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The 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T (Road/Track) is a pony car produced by Dodge between 1970 and 1974.

For the 1971 model year, the Challenger received a split grille and could be ordered with a 'Six Pack' 440cu V8, which was one of the most powerful engines offered alongside the 426cu HEMI V8. Its grille received another change in the following year.


Need for Speed: Carbon

The Challenger R/T appears in Need for Speed: Carbon as a tier 2 muscle class car.

It is included in the PC release as part of the EA Downloader Edition and is also offered in two downloadable content packs; the Dodge Challenger car pack for the Xbox 360 release, and the Muscle Car Kit Bundle for the PC and Xbox 360 releases.


The stock Challenger R/T is available from the beginning and can be purchased in the Career mode from any Car Lot for 75,000 cash.

NFSC Dodge ChallengerRT Stock.jpg
CarbonMuscleIcon.png Muscle Tier 2
Stock: 75,000 cash
Requires the EA Downloader Edition or a DLC pack
Top Speed 4.2
Acceleration 6.2
Handling 5.4

Need for Speed: ProStreet

The Dodge Challenger R/T appears in Need for Speed: ProStreet as a tier 2 vehicle that can be purchased for $38,000 in the car lot.

The best driving trait of the Challenger R/T is its acceleration. The high power output of the car makes cornering difficult due to oversteer. The Challenger is best used in Drag as it is capable of achieving low acceleration times.

Need for Speed: Undercover

The Dodge Challenger R/T appears in Need for Speed: Undercover as a tier 3 muscle with a price tag of $115,000. The Job event Nick of Time must be completed to unlock the car.

It appears in the PlayStation 2 and Wii releases with a price tag of $25,000.

It has powerful acceleration although the 1969 Charger is slightly quicker. Top speed is 199 mph (321 km/h), which is minimally better than that of the Charger R/T. The Challenger R/T also has impressive handling. It can be easily controlled at high speeds and turn well in corners.