Check Out the 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody

September 28th, 2018 by

Aventura CJDR 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody

We all know muscle car enthusiasts out there love vehicles like the Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger. With today’s economy though, a responsible individual knows an expensive vehicle isn’t as important as putting food on the table. Well, Dodge knows that too, and to make things a little easier, the 2019 Dodge Challenger is bringing some pretty nifty features to the Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack with a Widebody package. It’s practically a Hellcat based on aesthetics alone.

Let’s look at the specs. The 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack is powered by a 6.4-liter V8 that can generate 485 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque. SRT-tuned for power, the last recorded time of the Challenger R/T Scat Pack was back in 2015, with a 0-60 mph acceleration time of 4.3 seconds and a quarter-mile time of 12.7 seconds. With the optional TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, drivers will be able to handle the road and enjoy the feel of control over all that power without having to worry about shifting gears when it’s ready to roll.

Then there’s the Widebody package, also available for the 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat pack. The Dodge Widebody package adds more flair to the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye, and that beast is already more or less the second-generation Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. With a modified engine and new functional hood scoop, the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat generates 797 horsepower and 707 lb-ft of torque. Recorded times to be released on that one.

The Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody comes with 20-inch “Devil’s Rim” aluminum wheels wrapped in (optional) Pirelli P Zero summer tires for extra grip, adds extended fender flares to the body, a blacked-out rear lip spoiler, and a scalloped hood. When it comes to the Challenger R/T Scat Pack with a Widebody, the extender flares add 3.5-inch to the overall width of the vehicle, and Pirelli tires will definitely return. For stopping power, a six-piston Brembo brakes system is installed up front, and Dodge added in a more aggressive suspension system as well. The 2019 model also comes with features found on the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, such as line lock as a standard for doing burnouts at the drag strip, and launch assist and launch control for blazing down the raceway. There’s also a new hood scoop installed into the 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack.

All-in-all, from a far, anyone could mistake this Dodge Challenger for an SRT Hellcat. Unless getting real close and inspecting the body for the Hellcat head logo versus the R/T badge, the new 2019 Challenger R/T Scat Pack truly is the Dodge SRT Hellcat on a budget. It won’t hurt the bank, and your insurance agency may not hold the same stigma for a R/T Scat Pack as they do for the SRT Hellcat.

Interested to know when the 2019 Dodge Challenger will be available? Follow us on Aventura CJDR social media. The starting MSRP for the 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack is said to be $38,995 (plus destination fee). If throwing on the Widebody package, expect to add one another $6,000 and whatever gas-guzzler tax comes with it.

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