and Super Cuda which come with a supercharged 6.1-litre V8 HEMI are soon to start selling to the public.

At the 2008 SEMA show we saw the release of Mr Norm's Super Challenger and Super Cuda. These two modern muscle cars are now in full production at Mr Norm's facility in Florida, USA. Since SEMA, the cars have been doing the rounds at various motor shows and events such as the Detroit Autorama and the San Diego Automobile Show.

Although the two cars are based on the 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 they have different characters. The Super Challenger is inspired by the 1971 Mr. Norm's Super Challenger Super Fuel Funny Car and the Super Cuda gets its inspiration from the 1970 Cuda.

The Super Challenger makes do with 650hp while the Super Cuda takes 900hp. Both 6.1-litre HEMI V8s are supercharged. The Super Cuda has orange paintwork with matte black stripes.

Fitted with the base Super Challenger are a number of features like body side graphic with logo, an embroidered logo on seat backs and "Barracuda" seat inserts, and Mr. Norm's Super Challenger badge on the rear spoiler. The total base package comes to US$3,599. For extra cash you can get parts like Mr. Norm's Super Challenger front spoiler paintable overlay at US$399.00, a front spoiler, rear spoiler and lower rear fascia with carbon fiber appliqué for US$1,999.00 and Corsa Cat Back dual exhaust system going for US$1,695.00.

The suspension can be lowered by 1.5 inches for US$999,99 (labour is US$280) and there is a choice of 20-inch or 22-inch wheels ranging from US$3,299 a set of four. Tyres will set buyers back at least US$547.40 for a set of 245/45ZR20 Pirelli Scorpion Zero Assimetricos.


Gallery: Mr Norm's Super Challenger and Super Cuda