The new power unit boasts better fuel economy whilst simultaneously increasing its clout, power output gets a small boost of 28hp taking the total figure to 368hp whilst torque rises to 395 lb-ft from 390 lb-ft.

For 2009 the Dodge Charger gets a few minor updates, not enough top condier it a facelift, so we will settle for new model year updates. The highlight of these changes is the new-generation 5.7-liter HEMI V8 which will be available for the RWD and AWD R/T models. The new power unit boasts better fuel economy whilst simultaneously increasing its clout, power output gets a small boost of 28hp taking the total figure to 368hp whilst torque rises to 395 lb-ft from 390 lb-ft.

Minor modifications to the exterior see redesigned tail lights which would be barely noteable to the untrained eye as well as a modification to the exterior color options. The interior benefits from some upgraded accents and LED illuminated lights.

For the range topping SRT8, Chrysler will also introduce two special editions: the limited edition Super Bee “buzz model” in Hemi Orange with serialized dash plaque and Limited edition Brilliant Black Edition.

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Dodge Charger to get New Generation 368hp 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine for 2009