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Dodge Challenger

The Challenger is a muscle/sports car built by . The most well-known trim level is the R/T. It was originally produced from 1970 to 1974, followed by a less popular version (which was a rebadged Mitsubishi Galant) from 1978 to 1983. In 2008 it returned with its muscle car image to compete against the revived Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro.

Pictured above is the third generation Challenger, sporting the R/T matte black stripe on bright orange paint. The five-spoke alloy rims have a classic styling to them. This model has a pair of Ram Air scoops on the hood.