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Old 07-23-2008, 01:29 PM   #1
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The Challenger SRT8 is a good deal at $42,000

Too bad nobody will be paying that for a long time.

http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/search...type=priceDESC


10,000 over seems to be the average.
I know this isn't surprising, but it's sad and I hope it doesn't happen to us : /
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Old 07-23-2008, 01:46 PM   #2
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It is?
We're getting a better car (relatively speaking) for somewhere in the neighborhood of 10 thousand less!!

And I agree, markups are a bite.
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Old 07-23-2008, 01:52 PM   #3
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That big, fat pricetag seems to match that big, fat Challenger. Are they paying per pound? The Camaro is going to be a great deal. The Challenger is still great, but as a deal, Dodge can do better.
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Old 07-23-2008, 01:53 PM   #4
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If I hear the msrp for the SS is 30K, if will freak (the good kind).
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Old 07-23-2008, 01:54 PM   #5
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there was one in Arlington selling for 37995. I went to go look at it an the salesmen would not leave me alone. I was like "I just wanted to see it....so please go away and leave me alone for the LOVE OF GOD!!!".
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Old 07-26-2008, 12:06 AM   #6
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Are they paying per pound?
Yes, the going rate is about $10/lb. I believe that is how Dodge set the price, I can't think of any other reason why it would be that high.
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Old 07-26-2008, 02:53 AM   #7
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That big, fat pricetag seems to match that big, fat Challenger. Are they paying per pound? The Camaro is going to be a great deal. The Challenger is still great, but as a deal, Dodge can do better.
If the camaro is priced at 30 like some here are hoping I might buy one, nice finish to your comment I was about to go all nutz on yo ass son! lol jk, but I hope it is priced at 30k but alot on this forum said the maro would weigh 3500-3700 lbs and they were wrong :((sadly).
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Old 07-26-2008, 05:31 AM   #8
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I would just wait for the r/t. I hope I can get an SS for $30K.
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Old 07-26-2008, 05:34 AM   #9
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I am very hopeful that an SS will be available for no more than $32K
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Old 07-26-2008, 07:34 AM   #10
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Yes, the going rate is about $10/lb. I believe that is how Dodge set the price, I can't think of any other reason why it would be that high.

I'll pay no more than $7.50 per lb for the SS Camaro
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around 39k?
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Old 07-26-2008, 08:11 AM   #12
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around 39k?
The SS V8 manual weighs 3860 lbs.. Multiply that by 7.5 dollars and you got $28,950 which is what I am willing to pay.. That's where I came up with the figure of $7.50 per LB is what I'll be willing to pay for a Camaro. The Dodge Challenger weighs a hefty 4140 lbs and is priced at $37,995 msrp, (even though dealers overcharge).. So the Dodge comes in a little over $9.00 a pound if you manage to find the SRT8 at MSRP... If not, its over $10.. I'm checking all the Publix grocery's and Winn-Dixie's to see if they are going to have any specials on the horse meat...
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Old 07-26-2008, 08:20 AM   #13
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The SS V8 manual weighs 3860 lbs.. Multiply that by 7.5 dollars and you got $28,950 which is what I am willing to pay.. That's where I came up with the figure of $7.50 per LB is what I'll be willing to pay for a Camaro. The Dodge Challenger weighs a hefty 4140 lbs and is priced at $37,995 msrp, (even though dealers overcharge)..
Challenger with a manual should be around 4000 lbs.
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The SS V8 manual weighs 3860 lbs.. Multiply that by 7.5 dollars and you got $28,950 which is what I am willing to pay.. That's where I came up with the figure of $7.50 per LB is what I'll be willing to pay for a Camaro. The Dodge Challenger weighs a hefty 4140 lbs and is priced at $37,995 msrp, (even though dealers overcharge).. So the Dodge comes in a little over $9.00 a pound if you manage to find the SRT8 at MSRP... If not, its over $10.. I'm checking all the Publix grocery's and Winn-Dixie's to see if they are going to have any specials on the horse meat...
hahaha sorry i meant 29k typo
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Old 07-27-2008, 01:04 AM   #15
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I saw a black Challenger today, had to do a double take b/c I thought it was a new Camaro...it was a sweet looking car. Still had plastic wrapping on the front seats.
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im not sure that its a good thing so many people mistake them for camaros...
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Old 07-27-2008, 01:14 AM   #17
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im not sure that its a good thing so many people mistake them for camaros...
I don't really understand how anyone could mistake it for a Camaro... who knows?
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