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CC Central => Newb Intros => Topic started by: mikey1 on October 24, 2005 - 03:09:58 pm

Title: new charger
Post by: mikey1 on October 24, 2005 - 03:09:58 pm
Hello all,
I have been really enjoying the site.
 I was at the shopping mall and was playing around a bit with a 2006 Charger RT Daytona, colour was goMango, full options package was $48k Canadian.(couldn't drive it though) I was just wondering if the cuda/challenger will ever be introduced by Chrysler, and what you guys think of the new Charger.
take care
Mikey
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: Carlwalski on October 24, 2005 - 05:13:52 pm


Reintroduced - Yes, the Challenger has been given the green light. Will be out 2009/10.


Here is a picture, although it will probably not look like this, this is just an artists rendering of it.
It will however be a 2-Dr, RWD HEMI option coupe.
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: pettybluecuda on October 24, 2005 - 05:21:37 pm
If it looks like that im might just sell of the caddy! That looks pretty good!
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: Carlwalski on October 24, 2005 - 05:40:56 pm


I like it too....although there would be many who would adjust it slightly to to their likings I can safely say if the the Challenger came out looking likethat it would get a lot more thumbs up than the Charger did.
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: Street_Challenged73 on October 24, 2005 - 06:17:13 pm
That would be very nice if that's what DC would ultimately choose for the new Challenger's construction..........I guess only time will tell.
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: mikey1 on October 24, 2005 - 06:48:48 pm
thanks all,
that was an excellent picture of the future Challenger!
I had alot of fun watching the burnout mpegs you guys sent in. Got allot of looks from my wife with "what the heck are you watching on the computer!
My boys really enjoyed them too!
cheers
Mikey
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: Ghost on October 24, 2005 - 11:48:12 pm
06 Charger supporter here.  And, I'm hoping for an evil looking 2 door hardtop/ragtop for the new Challenger. :)
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: Andrew on October 25, 2005 - 12:31:50 am
I like the new charger, but not the name.
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: Super Blue 72 on October 25, 2005 - 08:54:58 am
Hi mikey1,

The new Challenger is due to be out 2009, maybe late 2008, according to sources.  It will be based on the new LX platform, not the current one that the current 300/Charger is based on.  Only time will tell if it's retro themed or not.  Lots of rumors but no drawings yet.  It'll get more interesting as the long thought dead Camaro may possibly be given the green light also for 2008.

The new Charger is great for what it is.  A nice RWD, V8, 4 door family sedan.  I'll have to agree with Andrew that I like the car but not the name.  I've seen some in dealer lots, but so far none on the road.  (Boston, MA).  The car definately would be a more viable option to people if DC offered a true manual transmission for it.  For $30K, it'll be hard to find another new car that fits that catagory with the same attributes: RWD, 4door, V8, performance oriented.
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: Rev-It-Up on October 25, 2005 - 09:57:21 am
We were coming home from a car show a couple of weeks ago and this guy in a new charger pulled up beside us.  He rolled down his window and was just grinning and said..."I have a charger too...mine's just newer".  I didn't have the heart to tell him ours was a CHALLENGER!!!  They guy was definately happy with his car, so they must be getting positive feedback.
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: Carlwalski on October 25, 2005 - 03:15:22 pm
We were coming home from a car show a couple of weeks ago and this guy in a new charger pulled up beside us.  He rolled down his window and was just grinning and said..."I have a charger too...mine's just newer".  I didn't have the heart to tell him ours was a CHALLENGER!!!  They guy was definately happy with his car, so they must be getting positive feedback.


LMAO!! That's funny how people always say, "Nice Charger" to the Challenger guys.....
Even my friends down here go, hows the (pause)....."Charger"? Um, Challenger...yip shes great and......
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: 360 'CUDA on October 26, 2005 - 09:06:19 am
I've been told I have a nice Camaro more then once, One guy asked me if I have a HEMI in my Camaro

That is one confused individual

I can't see the new 'CUDA/Challenger happening unless it's some kind of hybrid or something.
There is just too long of a wait. Do you realize that by the time the new E-body comes out Hillary will be president?
(cheesy grin)


Title: Re: new charger
Post by: Super Blue 72 on October 26, 2005 - 11:31:55 am
We were coming home from a car show a couple of weeks ago and this guy in a new charger pulled up beside us.  He rolled down his window and was just grinning and said..."I have a charger too...mine's just newer".  I didn't have the heart to tell him ours was a CHALLENGER!!!  They guy was definately happy with his car, so they must be getting positive feedback.

LOL!  I'm surprised he didn't yell out at you, "Hey, that thing got a Hemi in it?!!"
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: Rev-It-Up on October 26, 2005 - 12:48:45 pm
I was kind of waiting for him to ask that, but he never did...so I asked him.  Nope no hemi...he didn't know what was in there, but he knew it wasn't a hemi.
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: Ghost on October 26, 2005 - 11:38:26 pm
Hillary will be president?
(cheesy grin)




I pray to God that never happens.  Because, if it does, I'll have to move in with Chryco.
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: Chryco Psycho on October 27, 2005 - 09:35:23 am
I Love the new charger all except the virtually identical styling to the 300 , the 4 doors , the lack of manual trans , the muttstang wheels , & the fact that it is Ugly
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: 360 'CUDA on October 27, 2005 - 04:44:35 pm
I pray to God that never happens.  Because, if it does, I'll have to move in with Chryco.

Well a very good friend of mine has spent some time with her flying her around New York in his blackhawk.

Lets just say he was glad when he and his crew were sent to Iraq.  :D
Title: Re: new charger
Post by: Carlwalski on October 27, 2005 - 05:01:59 pm


Hey Pete, out of all the avatars I have seen you use THAT my friend is by far the best!!!!!
Your cars lines look soooo smoooth! (http://bestsmileys.com/drooling/3.gif) We all know how much you love the round tail lights too!

Title: Re: new charger
Post by: gotacuda23 on October 27, 2005 - 06:54:21 pm
heres someone elses version of the new cuda http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.dodgetrucks.org/gallery/data/500/aar_sublime_front.jpg&imgrefurl=http://forums.hotrod.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php%3FCat%3D0%26Number%3D21158%26Main%3D19720&h=683&w=1024&sz=192&tbnid=wsRnQAoa97gJ:&tbnh=100&tbnw=150&hl=en&start=11&prev=/images%3Fq%3Daar%2Bhemi%2Bcuda%26svnum%3D10%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26sa%3DN

personlly, i like it alot, but i doubt it will look anything like that