The Black Ghost Rises Again for 2023


A number of years in the past, on the 2017 Muscle Automobile and Corvette Nationals, a black 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T SE confirmed up. It featured a Gator Grain vinyl prime, white bumblebee stripe and was tough across the edges, nevertheless it gave the impression to be an authentic instance of a uncommon (roughly 60 Hemi R/T SEs had been constructed for the U.S. market) Mopar muscle automotive.

Then the backstory began to be revealed: appears an Military veteran and police officer on the east aspect of Detroit purchased it new and used to road race on Telegraph and different pikes round metro Detroit, then disappear for months at a time. The legend on the streets characterised the Mopar because the Black Ghost, which is the inspiration for #6 of seven “Final Name” Dodges deliberate for 2023 earlier than the model goes electrical like Dylan.

The 2023 Dodge Challenger Black Ghost is, as you’d anticipate, black throughout with a white bumblebee stripe, similar to the unique. Ditto the Gator Grain prime, although this time it’s performed with vinyl roof graphics than an honest-to-goodness vinyl prime.

“There are such a lot of legendary muscle automobiles in Dodge model historical past, it was arduous to decide on the seven automobiles we needed to pay homage to with our Final Name lineup, however the Black Ghost was a straightforward decide,” says Dodge’s model chief govt officer, Tim Kuniskis. “The 2023 Dodge Challenger Black Ghost is the prelude to what we’re going to unveil with our seventh and ultimate special-edition model.”

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The premise for this automobile is a Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody with 807 horsepower. Take a look at the small print, just like the chrome Challenger grille, fender and spoiler scripts that harken again to the 1970 E-body. Different options embrace black Mopar hood pins, 20 x 11-inch Satin Carbon Warp Velocity wheels with black six-piston Brembos, Alcantara/Laguna leather-based seats and door panels, Alcantara steering wheel, Black Ghost badge on the instrument panel and different options that you may try under. Solely 300 will likely be constructed.

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After all, as that is a part of the “Final Name” sequence of special-edition Dodges, it’s a part of a transfer to allocate the complete 2023 Charger and Challenger model-year run to dealerships . Dodge will present you and your mom a information for finding your dream 2023 Dodge at, with ordering info coming someday within the fall.

Highlights of the 2023 Dodge Challenger Black Ghost:

  • Black “gator pores and skin” roof vinyl
  • Brilliant Dodge fascia badge
  • White rear fender graphics
  • Challenger script grille, fender and spoiler badges
  • Midnight Metallic SRT grille badge
  • Brilliant gas filler door
  • Black six-piston Brembo brake system
  • 3.09:1 rear axle ratio
  • 20-by-11-inch Satin Carbon Warp Velocity wheels
  • Black Mopar hood pins
  • Black Ghost inside instrument panel badge
  • Alcantara/Laguna leather-based seats and door bolsters
  • Alcantara steering wheel with purple SRT brand
  • Actual carbon fiber bezels and Dynamica suede headliner


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