Muscle Car Icon – The 2016 Dodge Challenger
When we think about the muscle cars of past years one car stands out in the minds of those who first experienced the time when sleek cars with powerful engines came of age and those who are enthusiast with the thrill of power and speed in today’s modern muscle car. One of these cars is still the icon of that time and exist even today with a sleek design, a selection of powerful engines, and an audience that gets excited every year when the new cars arrive at the local Dodge dealer. That car is the 2016 Dodge Challenger.
Performance and Power
Needless to say in today’s market nothing compares in style and performance with the 2016 Dodge Challenger. The reason for this is two fold, power and performance. The selection of the proper engine and drive train will provide the best economy along with the horsepower desired.
Engine choices include the economical 3.6l Pentastar V6 with Variable Valve Timing (VVT) in a 24 valve V6 producing 305 HP. This engine can provide 30 MPG on the highway and an estimated 0-60 in six seconds. Exceptional performance is provided by a high flow intake and exhaust ports enhanced by a fully independent dual-cam and sequential port fuel injection for maximum performance under all driving conditions.
More power and performance is available with the selection of the famous 5.7L HEMI® V8. A whopping 375 HP of industry leading 410 LB-FT of Torque when coupled with a standard TREMEC® six-speed manual transmission will move from 0-60 mph in the low 5 second range. With the TorqueFlite eight speed automatic transmission and fuel Saver Economy eight cylinders transition to four providing more fuel efficiency.
6.4L HEMI V8 . Now we have some serous performance. 485 HP and 475 LB-FT of Torque gives this engine a flat torque curve and 0-60 in the low four second range. Both the manual and automatic transmissions are available for performance and efficiency.
Of course the Supercharged 6.2L HEMI SRT Hellcat V8 is available in the SRT Hellcat and SRT 392 which will be discussed in another blog.
For comfort even on the longest trips the 2016 Dodge Challenger is design with a cockpit for the family. Starting with leather trimmed or cloth seats that available driver and passenger heated seats and a 6 way power driver seat to a customizable digital cluster display an available Uconnect® Access Via Mobile system for easy access to your popular apps. This is the ultimate in muscle car comfort.
When considering your next vehicle purchase a great selection of new and used Dodge Challenger’s are available for sale at Hoyte Dodge located at 2300 North Highway 75 in Sherman Texas. We may be contacted by calling 866-211-9037 or visit us on the web at hoytedodge for a complete listing of current bargains on New Specials and Used Specials. You can like us on Facebook, pin us on Pinterest, or follow us on Twitter.
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