Looking for a Dodge Challenger with even more visual appeal? Well the folks in Auburn Hills have reintroduced their “Shaker” model for 2015. These cars feature a functional hood scoop that rams fresh air into their Hemi V8 engines.
The company offered this option last year and unbelievably sold out in just four days. Customers have demanded they bring the shaker back and that’s just what they’re doing. This “air grabbing” option is offered on three versions of the Dodge Challenger: the R/T Shaker, R/T Plus Shaker and 392 Hemi Scat Pack Shaker.
Of course this fancy hood scoop gets its nickname because it actually moves along with the engine. Unfortunately the shaking is probably minimal because Chrysler’s modern Hemis are so smooth and refined.
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R/T versions of the Challenger feature a 5.7-liter V8 that puts out up to 375 horses and 410 lb-ft of torque. These cars come dressed up with a variety of other goodies including special graphics, 20-inch rims and a black fuel-filler door.
392 Hemi variants boast a whopping 485 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque. That’s enough beans and franks to propel this car from zero to 60 miles an hour in the mid four-second range. The quarter-mile can be yours in the low 12s.
Challenger R/T shaker models are available for ordering right now and start right around $36,000. The 392 variant’s books will open next month with the car kicking off in the mid 40s.
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