Dodge has introduced the Charger and Challenger 100th Anniversary Editions. They celebrate the brand's centennial.
Dodge has introduced the Charger and Challenger 100th Anniversary Editions.
First up, the Charger 100th Anniversary Edition features a Granite Crystal split-crosshair grille, a body-color rear spoiler, special badging and 20-inch polished aluminum wheels.
The cabin comes nicely equipped with Molten Red or Foundry Black Nappa leather sport seats, a flat-bottomed steering wheel and dark brushed graphite accents. The model also has black-faced gauges, special floor mats, a Uconnect infotainment system and a Beats by Dr. Dre audio system.
Under the hood, the model can be equipped with a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 that develops 300 bhp (223 kW) or a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 that cranks out 370 bhp (275 kW) and 395 lb-ft (535 Nm) of torque.
Likewise, the Challenger 100th Anniversary Edition has a Granite Crystalgrille with a script “Challenger” badge. The model also has special badging and 20-inch polished aluminum wheels.
The cabin boasts Molten Red or Foundry Black Nappa leather sport seats, Liquid Graphite accents and embroidered floor mats. There's also “Challenger” branded sill plates and a Boston Acoustics audio system.
Two engines are available including a 305 bhp (227 kW) 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 and 375 bhp (279 kW) 5.7-liter HEMI V8.
Both models will go on sale early next year and the Charger 100th Anniversary Edition will cost $2,200 more than the Charger SXT Plus or R/T Plus. The Challenger 100th Anniversary Edition, on the other hand, will retail for $2,500 more than the Challenger SXT Plus or R/T Plus.
According to Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis, “Over the last century, the Dodge brand has seen its biggest success when we’ve combined head-turning designs with ingenious engineering and world-class performance. These two iconic muscle cars do all of that and more. They represent the Dodge brand’s heart and soul.”