The final muscle car in our summer roundup is the new Dodge Charger.
This one is a bit different from the Mustang and the GTO - it has four doors, making it more of a muscle sedan. It also has the classic Hemi engine, which gives it great pickup.
Design-wise, it doesn't look much like the old Charger (see Dukes of Hazzard reruns to refresh your memory).
My girlfriend, who once owned a Charger, says the interior echoes the old car, though, especially with its bucket seats.
The new exterior looks like a scaled-down Dodge 300 or Magnum, which shows that Chrysler is developing a consistency in its designs that should help it define the brand.
Driving-wise, the car was fun, but the steering seemed a little loose to me. I would have enjoyed a more pinpoint system for turns and lane changes.
That said, this still qualifies as a cool car. If you need a muscle car that can handle passengers in the back, give this one a look.
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Price $29,320 base price; as tested, $32,170
Available at Dodge dealers
Specs 5.7 liter Hemi V8, five-speed automatic transmission; 17 mpg city, 25 mpg highway