- The Brand’s “Last Call” tribute in Europe continues, launched in March with the Dodge Challenger Shakedown: a pure Dodge styling project that gives enthusiasts the opportunity to benefit from the HEMI engine in the Charger and Challenger.
- The brand is planning the continental launch of the Challenger Black Ghost, inspired by the historic version of 1970 and characterized by a unique black and chrome color: it is the second edition of the “Last Call” series to land in Europe.
- Cars in the special series are produced and sold in limited editions: a unique opportunity for fans of the brand, who will be able to get a unique model and be part of the journey of the iconic “Last Call” generation.
Turin, 23 May 2023 – Dodge’s “Last Call” homage to the Charger and Challenger HEMI models, which from 2024 will no longer be offered in the current version based on the brand’s electrification, also continues in Europe. To celebrate these historic cars in their final months of life, the American brand has decided to launch a revised edition of seven iconic models to give enthusiasts a unique opportunity to purchase a truly unique product. Five of these will also be sold in Europe. The second model of the limited edition series to land in Europe is the Dodge Challenger Black Ghost, which follows in the footsteps of the Dodge Challenger Shakedown, which was introduced to the European market in March 2023.
Statement by Tim Kuniskis, Chief Executive Officer of the Dodge brand
“Dodge’s history is made up of so many people muscle cars story, that it was difficult to choose seven cars to pay tribute to the Last Call range, but Black Ghost was an easy choice”.
The Dodge Challenger Black Ghost is also arriving in Europe
The second model to arrive in Europe is the Dodge Challenger Black Ghost, which is based on a black 1970 Dodge Challenger RT SE (special edition) owned by Godfrey Qualls. A muscle car which over time became a legend, thanks to the secret races that took place on the streets of Detroit. The 2023 Dodge Challenger Black Ghost was one of the first six Last Call Series models introduced in August 2022 during Dodge Speed Week at the M1 Hall in Pontiac, Michigan. The 2023 Dodge Challenger Black Ghost special edition gives the historic car a modern twist, with black and chrome features, such as unique black “gator skin” roof graphics, adorning the 807-boosted Challenger SRT® Hellcat Redeye Widebody. HP. This model has the understated but assertive soul of the original Dodge Black Ghost, thanks to features such as 20×11” Warp Speed wheels in satin carbon, a Black Ghost badge on the instrument panel, black Mopar® hooks and six black pistols. brake. It also features Challenger lettering on the grille, fenders and spoiler and a Midnight Metallic SRT badge on the grille. The design is completed by a stylish Dodge badge on the dashboard, an Alcantara steering wheel with red SRT logo, a Dynamica suede roof with real carbon fiber frames and Alcantara/Laguna leather seats and doors. Enthusiasts will be able to enjoy a truly unique Dodge car: in fact, only 300 examples will be produced, all Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody with Pitch Black edition.
Dodge “Last Call” Special Series – The last run of the Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger HEMI
The exclusive Last Call Edition represents a new interpretation of seven iconic models that have marked the history of the brand: Dodge Challenger Shakedown, Charge Super Bee, Challenger and Charger Scat Pack Swinger, Charger King Daytona, Challenger Black Ghost and Challenger SRT Demon 170. All models of 2023 is inspired by the iconic muscle cars of the Brand, remembering the most important details, and presenting a special commemorative plaque under the bonnet that makes each example a true collector’s item and has the name and silhouette of the car, as well as the words “Made in the Auburn Mountains” and ” Assembled in Brampton” to confirm its origins. The two ranges each offer 14 exterior color options, including three historic shades – B5 Blue, Plum Crazy purple and Sublime green – as well as the popular and modern Destroyer Grey. The cars are also enriched with different features pictures on body work.
To celebrate this special edition in pure Dodge style, the Brand has also extended the scope of the Jailbreak package to the 717-horsepower Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat to offer enthusiasts unlimited customization possibilities in creating their own. muscle carand exceptional customization in every detail.
Dodge Europe has partnered with its International Official Dealer Partners to bring the Charger and Challenger into the hands of enthusiasts through an Official Retail Network with full service and warranty packages.
Dodge, high performance and best-in-class power
For more than 100 years, the Dodge brand has carried the spirit of brothers John and Horace Dodge. Their influence continues today, as Dodge has kicked into high gear with a lineup of vehicles that deliver unmatched performance in every segment in which they compete.
Dodge is improving as a performance sedan, offering SRT Hellcat versions of the Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger and Dodge Durango, as well as an R/T performance hybrid version of the all-new Dodge Hornet, which represents the company’s first electric performance car. that house. Dodge offers an 807-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock that dominates the drag lines; the 797-horsepower Dodge Charger SRT Redeye, the world’s most powerful and fastest mass-produced sedan; and the 710-horsepower Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, the most powerful SUV ever; and best-in-class performance in the commercial vehicle segment joined by the Dodge Hornet. Combined, these four muscle cars make Dodge the most powerful powerhouse in the industry, producing more horsepower than any other American platform in its entire lineup.
In 2022, the Dodge brand ranked first in the study JD Power APPEAL (mass market), becoming the only national brand to achieve this result for three consecutive years. In addition, the Dodge Challenger has continued to lead the car segment muscle cars again passing the competition for the second year in a row.
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