SRT has applied the Super Bee treatment to the 2012 Challenger SRT8, leading to the SRT8 Yellow Jacket. The new 2013 Challenger SRT8 Core has basically the same components but it will have some new features. For instance, the SRT8 Core models have all types of blacked-out trim, which include a black grille, rear spoiler, “392” logos for the front fenders, and Brembo brake calipers.
Black is usually available as an exterior paint color, but buyers can also opt for Mopar goods and get the Hemi Orange and Plum Crazy, which are unique to the Challenger Core trim. All other Challenger SRT8 colors can also be offered on SRT8 Core models with the exception of Phantom Black tri-coat pearl and Redline pearl. It is powered by the 6.4-liter Hemi V-8.
It should be coupled with either a six-speed manual transmission or an optional five-speed automatic. It’s believed that the Challenger Super Bee and the adaptive Bilstein dampers were dropped in lieu of cheaper parts. Furthermore, there won’t be leather-trimmed seating surfaces inside. Rather, front and rear seats use the same “Ballistic” cloth from the base-grade 2013 SRT Viper coupes.
They’re also accented with slate gray cloth for bolsters and door panel inserts. These meticulous deletions make for a Challenger SRT8 that has the same power as the normal model. However, it’s quite a bit cheaper. SRT8 Core cars have a starting price of $39,990, which include destination costs. This makes it $5780 cheaper than a regular 2013 Challenger SRT8. It’s also probably enough to make the Challenger SRT8 Core the cheapest SRT8 model currently available on the market.
Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 has over 35 revolutionary security and safety features, such as standard Keyless Enter-N-Go and electric stability control (ESC) with three modes that come with exclusive Ready Alert Braking and Rain Brake Support safety components to enhance complete car control and performance.
Also, standard features include reactive front-row head restraints, full-length side-curtain air bags, driver knee air bags, and seat-mounted front side-thorax air bags. All of which provide improved passenger protection in case of an accident.
Connectivity and Infotainment
For maximal convenience and to make sure passengers are connected, a broad range of optional infotainment, connectivity, infotainment, and mobile multimedia is offered for the Dodge Challenger SRT8.
The advanced Uconnect Media Center 430, 430N, and 730N radios combine a 6.5-inch touchscreen monitor, with a hard drive for the ability to store over 150 hours of music and pictures. Uconnect Media Center radios also present two different navigation options: industry-leading Garmin Navigation guidance and mapping (Uconnect Media Center 430N) or premium GPS Navigation with SIRIUS Traffic (Uconnect Media Center 730N). Both navigation options have SIRIUS Travel Link that provides real-time fuel prices, weather, and more when on the move.