From 1966 to this day six generations of one car model that needs no special introduction was tearing up the roads. Since sixth generation is present ten years now, what can we expect from 2017 Dodge Charger? With that long heritage it certainly won’t be a miss. But what will next year model bring us new?
2017 Dodge Charger – Redesign
It is known around the globe for its muscular and powerful body but there are some things that will redesigned for next model. One of the things we can expect to be upgraded on 2017 Dodge Charger on front fascia is grille as well as some new colors. With broader grille and big company emblem it’s sad that will look more aggressive if that is even possible for this model. We aren’t so sure. LED headlights will be somewhat redesigned, while fog lights and air intakes will probably stay the same. At the rear end there won’t be any significant changes to exterior. Chrome letters spelling Dodge at the rear will be outlined from one taillight to another with a single curved LED lightning unit. Take one look at 2017 Dodge Charger and you will certainly see why it has a title of luxury, muscle car.
2017 Dodge Charger – Interior
On the interior there isn’t much that can be changed to even further improve what is already ideal. With perfect balancing and placement lousy comfort is out of the question. Sports ventilated and heated seats will firmly hold your body in the tightest curves. Instrument panel in 2017 Dodge Charger is well oriented toward the driver. In other words he won’t have any problems to manage this car while on the road. With 8.4-inch touchscreen on the center console every info about the car is one touch away.
Navigation and dual-zone automatic temperature control are standard amongst many others, and with voice activation and multifunctional steering wheel driver has much more time to just enjoy the ride. Great audio system is implemented but listening to music is not why this car gets purchased in the first place. So what is it then and what is this car so famous for? Yes, it is its sheer power and the growling sound coming from under the hood and out of the two well placed exhaust pipes.
2017 Dodge Charger – HEMI V8 Supercharged
Apart from nice design and comfort interior, we finally came to thing that interests us the most. Powertrain! There are many engines to choose from, but let’s get on point. One option is 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine with 292 horsepower with fuel consumption of 31 mpg on highways. There are versions of Hemi V8 engine for 2017 Dodge Charger. First one 5.7-liter produces respectable 370 horsepower. Next one in line is 6.4-liter that reaches 485 horsepower. While power is sent to rear wheels depending on the trim level you can also have AWD.
Standard transmission used for transferring power to wheels is eight-speed automatic, while there is a possibility of five-speed manual. Hey where’s the third V8? No, we did not forget, but we saved the best for last. Highest trim level of 2017 Dodge Charger called Hellcat includes 6.2-liter HEMI Supercharged V8 engine. It is somewhat smaller than second option. But the catch is that this engine produces outstanding 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. With TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic HP90 transmission that is manufactured only for this engine driving experience will surely be on next level.
2017 Dodge Charger – Release Date And Price Range
This luxurious and powerful full-size sedan is one of a kind, but that is not all for 2017 Dodge Charger. There are amazing 9 trim levels to choose from so every customer needs. Competition for the market is stiff. Chevrolet Impala can take on take some share of the market from 2017 Dodge Charger on its lower trim levels. The price range will surely met every customers depth of pocket. You will park this beast in your garage for as low as $28.000. But for full potential of this 2017 Dodge Charger muscle car and highest trim level Hellcat, price will go all the way to around $68.000. You will have to wait first quarter of 2017 to finally give this car a test run on your own.