The 2015 Dodge Challenger has finally gotten it much anticipated facelift. It got much attention at the New York Motor Show with its new exterior, vinyl, updated front, larger wheel base, and its rear fascia design. It has a spectacular fascia that is expected to keep it highly marketable till the next-gen model is released. Being a completely revised model, it came with new and special features compared to its previous models, just like the new Charger.
2015 Dodge Challenger Redesign
For the 2015 Dodge Challenger exterior design, the automaker picked on the 1971 facelift which is seen to have a more pronounced bulged out bonnet, a split grille, and separate taillights. The LED halo headlights are also flanked in its chrome grille. A large trapezoidal air intake is mounted upside down on its bumper. Other revisions and upgrades to this new model include: a longer front and thinner side-turn signal lights and a black bezel fog lamps.
At its rear end there are separate taillights with a black glossy vinyl background, a larger spoiler mounted on its trunk lid, and a new bumper design. The overall finish of the new Challenger appears to be much better compared to that of its previous model and it greatly boosts this car’s modern appearance. This muscle car is offered in several different trim levels, from the V6 engine-powered SXT and R/T trims, to the revised HEMI Scat Pack Shaker. It is also available in 7 new vinyl options.
The interior of the 2015 Dodge Challenger features a center console that will join the revised driver-focused control panel. Aboard, its interior is more stylish as quality leather has been used to wrap its surfaces and seats as well, it is also fitted with a new steering wheel, its front seats and bolster have also been redesigned. Other interior upgraded features are: the electric heated and ventilated seats, improved cushioning, polished aluminum fittings and betters systems such as the 7-inch instrument cluster screen and the 8-inch SAT-NAV with the infotainment system. The interior is also available in different color options.
Engine, Specs, Fuel Economy
Under the hood, this muscle car will be powered by a liquid-cooled 3.6L Pentastar V-6 power unit that is capable of delivering up to 305 horsepower and 268 pound-feet of torque for the SXT and SXT plus trims. The all 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T variants use an 8-cylinder 5.7L HEMI engine that can generate up to 375 horses and 410 lb-ft of twist. Lastly, the 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker is powered by a 6.4L HEMI V-8 engine producing up to 485 hp and 475 pound-feet of twist. The most powerful is the SRT Hellcat, powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8, producing up to 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. Customers will be able to choose among the 6-speed manual and 8-speed electronic transmissions. This new model also offers better efficiency and improved power outputs compared to the previous model. The fuel economy depends on a trim level, and it ranges from 13/21 mpg city/highway to 19/30 mpg city/hwy.
2015 Dodge Challenger Prices
The following details are taken from the automaker’s official website. The base 2015 Dodge Challenger SXT model has a starting price of $26,995, while the SXT Plus costs $26,995. The R/T and R/T Plus are priced at $31,795 and $34,795, while the R/T Shaker and R/T Plus Shaker cost $35,495 and $38,495, respectively. The R/T Scat Pack model is available for $38,895. The 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker can be bought for $43,495, while the SRT 329 is available for $46,395. The most expensive is the SRT Hellcat which is priced at $59,995.
In this picture gallery you can see photos of the several Challenger variants and trim levels, with performance packs. In the photos within the text above, you can see the blue SXT model.
R/T Shaker Model
392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker
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