The all-new 2009 Dodge Challenger merges the best American muscle-car characteristics unmistakable design, world-class handling, powerful engines and technology to delight driving enthusiasts across several generations. A modern-day muscle machine representing the best from the past and present. Thirty-five years following the debut of the original, we are bringing Dodge Challenger back and loading it with essential hardware, styling and technology desired by todays buyer.
The automatic transmission features fuel-saving multi-displacement (MDS) technology which increases fuel economy by as much as 20 percent depending on driving conditions without sacrificing vehicle performance. The Dodge Challenger R/T also offers a precision-shift six-speed manual transmission the first for a new-generation HEMI-powered car that produces 375 horsepower (280 kW) and 404 lb-ft of torque (548 Nm) when running on premium fuel. The Dodge Challenger R/T can go from zero to 60 mph in less than six seconds.
Source: Dodge Press Release