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Chapman Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, and RAM love to sell their Jeep Wranglers! Our mechanics both drive Wranglers and a few of them get to build these four wheel drive monsters for you our customers. Even though Wranglers do come trail ready some people like just a little bit more, and we provide that here at Chapman. Jeep Performance Parts include four-inch lifts, Tires, Wheel, Winches, LED Lights and much more.
If you’re new to “JEEPING” once you own your Wrangler there are a few things you need to know, depending on what type of off roading adventures you intend to get yourself into. Start by knowing your ground clearance, it is the height of objects your vehicle can take on without causing damage to the underside of your vehicle. Four wheel drive is what gives you traction and helps you from sliding in less ideal terrain. When you really need some extra traction you always have Low-Range, this also helps when rock crawling. Your Wrangler’s crawl ratio is what allows it to climb steep inclines and take on large rocks. Crawl ratio allows your jeep to slowly maneuver up and over obstacles without having to use the accelerator. These are just a few tips to get you started adventuring through various terrains. Happy trail riding!
While subtlety may not be the forte of the Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger, their mid-cycle refreshes are—sort of. For 2015, both the Charger and Challenger received cosmetic and mechanical upgrades to keep the cars fresh, stylish and powerful.
With Dodge celebrating its 100th birthday this year, the brand is going all out with its full-size sedan and muscle car. You can rest assured Chapman Dodge will be celebrating, too.
According to the folks at Dodge, the 1968 Charger inspired the 2015 redesign. The goal was to make the Charger appear smaller and lighter without actually compromising interior space and cargo volume. The exterior dimensions are virtually unchanged, although the roof and doors are the only panels to be carried over. The underpinnings are the same as well, except for new cast-aluminum axles and housings.
Power comes from either Chrysler’s 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 or the base 3.6-liter V-6 mill. The V-8 engine produces 370 horsepower and 395 lb-ft of torque. The six-cylinder produces a modest 292 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque.
Both engines are paired with Chrysler’s eight-speed automatic transmission, the only choice available. All-wheel drive is still available, although it now features an active transfer case that automatically disconnects the front axle when it is not needed. Dodge says this can improve fuel economy by up to 5 percent.
Slipping inside, the interior features new seats, extensive use of soft-touch materials and eight trim packages. There is a new three-spoke steering wheel with optional paddle shifters, which allow brisk, 400-millisecond shifts; that speed is cut nearly in half to 250 milliseconds in sport mode.
The Challenger is the classic muscle car reincarnate. There is no other car on the road that looks as cool or as retro as the Challenger. While the Challenger has been extensively refreshed for 2015, its 1971 roots are still clearly visible.
The 2015 Dodge Challenger sees the front and rear fascias redesigned. There are other changes that include a deeper air dam, LED halo surrounding the headlights, a bigger hood bulge and an optional Shaker hood. LED taillights are still out back on the refreshed rear.
Like the Charger, the Challenger is little changed from the previous offering.
Inside, the front seats have been redesigned. Upholstery choices range from cloth to Nappa leather, with the option of heating and cooling for leather trims.
Power is a staple of the Challenger and 2015 is no different. Power comes from a base 3.6-liter V-6 engine up to the burly 5.7- and 6.4-liter Hemi V-8s. The 5.7-liter Hemi makes 375 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. The 6.4-liter produces 470 horsepower and 47 lb-ft of torque. Both Hemi engines are paired with a six-speed manual, although the eight-speed automatic—with paddles—is an available option.
For 2015 Dodge is enhancing both the Charger and Challenger with great new features and trim offerings that make the two vehicles class acts. For more information about the two, visit Las Vegas Dodge today.
First soccer, then golf and now sport aerobics — Chapman Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram takes its community relations sponsorships seriously. Family-owned and operated, Chapman Dodge is a longtime supporter of local sports teams across the valley. This month, Chapman Dodge is supporting the only sports aerobics youth team representing the United States: The Larry Lake’s Gymnastics team based in Henderson.
Sports aerobics is a choreographed routine that showcases gymnastics, dance, fitness and unique talent that is judged by peers from around the world. Led by the director of training and three-time world champion Stephanie Furstahl —the USA’s only certified instructor — the team is ready to take on the competition at Red Rock Casino Resort.
“The support from Chapman Dodge means a great deal to me and the team. Their willingness to step up directly benefits us in so many ways,” Furstahl said.
The team is competing for three medals at the end of the month, and Chapman Dodge has committed to donating $500 to the U.S. team for every medal they win, up to $1,500. The donation will help fund expenses incurred for travel and team uniforms. “This is a unique opportunity to not only help bring awareness to sport aerobics but to also help motivate our own athletes from right here in Southern Nevada,” said Don Hamrick, general manager of Chapman Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram.
Chapman Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, located at 3175 E. Sahara Ave., sells and services new and used vehicles. For more information, call 702-457-1061 or visit Chapmandodge.com. Chapman Value Center, at 3470 Boulder Highway, also sells and services new and used vehicles and can be reached at 888-299-0170 and by visiting chapmanvaluecenter.com. All dealerships are open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Parts and service are open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
The sophisticated and luxurious 2015 Chrysler 200 has made its debut with a slew of upgrades and is pioneering a new lineup and look for the Chrysler brand.
The new model has slimmed down significantly compared to its predecessors and is made with lighter and stronger materials while maintaining far better fuel economy. Ride quality and performance levels have increased thanks to a stronger and lighter frame and chassis comprised of 60 percent high strength steel; interior noise quality has been minimized for a quieter cabin space. A sloping grill effortlessly complements the smooth lines making up the front end of the vehicle, which may become the look inspiration for future models. The standard 4-cylinder engine roars louder than its rivals while a V6 engine is also available.
The interior of the 2015 Chrysler 200 is stylish and top quality with plenty of storage and passenger space. You will not see tacky fake wood paneling on the interior of the car, as Chrysler decided the use genuine wood to flank their dash on every trim level including standard. The middle console houses most of the vehicle controls for easy use, as well as a sliding compartment under the cup holders, which reveals even more space to store personal belongings. Chrysler’s Uconnect infotainment system has been hailed as “best-in-class” by some for its ease of use and large, 8.4” high-resolution touchscreen, while crisp, Bluetooth quality- hands free calling and audio capabilities are available at every trim level.
“Best-in-class” safety and security features further set the all-new Chrysler 200 apart from competing sedans. Each vehicle is equipped with eight airbags to protect passengers from every side, electronic stability control, and traction control for skid-free rides. No need to fish for your keys in your purse or pocket, the 200s keyless “Entry-N-Go” capability allows door handles to open first pull as long as the key fob is in range. Additional safety features are available on select trims including rearview camera, remote start systems, and blind spot detection.
Top-of-the-line amenities and driving capability of the 2015 Chrysler 200 catapult it to the level of a high-end sedan at an affordable price point. Multiple trims and added options result in endless customization possibilities. The 2015 Chrysler 200 sets the bar high for future Chrysler vehicles and is ready to compete against all other sedans on the market.
For more information or to test drive a 2015 Chrysler 200 or any other Chrysler vehicle come by Chapman Dodge.
At the 2014 Chicago Auto Show, SRT debuted Satin Vapor editions of the Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger. While the package doesn’t add anything to the performance of the vehicles, it does give them some sick new looks that customers to Chapman Las Vegas Dodge can check out right now.
All three of the cars receive 20×9-inch, split-spoke forged aluminum wheels with black chrome finish, Brembo brakes with red calipers, matte side mirrors, special badging and rear spoilers. The fuel door and Super Bee graphic also receive the matte finish as well.
The colors the cars are available in are limited: the Challenger is available in white, TorRed, Header Orange, and graphite; the 300 in white, silver, and granite; and the Charger in silver, graphite, TorRed, and white.
Once you slip inside one of the Satin Vapor editions of the 300, Charger or Challenger, you’ll notice the dark upholstery. The 300 and Charger receive black upholstery while the Challenger receives charcoal.
Interior upholstery mixes Nappa leather and suede with trim pieces in carbon-look or piano black.
Power comes from a 64-liter Hemi V-8 engine. It produces 470 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. Chrysler says that engine should propel any of the three Satin Vapor vehicles to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds. Power is put to the ground through a five-speed automatic transmission, which doesn’t translate into fuel economy, but all three vehicles have cylinder deactivation. In addition to the burly engines, all three have standard active exhaust to give it a truly beefy sound.
While the name doesn’t seem to fit, it does add a level of aesthetic pleasure that looks great in person. The package costs an additional $1700 for the Challenger, $2300 for the 300, and just $30 for the Charger—which is kind of a steal for that price. These three editions are now available.
To check out a new SRT Satin Vapor edition Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger, stop by Chapman Las Vegas to test drive one today.