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The Dodge Challenger Concept 2006: Resurrection of an Outstanding American Muscle Car

In 1970, DaimlerChrysler introduced the Challenger with an engine choice of 125 HP SIX or 425 HP 426 Hemi with only 83,000 units. Since then, the fast sports car Challenger was produced yearly until 1978.

With more than thirty years of waiting, the Challenger fast car has now been released. Although to be out in the market at 2007, 2008 and 2009, DaimlerChrysler presented the Challenger Concept super fast muscle car at the Detroit Auto Show.

The designers of the Challenger new fast car considered a modern model for the muscle car. However, the result became much more outstanding – a retro design with modern performance.

This concept is derived from the most sought after fast muscle car – the Challenger 1970. The fast new car will be built as an improved version, without the imperfect designs, long front overhang and tucked-under wheels.

The hot fast car of DaimlerChrysler will be featuring a 425 horsepower 6.1-liter Hemi engine, which is capable of boosting the car from zero to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds, and through 100 mph in 13 seconds – with a top speed of 174 mph.

DaimlerChrysler emphasized on simplicity and performance by taking majority of the positive features from the 1970 fast car model and integrating it with a 116-inch wheelbase, spacious cabin and plenty of rear room for four occupants.

According to DaimlerChrysler, the fast new car Challenger Concept remains pure with simple and minimal line work.

Most features of the Challenger Concept fast cars are features that the original model lacked. For instance, the bumpers now flush with the body due to its smooth, body color. It is also equipped with a B-pillar and all glass is set to level with the body without any kind of moldings.

Other improved features of the Challenger fastest muscle cars include hefty bolsters in the front seats,

Of course, the original model also has features worth saving. DaimlerChrysler retained the original leather-wrapped steering wheel, steering column ribbing, the pistol grip and the six-speed manual gearbox.

New for the challenger fast cars is the aggressively looking gauge holes, which are edged outboard by a larger gauge-looking computer that allows the driver to establish overall top speed, quarter-mile speed and time as well as speed for each gear.

In addition, the gorgeous-looking hood defines the 1970 performance hood yet with a functional valve intake. It is designed to highlight the modern techniques used in the production of this unbelievably fast car. As you can see, those paint stripes are actually exposed carbon fiber from the hood materials.
Because DaimlerChrysler wanted everything to be accurate – right design, correct proportions, functional materials and modern gadgets – for the Challenger supercar automobile, they actually succeeded. The 2006 Challenger Concept fast cars is a retro beauty with state-of-the-art handling performance.

2006 DODGE CHALLENGER CONCEPT SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL INFO

Price: $35,000 (Estimated)
Curb Weight: 4100 lbs
Height: 57 in
Length: 197.8 in
Layout: Front Engine/ RWD

FUEL

Capacity: N/A
Average Fuel Economy(Miles per gallon): 17 mpg
Type: Gasoline – Petrol

TRANSMISSION

Name: 6-speed Manual
Speed: 6 Gears
Type: Manual

Engine

Type: 6.1L Hemi V8
Displacement: 372.2 Ci/ 6100.4 Cc
Horsepower: 425 HP @ 6000 RPM
Torque: 420 ft-lbs @ 4800 RPM
Redline: 6400 RPM

Performance

0-60 mph: 4.6 seconds
0-100 mph: 13 seconds
200-ft Skidpad: N/A
Top speed: 174 mph
Braking (96.6 km/h – 0): 133 ft
Slalom Speed: N/A

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The 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe SS Supercharged: A new generation of sports compact, muscle car

 

In 1961, Chevrolet presented its new package of super fast sports cars – the SS. It was dubbed as a unique, fast muscle car that features spinner hubcaps, thin whitewall tires, distinct center console, tachometer, powerful brakes, superb steering, enhanced suspension and an optional engine.

Over the years, Chevrolet added several SS super fast cars to its lineup, which included the Nova, Camaro and Silverado.

Cobalt_SS___Variations_by_Steve126aIn 2005, Chevrolet developed an upgraded version of this fast sports muscle car. Based from its specifications and size, the Cobalt SS Supercharged can be defined as a high-performance coupe.

Derived from the original 1961 Cobalt, the 2005 SS Supercharge new fast cars is designed with unique tires, interior improvements and the limited SS badges.

The 2005 Cobalt SS Supercharged hot fast cars are powered by 2.4-liter 16-valve “Ecotec” Inline-4 engine that produces over 205 horsepower at 5600 rpm and 200 ft-lbs of torque at 4400 rpm.

With a new powerful engine, the SS Supercharged fast new cars deliver a higher level of performance. It can boost from zero to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds and through 100 mph in 14 seconds.

Although the SS Supercharged fast cool cars are small-built with a 5.1-inch length and 1.3-inch width, it unexpectedly weighs 3000 pounds.

The new fast cars of SS Supercharged models are integrated with four-wheel disc brakes with ABS, phony metal trim, leather upholstery, an oversized rear wing, a subtle body and impressive-looking 18-inch wheels wrapped in Pirelli PZero tires.

Driving the 2005 SS Supercharged new fast cars feels so much like the classic Camaro. It pulls strongly through corners, tracks smoothly and provides an electric steering and firmly tuned suspension beyond comparison. The super fast car’s rigid construction is responsible for its high levels of performance and handling.

The SS Supercharged fast car interior is designed to display simplicity and attractiveness. It includes an easy-to-read AutoMeter supercharger boost gauge and leather-upholstered steering wheel and shirt knobs.

Standard features of this fast muscle car include a modified sport suspension, anti-lock four-wheel disc brakes, AM/FM & CD/MP3 sound system and a massive rear spoiler.

The most important and only noteworthy option of these gorgeous fast cars is the performance package with a practical limited-slip differential with superb Recaro front seats. Other optional features include side-curtain and side airbags and power sunroof.

For 6-footer occupants, no need to fret since the SS super fast cars are designed with a more spacious interior, comfortable seat, superb support and advanced entertainment system.
The 2005 Cobalt SS Supercharged is definitely one good-looking fast sports car that presents excellent performance and a unique parking lot head turner.

2005 CHEVROLET COBALT SS SUPERCHARGED SPECIFICATIONS

GENERAL INFO

Price: $21,430
Curb Weight: 2991 lbs
Height: 55.5 in
Length: 180.5 in
Layout: front Engine/ FWD

FUEL

Capacity: 13 Gallons
Estimated Fuel Economy(Miles per gallon): 18.7 mpg
Type: Gasoline – Petrol
Recommended fuel: Premium Unleaded

TRANSMISSION

Name: 5-Speed Manual
Speed: 5 Gears
Type: Manual

Engine

Type: 2.4L Inline 4
Displacement: 2.0 liters
Horsepower: 205 HP @ 5600 RPM
Torque: 200 lbs-ft @ 4400 RPM
Redline: RPM

Performance

0-60 mph: 6.4 seconds
0-100 mph: 17 seconds
200-ft Skidpad: 0.83 g
Top speed: 143 mph
Braking (60-0 mph): 120.15 ft
Slalom Speed: 64.12 mph

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