2009 Dodge Challenger R/T: Amenable Muscle Car
March 16, 2010
Due to beingunder the weather for the last few days, I haven'texactly been a happy camper.I was, however,thankful for theChallenger'ssplit personality. Sure, reliving my muscle car days ('69 and '70 Chevelle SS396s) by ripping through thegears is a blast(especially with the windows open so you can hear the engine's wail). But when you just want to kick back and get somewhere in low-stress comfort, the Challenger is equally up to the task.
The plush, heated seats, compliant suspension, quiet cabinand effortless low-end power were soothing amid the chaos that is known as driving around L.A. And it all alsoreminded me what a great daily driver this car is. The only thing missing is a reverse park sensor or back up camera to makeparking this beast on my increasingly crowded street easier.
John DiPietro, Automotive Editor @ 21,658 miles