Mopar and HEMI car fans around the world will love this all new Competition Plus Dodge Challenger SRT8 model tuned by Hurst Performance. Even though the Dodge Challenger SRT8 falls in the heavy weight division as far as vehicle weight goes, this is the newest package of the Challenger Series one through five, and it meets all expectations. The package is priced at $18,495 and starts out with a Hurst shift kit, pearl white shift knob, plaque of authenticity, K&N high flow air filter, Magnaflow stainless steel performance exhaust, and an adjustable Eibach suspension kit. Performance numbers have yet been released from the car tuning and engine tuning modifications, but we’re expecting at least 572 hp and 528 lb-ft of torque from the Hurst Performance Dodge Challenger SRT8 since the series 4 was able to produce those numbers.
Even though it was announced in May last year, the SMS 570X Dodge Challenger has been unveiled over the last weekend. This Challenger has a SMS Red Butterfly induction hood, improved drivetrain, suspension, aerodynamics, new tires, wheels and interior. The car is based on the R/T platform and it’s equipped with a 5.7L Hemi engine with supercharger that delivers more than 700 HP. It’s price starts at $70,000 but customers could also choose the SMS 570 which is a bit slower for $60,000. These new models will start to be produced at the end of this month and each ride will be signed by Steve Saleen as a part of the Signature Series and will have unique badges and graphics.
Vizualtech is a Swedish company which creates stunning designs for cars rendered in 3d before they are built in real life. They could change the design at will before starting to modify a car and now they made a number of LeMans inspired 2009 Dodge Challenger designs. Challengers are usually modified as muscle cars and most tuning companies try to make it look dangerous but not like a race car. We don’t know if these designs are wind tested or if they would work well in a real race but they are amazing and different than any tuning kit for Dodge Challenger i’ve seen.
One of the latest modified Challengers comes from CDC. Classic Design Concepts is a car tuner from Michigan which decided to improve this muscle car’s look. They started from a Challenger SRT8 and they increased it’s power to 560 HP with a supercharger, they installed an adjustable suspension system from PW, a new exhaust from Pypes Performance and a great braking system from Baer. The new body kit has composite front fenders and rear flares, a stainless front grille and an aluminum hood with a cold air shaker system. This Dodge has 20″ alloy rims with modified wheel arches equipped with 10″ wide front tires and 12″ wide tires in the rear part of this ride. Read More →
A couple of years ago West Coast Customs was tuning cars for Pimp My Ride, a tv show that every tuning passionate knows. They modified a lot of awful old cars into dream cars to please the owners but they can also improve new cars like Dodge Charger. They modified a stock Dodge Charger and installed 22″ chrome rims, Eibach suspension system and a new chrome grill. They got some help from Alsa Corp to create a unique paint and the car’s interior was pimped with a lot of accessories. The car theme is based on the Silver Surfer, a movie character from Fantastic Four 2 that appears in more places on this car. Read More →
GeigerCars.de is another great tuning company from Germany. The company is well known for modifying American Cars and their latest project is a Dodge Viper. They created a special performance kit for this car’s engine made from efficient water jackets, new cylinder heads, large valves, new sparks, a large oil pump and a high performance oil induction system for the engine. This performance kit will add 100 HP to this Viper’s engine. The guys from GeigerCars.de also modified the car’s clutch and they installed high performance wide tires with 19″ wheels. The car will accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.6 seconds and it could reach a maximum speed of 325 km/h. Read More →
When this car was created, the designers that were led by Scott Anderson were inspired by the Stormtrooper costumes from Star Wars. The car has a 4L V7 engine with modified electronics which is connected to a six-step automatic gearbox. They brought the car closer to the ground by installing a new KW suspension and they also equipped this Dodge with Alcoa Forged rims. To improve this car’s handling they also installed StopTech high performance brakes and a new exhaust system from Borla. In the car’s interior they installed Charger SRT8 seats that are covered with alcantara. The high tech part is represented by two mobile PCs Azentek: one for the driver where he could modify and check engine parameters and one in the back to entertain the passengers. Read More →