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So I rented this Dodge Charger from Avis in Philadelphia today. I'm here to do some security work for a big Notes shop (yes, I said Notes, not Domino). The verdict? It's a Charger -- in both the good and the bad sense of that. My rental is an under powered version, but frankly so were most of the Chargers ever sold -- and almost every one I ever drove. Like the three Chrysler products I've owned (which I mostly like) this is very hard to see out of when backing up. Charger improves on that, and is hard to see out of in front from side to side as well. Those high fender sides make finding the edges of the car difficult and parking in a tight place is cumbersome at best. This car had 6 miles on it when I drove it off the lot, and feels stiff enough but you can also feel some float to it. I'm betting this will not be a good handling car long term.
Overall, it is a sexy and comfortable ride that's hard to park and lacks the muscle you expect from a muscle car. Sounds like a Charger to me. If Dodge wanted to bring back the real nature of the original, they've done that.
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