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View Poll Results: Will there be a Fourth Generation Challenger after 2014?
No, Dodge will stop the Challenger 126 61.76%
Yes, Dodge will redesign the Challenger 78 38.24%
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#21 (permalink) Old 07-10-2011, 11:36 PM
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I am still optimistic. I vote there will be a next generation addressing the major issues: less mass, higher mpg model, more power, improved interior quality etc.

Challenger Yearly Sales Figures:

2008: 17,423
2009: 25,852
2010: 36,791
2011: 39,534
2012: 43,119
2013: 51,462
2014: 38,376

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Unfortunately Dodge will never be a Porsche. And going a long time without a redesign hurts a car's name and legacy. Look at the 300.
The 300 was doing just fine until the butchered it this year... and the lower sales are proving that out.
Which is why I really hate to think about what they might do to our beloved Challenger.


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Only way I would buy a new Challenger is if it looked nearly the same and it had an engine with at least 550 HP. Other than that, Im keeping my 392. Oh and the price cant be all jacked up either. LOL

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Challenger, right now, just does not command the name recognition that Camaro and Mustang has.
New/future challengers needs to be competitively priced and with enough options to appeal to a wide variety of buyers.
Ford has done with with great success with the Mustang.
As Ironside pointed out...if you "build your own" online the challenger comes out way overpriced.
Whatever happens at least the line has run long enough that decent aftermarket support should remain for a good long while.
Did not vote since there was not a "don't know whats going to happen" option

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i think it will redesign
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Wow almost 70% of you guys think the Challenger will not be back. Interesting poll results.. glad I made this.
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Don't know, but I'm thinking not. I'm at the age that it really doesn't matter to me what they do. I have the "one" that I want, and will pass on to my son some day.

It would be sad to see them screw this "Challenger" up with "new and improved" thinking.

We have the ultimate production "retro muscle" right now. Not the fastest, but fast, the best looking of anything out there, and it's a comfortable cruiser with substance.

If I wanted smaller, I would have looked at Mustangs, but Ford did the usual, IMO, and jacked up the looks on their lastest offering. The 5.0 is a strong motor, but the Mustang doesn't have the "looks" or "beef" that I like in a car.

Chevy, not even in my thoughts, unless they did a "retro" as good as Chrysler for a '68 Camaro.

Bottom line, I'm not trading for a new Challenger, redesigned, or upgraded. I love what I have, and if I live long enough, I'll mod it when needed, the good old American way, myself.

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Interested only in the one make and model I have as well. I think the price put it out of reach for the normal "ford " people and that's not a bad thing. The content of the car reflects the cost..at least thats the way I see my baby! I would love to see a cuda tho!

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The 5.0 is a great motor. Unfortunately they have more HP then Torque. If that thing had better torque across the band, it would be a killer little pony.

And thats the thing. The mustang isnt a muscle car, its a pony car.
The camaro and Challenger are REAL muscle cars due to their size.
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I believe that the redesign will be called Cuda, and that we will see whatever upgrades have been made to the other LX series cars by 2014 (I.e. Charger and 300 upgrades like Nav, keyless entry and start, one touch up and down windows, etc)

Could keep building basically the sane car for another 5-6 years easily. I hope the next gen addresses the issues like weight, power, mileage, etc, but I don't see that happening unless it also appears on the rest of the LX cars first.

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