Talk about muscle car Americans is talking about the Dodge Challenger and Charger, historical rivals of a Mustang that has already been electrified. Thus ends with the heat engine of Dodge’s two most historic vehicles, sports with more than 50 years of history and that stood out for having large displacement engines.
Dodge’s plans with the electric car
Electrification will come to both the Dodge Charger and the Challenger. Dodge has decided that will stop producing its muscle car to combustion in 2024. This is an important decision, especially in these iconic models.
Goodbye to Dodge’s gigantic 6-liter V8s: in 2024 everything will be electric
Both the current Dodge Charger and Challenger feature a 6.2-liter 8-cylinder engine that develops 797 hp, a real monster. With the rest of the manufacturers in full electrification, sooner or later they had to say goodbye to such engines that a truck could well mount.
In addition to electrifying the Charger and Challenger, Dodge prepares a new sports model for its catalog, which will be presented as a concept early next year, although there are no details on that vehicle.
Goodbye to the gigantic V8 for a Dogde that follows the plans of rivals like Ford, which has given a second life to its Ford Mustang by creating a more elevated and all-electric version: the Match-E