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To all of us who've been thinking a production version of the Dodge Challenger concept shown in Detroit this year is a done deal, Edmunds Inside Line says, hold it, bunky. According to Chrysler's mouthpiece-in-chief, Jason Vines, a business case for Dodge's new two-door has yet to be made, despite earlier reports from supplier sources that a showroom-ready version was coming in mid-2008. Still, Vines said, a decision will likely be made by year's end. Either someone's been taking expectations-management courses from Bob Lutz, or Chrysler's being extra careful in getting the 1970 Challenger homage exactly right. C'mon boys, clock's ticking — it's almost 1968.

Dodge Challenges Reports of Challenger Production [Edmunds]

Dodge Faces Challenges in Building Challenger for Production [internal]