The car's design was a reimagination of that of the original 1971 Dodge Challenger. The third generation Challenger entered full-scale production in 2008 with minor changes made from the concept car.
Need for Speed: Carbon
The Challenger Concept appears in Need for Speed: Carbon as a tier 3 muscle car. It is unlocked upon beating Angie in Silverton and is purchasable for $140,000 in any car dealership within Palmont City.
The Challenger Concept is a powerful car and handles similarly to other muscle cars. Although it is not as fast as the Dodge Viper SRT-10, the Challenger is more controllable. It is also useful in pursuits due to its large size and weight.
Angie will swap her 1969 Dodge Charger R/T with a Challenger Concept during the later portion of the career mode. Her car cannot be obtained by the player but can be driven in a bronze tier checkpoint race of the Collector's Edition Challenge Series.
The player must drive a green Challenger in a gold tier Challenge Series race war event.
Need for Speed: ProStreet
Need for Speed: Undercover
The car's acceleration and top speed of 204 mph (329 km/h) are below average for a tier 2 vehicle.
It appears in the PlayStation 2 an Wii releases with a price tag of $60,000.
Need for Speed: Shift
The Challenger Concept appears in Need for Speed: Shift and is classed as a tier 2 car. It is unlocked upon collecting 30 stars and is priced at $58,000 along with a car rating of 5.80.
Need for Speed: World
The Ford Shelby Terlingua Mustang and Challenger Concept share several similarities in performance. Both are featured with an average nitrous boost and good steering for most corners, which is occasionally relied on braking. Its acceleration is average for B class but lacking when put against A class cars. Top speed of the A class variant is 185 mph (298 km/h).
The Orange style is an Amerikon Speedsystems performance tuned speedboost car that costs 3400. It was made available on August 22, 2012 as a Top-Up gift before its car dealer release on November 30, 2012.
Cop Edition (SpeedBoost)
The Cop Edition style is a Cop Edition car that costs 5200. It was initially only obtainable as a top-up gift from March 25, 2013 and was later released on June 12, 2013.
Cop Edition (Cash)
Shift 2: Unleashed
The Challenger Concept appears in Shift 2: Unleashed as a Modern Muscle Road vehicle that can be bought for $45,600. The performance index rating of the car is C 660 whilst its handling is rated at 3.34.
The Concept produces a decent amount of power and has a moderate top speed. Due to the mass of the vehicle, players cannot enter corners as quick as other sports cars. Braking is often needed to avoid spin outs and run-off areas or barriers.
- The Challenger Concept appears on the box art of Need for Speed: Carbon.