2013 Dodge Charger Daytona Showed Off at LA Auto Show

Muscle car fans, rejoice, for the 2013 Dodge Charger Daytona is making a comeback.

The new model will be on full display at the 2012 Los Angeles International Auto Show over this upcoming weekend. The Daytona brand of Chargers began in 2006 and continued up until 2009. Sporting the nickname of “winged warrior” by the fans, it’s notorious for having a unique look and being a powerhouse on the racetrack. And now it’s back once again for racing fans to drool over.

The 2013 Dodge Charger Daytona will be available in the Charger R/T and Charger R/T Road and Track trim levels. It’s going to be a very limited run with only 2,500 units built. As far as choices go if you decide to get into one of the new cars, colors come in Daytona Blue, Bright White, Billet Silver, or Pitch Black.

Regardless of the color you choose, the Charger Daytona comes with black hood stripes, matching black vinyl roof wrap, and exclusive 20-inch polished aluminum wheels with five spokes and gloss black painted pockets. Also included in the package is a Daytona Blue engine cover, paddle shifters with manual model for the five-speed auto transmission, as well as performance steering and suspension.

Underneath the hood is the a 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 capable of 370 horsepower and 395 pound-feet of torque. The 2013 Dodge Chrarger R/T will come with a price tag of $32, 990 and the Charger R/T Road and Track going for $36,495.

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New “Need for Speed: Most Wanted” Features Dodge Challenger, Charger

One of the year’s biggest racing games Need for Speed: Most Wanted just hit shelves a few weeks ago, and as gamers work their way through each level, they unlock an extensive list of the best cars ever made including several Dodge models.

The Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger made the cut in this year’s Need for Speed alongside the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale, the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Spyder Perfromante, and the Aston Martin V12 Vantage. The SRT Viper GTS also made the cut, giving the Chrysler LLC family a substantial representation in the game.

In Need for Speed: Most Wanted, drivers get to race against their friends through city streets in the world’s premiere sports cars. If they win, they get points to upgrade their car’s tires, body, chassis, or transmission. So far, the game has gotten rave reviews. Critics have praised it for giving car lovers a chance to take some of their dream cars through their paces and getting many chances to crash them too. The Challenger and Charger fit right into a world of gorgeous, high-performance cars, and with the game’s E-10 rating, young gamers can learn to love these great cars before they can even drive.

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Dodge Preps More Blacktop Models

Dodge is embracing the dark side for a new special run of their vehicles. The Dodge Avenger, Challenger R/T and Charger R/T are now joining the popular Blacktop lineup.

The Dodge Blacktop was an resounding success with the Dodge Charger. It makes sense to look to include even more popular models to the list. Being part of this new special edition run means providing the consumer with something instantly recognizable on the street that stands out from any other Dodge car. Any Dodge product with the Blacktop name means a focus on giving the models a sleek make-over. Having the title attached brings with it the definition of have a design that is dark, menacing, and stylish. The Avenger, for example, accomplishes this with Gloss Black wheels, Gloss Black-painted crosshair grille, and darkened headlamps.

Packages for the Blacktop start at $595, providing amazing value at a price that isn’t breaking the bank. Dodge Brand Director, Richard Cox, stars in a video showcasing the full new lineup:

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