Dodge revived the Charger identify in 2006 to be used on a big sedan, and whereas it definitely received extra energy and efficiency through the years, it nonetheless by no means recaptured the magic of the unique coupe. Exomod modified that with its automobiles, which characteristic a Dodge Challenger Hellcat base with a full-carbon 1968 Dodge Charger widebody. The corporate’s newest creation, “Goldfinger,” is a black and gold automobile sporting 807 horsepower and a hand-built exterior.
Exomod begins with a 2022 Challenger Hellcat Redeye and says that its work doesn’t void the OEM five-year/60,000-mile warranty. The conversion includes greater than 1,500 hours and includes stripping the unique automobile all the way down to its security cage earlier than the brand new physique might be utilized.
Past the placing widebody look, the corporate installs uncovered carbon on the chin spoiler, door jambs, rockers, rear diffuser, and below the hood. Different cosmetics embrace sequential LED taillights, 20-inch Forgeline wheels, and a mahogany leather-based inside.
The usual Hellcat Redeye sports activities 797 horsepower from the manufacturing facility, however Exomod’s not-really-a-restomod boosts output to 807 ponies. It will get an eight-speed computerized transmission, a 3.09 anti-spin rear differential, an SRT Energy Chiller, SRT Competitors Suspension, a customized exhaust, and Brembo brakes.
After all, a 1,500-hour construct in hand-shaped carbon fiber goes to be simply slightly more expensive than the bottom automobile. Whereas the usual Redeye begins within the low $80,000 vary, Exomod’s automobile checks in at greater than 4 instances that quantity: $349,000. Having stated that, the Challenger and Charger have been discontinued on the finish of 2023, so costs of the usual automobiles might begin climbing as folks pine for that candy, candy, supercharged V8 sound.
Moreover, some are paying deep into the six-figure range for the “Final Name” particular version Challenger Demon 170, and regardless of its cool upgrades, it appears to be like similar to a median Demon. Why not go all out and mortgage your home for one thing actually distinctive?