Friday, November 27, 2020
News More Widebody Challengers, 392 Scat Pack Shaker, T/A Get Flared Fenders

More Widebody Challengers, 392 Scat Pack Shaker, T/A Get Flared Fenders

More widebody Dodge Challengers thanks to Shaker and T/A getting massive fender treatment

  • 305-wide tires cut two seconds from lap times

  • SRT-tuned adaptive dampers use all the extra grip


Dodge is going wide, adding the widebody package to even more Challenger models. This time it’s the Scat Pack 392 Shaker and T/A 392 that get the flared fender treatment to help add more traction and give the Challenger more aggressive looks.

It’s a great model, introduce a cool feature on a special new model, and then over the next few years make it available on more models. The extra-wide fenders debuted on the Hellcat back in 2018, adding 3.5-inches of total overall width to the car. That lets SRT fit 305-wide Pirelli 20-inch tires on 11-inch wide wheels to give the car more grip in a straight line and in the corners.

Available last year on Dodge Challenger Scat Pack 392, now on Shaker and T/A 392, both with the 6.4L Hemi V8 making 485 hp and 475 lb-ft. A TorqueFlite eight-speed auto is standard and a six-speed stick is on the options box. Working with the wider tires is an SRT-tuned chassis along with adaptive damping tweaked by FCA’s performance arm. The vehicle includes the SRT Performance Pages drive modes and telemetry and even gets line lock to hold the front tires still and let the rears spin. Dodge says it’s for drag racing, but we all know how it’ll be used.

The package makes the cars 0.2-seconds quicker in the quarter-mile, or around two seconds a lap on FCA’s test track. That’s 12 car lengths over a narrow Scat Pack 392. Shaker gets that rumbling, protruding hood scoop while T/A adds black hood and roof, a 1971-inspired gauge cluster, factory hood pins, and NACA air ducts for the hood.

Orders for the widebodys open later this year, starting from $63,495 for Shaker and $67,495 for T/A, both set to hit dealers in the spring.

 

Trending Now

North American Passat Gone in 2023: Report

Passat sales have blown softly since 2011 Will be replaced by electric ID.4 crossover The Volkswagen Passat just got what is basically the second...

McLaren’s First Series Hybrid is the Artura

New model gets all-new platform V6 hybrid replaces McLaren's usual V8 McLaren's latest supercar has just gotten a name. And, once again, it's a...

Naran Hypercar Packs 1,062 Horsepower From Good Old V8

The Naran comes from the United Kingdom Only 49 units will be built A twin-turbo V8 with no electric components whatsoever supplies the...

Nissan Gets $4.1 B in Financing For US Car Loans: Report

Half of financing coming from government agency Nissan still reeling from Ghosn and pandemic The Japnese government is giving Nissan money to lend to...

Pagani Teams Up With Porsche To Create Online Configurator

Build the Pagani of your dreams in 4K Pagani a longtime Porsche owner Hypercar builder Pagani's latest partnership isn't with its usual friends at...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.