Dodge will celebrate the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces at next week’s New York Auto Show by introducing the all-new Stars & Stripes Edition package, available on select Charger and Challenger models.
According to Dodge, they have the highest percentage of active military buyers among all major U.S. car brands, while the Charger and Challenger have the highest percentage of active military buyers in their segments, as per an mTAB study.
“Dodge is known for delivering custom looks straight from the factory. We also have a strong following of buyers who are in the military, as well as many buyers who are patriotic,” said FCA North America exec, Steve Beahm. “The Stars & Stripes Edition is an opportunity to deliver a custom look with unique elements that speak to those performance enthusiasts who want to extend their passion for their country to the Charger and Challenger.”
Taking a stand
These special edition models feature a unique Satin Black and Silver accent center stripe, Satin Black American Flag fender decals, 20-inch mid-gloss black wheels and black badging. Meanwhile, bronze Brembo brake calipers come standard on Challenger R/T Scat Pack and Charger Scat Pack models, and are packaged together with the Performance Handling Group on GT and R/T versions.
Inside, these models boast gloss black accents, unique Black-on-Black cloth seats with an embroidered Bronze star, Dark Brushed II interior bezels, a unique Antique Bronze instrument panel badge and Bronze accent stitching throughout the cabin.
U.S. buyers can purchase the Stars & Stripes Edition package for an MSRP of $1,995 on the following models: Challenger R/T, Challenger R/T Scat Pack, Challenger GT RWD, Charger R/T, Charger Scat Pack and Charger GT RWD. As for available colors, there’s Destroyer Grey, F8 Green, Granite Crystal, IndiGo Blue, Maximum Steel, Octane Red, Pitch Black, Triple Nickel and White Knuckle.
Painted Satin Black Appearance Pack
Dodge is also making the Painted Satin Black Appearance Package available on the Charger SRT Hellcat for the very first time, allowing it to join the 2019 Challenger SRT Hellcat in offering this customization option – the price is $3,495.
In return for your money, you get a Satin Black hood, roof, decklid and spoiler, all hand-painted.
Brass Monkey Appearance Pack
This package, previously only available on SRT versions, can now be added to additional Charger and Challenger models for an MSRP of $795 (dealer orders open in May). It features 20-inch Brass Monkey wheels, a Satin Black spoiler and decklid badging, Black grille and fender badging, and a Satin Black fuel-filler door with heritage “FUEL” lettering (on Challenger only). As for the interior, it gains blacked-out trim accents.