The 2013 Dodge-Challenger R/T Redline picks up from where the 305 hp V-6 Rallye Redline left off in 2012. The Redline comes with a V8 engine and has been built with two trim levels: R/T and R/T Plus.
|Vehicle Type: Super Sport Coupe||Est. Market Price: $31,090.00|
|Fuel Tank Capacity: 19.1 gals (72L)||MPG: 16 city / 25 hwy|
|Length: 197.7 in. (502.1 cm)||Wheelbase: 116 in. (294.6 cm)|
|Height: 57.1 in. (145 cm)||Width: 75.7 in. (192.3 cm)|
|Curb Weight: 4082 lbs (1852 kg)||Ground Clearance: 5.0 in. (12.7 cm)|
|Luggage Capacity: NA||Maximum Seating: 5|
|Engine: HEMI® V8||Displacement: 5.7 Liter|
|Horsepower: 375 HP||Max RPM: 5150 rpm|
|Torque: 410 lb-ft @ 4300 rpm||Transmission: 6-Speed Manual|
The 2013 Redline comes with a V8 drive train that generates a total of 375 horsepower and 410 lbs-ft of torque. This engine is connected to a standard Tremec TR6060 6-speed manual gearbox.
This combination on the Challenger delivers a fuel economy estimated at 15 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on highways. An optional 5-speed automatic gearbox is also available, but in this model, the powertrain produces 372 horsepower and 400 lbs-ft of torque. The automatic transmission delivers a fuel economy estimate of 16/25 mpg city/hwy.
The 2013 R/T Redline is available in 4 exterior coats: Granite Crystal, Pitch black, Billet silver and Bright white. Each of these colors combine with the same 2-color Redline and Graphite stripe that runs from behind the front wheel curves to the rear section of the car.
The car is fitted with a standard 20-inch Black Chrome wheels that combine with a Redline Red inner backbone and lip. These wheels are wrapped with Goodyear Eagle F1 3-season tires, offered in Super Track Package that adds a lowered ride height and a high-performance brake linings.
Both trims feature a Dark Slate-Gray interior. The R/T trim’s seats are covered with Dark Slate-Gray while the Plus trim comes with Radar Red Nappa-leather. Other standard features on the inside of the R/T model include: performance-tuned-steering calibration, mini-carbon bezel instrument panel, Uconnect voice command, SiriusXM Satellite radio. Standard interior features on R/T Plus include: 6 Boston-Acoustics premium speakers, EVIC (Electronic vehicle information centre), location specific compass and tire monitoring and power heated mirrors.
Despite all these loveable features, the 2013 Dodge-Challenger-R/T Redline will have to compete with rivals like: the Ford Mustang GT and the Chevrolet Camaro. All the same, the Challenger have many standard features and comes with an elegant exterior.