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 Dodge - Auto Show - News - Dodge 2006 Challenger Concept Flexes Some Muscle
In creating the new Dodge Challenger concept car the designers at Chrysler Group's West Coast Pacifica Studio knew they had a rich heritage to draw upon.
Both the hood and the deck lid of the Challenger concept vehicle are higher than the 1970 in order to lift and "present" the front and rear themes.
Inasmuch as the original Challenger was the first car to have injection-molded door trim panels (now common practice), the doors received special attention.
www.dodge.com /dodge_life/news/autoshow_news/challenger.html   (1179 words)

  
 LY: 2008 Dodge Challenger (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Chrysler announced that the Dodge Challenger will be produced as a coupe, to arrive in dealerships in 2008 (as a 2008 model year car), and to be built on the same line as the 300, Charger, and Magnum.
The Challenger may ride a shorter wheelbase to decrease weight, but on the other hand, it may simply be a two-door variant, much as the original Dodge Charger was a two-door version of the Coronet.
Challenger is an appropriate name this time around; just as the original rode on a shortened B-body platform (with some A-body elements, called the E-body platform), the new Challenger will ride on a shortened LX platform - with two doors.
www.allpar.com.cob-web.org:8888 /cars/dodge/challenger.html   (3225 words)

  
 Dodge Challenger - The Dodge Challenger Enthusiast Site
The Dodge Challenger and the Plymouth Barracuda were released in 1970 on Chrysler Corporation's new "E-body" platform, marking the introduction of Dodge's first true Pony Car.
The Challenger was intended to be a high performance, high horsepower head turner, on both the street and track, yet it offered lower performance engines to make the Challenger affordable, and practical for everyone.
The Challenger, offered in both a coupe and a convertible, was very popular, and with such engine offerings as the Hemi, it quickly made a place for itself in the record books, but due to the rising cost of fuel, and the influx of economy cars, the Challenger ended it's run in 1974.
www.dodgechallenger.com   (507 words)

  
 Shuttle Orbiter Challenger (OV-99)
Challenger, the second orbiter to become operational at Kennedy Space Center, was named after the British Naval research vessel HMS Challenger that sailed the Atlantic and Pacific oceans during the 1870's.
Challenger had been built with a simulated crew module and the forward fuselage halves had to be separated to gain access to the crew module.
Two orbiters, Challenger and Discovery, were modified at KSC to enable them to carry the Centaur upper stage in the payload bay.
science.ksc.nasa.gov /shuttle/resources/orbiters/challenger.html   (553 words)

  
 Dodge Challenger Forum
Based on the Dodge Challenger Concept that debuted at the 2006 Detroit auto show, the Dodge Challenger Super Stock Concept is a one-off concept built to commemorate the original HEMI 392 engine, as well as showcase Mopar's new 392 HEMI crate engine.
In 1971, a Dodge Challenger paced the Indianapolis 500.
Now that the new Dodge Challenger has been offically announced for production, questions on the vehicle will be allowed however the amount of information the team is allowed to give is still somewhat limited.
www.challengertalk.com   (3245 words)

  
 Dodge Challenger - history and description and 2007 cars
Finally, in the fall of 1969, Dodge finally introduced their E body (Plymouth’s was the newly enlarged Barracuda, which had been a compact A-body).
The Challenger was made in both hardtop and convertible versions; there was an R/T (road and track) performance version and an SE luxury package, with leather seats, a vinyl roof, and the "formal styled" rear window.
The Challenger Trans-Am was a street model manufactured to meet SCCA homoglation requirements (a certain number of retail models had to be made for the car to be considered “stock.”) Sam Posey drove the real T/A in the Sport Car Club of America races, and his car was powered by a 303 LA-series V8 monster.
www.allpar.com /model/challenger.html   (2371 words)

  
 Space Shuttle Challenger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Challenger, along with Discovery was modified at KSC to be able to carry the Centaur-G upper-stage in its payload bay.
Challenger was one of two space shuttles destroyed in an accident during a mission, the other being Columbia.
Challenger was destroyed in the second minute of STS-51-L, the orbiter's tenth mission, on January 28, 1986, when an O-ring seal on its right solid rocket booster failed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Space_Shuttle_Challenger   (591 words)

  
 Inside Line: 2006 Detroit Auto Show - Dodge Challenger Concept   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
And you can't blame the rumor mill, the Mustang is hotter than jalapenos and Dodge built the Challenger Concept on the same rear-wheel-drive platform found under the Dodge Charger, Dodge Magnum and Chrysler 300.
Dodge says the combination is good for 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds, a quarter-mile run in 13 seconds flat, and a top speed of 174 mph.
Although the Challenger is 2.3 inches shorter than a four-door Charger, it's a full 4 inches wider.
www.edmunds.com /insideline/do/AutoshowArticles/articleId=108806   (540 words)

  
 1970 Dodge Challenger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A Challenger emblem (part number 2998546) was placed on the left hand side of the grille and on the Challenger R/T's a R/T emblem (part number 2998547) was placed on the same side after the Challenger name plate (emblem).
All challengers except the T/A had the fender emblem PN 3444938 which was the Challenger Script.
In the center of this is the Dodge Tri-Star (I believe it is called the Fratzog) All 1970 Challengers that had the trim plate came with PN 3415312.
home.earthlink.net /~challengerworld/70info.html   (5185 words)

  
 2008 Dodge Challenger
The first rumors were saying that the new Dodge Challenger was going to be available in 2009, but the latest rumors are that the new Dodge Challenger will be available for the model year of 2008.
The 2008 Dodge Challenger will be based on the LY Platform (the updated version of the LX platform).
The Dodge Challenger concept made its debut at the 2006 Detroit Auto Show, which was back in January of 2006, and has made several appearances at other car shows and meets.
www.stockmopar.com /2008-dodge-challenger.html   (616 words)

  
 Dodge Challenger information, specifications, history, and images.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Designs had been created since 1965 and by the middle of 1969 Dodge was producing the Challenger, complete with nine engines to select.
The Dodge Challenger T/A series, meaning Trans AM, was Dodge's attempt to build a street worthy version of its race car.
The front of the Challenger was reworked for 1972 including the addition of a new grille.
www.conceptcarz.com /vehicle/z1980/Dodge_Challenger/default.aspx   (790 words)

  
 Dodge Challenger Concept Car   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Although the 1970 Challenger was the car's main inspirations, the concept's crosshair grille more closely resembles the grille of a 1971 Challenger.
The Hemi is backed by a six-speed manual transmission, and Dodge says the combination is good for 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds, a quarter-mile run in 13 seconds flat and a top speed of 174 mph.
Rumors are rampant that the Challenger is already approved for production and it'll hit showrooms in 2008, but the rockers being moved inward could be a problem on a production car.
www.edmunds.com /insideline/do/Features/articleId=108756   (2469 words)

  
 dodge challenger :: REAL DODGE ONLY HERE!!! :: dodge challenger   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Dodge brand’s expansion into Europe and other global dodge challenger markets as a boldly styled, affordable entry into the competitive C-segment.Joint design detailsThe dodge challenger Caliber was being designed by Chrysler and dodge challenger engineers.
The four door will dodge challenger dodge challenger worked on by Mitsubishi engineers, though members of the Neon ACR dodge challenger are helping them, thanks to their strong rally and SCCA success.
Mitsubishi has been a dodge challenger rally car and their dodge challenger are dodge challenger slouches.
dodge-car.tripod.com /dodge-challenger.html   (387 words)

  
 Challenger Sports - Home Page
Challenger Sports is a nationwide network of clubs, coaches, players and parents, and a broad base of soccer products and services.
Challenger's full-time coaching staff has achieved success at the club level, while their dedication and commitment has helped thousands of young players nationwide to improve, gain confidence and go on to achieve success at high school, college and beyond.
Challenger Sports are the number one soccer camp company in North America.
www.challengersports.com   (132 words)

  
 CNN.com - Report: Dodge Challenger next to return - Jun 13, 2005
Following this year's introduction of the Dodge Charger, the next muscle car name to be resurrected will be the Dodge Challenger, according to a report in the industry weekly Automotive News.
The Challenger will be based on the same platform as the Charger, which shares its mechanical underpinnings with the Chrysler 300 and the Dodge Magnum wagon, according to the report.
When it was originally introduced for the 1970 model year, the Challenger was a small "Pony Car" competitor to the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro.
www.cnn.com /2005/AUTOS/funonwheels/06/13/dodge_challenger/index.html   (264 words)

  
 Dodge Challenger Concept - RSportsCars.com
In section the upper and lower body surfaces intersect and fall away along this line, which has just a whisper of the original car’s coved surfacing.
The five-spoke chrome wheels, 20-inch front and 21-inch rear, are set flush with the bodyside, giving the car the powerful muscular stance of a prizefighter eager to challenge the world.
Compared to the original, the greenhouse is longer, the windshield and backlite faster, and the side glass narrower.
www.rsportscars.com /eng/cars/dodge_challenger.asp   (789 words)

  
 2008 Dodge Challenger - Top Speed
“Challenger draws upon the initial 1970 model as the icon of the series,” said Tom Tremont, Vice President – Advanced Vehicle Design.
But instead of merely recreating that car, the designers endeavored to build a Challenger most people see in their mind’s eye — a vehicle without the imperfections like the old car’s tucked-under wheels, long front overhang and imperfect fits.
Owned at 1970 Challenger and a 70 Road Runner when I was young and foolish.
www.topspeed.com /cars/dodge/dodge-challenger-ar1632.html   (1525 words)

  
 Dodge - Trucks - Automobiles - Sport Utility Vehicles
Bold, tough, dependable, in-your-face Dodge Ram heritage conquers new territory as it expands to the commercial chassis cab segment with the introduction of the all-new 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 Chassis Cab.™
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Tough Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty trucks have the brawn and strength you’ve come to expect from Dodge trucks.
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 Challenger STS 51-L Accident
A Challenger Bibliography: This is chapter 7 of the Space Shuttle bibliography published in 1992.
The fate of Challenger's crew: Dr. Joseph P. Kerwin's investigation tried to determine the cause of the crew's deaths.
Challenger Remembered: A brief montage of images and sounds from the Challenger accident, from the CNN video vault [1250k Quicktime.mov file]
www.hq.nasa.gov /office/pao/History/sts51l.html   (359 words)

  
 2008 Dodge Challenger - CarSpace Automotive Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
About putting the Challenger into production, it will happen, my place of employment is currently bidding on work to retrofit an existing dodge line to take the challenger parts in Brampton Ontario Canada.
While the Challenger may be a good effort in meshing the two eras together, it validates what I am saying.
The Challenger is muscle car of course, and is super sized larger than the fat era of Mustangs.
townhall-talk.edmunds.com /direct/view/.ef850f6   (1175 words)

  
 Dodge Challenger Concept unveiled (2006/2007/2008) | Leftlane News - Car News For Enthusiasts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Thanks to its increased cabin length, the new Challenger is a true four-seater with plenty of rear room, according to the carmaker.
What can be said for the new concept challenger, it`s great, will it be affordable, let`s hope so, affordability will definetly go a long way in the number of sales for this car, as there`s no doubt that all across the board of ages people are going to desire this car.
The Dodge Charger, Chevy Camaro, and the Pontiac Firebird were all outsold by one car that is still the only musle car still in production and it had the least firepower.
www.leftlanenews.com /2006/01/07/detroit-2006-dodge-challenger-concept-unveiled   (13006 words)

  
 Inside Line: Future Vehicles Preview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
What We Know: The concept vehicle was inspired by the 1970 Dodge Challenger, a companion to the Plymouth Barracuda and one of the last of Detroit's original muscle cars.
In its heyday, Challenger went toe-to-toe with the Chevrolet Camaro and the Ford Mustang -- a battle that is sure to be reenacted with the latter-day Mustang and the just-as-eagerly awaited reincarnation of the Chevy Camaro.
While Chrysler declined to reveal many more details after announcing production of the popular concept, it is expected that the production '08 Challenger will be built on a shortened version of the rear-wheel-drive LX platform that underpins the Dodge Charger and the Chrysler 300.
www.edmunds.com /insideline/do/FVDP/Preview/styleId=100564158   (191 words)

  
 LY: 2008 Dodge Challenger
The 2008 Dodge Challenger cars (and the 2006 Challenger concept car)
The wheels are far larger than those of the original cars, though styled to look similar: 20 inches up front and 21 inches in back.
The Challenger Concept just begs to be built.
www.allpar.com /cars/dodge/challenger.html   (3225 words)

  
 Dodge Challenger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The SRT-8 Challenger will feature the 6.1 L Hemi V8 as standard equipment.
Natural Born Killers (1994) : 1970 Challenger R/T convertible - IMDB
Dodge Challenger at Muscle Car Facts- A year by year account of one of the Challenger.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dodge_Challenger   (1374 words)

  
 CNN.com - Dodge Challenger concept: 1970 all over - Jan 9, 2006
The Dodge Charger was ripped by some because it was a four-door sedan, a nod to practicality seen as out-of-place in a car that carried the name of one of the most famous muscle car lines.
As soon as images of the Charger were released to the public, letters of complaint started coming into DaimlerChrysler's Chrysler Group headquarters in Detroit.
The Challenger concept is based, specifically, on the 1970 Dodge Challenger.
www.cnn.com /2006/AUTOS/funonwheels/01/04/dodge_challenger/index.html   (338 words)

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