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Dodge performance division Mopar is preparing to unveil the 2012 Charger Redline at the Detroit Auto Show later in the month. Delivering performance and an even more aggressive look, the 2012 Dodge Charger Redline is a 426 HEMI-powered showcase of new Mopar performance kits that will arrive later this year. With its legendary 426 cubic-inch “Elephant Motor,” it delivers 590 horsepower via a lightweight aluminum V8 engine block that shaves off more than 100 lbs. from the traditional cast-iron crate version. In addition to the above information, Mopar is offering several industry-first amenities seen below.
Vehicle-information Apps – First to introduce smartphone vehicle-information applications, a new channel of communication with consumers
Electronic Owner Manuals – First to introduce traditional owner manuals in a DVD and brief user-guide format
Wi-Fi – First to offer customers the ability to make their vehicle a wireless hot spot
Electronic Vehicle Tracking System (EVTS): – First to market with a new interactive vehicle tracking device that sends owner a text when vehicle is driven too fast or too far based on pre-set parameters
2011 Mopar Challenger Drag Pak – First to introduce a 500-plus cubic-inch V-10 drag-race package car
Camper Trailers – First to introduce off-road camper trailers
WiTECH – First to support vehicle diagnosis and software updates leveraging off-the-shelf personal computers and a dedicated wireless tool network