Dodge Introduces T/A 392 Widebody For 2021 Model Year:

Adds More Road Course Handling For Heritage Model...

The Dodge brand announced earlier today, that it would be expanding its Widebody Package option for the Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack to include two popular heritage models for the 2021 model year. The models include the R/T Scat Pack Shaker and the T/A 392 buzz models. The 2021 Dodge Challenger T/A 392 Widebody builts on the history of the legendary 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A which is considered one of the most sought-after muscle cars of all time.

2021 Dodge Challenger T/A 392 Widebody. (Dodge).

Not only are both cars powered by the naturally aspirated 6.4-liter (392 cubic-inch) HEMI V8 delivering 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque, but for those who are a fan of banging gears a 6-speed TR-6060 Tremec manual transmission is standard. Of course, there is an optional 8-speed 8HP70 Torque-Flite automatic transmission as well. If your Challenger is equipped with the optional automatic transmission, steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters are also added. 

2021 Dodge Challenger T/A 392 Widebody. (Dodge).

Initially built for the Sports Car Club of America’s (SCCA) Trans-Am racing series in 1970 with only 2,399 ever built, the Challenger T/A was Dodge’s road racing version of the iconic 1970 Dodge Challenger. The Widebody Package adds even more canyon-carving ability to the large Dodge Challenger T/A 392, by adding 3.5-inches (8.8-centimeters) to the width of the car, sticky 305/35ZR20 Pirelli performance tires wrapped on a set of 20-inch x 11-inch aluminum wheels, as well as an SRT performance-tuned chassis with SRT high-performance adaptive suspension. The cars will also be equipped with SRT Performance Pages with drive modes, as well as a standard Line-Lock feature which engages the front brakes to hold the Challenger stationary, but leaves the rear wheels free for a burnout to heat up and clean the rear tires.

2021 Dodge Challenger T/A 392 Widebody. (Dodge).

The 2021 Dodge Challenger T/A 392 Widebody includes the following equipment over the standard R/T Scat Pack Widebody model…

  • 392 Fender Decal
  • Black Fuel-Filler Door
  • Gloss Black Grille
  • Satin Black Painted Hood
  • Functional Hood Scoop
  • Gloss Black Instrument Cluster Trim Rings
  • Illuminated Air-Catcher® Headlamps
  • Cold Air Intake System by Mopar®
  • Satin Black Rear Spoiler
  • Satin Black Wrapped Roof and Decklid
  • T/A Bodyside Graphic
  • T/A Spoiler Decal
  • White Face Instrument Cluster

Buyers who opt for the Widebody Package will get the same Widebody performance as the R/T Scat Pack Widebody, which includes improvement of close to 2-seconds per lap or 12 car lengths compared with the non-Widebody R/T Scat Pack. In a quarter-mile comparison, the Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody gains .2-seconds, running a 12.1-second ET at 112 mph (180 km/h).

2021 Dodge Challenger T/A 392 Widebody. (Dodge).

The Challenger T/A 392 Widebody has a starting U.S. Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $49,090 (all prices exclude $1,495 destination charge). For Canadians, the MSRP is $67,495 (all prices exclude $1,895 destination charge). Dealer orders for the Challenger T/A 392 Widebody are now open, with vehicles scheduled to arrive in Dodge//SRT dealerships early next year.

You can learn more about the other buzz model for the R/T Scat Pack Widebody, by checking out our other post for the 2021 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Shaker Widebody.

Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only the Editor for MoparInsiders.com, 5thGenRams.com, and HDRams.com but an automotive photographer. He is an avid fan of offshore powerboat racing, which he travels the country to take part in.

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