Archive for the ‘Dodge’ Category

SRT Viper Will Get GT and TA Variants in 2015

Category: Dodge | Author: | Date: November 29th, 2014

It’s already a fact that the recent economic crisis has forced car sales to drop and the most affected manufacturers are those of brands aimed at mid-high end customers. The recession has also been felt quite severely by the people over at SRT and you can tell that by looking at the recent sale charts they have provided.

SRT Viper

SRT Viper

Needless to say that the folks over there must have noticed as well that something needs changing. As a result they decided to make way for the introduction of two new variants for the Viper, namely the Viper GT and the Viper TA 2.0 Special Edition. Read more »

Challenger Dodge 2014

Category: Dodge | Author: | Date: October 5th, 2013

Challenger is the only one of the muscle coupes to offer seating for five, the access to the back seat involves some contortion, and you’ll only have two adults try sitting back there. In front, nice supportive seats and plenty of headroom. The trunk is 16 cubic feet.

Challenger SE has a 305-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 with 305 horsepower, available with a five-speed automatic. Challenger Rallye Redline models get a Sport Mode and steering-wheel paddle-shifters. The R/T models pack a 375-horsepower HEMI V-8, along with a throaty, gorgeous rumble.

The base Challenger SXT includes automatic climate control; power windows, locks and mirrors; a CD player; and cruise control, as well as a trip computer, Keyless Enter-N-Go, and a power driver’s seat. SXT Plus models add soft Nappa leather seats, heated front seats, ParkSense park assist, fog lamps.

The price could be more than $50,000.

Ram 1500 finally released

Category: Dodge | Author: | Date: July 1st, 2013

Ram 1500 could be a new take on the usual trucks we are used to see. I am really sure any enthusiastic truck owner would be happy to see the changes that their favourite car has been through.

Ram 1500

Ram 1500

Probably because the auto maker knew that they were the creators of a prototype of our modern- day truck, they entertained the public by regularly posts on social networks with images from their new creations. Little did the public knew that the teasing images of a grille would be just the key in solving the puzzle called “what does Chrysler have for us”.

The obvious answer would be design and performance.

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Dodge unveils the Challenger SRT8 Project UltraViolet

Category: Dodge | Author: | Date: October 31st, 2012

Dodge took advantage of the 2012 SEMA Show to reveal the new Challenger SRT8 Project UltraViolet, a one-off model built in partnership with Jeff Dunham. The American muscle car gets both styling and performance improvements as follows.

Under the bonnet we find a Mopar 426 crate engine capable to produce 515 horsepower and 664Nm of torque.

Dodge Challenger SRT8 Project UltraViolet

Dodge Challenger SRT8 Project UltraViolet

Aesthetic improvements include a special purple and black finish, new front and rear bumpers, an aluminum grille, larger 22-inch HRE wheels, new rocker panels and a front splitter.
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Racing version of the 2013 Dodge Dart officially unveiled

Category: Dodge | Author: | Date: March 26th, 2012

The Americans from Dodge decided to unveil the racing variant of the new Dodge Dart, a model which will compete in the Global RallyCross Championship.

Compared to the production model, the new Dart racer is fitted with a 2.0-liter turbo engine delivering 600 horsepower and 745 Nm of torque.

2012 Dodge Dart GCR

2012 Dodge Dart GCR

Behind the steering wheel of the American vehicle will sit Travis Pastrana, a well-known name in the motorsport industry.
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Dodge Avenger V6 (SE) starts at $21,495

Category: Dodge | Author: | Date: March 13th, 2012

It seems that the Americans from Dodge are looking forward to increase their sales as they announced a new entry-level version of the Avenger, a model which becomes the most affordable in the range.

The company prices the new model at $21,495 which is about $2,500 less than the SXT Plus version which follows. The new Dodge Avenger SE V6 is powered by a 3.6-liter Pentastar unit delivering 283 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque.

Dodge Avenger SE V6

Dodge Avenger SE V6

The V6 engine is coupled to a six-speed automatic transmission and is able to return a highway fuel consumption of 29mpg.

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