This 1968 Dodge Charger came into the Roadster Shop as an unfinished project. During the next five years of on-again, off-again work, the Roadster Shop completely hand-built every square inch of the car. “We wanted to clean up, enhance, refine, and improve the Charger,” Gerber says. The Charger’s owner worked with the in-house designers and fabricators at the Roadster Shop, managing to change up every panel. Well, almost every panel. “The middle of the roof skin is unmodified,” Gerber says.

Body mods include lowering the front of the roof 1-1/2 inches to remove its uphill profile, moving the front wheel openings forward 4 inches and then stretching both front and rear openings, making new doorskins featuring exaggerated vents, aluminum hood, aluminum bumpers, shortening the cowl, fabricating the front and rear valances, bulging the front fenders and rear quarters to exaggerate the Coke-bottle effect, and creating a small deck spoiler.

Moving to the chassis, it was also completely fabricated using 1-5/8-inch chromoly tubing. The wheelbase has been stretched 5 inches to 122 inches, partially to handle the added length of the Gen II (1996–2002) Viper V10 built by Nelson Racing Engines. Tom Nelson, who also built the one-off billet aluminum intake, reworked the aluminum heads with Inconel valves. Two 67mm Precision turbos help create 13 pounds of boost, exiting through the stainless steel exhaust hidden in the rocker panels. Displacement remains Viper-stock at 488 ci.

All of this works out to 1,300 hp at 6,200 rpm and 1,100 lb-ft of torque at 5,100 rpm. The V10 spins a Centerforce flywheel, clutch, and pressure plate, all worked by a Legends five-speed transmission. In the rear is a Viper center section, with a Mark Williams ring and pinion, and Roadster Shop fabbed uprights, half-shafts, cantilevered upper shocks, and tubular control arms. The front and rear shocks are Penske double-adjustable coilovers. Front and rear brakes are Brembo Gran Turismo 14-inch discs fit with six-piston calipers. The engine block, rearend housing, and front spindles are the only off-the-shelf Viper pieces used on this Viper-Charger mashup.

The suspension is a Roadster Shop one-off design, with 19-inch front and 20-inch rear wheels designed by the Roadster Shop. BFGoodrich G-Force 295-series tires run in front and M/T 28×18-inch rear.

Built by:
Roadster Shop
28775 N. Rte 83
Mundelein, IL 60060

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Comments

    • beggineR
      beggineR

      This bitch would me much sexier if it didnt have air suspension

      about 4 days ago
    • Jaime Rodriguez
      Jaime Rodriguez

      Buen día,, muy buen trabajo pero lo único que no me gusto, es que lo dejaron transmisión estándar.

      about 25 days ago
    • старый хрыч
      старый хрыч

      Вот это я понимаю 👍👍👍

      about 26 days ago
    • Blair B. A.
      Blair B. A.

      That's a masterpiece.

      about 26 days ago
    • Capitan Rock
      Capitan Rock

      просто ЧУМА!!!!! это невероятно круто!!!!

      about 28 days ago
    • Joao Mesquita
      Joao Mesquita

      Jesus E+

      about 29 days ago
    • Morgan Ruka
      Morgan Ruka

      how much? $$

      about 1 month ago
    • jihad 337
      jihad 337

      God can make man do SOME THINGS! Awesome!

      about 1 month ago
    • T T Moore
      T T Moore

      Great builds but your color game need work....no creativity & too mundane.

      about 1 month ago
    • Евпатий Каловрачич
      Евпатий Каловрачич

      Это оргазм!

      about 1 month ago
    • Dee Doubwe
      Dee Doubwe

      I like some of it but those oval tail lights gotta go! Shoulda used the slotted design...
      Love the lines, engine, workmanship, interior, grille, superb engine and engine compartment workmanship!
      Dodge really needs to bring back the 68/69/70 Charger style! It's LONG OVERDUE!

      about 1 month ago
    • ed malivao
      ed malivao

      Magnifique très beau travail 🖒🖒🖒🖒🖒

      about 1 month ago
    • Lawrence Eich
      Lawrence Eich

      How much is this car worth? 1 Million 2? Absolutely a masterpiece!

      about 1 month ago
    • Dunkaroos
      Dunkaroos

      Roadster shop’s quality is off the charts. They stand on their own for unreal dream builds

      about 2 months ago
    • Elena X
      Elena X

      💚💚💚💜💜💜💜💚💚

      about 2 months ago
    • James Edmister
      James Edmister

      Grey.???? Best you could do???

      about 2 months ago
    • dast freiche
      dast freiche

      Damnit. I wish I can buy this. The exterior and interior is gorgeous

      about 3 months ago
    • Mr.เคน จอง
      Mr.เคน จอง

      ดูทันสมัยดีคับ

      about 3 months ago
    • Sharptooth100
      Sharptooth100

      Looks like The Dukes of Hazard meets Fast and the Furious.

      about 3 months ago
    • Neno suzuki
      Neno suzuki

      top brasil........
      .......................................

      about 3 months ago
    • mcasur
      mcasur

      STATE OF ART

      about 4 months ago
    • Артем Петров
      Артем Петров

      А как на них по дорогам ездить это же не завод а самоделки..?????7

      about 4 months ago
    • Preston House
      Preston House

      Damn!!!

      about 4 months ago
    • Deadly_Pikachu
      Deadly_Pikachu

      Why does it’s idle make it sound like a V8

      about 4 months ago
    • Everton Cardoso
      Everton Cardoso

      Canal maravilhoso! Parabéns.

      about 4 months ago
    • Ozlem Vatansever
      Ozlem Vatansever

      Mükemmel bir çalışma olmuş bravo
      👍👏👏👏👏👏👏

      about 4 months ago
    • amin shamin
      amin shamin

      goood god.

      about 4 months ago
    • Петр Гурьянов
      Петр Гурьянов

      Тема !!!!!!!

      about 4 months ago
    • Mike Dowland
      Mike Dowland

      I wonder how many man hours go into these builds??

      about 4 months ago
    • janji ra
      janji ra

      Tell me what kind of music is playing in the video?

      about 4 months ago