Dodge Challenger Super Stock Drag Package Available For Order...If You're Man Enough

We're stoked that Chrysler is offering a Dodge Challenger Drag Pak »9/17/08 10:40am9/17/08 10:40am turn-key racer, but how exactly do you go about ordering one from your local Dodge dealer? Since these mighty Mopars are going to be limited production, you gotta prove you're worthy. First, you're required to submit your application in writing to a…

SMS Supercharger Boosts Hemi Horsepower By 45% In Challenger, Charger

SMS, Steve Saleen's new operation, wants to sell 2005-09 Mopar Hemi owners a supercharger that the company claims can bump underhood horsepower by as much as 45%. The SMS 296 supercharger has some unique features, including an internal intercooler and a low profile, letting the blower sit between the cylinder banks… »8/08/08 1:00pm8/08/08 1:00pm

Challenger SRT8-Driving "Blonde Bombshell" Revealed As G4TV's Alison Haislip

Remember when we saw that black Dodge Challenger SRT8 making some runs at Irwindale Speedway? Remember the unknown "blonde bombshell" at the wheel last week? Well, it's confirmed — she is a bombshell, and now she's no longer "unknown." Turns out it was Alison Haislip of G4TV doing a bit of test dragging with… »6/04/08 3:00pm6/04/08 3:00pm

First Dodge Challenger Press Kit Hits EBay, Buy It Now For $400

Auto show profiteering hits Chicago as the first press kit hits eBay for the 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8. You want one? Buy it now for a mere $400. Yes, the muscle car wars may be on, but they certainly ain't cheap. But you're lucky — you don't need a press kit, you've got all the deets you could ever want on the 2008… »2/06/08 5:30pm2/06/08 5:30pm

Chicago Auto Show: 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Live And In The Shiny Orange Flesh

What better way to kick off the sales of your new muscle car, the last relevant piece of new product you're going to introduce for a while, than to invite a couple of guys who are best known for selling motorcycles. Paul, Sr. and Paul, Jr. of American Chopper fame were on hand to show off the 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 »2/06/08 12:07pm2/06/08 12:07pm

Chicago Auto Show: Hunting Chicago For The Dodge Challenger

Here at Jalopnik, we don't just sit around waiting for the news to come to us. So, once we got to the windy city for the 2008 Chicago Auto Show, we just couldn't wait around for the official unveilings. So off we went, scavenging the city for the 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8. Lucky for us, Hardigree is a local, so he… »2/06/08 10:00am2/06/08 10:00am

Chicago Auto Show: Chrysler PR Team Learns Photoshop, Makes Challenger Fly

Employing the same skill as a 12-year-old grafting his head on Eli Manning's body, Chrysler's media team made the 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 fly. There are so many problems with this 6th grade photochop that it would occupy us for the rest of the day trying to make fun of them and we couldn't bring you live pictures… »2/06/08 9:45am2/06/08 9:45am

2008 Dodge Challenger Makes A Cameo In New Chrysler Ad... Sort Of

The animated "A New Day" spot is out from Chrysler, and while the commercial isn't about a homicidal pre-teen henchman (though we weren't that far off), there is a cameo by the 2008 Dodge Challenger. We don't exactly need to go into the details of how this version doesn't match up with the production version so we'll… »2/04/08 7:00am2/04/08 7:00am

2008 Dodge Challengers Hanging Out At Roush With All The Cool Kids

A reader over at CarScoop managed to catch a pair of production-looking 2008 Dodge Challenger muscle cars hanging out at Roush, tuner of most things Ford. There are a couple of interesting things going on here. First, there don't appear to be any racing stripes, which could lead you to think these aren't SRT8's,… »2/01/08 10:15am2/01/08 10:15am

2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8, Now With A Real Rear End

Thanks to the kind folks over at Autoweek — and via the folks at the Line on the Inside over at Edmunds — we can now add an official press shot of the 2008 Dodge Challenger to our growing collection from the broken embargo. The main difference between concept and reality is the loss of the LED rear lights. The tips on… »2/01/08 7:00am2/01/08 7:00am

The Post Whereby We Welcome AutoWeek to the "Embargoes Suck" Bandwagon

Yes, it's official, Auto Week hates embargoes as much as those of us here in the automotive blogosphere despise them. In an editorial written in the wake of the silliness that was Chrysler's embargo strategy on the 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 reveal for the Chicago Auto Show, Dutch Mandel, the hard-charging editor of … »1/24/08 3:30pm1/24/08 3:30pm