To celebrate 50 many years given that the launch of the unique Challenger muscle vehicle in 1969, Dodge a couple of many years back launched a unique 50th anniversary model of the contemporary Challenger that was supplied in a handful of retro colours, a single of which was an unique hue known as Gold Rush.
Final yr the colour was produced offered on much more Challenger variants and now Charger supporters get to join in on the exciting, also.
Dodge this week announced that customers of the 2021 Charger can purchase their autos in Gold Rush, but only on the R/T, R/T Scat Pack, R/T Scat Pack Widebody, SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Redeye variants. The autos also need to have to be outfitted with the Charger’s Satin Black hand-painted hood, roof and trunk lid.
Gold Rush is a single of 7 retro colours now supplied on the Charger. The other folks consist of Frostbite, Hellraisin, Sinamon Stick, TorRed, F8 Green and Go Mango.
2021 Dodge Charger Scat Pack Widebody in Gold Rush paint
The 2021 model yr also noticed the Charger produced offered in the 797-hp SRT Hellcat Redeye grade. The super muscle sedan will run the quarter-mile in ten.six seconds and leading out at 203 mph.
Other modifications for 2021 are small. They consist of the addition of twenty-inch wheels as normal on the GT AWD and SXT AWD, as properly as SRT branding on the Brembo brakes of some of the large-finish versions.
As for the potential of the Charger, we’ll have to maintain waiting for a redesign. Fiat Chrysler Vehicles (now Stellantis) produced it identified final yr that much more derivatives of the recent Charger, as properly as the connected Challenger and Chrysler 300, are coming in the many years ahead. This will acquire time until finally successor versions can be designed, probably without having V-eight engines.