Chrysler beings taking orders for the Dodge Challenger Drag Pak

Chrysler has announced that it is starting to take orders for the new Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, which can be powered by either a supercharged 354-cubic-inch Gen III HEMI engine or a naturally aspirated 426-cubic-inch Gen III HEMI engine.

Dodge Challenger Drag Pak


Chrysler has announced that it is starting to take orders for the new Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, which can be powered by either a supercharged 354-cubic-inch Gen III HEMI engine or a naturally aspirated 426-cubic-inch Gen III HEMI engine.

Pricing for the Dodge Challenger Drag Pak starts at $99,426 for the naturally aspirated 426 version and $109,354 for the 354 supercharged race car. Chrysler is only going to produce 60 units of the Challenger Drag Pak with 35 being the supercharged version and only 25 with the 426 HEMI engine.

Dodge Challenger Drag Pak

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The supercharged 354 HEMI engine has a cast-iron block, forged steel crankshaft, Mopar spec camshaft and a custom performance engine calibration. The naturally aspirated 426 Race HEMI engine is built off a Mopar aluminum block with pressed-in steel liners and aluminum cylinder heads. Like the supercharged engine, the 426 HEMI also includes a custom engine calibration. The automatic transmission in both models has also been upgraded.

The new Drag Pak adds a redesigned full roll cage fabricated to NHRA specifications, a Mopar gauge pack, driver and passenger lightweight racing seats, along with a safety net and a five-point harness. The Mopar Drag Pak is equipped with 15-inch front and rear wheels displaying the unique Mopar logo, Hoosier drag radials with front tires that measure 28 inches in diameter by 4.5 inches wide, and rear tires that are 30 inches in diameter by 9 inches wide.

Source: Chrysler