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There are many in here including myself that think this car will not live past 2012 for various reasons.

I was wondering - what would you do?
-do nothing?
-trade in for a 2012?
-buy a 2012 as a second or even third Challenger?
-pull the trigger and finally own your first new gen Challenger?

I think if Dodge announced the end of production, they would sell many of these cars. I know there are many mustang and camaro owners dying to have Challenger in their garage as well. This car is not your norm, and collectors would jump in the game also. Just my thoughts...

Thanks in advance for your replies...:guiness:
 

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im close to getting my first Challenger anyway, but if they announced this, then yes, absolutely get one before the end
 

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I'm with Huggy....do nothing and enjoy my Hurst.
 

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There are many in here including myself that think this car will not live past 2012 for various reasons.
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Sorry if I missed it, but what are the various reasons they would kill it and not replace it? Is it just the $4+ gas?
 

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Sorry if I missed it, but what are the various reasons they would kill it and not replace it? Is it just the $4+ gas?
Sales (only a small group of retro old school muscle heads out there), Tree huggers want 50 mile per gallon cars, Rumors of Cuda for 2013 (????) - not enough of us to sustain two production lines ....etc...
 

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I don't know if anyone definitively knows, but discontinuing the Challenger would not be surprising.

1. Not even a medium volume car
2. Charger has been updated, and 4 door cars just sell more than 2 doors; they have a more practical market
3. Gas prices if they go $4 or above, will only hurt sales more
4. Chrysler will have had the car in production 4 or 5 years at that point, it's probably time to do something, either some kind of redesign (mistake IMHO) or discontinue.
5. Trend is toward higher MPG cars

I think of greater importance to me is keeping Chrysler/Dodge as a healthy entity. If I decide to keep my car past the 3 year bumper to bumper, I would like them to be around to take care of it.
 

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I wouldn't affect me. I intend to keep mine forever. I would like to get a new Charger SRT, though, before the Feds kill it.
 

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I don't want to see the car go and would be sad if it did, but since I have mine already I would feel fortunate to have it. Though it is conceivable that high fuel prices may very well do these (and other) muscle cars in.:(
With that said, I would defintely be looking to get a 392 but I'm afraid the stealerships will be adding their own market adjustment again:notallthere:, just as they did during the first year of production.:disgust: If that ends up being the case, they could keep it.:icon_evil:
 

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At this point in time I would not care, as I have my B5 classic and have no intentions of getting rid of her. I absolutely love the new Charger and if the Challenger was gone and they do any limited colors, I would seriously consider getting one, as it would be a little more practical for me with the 4 doors.
 

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I odered a 84 Monte Carlo SS in June of 84 and had it for 14 years before my wife totaled it. I probably would have today instead of the 83 SS I bought about ba year ago as a project car. So, to answer the question... NOTHING as I plan to keep my Challenger until I take a dirt nap.
 

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I don't think the Challenger is going anywhere not according to CEO Ralph Gilles or Scott Brown of Chrysler. I had a long talk with them last friday nite about the Challenger. In fact a couple new colors are coming stay tuned!!!
 

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I got my 392 on the way but I would look very seriously at trading it for a 2014/2015 'Cuda with a third generation 426 or 440.
 

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Yeah, it's not going anywhere right now.
 

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I don't think the Challenger is going anywhere not according to CEO Ralph Gilles or Scott Brown of Chrysler. I had a long talk with them last friday nite about the Challenger. In fact a couple new colors are coming stay tuned!!!
Spill the beans Buckwheat!

Which colors?!?!?!

JFF:D
 

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nothing unless they did come out w/a cuda. It took them 37 yrs to build a car that I was interested in. Can't wait till my GWE gets built. If it takes Chrysler this long again I will be long gone and taking a dirt nap.
 
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