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Most uneducated car fans do not know that the very first Charger was released in 1966. The first generation Charger was not necessarily what motorists were looking for.
It was not very attractive despite its fastback design and decent engines.
As sales numbers were low, the first generation Charger was made available for only a year before receiving a facelift.
On top of being aesthetically jaw-dropping, the Charger comes with an engine that pays tribute to the great Elephant motor released back in the '60s.
This time around, Mopar dubbed the humongous unit the Hellephant. With a power output of 1,000 hp and 950 lb-ft of torque.
The Dodge Charger Daytona is one of a kind. It is one of the most emblematic performance vehicles released by Dodge. To put things in perspective, a Charger Daytona in mint condition recently fetched $1.32 million at auction.
When it comes to the race version of the Daytona, everything screams perfection. This particular Charger Daytona was the very first race car to reach 200 mph on a track.
With a 426 cu in Hemi V8 that pumps out 575 hp, it is quite logical that the Daytona was eventually banned from NASCAR for being too powerful.
Cleveland Power and Performance presented the Charger named "Reverence" at SEMA in 2018. Based on a 2016 Challenger Hellcat, this Charger comes with an upgraded supercharged 6.2-liter Hellcat V8 that pumps out a staggering 890 hp.
The restomod trend did not spare the Charger.
Despite having increased in value due to high demand, the Charger remains one of the go-to cars to restomod.
Although a new chassis, new brake systems, and new suspensions, among other parts, are needed to keep a restomodded classic in one piece, the result is often fantastic.
The car was made to perform on a track, after all. As pro-touring is becoming popular again, amateur and professional tuners nationwide have turned oldies into track-ready monsters.
This Charger comes with Dodge's 5.7-liter Hemi V8, the same V8 found on the sixth and seventh generations R/T.
Speedkore's Evolution Charger is a mean-mugging restomod that embodies professionalism and perfection. Though sobriety may have been the overall idea when the Evolution was built, but the end result is far from conservative.
Speedkore's all-carbon Charger comes with an upgraded supercharged 376 cu in Demon V8 that makes 966 hp and 900 lb-ft of torque. The Evolution also comes with a roll cage and an interior that seems to come out of a high-end supercar.
Gearheads wish Dodge would go ahead and make this Dodge Charger ute already. The car manufacturer pulled out of the ute market when it retired the Rampage.
However, with vintage vehicles becoming increasingly popular, Dodge should take notice of the work made by Smyth Kit Cars.
A Hellcat-powered Charger ute would once and for all make Dodge the hegemon in the muscle car scene.
The Charger SRT-8 Super Bee is not the average sixth generation SRT-8. With 1,000 Super Bees made in 2008, it is fair to concede that the car's value may go up in coming years.
Dodge was in hot water when it unveiled the sixth generation Charger.
The two-door muscle car grew into a sedan, which was not something muscle heads were expecting.
However, the four-door Charger ended up being quite successful.
When the R/T and SRT-8 trim levels were made available, people who were initially against the muscle sedan developed a liking to it.
Dodge set the bar really high with its Hellcat and Redeye. However, this simply was not enough for your average gearhead.
Understanding that gearheads with a death wish and a fat wallet may want more out of their Charger Hellcats, Hennessey Performance Engineering came up with a performance package that brings the total power output to 1,012 hp and 969 lb-ft of torque.
Only 501 units were made, thus making it an instant collectible. The Daytona is powered by a Hellcat engine, which makes it even more attractive. The widebody is a tell-tale sign that the Daytona is an absolute beast.
The Charger Daytona was made available in 1969 and 1970.
Originally made to take part in NASCAR, Dodge had to produce a number of homologation models.
With 501 models made, it is quite understandable why the Daytona became highly valuable. I
In an effort to pay tribute to this legend, Dodge set itself to produce a Charger Daytona that would have the aura of its predecessor.
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