2016 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak marks the first run through a
supercharged motor alternative will be accessible for speedsters.
to arrange from July 23, the 2016 Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak is a
production line prepared bundle auto particularly constructed for
Clients will have the decision of a 354-cubic-inch
supercharged Gen III Hemi motor or an actually suctioned 426-cubic-inch
Gen III Hemi unit. The supercharged 354 HEMI motor components a
cast-iron piece, manufactured steel crankshaft, Mopar spec camshaft and
a custom execution motor adjustment.
The actually suctioned
426 Race Hemi motor is in view of a Mopar aluminum hinder with squeezed
in steel liners and aluminum barrel heads. Like the supercharged motor,
the 426 Hemi likewise incorporates a custom motor adjustment. Both
motor variants get an updated race-prepared programmed transmission.
front suspension dons an one of a kind Mopar K-Member and suspension
geometry, with twofold flexible pressure and bounce back struts. At the
back there's a four-connection suspension with Panhard bar, Strange
Engineering 4-inch strong pivot with 9-inch aluminum third part,
40-spline firearm bored axles, stuns with movable pressure and bounce
back and a hostile to move bar. Contrasted and the past era Drag Pak,
the back pivot mounting has been reinforced for quicker dispatches.
new Drag Pak incorporates the Dodge Challenger front and back sash trim
and an updated full move confine created to NHRA particulars. Other
inside elements incorporate a Mopar gage pack, driver and traveler
lightweight hustling seats, a security net and a five-point outfit.
begin from $99,426 for the actually suctioned 426 adaptation, while the
354 supercharged race auto is accessible for $109,354.
the production Dodge Challenger SRT8, Mopar's modern factory-prepped
drag racer will begin as a special ‘Body-in-White’ chassis sourced from
Chrysler's Canadian assembly plant. To reduce vehicle weight, major
production component and systems are eliminated including the
windshield wiper assembly, the complete HVAC system, all airbag
components, rear seats, power steering system, exhaust systems and
underbody heat shields, cross-car and side impact door beams, and the
rear bumper beam and rear deck lid spoiler. The body sealer, sound
deadener and undercoat are also removed at the factory - resulting in a
total weight loss of around 1,000lbs.
The 116in wheelbase was
shortened by half an inch. The cars also feature a front cradle with
bolt-in crossmembers and solid engine mounts.
Mopar Challengers have three engine options – a 6.1L or 5.7L HEMI or a
5.9L Magnum Wedge, as well as the choice of a manual or automatic
transmission. An owner's manual will be provided to document the
modifications made to the Challenger SRT8 as well as provide
recommendations to finish the Package Car for Stock Eliminator
competition. To take advantage of the weight savings, there are unique
drag-race components in the Package Car program including: a composite
lift-off hood with functional scoop, bucket front seats, polycarbonate
door windows, a lightweight cooling module with electric fan, manual
rack and pinion steering, a special cable-operated deck lid release,
special lightweight front brake assemblies and special cable-operated
throttle linkage and pedal assemblies.
Mopar will build a
minimum of 100 Challenger Drag Race Package Cars to meet amalgamation
requirements for the NHRA. The cars will eventually be eligible to run
in three Eliminator categories - Comp, Super Stock and Stock. They will
also be potentially eligible for 40 classes.
The Challenger Drag
Race Package Car will be available for order in late August to early
September and will start from the low to mid $30,000 bracket. Each car
will carry an identification plate with sequential serial number.