Dodge has announced the special edition Challenger called Rallye Redline. With its powerful and efficient 305 horsepower engine, paddle-shifting transmission, performance suspension designed to maximize the muscle car's near 50/50 weight distribution for improved handling, and all-new red hot styling enhancements - this new Challenger delivers exactly what Dodge fans want.

The car is based on the Challenger SXT Plus and comes with all its standard equipment plus some more including a full-length body stripe, a rear spoiler and 20" alloy wheels with red accents fitted with 245/45 R20 Firestone Firehawk all-season performance tires. The interior baosts leather sport seats, a new steering wheel and a Mopar shift handle. Other extras are the automatic air conditioning and a Boston Acoustics audio system.

"Infused with Dodge DNA, the new Challenger Rallye Redline adds even more excitement to our iconic muscle car, and to show our appreciation to our most hard-core enthusiasts, we revealed this new model at Spring Fest," said Reid Bigland, President and CEO, Dodge Brand - Chrysler Group LLC.

"With its unique Redline Red accented exterior details, available Radar Red leather, performance suspension and brakes, and 305 horsepower V-6 with paddle shifters getting 27 mpg - this new Challenger fuses the nameplate's iconic heritage with modern Dodge styling and performance."

The Challenger Rallye Redline is powered by a 3.6 liter V6 with 309PS (227 kW) and 363Nm (268 lb-ft). It is mated toa 5-speed automatic gearbox. The engine is really economical achieving 27 mpg on the highway.

Among the standard equipment you'll find: UconnectTM hands-free phone, six Boston Acoustic Speakers with 276-watt amplifier, premium Nappa leather faced seats, heated front seats, SIRIUS/XM satellite radio with 12-month subscription, fog lamps, dual exhausts, automatic temperature control, power 10-way driver's seat, cruise control, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Keyless Enter ‘n Go, and six standard airbags.

The Challenger Rallye Redline is priced from just $28 745 (excluding a $925 destination charge).

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Source: Chrysler