Kelley Blue Book: Dodge’s electric muscle car emerges, and it will still rumble

by | Nov 7, 2022 | Stock Market

Dodge is going electric. America’s most gasoline-soaked automaker has spent 2022 preparing its faithful for the big shift as the Brotherhood of Muscle switches from V8s to volts. The Charger and Challenger are on the way out, set for retirement at the end of the 2023 model year. Each gets a series of Last Call special editions, then its place in the history books.

This summer, Dodge showed off a concept car illustrating the sort of electric vehicles (EVs) that will take their places. The Charger Daytona SRT Concept wears the same blocky muscular look as a long lineage of Dodge muscle cars. But it’s powered by electrons instead of explosions. Last week, the world got its second look at the car, along with the first set of specifications hinting at what it can do. Also see: American muscle: We compare a Chevy Camaro to Dodge ChallengerNow in red, maybe in dealerships The setting is SEMA 2022 – the Las Vegas convention of the Specialty Equipment Market Association – where automakers and aftermarket parts suppliers display wildly modified concept cars that show off all the creative enhancements they’ll offer the world’s tuner shops. A caveat — Dodge hasn’t officially said the Challenger Daytona concept would make it to production. So we can’t formally promise that the car you see above will appear on dealership lots. But it’s more polished than many concept cars, so we suspect something much like it will reach sales lots in the next few years. This time, it will appear in Stryker Red on matte black …

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