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Well, I have now definitely narrowed it down to two possibilities after once again going to look at 2011 colors on the lot. Toxic Orange is definitely out. As you know, my favorite color on these cars is Hemi Orange, but I do like the new Redline Tricoat. Here are the details.

2011 Redline Tricoat R/T Classic 6 speed with STP (would have to order)

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2010 Hemi Orange R/T Classic 6 speed with STP, electronics convenience group, HIDs (available now)

The orange one is about 90 min from my house and is optioned exactly the same as the 2011 I'm looking into ordering since all that stuff is now standard. Having driven a 2010 with/without STP, I would imagine the 2011 would be very similar to a 2010 with STP. I could get the 2011 for just over 32K with current incentives. The 2010, I would imagine a bit less and possibly with 0%/60 months financing.

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What resume said! I like both myself ;)
 

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this is an easy one!

not many changes for the 2011 RT, so if you can get $7k off i wouldnt think twice....HO is a great color and will stand out....i saw (2) regular red challengers yesterday....very plain...they blended into the crowd.....then i saw (2) chargers....b5 blue and that brown-orange RT...i could spot both from a block away....these cars need the special colors.

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Need I say more...........:bigthumb:
 

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Okay, the 2011 Redline is $32,280 ordered, and the 2010 orange one is $29,962 or $8,500 off sticker (without me counteroffering yet). If I ordered Toxic Orange, the price would drop even more, so the real difference between them is about $2,000$3,000 depending how much lower I can get them to go. I was going to offer 29K even for it, which I think is fair. That would be about $9,500 off sticker. Thoughts?
 

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With the 2010 you'll miss some creature comforts like climate control and remote "comfort start". But hell man, it's Hemi Orange! ;)
It's a 6 speed with electronics package, STP, and HIDs (no sunroof, no Nav, standard stereo). It would not ave remote start anyway since it is a stick.
 

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HO certainly is an awesome color. IMHO, it comes down to whether the differences in the 2011 are important enough for you to wait and if you are willing to go through the very long process of waiting (read the threads) to get the car exactly the way you want it.
 

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I was considering a TorRed 2010 when I bought mine. Unfortunately for that car, there was a Hemi Orange Classic right next to it on the lot. I like the TorRed, and the Redline, but HO is awesome.....
 

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It's a 6 speed with electronics package, STP, and HIDs (no sunroof, no Nav, standard stereo). It would not ave remote start anyway since it is a stick.
Doh! Good point. I need to part better attention. It sounds like a no brainer. What makes you hesitate on the Hemi Orange? Is there something missing on it, is it the color?

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Well, the steerig ratio being updated, the new steering wheel, the new gauges, th enew seat materials, and easy access driver's seat are all pluses. With the STP, the 2010 is almost just as good as the 2011 in the handling department, different story without it. Horsepower is the same. They have not changed it enough in my opinion to make it completely worth buying over a 2010, especially with the dealing going on with leftover 2010s. Now if Hemi Orange was available on a 2011, I might do it. I just think 29K for a new 2010 R/T Classic optioned the way I want and in my favorite color is a good deal.
 

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Well, the steerig ratio being updated, the new steering wheel, the new gauges, th enew seat materials, and easy access driver's seat are all pluses. With the STP, the 2010 is almost just as good as the 2011 in the handling department, different story without it. Horsepower is the same. They have not changed it enough in my opinion to make it completely worth buying over a 2010, especially with the dealing going on with leftover 2010s. Now if Hemi Orange was available on a 2011, I might do it. I just think 29K for a new 2010 R/T Classic optioned the way I want and in my favorite color is a good deal.
I didn't realize that the steering was different. I just remarked the other day how much I love the tight turning circle on my car.

Anyway, from your response it sounds like your decision is made. When are you picking it up? :D



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You have to live with the color a long time. If you are not 100% happy with Redline, go for the 2010 and offer $29K.

If that fails, check Vehix.com for other HO 2010s. Be prepared to buy out-of-state for the best deal.

I have HO and it is an awesome color!
 

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HO is an endearing color, you will love it for years to come. A year and a half later I still get a big shit eating grin whenever I look toward my driveway! :) And personally I'm in the 'don't like the new steering wheel' camp, looks like a minivan wheel.

Glad to see you decided on the R/T. ;)
 

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HO is an endearing color, you will love it for years to come. A year and a half later I still get a big shit eating grin whenever I look toward my driveway! :) And personally I'm in the 'don't like the new steering wheel' camp, looks like a minivan wheel.

Glad to see you decided on the R/T. ;)
Minivan? MINIVAN!

Them's fightin' words.

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Well, the steerig ratio being updated, the new steering wheel, the new gauges, th enew seat materials, and easy access driver's seat are all pluses. With the STP, the 2010 is almost just as good as the 2011 in the handling department, different story without it. Horsepower is the same. They have not changed it enough in my opinion to make it completely worth buying over a 2010, especially with the dealing going on with leftover 2010s. Now if Hemi Orange was available on a 2011, I might do it. I just think 29K for a new 2010 R/T Classic optioned the way I want and in my favorite color is a good deal.
Hmmm..... I test drove a black 2011 R/T the other day. Didn't realize the steering ratio had changed??? I did like the look of the new gauges. DID NOT like the new three spoke steering wheel. I agree.... not alot of differences. Ya check around for one with similar options (whether its in the color you want or not) and print out the best deal you can. Bring it with you and use it to get the best deal you can for the HO that you want.
 

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Well got an offer for 10K for my Mustang, which I am going to take. If all works out, I'll pick it up Saturday. They are, however, not coming down on the price of the 2010. I still think $29,9xx is great deal for a car that was $38,500 MSRP. 29K even would be even better, but at this point, I found the car and color I want, and it is the only one optioned the way I want within 200 miles of me. The best quotes I have gotten have been between 7-8K off sticker for similar cars, so this one at $8,500 is the best I've seen so far. They said they'll remove the white side stripes for me too. I'll pay a lttle extra for the convenience of not having to ship a car of fly out to get it. Plus, I saved a little not having to list my Mustang by selling it to a friend. Anyone ever take off their Classic's side stripes, any issues? I plan to put black ones on in the near future.
 

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how come the 2011 is $2k more than the 2010?(when your getting $8500 off)....is the 2011 $6500 off?

if i were buying it i wouldnt hesitate to go HO on an RT....if you were talking SRT then id say no, but RT=YES! all day long
 
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