Dodge Challenger, Charger get new Stars & Stripes Editions
Since Dodge says it is the U.S. automotive brand that has the highest percentage of active military buyers, it makes sense that it would make a special nod to servicemen and servicewomen in the form of limited edition Challenger and Charger models. Two of three versions feature HEMI V-8s with 370+ hp under those military-inspired hoods.
First unvelied at the 2019 New York International Auto Show in April, the Stars & Stripes Edition is available on Challenger and Charger models and features a unique Satin Black and Silver accent center stripe, Satin Black American Flag fender decals, 20-in. x 9-in. Mid-gloss Black wheels, and black badging. Bronze four-piston Brembo brake calipers come standard on Challenger R/T Scat Pack and Charger Scat Pack models, and are packaged with the Performance Handing Group on GT and R/T models.
2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Stars & Stripes Edition
Inside, Stars & Stripes Edition models feature Gloss Black interior accents, unique black-on-black cloth seats with an embroidered bronze star, Dark Brushed II interior bezels, a unique antique bronze instrument panel badge, and bronze accent stitching throughout.
2019 Dodge Charger Scat Pack Stars & Stripes
The Stars & Stripes Edition is an add-on available on the following models with a U.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $1,995:
- Challenger R/T Scat Pack and Charger Scat Pack: Offering the most muscle for the dollar with a starting price of less than $40,000, the Challenger R/T Scat Pack and Charger Scat Pack are powered by the naturally aspirated 392 HEMI V-8, delivering 485 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque. The Challenger R/T Scat Pack comes standard with the Tremec six-speed manual transmission, while the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission is available on Challenger R/T Scat Pack and comes standard on Charger Scat Pack.
- Challenger and Charger R/T: Challenger and Charger R/T models are powered by the iconic 5.7-liter HEMI V-8. The Challenger R/T is rated at 375 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque when mated to the standard Tremec six-speed manual transmission. When paired with the available TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, the Challenger R/T delivers 372 hp with 400 lb-ft of torque. The Charger R/T comes standard with the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission and is rated at 370 hp and 395 lb-ft of torque.
- Challenger and Charger GT RWD: New Challenger and Charger GT RWD performance models are powered by the award-winning Pentastar V-6 engine. Both mated to the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, the Charger GT RWD is rated at 300 hp and 264 lb-ft of torque, and the Challenger is rated at 305 hp and 268 lb-ft of torque.
The Stars & Stripe Edition is available with the following exterior colors: Destroyer Grey, F8 Green, Granite Crystal, IndiGo Blue, Maximum Steel, Octane Red, Pitch Black, Triple Nickel, and White Knuckle.
Painted Satin Black Appearance Package on Charger SRT Hellcat
Dodge//SRT offers even more customization straight from the factory. A Painted Satin Black Appearance Package is now available on the Charger SRT Hellcat for the first time, giving the quickest, fastest and most-powerful sedan in the world an even more aggressive look.
Introduced in 2018, the Painted Satin Black Appearance Package first appeared on the limited-production Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and is currently available on all 2019 Challenger SRT Hellcat models.
The Satin Black hood, roof, decklid, and spoiler are all hand-painted surfaces, giving performance enthusiasts a custom look, straight from the factory. The Satin Black hood is a nod back to racing heritage, because racecar drivers would paint their hoods black to help reduce glare. Dodge//SRT builds on that unique appearance with the addition of the roof, decklid, and spoiler to look even more sinister.
The Painted Satin Black Appearance Package is currently available for dealer orders only and has a U.S. MSRP of $3,495.
Learn more about the Challenger from Dodge, including these special edition options, here.
Learn more about the Charger from Dodge, including these special edition options, here.
Sources: Dodge, FCA US
Published May 2019
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