6 MUST-SEE FEATURES FOR THE MOPAR® ’17 DODGE CHALLENGER

In celebration of 80 years of Mopar®, we’ve debuted the limited-edition Mopar ’17 Dodge Challenger at the Chicago Auto Show, and hopefully carved out some time for a drive through the city and along the Lake Michigan coast. We hope you’re able to join us in the Windy City, but just in case you can’t be there in person, here are exclusive photos and details that will have you clamoring to get behind the wheel of Mopar’s 80th anniversary muscle car.

80th ANNIVERSARY BADGING: With a style perfected over 80 years, we’ve included badging and logos on the Mopar ’17 Dodge Challenger that commemorate our history and add aggressive styling to the vehicle. 80th Anniversary styling includes a hand-painted Mopar 392 logo from the Mopar Custom Shop, and under-the-hood badging serialized for the 80 Contusion Blue and 80 Billet Silver limited-edition models.

SHAKER HOOD, HEMI® ENGINE AND PERFORMANCE UPGRADES: Speaking of the hood … the Mopar ’17 Dodge Challenger looks every part of classic with a Shaker hood that provides vintage style and added performance benefits for the 6.4-liter, 392 HEMI® engine, which boasts a whopping 485 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque. In addition, an upgraded cold air intake, inspired by the Dodge Challenger SRT® Hellcat, helps to boost performance with assistance of an air catcher duct system via the headlamp. A six-speed manual transmission provides hands-on gear selection, while a silver powder-coated Mopar Shaker strut tower brace and four-piston Brembo® brakes help enhance rigidity and stopping power, respectively.

CUSTOM SEATS AND INTERIOR: When you’re behind the wheel of a car powerful enough to press you back into your seat, shouldn’t that seat be as thrilling as the vehicle itself? The Mopar ’17 Dodge Challenger focuses on the interior with seatbacks that pop with embroidered Tungsten Mopar logos. The same detailing matches with stitching on the door panels and throughout the interior.

HAND-PAINTED EXTERIOR: The Mopar ’17 Dodge Challenger comes in two limited-edition colors for the 80th anniversary: 80 models available in Pitch Black/Contusion Blue, with another 80 in Pitch Black/Billet Silver. Contusion Blue conveys a tone-on-tone look, while Billet Silver delivers a higher-impact, higher-contrast option. The head-turning two-tone options are hand-painted in the Mopar Custom Shop to emphasize the bodylines of the vehicle, and exterior details like the rear decklid spoiler and Shaker hood and surround are painted Pitch Black to unify the exterior color scheme.

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WHEELS AND EXHAUST DETAILS: When it’s time to make your mark on the Magnificent Mile, it’s the paint job and exterior details that stand out in the reflected storefront windows. The Mopar ’17 Dodge Challenger is polished and ready with 20×9-inch aluminum wheels embellished with semi-gloss accents and a Dodge logo on the center caps. As this Mopar machine rolls on down Michigan Ave., Challenger SRT Hellcat black exhaust tips will signal your departure with a powerful message.

80th ANNIVERSARY WELCOME PACKAGE: It’s all in the details, and for customers who purchase a Mopar ’17 Dodge Challenger, we’re including all the trimmings in a special owner’s kit. The vehicle will come complete with a welcome letter; “birth certificate” with vehicle specs, date of manufacture and proprietary vehicle number; hand-signed ’17 Mopar rendering from the FCA US LLC Product Design Office; special Mopar ’17 booklet; a customized acrylic memorabilia showpiece; Mopar valve stem caps; and Mopar branded items including a Mopar ’17 keychain and a Mopar 80th anniversary badge.

The limited-edition Mopar ’17 Dodge Challenger will be available at select dealerships in the U.S. and Canada in June 2017, and starts at $57,885 U.S. MSRP.* See additional Mopar accessories and performance parts available for Mopar ’17 and Dodge Challenger at mopar.com.

*MSRP includes base price of $55,790 plus destination and gas guzzler tax. Excludes tax, title and registration fees.