Edmunds.com tests SpeedFactory Challenger S/C

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This is what dream cars used to be: all attitude, big damn engine, no recyclable canola bean upholstery. You know, back in the good old bad old days when a 560-horsepower, 4,000-pound, V8-powered rear-wheel-drive muscle car made you the envy of your friends, not the destroyer of Mother Nature.

2008 Speedfactory Vortech Supercharged Dodge Challenger SRT8 - Action

The 2008 Speedfactory Challenger is gorgeous. Lowered over those blinding wheels, it looks the way a Challenger should look — nasty, evil and ready to commit multiple felonies.

2008 Speedfactory Vortech Supercharged Dodge Challenger SRT8 - Wheel

With the Nittos, the 0-60 time dropped to just 3.8 seconds (an incredible 3.4 seconds with a foot of rollout like on a drag strip) and the quarter-mile blew by in 11.8 seconds at 119.8 mph. That’s exotic-car territory — right there with the Corvette Z06, Dodge Viper SRT-10 and Ford GT . And none of those machines are anywhere near as big or heavy as the Speedfactory Challenger.

2008 Speedfactory Vortech Supercharged Dodge Challenger SRT8 - Burn Out

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