It is the SpeedKore Performance Group's interpretation of the 1970 Dodge Charger, and it is sure to spook even the most devoted muscle car enthusiast. There is so much carbon fibre in the one-off car that you don't know where to start looking.
SpeedKore Performance 1970 Dodge Charger
Ghosts are believed to be eerie paranormal apparitions that emit weird noises. This fifty-year-old Dodge Charger is precisely that. We should say "Former Charger," since Wisconsin-based custom shop and carbon fibre expert SpeedKore Performance now refers to it as "Ghost" and informs everyone that "the paranormal is real."
The vehicle, which has a ghostly captivating white paint job, breaks the company's tradition of Chargers with black paint that look stealthy. It is a revitalised and redesigned car that is both street-legal and prepared for the drag strip.
The car received LED headlights and a billet aluminium grille painted in black chromakote to accentuate the "scary" aspect. Additionally, SpeedKore custom-made a carbon rear light panel.
The dashboard, the specially designed centre console that houses the 2000-watt sound system, and the bucket seats are also covered in carbon fibre. Other than carbon fibre, what else?
It drives like a charger and has a charger-like appearance and sound. Not quite one from the 1970s, though. In fact, it redefines the power of the American people. Jim Kacmarcik, President of SpeedKore, refers to it as "the most advanced 1970 Charger in the world."
To start, almost every visible component of this car is composed of carbon fibre. A specially designed steel chassis with a longer wheelbase and wider track than the regular Charger supports the body and floor. Though it is larger, we don't anticipate this automobile to weigh any more than the original because carbon fibre helps to reduce weight.
Speaking of the original, the 426 Hemi V8 that the car came off the assembly line with has long since been replaced. It is currently propelled by a 6.2-liter (370 cubic inch) Hellcat V8, which is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox and should produce 707 horsepower, which is apparently more than what the 2024 Charger's engine does.
The SpeekKore Performance Group designed bespoke headers and an exhaust system with Magnaflow mufflers to complement the car's new performance stats and appearance.
There was a 14-point roll cage for added security and rigidity. The vehicle is equipped with Brembo brakes, which have more stopping power than stock, Penske dual adjustable coilers at both corners, and a double A-arm Detroit Speed suspension for improved handling.
The restomodified Dodge Charger is equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tyres and custom HRE 19-inch and 20-inch wheels up front and back. SpeedKore wrote on Facebook, "This one's for you, three-pedal heroes!"
The paranormal is real
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