I think every Porsche ever made would beat my Challenger in a quarter mile, but I wouldn't trade for one of them either. The combination of open and blind increasing and decreasing-radius turns gave each car a serious workout, with engines straining on the way up and brakes scorching on the way down. Ford also boasts a plethora of customization options, allowing buyers to tailor their future car from the factory. Don't need to bring out the big guns. The history of the Hyundai Genesis begins in 2008 as a 4 door sedan that's not a pony car , and has a shorter history beginning in 2010 as a coupe. I've never egged anyone on but I've definitely motioned for people to give it some gas to see and hear their car go. I can't tell you how many times some pimple faced kid in a mustang or camaro eggs me on when I'm in my Viper.
Drag Pak owners excluded of course The ones that do already know they have to mod to defeat the weight difference but a car any smaller simply wouldn't be a Challenger. Every time you check the sideview mirrors, you glimpse the bulging rear fenders, intimidating traffic. The Challenger is slower than every car here, but gets kudos for being 1. Next Year — 2015 — I think Dodge Has Got It! Have a bit of sense of humor U guys! Dodge did a dirty and gave in to the Fuel Crunch Thing. I have already stated my opinion, I couldn't care less! The lengthy and impassioned argument over which car would finish second is what really ran up the post-dinner bar tab.
The Challenger also generated an average of 0. But what self-respecting V-8 pony pilot gives a rip about his Clydesdale-like carbon hoofprint? The gearing is quite tall and widely spaced with 2nd gear achieving the best balance between powerband and wheel speed for effortless powerslides on command. But what self-respecting V-8 pony pilot gives a rip about his Clydesdale-like carbon hoofprint? Couldn't be a more different car than the Challenger though. Anyone familiar with Shelby American knows the company stands behind its products as street legal and track ready. But R we looking at a Future of Off-Road Muscle Cars? Makes me wonder if the copywriter even had a car. Get Off Ur Backsides and Go Build a Rod! And the coupe doesn't even have a V8 option, just a 4cyl or V6 and that's not a pony car - if it is, then so is every 2 door V6. Not the class or speed leader, but so full of character.
Plus it finished higher in more of our individual contests. There was a time when Grease Monkeys built their own Muscle Cars. ChallengerLife is all about the love for the iconic Dodge Challenger, so sit back and enjoy the best site on the net dedicated to the 2008+ Dodge Challenger! For all the character the exterior delivers, the interior falls short. The Camaro compromises the most important components of a daily driver for the sake of looking cool. Where I live, e-town ky its mostly mustang and honda guys. The ergonomics are a departure from the past, both recent and distant, a welcome change that elicits driver involvement on a higher level and makes the biggest pony feel small. The late Sixties and on through into the Seventies was a very strange time indeed.
And while its character isn't as immediately gratifying as th Challenger's blast of Toxic Orange, the Mustang won't grow tiresome day in and day out. Who knows the skill level of each driver and which one got in which car. Will these be coveted by collectors 30 years from now? Conversely, mall parking lots can make you feel like you're parking a yacht in a dingy-size space. For now, we'll enjoy the modern muscle—comfortably reliving the good ol' days without the hassles of carburetors, drum brakes or bias-ply tires. Maybe Dodge is slathering on some sophistication once it discovered that Hipsters — and certainly not Hippies have any money — Ha! I know all of U lot have made up Ur minds already. That tournament was organized according to price, but now that we understand that pony buyers' horsepower demand knows no budgetary boundaries, we've relaxed that regulation.
Just Look What Dodge Had Done. So — U want to know which Muscle Car in this VivaChas drive-off is better — Is it the Dodge Challenger? As predicted but I say the fact that a car a thousand pounds heavier than the others being that close is damn impressive. All three ponies are shoed with Brembo stoppers, and they all performed admirably, with the featherweight Mustang stopping shortest in just 104 feet, followed by the Camaro at 108 and the Challenger in 113, but that's not the whole story. We always leave stability control systems fully engaged when running on public roads, and the Camaro's Stabilitrak system is astutely calibrated, metering the fuel and brake intervention as conservatively as possible to keep the car on its intended line without dousing the fire. There R times when I like Chevy.
Rather, it's built to go fast and retain a reasonable level of comfort for the street. Doesn't feel sharp like the Ford and Chevy but it's still rewarding. Despite its chrome-clad 20-inch wheels, the Challenger rides the smoothest of the group, isolating the cabin from the realities of the harshest roads. It's a perfect mix for long hauls across state lines. Maneuvering through narrow, curb-lined parking lots left us wincing in anticipation of the inevitable damaged wheel. More fun, actually, than Camaro.
As Usual — VivaChas is All Over the Map! While the Genesis' curbside appeal is debatable, there is another car here whose styling confuses no one. High noon at the drag strip was fast approaching as I did my best Vanishing Point impression, thrusting the Challenger's long nose into the night. Not a bad place, and still on the pedastal. Whether you're brand new to the Dodge Challenger or a hardcore gear head, we welcome everyone. No, it's not the quickest, most fun, or loaded with the most character. At any rate, I requested a new rental.
The only Genesis trim available was the Track variant ringer that won the previous comparison. Through city streets and rough patches of pavement, the Camaro's suspension soaked up bumps and road imperfections with aplomb. The Challenger's brakes are arguably the best, generating 751 horsepower of stopping force to the Camaro's 716 and the Mustang's 697. Just having U Mustang guys on — Double Plus ++ Ha! With equivalent gearing, the race would be a lot closer, but there are no factory options for the Camaro. But there is a price to be paid: Potholes, speed bumps and large dips must be avoided. It's the one I'd want to rent for a weekend trip, not live with. Instead, they'll enjoy the wonderfully styled and feature-rich interior.