Simply put, the Dodge Shakedown is essentially a 1971 Challenger, but with the headlights, taillights, and a grille from the 2017 Challenger to give the classic coupe a modern look. It also comes equipped with a custom lower front fascia, rear lip spoiler, and modern 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels that share a design with the wheels featured on the Challenger SRT Hellcat. Power comes 485-hp 6.4L V8, while a functional hood scoop, a cold-air intake, and a custom-made exhaust provide the 392-cubic-inch engine with an extra bit of oomph. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“Meanwhile, a six-speed manual transmission cribbed from the Viper puts the pushrod engine’s ponies to the rear wheels. Custom suspension components and Brembo brake calipers from the Hellcat ensure the Shakedown’s other dynamic qualities are as capable as its impressive powertrain,” reports Car and Driver.