Dodge has announced the introduction of the 2013 Challenger R/T Redline at the Chicago Auto Show.

Dodge has announced the introduction of the 2013 Challenger R/T Redline at the Chicago Auto Show.

Almost a year after the Challenger Rallye Redline, Dodge is back with another special edition of the model this time powered exclusively by a HEMI V8 5.7-liter engine producing 375 hp (280 kW) and 410 lb-ft (555 Nm) of torque. This power is available for the models equipped with the 6-speed manual gearbox, while the ones with a 5-speed auto have 372 hp (277 kW) and 400 lb-ft (542 Nm) of torque.

The special edition is available only for the cars painted in Pitch Black, Granite Crystal, Bright White and Billet Silver. The Challenger R/T starts from 31,990 USD and the R/T Plus from 33,990 USD, while the Redline package adds 1,995 USD to the final price tag of the car.

Standard equipment includes Uconnect Voice Command with Bluetooth, USB / iPod / AUX support, automatic headlamps, fog lamps, remote start, Mopar T-handle shifter and bright pedals. Plus variant adds heated front seats, Nappa leather seating, power heated mirrors, rear park assist and a Boston Acoustics sound system with a 276-watt amplifier.

Read the press release below for full details. 

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2013 Dodge Challenger R/T Redline set for Chicago Auto Show debut