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Offline JS27N0B

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Canadian Challenger 500 SRT8
« on: July 20, 2008 - 11:43:37 pm »
Here are some pics of the first Challenger we received, we have 5 more still sitting waiting on rail cars in Windsor.

Awesome car, way more fun to drive than my 70 for the naysayers. Just can't wait for a convertible to be available!!

The 500 is a Canada only thing and the cars come fully loaded. There is supposed to be only 500 available  but I have heard stories that there is a little better than 600 of them.
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Re: Canadian Challenger 500 SRT8
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2008 - 11:46:06 pm »
Nice to see some Challengers heading north of the boarder.  :2thumbs:



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Re: Canadian Challenger 500 SRT8
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2008 - 01:20:15 am »
 :cooldancing: Great photos Shaun thank you for sharing them with us!!

I heard that the 500 authenticity comes with a $2000 price tag...pretty cool only in Canada !! Was there a reason for this?

Thank you !!


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Re: Canadian Challenger 500 SRT8
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2008 - 04:09:37 pm »
the silver hood stripe looks nice against the black body, maybe just needs a red outline (pinstripe) of the hood stripe would tweak it a bit

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Re: Canadian Challenger 500 SRT8
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2008 - 12:52:37 am »
Did you buy it or just test drive it. Right now I don't think I could afford to test drive an SRT8!  :-[

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Re: Canadian Challenger 500 SRT8
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2008 - 10:02:49 pm »
:cooldancing: Great photos Shaun thank you for sharing them with us!!

I heard that the 500 authenticity comes with a $2000 price tag...pretty cool only in Canada !! Was there a reason for this?

Thank you !!



I don't know if there was a reason or Chysler saw it as an easy opportunity to make a little more cash by playing a heritage/tribute card. It is for sure more collectible than #3608 out of 6400 that the U.S guys get to have.
1970 Challenger R/T Convertible 383/auto 1 of 516 *now sold after owning for 18yrs
2007 Chrysler Aspen Limited AWD
2013 Tige' RZR 343hp
2016 PCP Challenger SRT Hellcat


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Re: Canadian Challenger 500 SRT8
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2008 - 10:04:27 pm »
Did you buy it or just test drive it. Right now I don't think I could afford to test drive an SRT8!  :-[

I didn't buy it but seeing as I am a tech and the Service Manager I did perform the pre-delivery inspection myself. ;D
1970 Challenger R/T Convertible 383/auto 1 of 516 *now sold after owning for 18yrs
2007 Chrysler Aspen Limited AWD
2013 Tige' RZR 343hp
2016 PCP Challenger SRT Hellcat


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Re: Canadian Challenger 500 SRT8
« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2008 - 10:27:02 pm »
Nice to see some Challengers heading north of the boarder.  :2thumbs:

No, its nice that most of them are coming to the U.S.A. They are made in Canada  :bigsmile:
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Re: Canadian Challenger 500 SRT8
« Reply #8 on: July 22, 2008 - 10:37:02 pm »
No, its nice that most of them are coming to the U.S.A. They are made in Canada  :bigsmile:

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1970 Challenger R/T Convertible 383/auto 1 of 516 *now sold after owning for 18yrs
2007 Chrysler Aspen Limited AWD
2013 Tige' RZR 343hp
2016 PCP Challenger SRT Hellcat


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Re: Canadian Challenger 500 SRT8
« Reply #9 on: July 23, 2008 - 12:51:46 pm »
Chrysler is also doing that with the 300C, Heritage, Edition, SRT Design edition, etc. With their current financial status I'm SURE its a strategy to more vehicles off the showroom floor...but that's the business they are in, trying to get the customer to pony up with the $ by dangling enticements