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The Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 Returns For The 2023 Model Year!

Drag Racing Package Is Back For One Last Hurrah...

As the current Dodge Challenger (LA) enters its final year in production, the grassroots drag racing package – the Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 returns. That’s right, the R/T Scat Pack 1320 returns for the 2023 model year, to offer an affordable drag racing package for those who don’t have deep enough pockets for the 807 horsepower SRT Super Stock.

2023 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 in TorRed. (Dodge).

Named for the quarter-mile distance (1,320 feet), the Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 is powered by the 6.4-liter (392 cubic-inch) SRT HEMI® V8 that delivers 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque. With a quarter-mile elapsed time (E.T.) of 11.70 seconds @ 115 miles per hour (mph), the showroom-stock Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 is the fastest naturally aspirated, street-legal muscle car available.

2023 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 in F8 Green. (Dodge).

The Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 can be modified for competition in National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) according to Stock and Super Stock class rules. The vehicle will feature a class weight break of 8.23 and carry a minimum weight of 3,400 lbs. Contestants intending to compete at an NHRA event must meet any and all rules and regulations for the category they intend to enter.

2023 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 TransBrake Screen. (Dodge).

The 2023 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 includes the following features…

  • TorqueFlite 8HP70 8-speed automatic transmission – required equipment for the R/T Scat Pack 1320, replacing the standard manual transmission on the Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack
  • TransBrake – locks the output shaft of the automatic transmission to hold the car stationary before a standing start
  • Torque Reserve – works in conjunction with the TransBrake and Launch Control by managing fuel flow to cylinders and controlling spark advance or retard to balance engine rpm and torque to maximize power delivery and launch performance
  • Nexen SUR4G Drag Spec 275/40R20 street-legal drag radials – specially developed tires that deliver exceptional grip at the drag strip and on the street
  • SRT-tuned three-mode Adaptive Damping Suspension (ADS) electronically retuned for the Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320
    • Includes Drag Mode that, when engaged, optimizes weight transfer to the rear for best launch traction
  • The standard interior configuration has driver’s seat only to help reduce weight by approximately 114 pounds; the front passenger seat and rear seat are available individually as $1 options
  • Performance-tuned asymmetrical limited-slip differential with 3.09 final drive
  • Extreme-duty 41-spline rear axle half shafts adopted from the Challenger SRT Demon
  • Line Lock – engages the front brakes to hold the Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 stationary, but leaves the rear wheels free for a burnout to heat up and clean the rear tires
  • Launch Assist – uses wheel speed sensors to watch for driveline-damaging wheel hop at launch and, in milliseconds, modifies the engine torque to regain full grip
  • Launch Control – controls tire slip during straight-line acceleration
  • Low Gloss Black 20 x 9.5-inch aluminum-forged wheels with knurled bead seats to minimize tire slip on the wheel
  • Brembo High-performance Brake Package with four-piston calipers
2023 Dodge Challenger RT Scat Pack 1320 in Plum Crazy. (Dodge).

The 2023 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 is available in 13 exterior colors. Those colors include…

  • B5 Blue 
  • Destroyer Grey
  • F8 Green
  • Frostbite
  • Go ManGo
  • Granite
  • Octane Red
  • Pitch Black
  • Plum Crazy 
  • Sinamon Stick
  • Sublime
  • TorRed
  • Triple Nickel
  • White Knuckle
2023 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 in TorRed. (Dodge).

For more information on availability and ordering options on the 2023 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320, you can contact your local Dodge dealer.

Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only a Co-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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Any news on the other Challenger options and trims?

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This is good news, the 1320 is a fun car. Now if only we could get the 2021 production numbers by color like we did for the 2019 and 2020 model years!

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As long as the stealerships don't mark them up above MSRP. :unsure:

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