Though most were powered by the 225 Slant Six, 318, and 360 V-8s, the 400- and 440-inch V-8s were factory options during the late 1970s, so keep an eye out for those.
They've got cop engines, cop...
They've got cop engines, cop suspensions, cop tires . . . and more and more; '06-later Charger cop cars are now coming out of service. Yeah, this one's got a Hemi!
10 - '06-'08 Dodge Charger cop cars
More of these are now coming out of service, though not in the dime-a-dozen quantities of its Blue Oval competition. Still, if you want a car that's a 21st Century version of the original Plymouth RoadRunner and Dodge Super Bee-high performance that's low on the frills-here you go.
Who says you need an R/T or...
Who says you need an R/T or a Super Bee to build into a midsize muscle monster? This '68 Dodge Coronet 440 hard top that we saw in the Young Guns area at the Mopar Nats a few years back shows what you can do with what was once a "low-level" car.
While the V-6 versions offer good fuel mileage, that's not what you really buy a Charger for, now is it? As we've observed with the '07 that's in our Mopar Muscle Home Fleet, the 5.7L Hemi-powered one is a screamer, capable of mid-14-second times in the quarter-mile bone stock, with top speed limited to 149 mph so it doesn't out run its tires.