In the late sixties and early seventies the domestic manufacturers battled it out for top honours with vehicles like the Mustang, Camaro and Challenger. These were given the name ''pony'' cars with the Mustang the only model to stay in continuous production until now. 2009 is an exciting year because the Camaro and Challenger have been resurrected with full retro styling. Is it 2009 or 1969?It's hard to tell.
The whole point of this car it to makes the driver feel important in a market where far to many cars don't ignite any passion at all. It's amazing how Dodge was able to make this modern Challenger look so authentic even in an era of crash proven bumpers. Gone are the chrome bumpers in favour of clean flowing lines that trick the eye into forgetting what the original looked like, it's only when you see this new car back to back with a 1970 Challenger that you realize, this is really a very modern car. I love the recessed headlights and the forward slanting nose. The SRT8 model gets a bulging hood with vents, along with two stripes down the middle. The roof and the way the doors and glass are so smoothly integrated gives this car a sculpted feel. Base models get 17-inch wheels and the SRT8 vets 20-inch forged wheels.
Maureen McCauley 4:08 PM on February 1, 2012 I have been looking at purchasing a vehicle for awhile and am confused at this point about the upsells. Paint sealants, undercoats, interior protection, extra warranties..of all kinds. It's staggering. Using Dodge as an example, they have Gold protection, Gold plus, and so on. Really, are the extra warranties worth the price and, I am not seeing that I need all that extra treatment for a new vehicle (rust protection, etc). Your thoughts?
Motormouth.ca says: 11:28 PM on February 6, 2012 Do not buy any of these services at the dealership, you can often buy things like interior protection at a good detail shop for a lot less money.
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