AutoHunter Spotlight: 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8


This piece of contemporary Mopar historical past is accessible now on AutoHunter, the net public sale platform powered by After a decades-long hiatus, the Dodge Challenger got here roaring again to the marketplace for the 2008 model year with heritage-inspired styling, trendy facilities and security options, and – in fact – Hemi V8 energy. This 2009 model is the product of Dodge’s SRT (Road & Racing Know-how) efficiency division and packs a high-output 6.1-liter Hemi beneath the hood that sends its brute power to the street by a six-speed handbook gearbox. All of that energy is wrapped in a lovably acquainted design completed in HEMI Orange Pearl Coat with carbon fiber-like stripes. The cockpit affords Darkish Slate Grey leather-based and microfiber seating for 5. Whoever locations the successful bid is not going to solely get to leap into the motive force’s seat, however they’ll additionally obtain two keys, a window sticker, a construct sheet, a Priced Order Affirmation sheet, a clear CARFAX report, and a transparent title within the vendor’s title.

There’s no mistaking this for something however a Challenger. The HEMI Orange Pearl Coat exterior has quad spherical headlights, twin snorkel hood scoops, body-color mirror caps modeled after these on the unique Challenger, a black rear spoiler that visually connects this automotive to its Nineteen Seventies ancestor, and full-width taillights – identical to those Mustang and Camaro drivers had been used to seeing when Nixon was in workplace.

The massive energy beneath the hood is channeled to the street by 20-inch manufacturing unit wheels and 245/45ZR20 entrance and 255/45ZR20 rear Goodyear Eagle F1 tires.

Contained in the Darkish Slate Grey leather-based and microfiber cabin, there are much more retro styling cues, such because the trapezoidal form of the gauge cluster, the slanted shifter console, and the pistol-grip shifter. There are many trendy touches as effectively, together with energy home windows, locks, and mirrors; air con; cruise management; heated entrance seats; a touchscreen Uconnect GPS navigation system; and a 13-speaker Kicker Excessive Efficiency audio system with a 322-watt amplifier and 200-watt subwoofer.

Necessary numbers and ranges are proven within the “four-bomb” gauge cluster, which features a 180-mph speedometer with a digital multi-information show, an 8,000-rpm tachometer, and readouts for the gas degree and coolant temperature. The digital odometer reveals 3,201 miles, which is according to the mileage on the CARFAX report.

As probably the most potent Challenger provided in 2009, this SRT8 model is provided with a naturally aspirated 6.1-liter Hemi V8 that that pumps out 425 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. A TREMEC TR-6060 six-speed handbook transmission and a limited-slip differential flip the engine’s sound and fury into ahead movement.

Disc brakes with vented rotors and purple Brembo calipers assist shave off pace when that ahead movement must be paused for purple lights and cease indicators.

This Challenger beforehand appeared on AutoHunter, however it’s now being relisted at a decrease reserve value than earlier than. The CARFAX report begins in July 2009 and reveals an accident-free car historical past in New York. Two recollects had been issued in early 2018 relating to the fireplace extinguisher and passenger-side airbag inflator. A further recall was issued in late 2022 regarding the Takata airbag recall marketing campaign. The successful bidder will obtain two keys, a window sticker, a construct sheet, and a Priced Order Affirmation sheet together with the automotive.

Bidding for this low-mileage, high-output Challenger closes on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at 12:45 p.m. (PDT).

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