Dodge Unveils Mopar ’10 Challenger

Dodge Unveils Mopar ’10 Challenger
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Following the footsteps of the Ford Mustang (which seems to have countless special editions), Dodge unveiled their first special edition Challenger, dubbed the “Mopar ’10 Challenger”.

Based on the Challenger R/T, the Mopar version gets a cold-air intake, front and rear strut tower braces, 20″ forged wheels, hood pins, unique badging. The car will only be available in Brilliant Black with Red, Blue or Silver striping. Only 500 units will be built, so act fast.

Hit the jump to read the official press release

Just the Facts:

  • Dodge unveils a limited-edition Challenger with Mopar parts.
  • Mopar ’10 Challenger is built on a Challenger R/T frame.
  • Only 500 units will be built.

DETROIT — Chrysler unveiled the first special-edition Mopar version of the Challenger today, a celebration of the longstanding relationship between the automaker and its dedicated aftermarket parts supplier.

“Our Mopar ’10 Challenger is a collaboration of two iconic brands with tremendous heritage,” said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC in a statement.

Mopar ’10 Challenger is based on a 2010 Dodge Challenger R/T, modified for a new look and greater performance. Equipment includes the Challenger’s 5.7-liter Hemi V8 engine concealed by a unique engine cover, along with a variety of other Mopar enhancements. A hood-venting system, a cold-air intake and a front strut tower brace with shock caps are part of the package, as is a rear strut tower brace to stiffen the chassis.

Available now for pre-order, the Mopar ’10 will arrive in August priced at $38,000 for the automatic transmission, and $39,000 for a manual tranny with pistol-grip shifter. Mopar will build only 500 of these models, available only in Brilliant Black paint with a choice of three different stripe colors: Mopar Blue, Red or Silver. Interior stitching on the steering wheel and seats will match the exterior stripe color.

Twenty-inch forged heritage gloss-black wheels, a black-chromed grille surround, a functional, vented T/A-style hood with vintage hood pins, a serialized dash plaque and Mopar logos galore round out the package.

Bonus: A special Mopar ’10 car cover and an owner’s kit that includes a limited-edition sketch of the vehicle signed by Chrysler Group Design Chief Mark Trostle come with the purchase.