2011 Dodge Charger

A modern, exemplary depiction of the classic muscle car, the 2011 Dodge Charger will blow the doors off of most cars you’ll meet on the roads! With suggested retail pricing ranging between $24,302 and $30,879, the new Charger can make its home in your garage for estimated payments between $475 and $610 per month; credit score, trim level and options-dependent. Non-base R/T trims are offered with a highly powerful 5.7L OHV V8 engine that generates 368 ponies at 5200 RPM. It joins forces with a 5-speed/overdrive transmission to twist out 395 lb-ft of torque at 4350 RPM. The R/T Dodge Charger is available rear wheel-driven or with all wheel drive.

Even though it has so much power under the hood, the Dodge Charger 2011 still delivers a very impressive EPA-estimated 16/25 MPG city/highway. The Charger is (of course) quite boldly designed, incorporating reminiscent traits of its notorious predecessors from the seventies. It also comes impressively fitted with various modern technological systems the were only imaginary in decades past. Some of the standard technological, safety and convenience features of the new Charger include:

  • Electronic brake assist;
  • Front anti-roll bar;
  • Electronic stability control;
  • AUTOSTICK Sequential Shift Control;
  • Remote starting;
  • 8-way power adjust driver’s seat with lumbar support;
  • ABS and Driveline electronic traction control;
  • 6-speaker, 275W-amp, DVD, MP3, CD audio system with auxiliary input jacks;
  • Voice activated navigation;
  • Bluetooth hands-free connectivity;
  • Front, side and overhead airbags;
  • Powered sunroof;
  • Comprehensive security system with ignition disable;
  • And loads more!

The Charger from Dodge for 2011 is a 4-door, full-sized sedan that can accommodate a payload of up to 1270 pounds and pull up to 2000 pounds behind it. It requires a 19.4-foot turning radius. Exterior measurements are reported at 200.1 x 74.5 x 58.2 inches in length, width and height respectively. Its wheelbase measures 120.0 inches and it clears the ground by 5.1. Its 4031-pound curb weight yields a well-balanced, confident driving experience; especially when cornering. The new Dodge Charger presents well-appointed competition to the likes of the Cadillac CTS, Buick LaCrosse and Chevy Malibu, just to name a few.

On the inside of the 2011 Dodge Charger, you and other occupants will be comfortable with 39 inches of frontal headroom, 59 inches of shoulder room, 56 inches of hip room and 41.8 inches of legroom. There’s also 16.2 cubic feet of luggage space located in the trunk. The standard seating configuration accommodates five adults comfortably. So go ahead, climb into the driver’s seat of a new Dodge Charger today and take it for a spirited spin. The low rumbling of 368 horses will be at your command!

2010 Dodge Challenger

The design of the 2010 Dodge Challenger is a blast from the past because it has many design similarities as the original early 1970s Challenger. The 2010 Challenger is a 2-door, 5-passenger sports coupe, available in 3 trims, ranging from the SE to the SRT8. At a MSRP of $22,735 – $41,230, the powerful muscle car can blast from 0-60 mph in around 5 seconds. The fuel economy estimates of the 2010 Dodge Challenger lineups are 17 mpg in the city and 25 on the highway for the SE, the Dodge Challenger R/T at 16/25 mpg, and the SRT8 at 13/19 mpg.


As well as the retro design lineup, the 2010 Dodge Challenger is also available as a new, limited edition “Plum Crazy” model. The 2010 Dodge Challenger SE has a 250-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine with a 5-speed automatic transmission. The R/T has 372-horsepower 5.7-liter V8 with a 5-speed automatic. A 6-speed manual is available on the R/T, and models equipped with a 6-speed have 376 horsepower. The SRT8 has a 425-horsepower 6.1-liter V8 with either a 5-speed automatic transmission or a 6-speed manual.

Mechanical features of the 2010 Dodge Challenger include: 3.64:1 axle ratio, touring suspension, rear stabilizer bar, engine block heater, heavy duty engine cooling, 730 CCA maintenance-free battery, 160-amp alternator, independent touring suspension, power rack and pinion steering, and 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes and speed control.

Interior features of the 2010 Dodge Challenger include: power locks with remote keyless entry, power front windows with one-touch down feature, tilt-telescope steering column, power eight-way driver’s seat, floor console with sliding armrest, cloth low-back bucket seats, tilt/telescopic steering column, instrument cluster w/tachometer, 140-MPH speedometer, speed control, and a Sentry Key theft deterrent system.

The retro exterior design of the 2010 Dodge Challenger is similar to its predecessor, but with improved proportions. Features include: vented T/A style hood, chrome hood pins, black grille with satin surround, dual round headlamps, racing-style fuel door, body color door handles, power fold-away body color mirrors, solar control glass, 17-inch aluminum wheels, and antenna integrated into rear window. Safety features include: Brake/park interlock, all-speed traction control, electronic stability control, brake assist with antiskid, advanced multi-stage front airbags, and child seat upper tether anchorages.

Automobile Magazine calls the 2010 Dodge Challenger a “head turner,” while Cars.com refers to its “Hot Wheels” styling. Motor Trend says that the 2010 Dodge Challenger is “a healthy dose of retro-modern style.”

The 2010 Dodge Challenger’s outstanding performance, cutting-edge technology, and retro design will definitely cut through any boredom on the road.

2009 Dodge Viper

The 2009 Viper is a 2-door, 2-passenger sports car, or convertible sports car, available in two trims, the SRT-10 Convertible and the SRT-10 Coupe. Whether it is the coupe or convertible, the 2009 Dodge Viper will definitely capture everyone’s attention. At a price range of $89,000 – $99,000, this powerful roadster accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in less than four seconds and can reach a top speed of 200 mph. The fuel economy range is 13 mpg city and 22 mpg hwy.

The 2009 Dodge Viper is equipped with an 8.4 liter V 10 front engine with 103.0 mm bore, 100.6 mm stroke, 10.2 compression ratio, overhead valve, variable valve timing/camshaft and two valves per cylinder EWE. The Viper’s six-speed manual transmission features 10 percent wider gears that increase shift quality and torque capacity to handle 560 lb-ft of torque. At 150 mph, the Viper generates 100 lb of downforce.

The 2009 Dodge Viper features a long hood with air ducts, a short deck lid with lip spoiler, deep-cut side scallops, and smooth sloping roof line. The dual exhaust pipes still exit at the side under the doors.

Mechanical features include four-wheel ABS, four disc brakes including four ventilated discs, Immobilizer, rear limited slip differential, and wishbone front and rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs.

Seating two, the 2009 Dodge Viper interior features include peripheral anti-theft protection, RDS audio system with AM/FM, Disc Auto-changer and six-disc remote changer, cargo capacity: all seats in place (cu ft): 8.4, driver front airbag with multi-stage deployment, passenger front airbag with occupant sensors and multi-stage deployment, sports driver and passenger seat, headlight control with time delay switch-off, power steering, and suede seat upholstery with additional leather.

Standard safety features include advanced multistage front airbags and an anti-lock brake system (ABS). The Viper’s reliability score of 4 out of 10 is the Predicted Reliability rating provided by J.D. Power and Associates. This score is based on trending the past three years of historical initial quality and dependability data from J.D. Power’s automotive studies, specifically the Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS) and the Initial Quality Study (IQS).

 

The 2009 Viper features a three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty and lifetime Powertrain warranty.

Auto writers claim that people can’t stop staring at the Viper’s wild (and functional) exterior design. “Looks like a medieval spaceship,” writes Car and Driver.