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Dodge Challenger SE offers the best
November 28, 2012 | 12:00 AM

Muscat: As part of its 'Big Deal' offer, Dhofar Automotive is now offering the Dodge Challenger SE at an incredibly low price of just RO10,990.  The Dodge Challenger SE merges the best American muscle-car characteristics unmistakable design, world-class handling, powerful engine, and technology designed to delight driving enthusiasts across several generations.

The Dodge Challenger is the first five-passenger, two-door coupe produced from Chrysler's proven rear-wheel-drive platform that delivers the Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger. Developed with Dodge's credo of "bold, powerful and capable," the Challenger delivers a modern two-door muscle car.

The Dodge Challenger design team stayed true to the concept while drawing upon elements from the original Challenger. The result, a bold, aggressive muscle machine that blends nostalgia with modern Dodge style.

On the exterior, the long, raised performance hood with scoops and recessed grille with round dual headlamps are reminiscent of the original Dodge Challenger. The bold A-line, or character line, that runs from stem to stern gives the Dodge Challenger an instantly recognisable muscle car profile. Retro dual rectangular exhaust outlets complete the look from the rear.

On the interior, the trapezoidal theme of the door-panel cove and gauge cluster, dark headliner and slanted shifter console are inspired by the original Dodge Challenger. The modern interpretation of the Dodge Challenger offers exceptional rear seating for a two-door coupe, achieving best-in-class rear head and leg room compared to the competition.

Coupled with best-in-class cargo space equal to the Dodge Charger the all-new 2009 Dodge Challenger offers added comfort and functionality. The Dodge Challenger SE comes standard with a 3.5-litre high output V-6 engine which produces 250 horsepower (186 kW) and 250lb.-ft. (339Nm) of torque and is mated with a four-speed automatic transmission.

Patterned off the Dodge Charger architecture, the front suspension and five-link independent rear suspension system on all Dodge Challenger models provide excellent ride and handling characteristics.

Other standard features on Dodge Challenger SE include comfortable seating for up to five adults, 60/40 split-folding rear bench with arm rests and two cup holders, 17-inch aluminium wheels with P215/65R17 all-season tyres, side-curtain airbags, remote keyless entry, eight-way power driver's seat, power locks and windows with express-down, AM/FM/CD radio with MP3 capability and four speakers, cloth low-back bucket seats, dual-covered visor vanity mirrors and tyre pressure warning lamp.

In addition, the Dodge Challenger has more than 25 safety and security features including supplemental side-curtain air bags, anti-lock brake system (ABS), electronic stability programme (ESP), brake assist, traction control, automatic headlamps, tyre pressure monitoring and hill-start assist.

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