[ Chrysler Group LLC press release ]
Heritage Hues: Muscle-car Buff Desired Plum Crazy and HEMI Orange
High-impact Paint Colors to Coat 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T and SRT8 392
- Unlocked from the Dodge archive, the return of iconic Plum Crazy and HEMI
Orange paint codes answer enthusiasts' desire for more high-impact heritage
- Limited-production run of Plum Crazy will start this March on Dodge
Challenger R/T Classic and Dodge Challenger SRT8 editions, with ordering
- HEMI Orange paint returns for a limited time on the HEMI-powered Dodge
Challenger R/T and SRT8 models starting this May
- The 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T is America's most affordable V-8 muscle car
at $29,995 MSRP
February 8, 2013, Auburn Hills, Mich. - The 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T and
track-ready Challenger SRT8 392 models deliver exactly what modern muscle car
enthusiasts want - two powerful HEMI V-8 engine choices with up to 470
horsepower, iconic and functional muscle-car styling and a world-class
performance suspension designed for maximum grip - all executed with quality
and precision. And now with the addition of Plum Crazy and HEMI Orange
high-impact paint, some of the very best heritage hues will help make the
Spring of 2013 that much brighter on American roadways and raceways.
Built at Chrysler Group LLC's Brampton, Ontario, assembly plant, the Dodge
Challenger R/T Classic and Challenger SRT8 models in historic Plum Crazy
arrive at Dodge dealerships nationwide this spring. The U.S. Manufacturer's
Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T Classic in
Plum Crazy is $33,995, while the high-performance SRT8 model is $44,775 (both
prices exclude $995 destination, SRT8 includes gas-guzzler tax).
In addition, head-turning HEMI Orange paint follows Plum Crazy in May and will
be available on all HEMI-powered Challenger models, including the 2013 Dodge
Challenger R/T, R/T Plus and R/T Classic, as well as the Challenger SRT8 392.
The 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T model is America's most affordable V-8 muscle
car at $29,995 MSRP (excluding $995 destination).
2013 Dodge Challenger R/T
Designed for the performance enthusiast, the 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T is
powered by the legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine with cold-air induction
delivering up to 375 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque, 0-60 miles per hour
(mph) in the low 5-second range and up to 25 miles per gallon (mpg), Tremec
six-speed manual transmission or available five-speed automatic,
performance-tuned suspension, performance-disc brakes, performance-tuned
steering calibration, 3.73 rear-axle ratio, Uconnect Voice Command with
Bluetooth, console-mounted USB port with iPod control and auxiliary audio
input jack, SiriusXM Satellite Radio with 12-month subscription, automatic
headlamps, LED-illuminated instrument cluster with 160-mph primary
speedometer, instrument panel with mini-carbon bezel, fog lamps, "R/T" grille
badge, "HEMI" hood badges and rear body-color deck-lid spoiler.
2013 Challenger R/T Plus
For drivers who want even more premium refinement and details, the 2013 Dodge
Challenger R/T Plus adds premium Nappa leather seating in Dark Slate Gray or
Radar Red, heated front seats, six Boston Acoustics premium speakers with
276-watt amplifier, ParkSense rear park assist, power heated mirrors,
Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) with temperature gauge, location
specific tire-pressure monitoring and compass, vehicle security alarm and
HomeLink universal transceiver. Remote start is included with the five-speed
2013 Dodge Challenger R/T Classic
Designed for the Dodge enthusiast who wants performance with even more
nostalgic muscle-car cues, the 2013 Dodge Challenger R/T Classic adds dual
throwback A-line bodyside R/T stripes in matte black or white, large 20-inch
aluminum wheels with polished face and black painted pockets or available
forged "Heritage" wheels, 3.92 rear-axle ratio, "Challenger" fender badges in
classic script, heritage "R/T" grille badge, functional hood scoops and
high-intensity discharge (HID) headlamps.
2013 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392
For 2013, the Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 adds even more new and improved
high-tech performance features to solidify its place as the brand's ultimate
modern American rear-wheel-drive muscle coupe. Powered by the proven 392-cubic
inch (6.4-liter) HEMI V-8 with 470 horsepower, the performance machine
promises a balanced performance approach with outstanding straight-line
acceleration, world-class ride and handling, high-performance braking and the
most up-to-date technologies that deliver more driver excitement and control.
And it still delivers up to 23 miles per gallon (mpg) on the highway.
New for the 2013 model year is an expanded adaptive-damping suspension that
allows for three-mode selectable suspension tuning, while new launch control
is standard and provides enhanced straight-line acceleration. Dodge Challenger
SRT8 392 accelerates from 0-60 mph in the high 4-second range; runs the
quarter mile in mid-12-second range with the automatic transmission (high
12-second range with the manual); goes from 0-100-0 mph in the low 15s,
reaches a top speed of 182 mph with the manual transmission (175 mph with the
automatic) and stops from 60-0 mph in just 117 feet.
Full-length dual center stripes are also available with the limited-edition
Plum Crazy or HEMI Orange Dodge Challenger SRT8 392. For a from-the-factory
customized look, three SRT-specific stripe colors are available, including
Black, Silver and Medium Metallic Gray, all finished in high-gloss.
For nearly 100 years, Dodge has defined passionate and innovative vehicles
that stand apart in performance and in style. Building upon its rich heritage
of muscle cars, racing technology and ingenious engineering, Dodge offers a
full-line of cars, crossovers, minivans and SUVs built for top performance -
from power off the line and handling in the corners, to high-quality vehicles
that deliver unmatched versatility and excellent fuel efficiency. Only Dodge
offers such innovative functionality combined with class-leading performance,
exceptional value and distinctive design. With the all-new 2013 Dodge Dart
offering up to 41 miles per gallon, the all-new Dodge Charger paired with the
ZF eight-speed transmission that achieves a class-leading 31 miles per gallon
on the highway, the new Durango and the significantly revamped Grand Caravan -
inventor of the minivan - Journey, Avenger and iconic Challenger, Dodge now
has one of the freshest dealer showrooms in the United States.
The Chrysler Group's SRT (Street and Racing Technology) brand uses a
successful product development formula featuring five proven hallmarks:
awe-inspiring powertrains; outstanding ride, handling and capability;
benchmark braking; aggressive and functional exteriors and race-inspired and
high-performance interiors to remain true to its performance roots.
The SRT lineup in the 2013 model year features five vehicles that are
world-class performance contenders and bring the latest in safety technologies
and creature comforts. The Chrysler 300 SRT8, Dodge Challenger SRT8 392, Dodge
Charger SRT8 and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 are joined by the SRT flagship Viper
and Viper GTS models, which are making their highly anticipated return to the
high-performance sports car market.
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