Edmunds takes the 6.1L Hemi V8-powered 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 out for its first public road test and visits a few public car gatherings on the way. Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

This is the first weekend that the production version of the 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 has hit the public road, and we figure there are a dozen of them prowling the streets of Los Angeles

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