At the time when it appeared, the 2010 Dodge Challenger made a nice merger of the best American muscle-car characteristics.
With having definite design, powerful engines and technology along with the world-class handling.
Having three models of head-turning styling, the legendary two HEMI V-8 engine choices, plus up to 25 highway miles per gallon (mpg) and more than 25 safety and security features and modern amenities, still including Media Center 730N with voice-activated Uconnect™ Navigation system and real-time traffic available, Dodge Challenger ended up being awarded J.D. Power and Associates “Most Appealing Midsize Sporty Car” in its 2009 APEAL Study.
In order to commemorate 40 years of Dodge Challenger performance, in 2010 Dodge presented two of the wildest and rarest Challenger models:
The R/T Classic and SRT8®, 2010 Dodge Challenger Furious Fuchsia editions.
2010 Dodge Challenger Furious Fuchsia R/T Classic
First, let’s say a few words about the 2010 Dodge Challenger R/T Classic Furious Fuchsia edition.
This special edition arrived with dual throwback A-line body-side R/T stripes in Matte Black or Bright White.
Dealing with the appearance, this new Challenger presents fender badges in classic script, classic egg-crate grille with heritage “R/T” badge, large 20-inch polished-aluminum heritage wheels with tire-smoking, functional hood scoop, body-color rear spoiler and bright racing style fuel-filler door.
When it comes to the interior, it’s worth mentioning the trapezoidal theme of the door-panel and gauge cluster, dark headliner and slanted shifter console that were inspired by the original Dodge Challenger.
This model was paired with the Tremec six-speed manual transmission, so the 2010 Dodge Challenger R/T Classic Furious Fuchsia edition includes the performance-minded Track Pak with precision-shift “pistol-grip” shifter, plus and a performance-tuned dual exhaust with two low-restriction bottle resonators for maximum “throatiness.” and an anti-spin 3.92 differential.
And when the time for delivering will come, this Furious Fuchsia R/T Classic is able to run from 0–60 mph in less than six seconds having its powerful 376 horsepower (280 kW) and 410 lb.-ft. of torque (556 N•m) 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 motor.
2010 Dodge Challenger Furious Fuchsia SRT8
When you compare the Challenger R/T Classic, with the Challenger SRT8 versions…
The latter is here to deliver even more punch having the 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 motor…
With engine block lacquered in the original HEMI Orange paint….
Producing 425 horsepower (317 kW) and 420 lb.-ft. (569 N•m) of torque, plus performance-tuned ride, benchmark braking and handling and race-inspired interior with unique SRT-designed appointments.
Dodge Challenger SRT8 Furious Fuchsia comes in limited production and is based on the 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8.
This model also includes a few standard equipment upgrades, such as unique 20-inch SRT forged-aluminum wheels, all-new performance seats, retro-inspired chromed quad-exhaust tips and serialized dash plaque series of 400.
The manufacturing of the 2010 Dodge Challenger R/T Classic and SRT8 Furious Fuchsia Editions begin in May 2010 at the Brampton Assembly plant in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, and were built on the same assembly line as the award-winning and quality-proven Dodge Charger and Dodge Charger SRT8 sedans.
When it comes to the price for this model, when they appeared, the U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the 2010 Dodge Challenger R/T Classic in Furious Fuchsia Pearl Coat at $35,140, while the high-performance SRT8 model at $45,150 (both prices include $725 destination).
Nowadays, the price is around $20,000-30,000.