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#491 of 526 Challenger Chicago Press Event LIVE -- Wednesday 2/6 @ 10:45am Central
Feb 01, 2008 (8:19 pm)
Please see the following info should you be interested in viewing the Dodge Challenger Chicago Press Event LIVE -- Wednesday 2/6 10:45am Central Time
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I have the privilege to have been interviewed for the 2008 Chicago Auto Show rollout-footage for the 2008 Dodge Challenger. I am the only woman (pre-order) interviewed for this! This car is so HOT; itís beyond words! But I did the best I could in front of those lights, cameras and microphones. I am proud to be on the short list of pre-orders. Zangara Dodge of Albuquerque New Mexico will assist me in getting my manicured fingers wrapped around that steering wheel. I canít wait to slide into the driverís seat of this beast and start her up. The sound of the motor vexes me--I am in lust with this car. I am a long time vintage and muscle car enthusiast. I am also a card carrying member of the Corvair Club of New Mexico. While I love my 1964 Corvair and my 1969 Cougar, nothing moves me in that way like a hot muscle car. ~Lupe
#492 of 526 Re: Challenger Chicago Press Event LIVE -- Wednesday 2/6 @ 10:45am Central [lupe_abq]
Feb 06, 2008 (9:21 am)
hmmm... did I miss it?
Its now 30 minutes past the scheduled time. Is the video supposed to work afterwards? Or did I have to actually watch it live?
Feb 08, 2008 (3:15 pm)
How disappointed I was to discover that this thing is an automatic. A muscle car with no clutch - give me a break - how silly.
#494 of 526 Re: Challenger Chicago Press Event LIVE -- Wednesday 2/6 @ 10:45am Central [lupe_abq]
Feb 08, 2008 (3:19 pm)
I saw your video and I think you will be the prettiest woman driving the Challenger.
Has your dealership told you what you will be paying for it when you get the car?
My dealership is making is sound like my ordered car will go to the highest bidder. That or they will put a huge added price to the sticker.
Anyone have any solutions to this other than taking it to the attorney or not buying the car at the gouged price?
#495 of 526 Anyone heard about the 2009 Challenger Trims?
Feb 10, 2008 (12:07 am)
I am not in a big hurry to get a new car and I definitely don't need the SRT. but I like the idea of smaller v8 or v6 model trims being available come fall/winter to purchase cheaper as an 09 model. Anyone heard about any specifics on these different trims to come out or is it still hush hush from Chrysler/Dodge?
#496 of 526 Re: Muscle Car [littlewing]
Mar 01, 2008 (11:55 am)
littlewing - it has several clutches, so you should be even happier. Yes, I know that you want a manual transmission, but why - you can't shift as fast as an automatic, and a manual transmission is a real nuisance in traffic. That Mercedes-Benz design transmission works very well, and is easy to shift manually.
#497 of 526 Re: Muscle Car [fsmmcsi]
Mar 01, 2008 (12:29 pm)
You're missing the point, not everyone wants a mind numbing slushbox, regardless of how fast it can shift.
Mar 23, 2008 (4:39 pm)
Well, yesterday at the NY Auto Show, I saw two Challengers. One red and one blue. Wow. Such magnificence!
May 09, 2008 (7:41 pm)
The concept car really hit the mark between original and modern.
After seeing the final production model, I am very disappointed with how far away from the concept car they strayed. The interior is so far from the 1970 model, it is a complete turn off. That console is so terribly modern it is embarrassing. And those seats are not even close to bringing the 1970 retro look. And the dash and steering wheel had to come straight out of the modern Chrysler 300. And who in their right mind would but this car in an automatic.
I am so DISAPOINTED that after waiting all this time for it to come to market, only to be butchered into a modern run of the mill see it every were car, that I have ordered and taken delivery of a CS/GT Mustang. I have 2 other buddies who feel the same way. One of them is ordering a Mustang also; the other is going for the 09 Camaro.
I hate to say it but this car as it is now will not find the market it was designed for. And who ever the guy is that made these changes needs to be fired, he does not have the eye for this market.
38 years for the right time for this market to happen and the last time ever.
And Dodge Blows it!!
#500 of 526 Re: DISAPOINTED [peterbilt1]
May 12, 2008 (6:18 pm)
You do realize it's 2008 and not 1970 going on to 71 right? *oh* wait... that's right you don't! Ooops! Your disappointed that the car is modern? Well it will be amazing if anyone under 50 buys it to begin with so I think they had to do something to try and get younger people interested. When does this bath tub on wheels go on sale anyway?