2009 Dodge Challenger Long Term Road Test


2009 Dodge Challenger R/T: Is it in you?

March 23, 2009

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The 2009 Dodge Challenger R/T is one mean mother -- the baddest prisoner in D-block.

It's easy to imagine it being driven by Lee Marvin or Samuel L. Jackson.
Or perhaps Charlie Bronson.

So you're considering getting one? In today's economy, it's best to be prepared before spending your hard-earned money.

In light of that, for my marketing class I've readied a Challenger screening pop quiz.
Let's see if the Challenger "is in you":

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My favorite recording artist is:

a. Enrique Iglesias
b. John Mayer
c. Maroon 5
d. Jonas Brothers

The last good movie I saw was:

a. Sex in the City
b. Something with Reese Witherspoon
c. Jonas Brothers - Live!
d. Twilight (6 times: woot-woot!!)

I love to spend my Saturdays:

a. Shopping at Ikea (ref. "Fight Club")
b. Shopping at Crate & Barrel
c. Shopping at Pottery Barn
d. Shopping at Ambercrombie

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(top photo by S.Jacobs)

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My favorite jeans are made by:

a. Mavi
b. Seven for All Mankind
c. True Religion
d. Chip & Pepper

With regard to my mobile phone/internet:

a. I change my Facebook status more than once a day
b. I bought more than 1 phone last year, and one of them was an iphone/Blackberry Storm
c. I get just as excited when I get a new phone as when I get a new car
d. The best thing about my iphone/Blackberry Storm is that I can change my Facebook status several times a day (woot-woot!!)

My favorite way to unwind is:

a. Get a Shiatsu massage
b. Relax with a glass of Savignon Blanc in front of the fireplace
c. Watch a great Reese Witherspoon comedy
d. Pedicure

My favorite drink is:

a. Something with Kahlua
b. White wine spritzer
c. Double decaf half mocchachino/half latte (no foam)
d. Cosmo

My favorite TV show is:

a. Oprah
b. Tyra
c. The View
d. Grey's Anatomy

My next vehicle will probably be a:

a. Smart
b. Prius
c. Volvo
d. Vespa

How'd you do?

It's OK, you can rest assured: there are no correct answers -- or for that matter, wrong ones.

Because I just don't know who will purchase the 2009 Challenger R/T.

But I sure as hell know who won't.

Albert Austria, Sr Vehicle Evaluation Engineer @ 2380 miles

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