Dodge Challenger remains to be the most memorable release from Dodge since 1960. Given its renowned front engine rear wheel drive layout, this model is indeed a legendary auto form Dodge and Chrysler. As it celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2014, this manufacturer has announced the redesigning of some of its models. For this reason, the 2016 Dodge Challenger has been rumored to be refreshed to bring in a more classic appearance and an extra powerful engine. Dodge has only said that the next Challenger will still maintain its fascia since it is one of the main features which prospective buyers adore most.
2016 DODGE CHALLENGER: EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
Formerly, the Dodge Challenger had shifted from being an untainted muscle car to an SRT (Street and Racing Technology) model. The automaker has clarified that this design will be maintained in the upcoming model. Its suspension and the interior shall be corrected a bit while the exterior will acquire some minor changes.
To begin with, the 2016 Dodge Challenger will retain its renowned retro look although some of the segments will e upgraded. Its front part will still be low with a slender grille and two rounded LED headlights. On the other hand, its formerly flat hood shall be more pronounced and it will include two air extractors. As for its narrow rear rectangular taillights, they will utilize the LED technology. It is expected to acquire some new aluminum alloy wheels of 20 inches. The 2016 Dodge Challenger will be based on a 300C platform which was used in building both Chrysler and Charger. This 2016 Dodge Challenger is expected to come in a variety of exterior colors.
Its interior design will also be quite surprising. This car’s inner design will include a lot of modern features and comfortable seats. It will comfortably accommodate five passengers. About fourteen different interior colors will be offered. Quality material in combination with first class fabrics and authentic leather will be used inside this model. Its front seats will be heated. There will be a seven inch digital display panel while a speedometer and rmp recorder will be placed right in front of the driver. Its steering wheel will be wrapped in leather and on it there will be a number of control buttons which include cruise control, audio control, and phone and voice control. In terms of its safety features, it is expected to be equipped with blind spot monitoring, cameras, adaptive cruise control and collision warning features among others. This model is intended to have Wi-Fi connectivity and Pandora Navigation.
2016 DODGE CHALLENGER: ENGINE OPTIONS
The exact engine to be utilized by this 2016 Dodge Challenger is not yet known but there are speculations that the current engine will be rolled over to the new machine. This engine is a 6.2 liter V8 which has an ability to generate 600 horsepower. However, a second option is expected to be offered, and it would be Hellcat which is even more powerful. The Hellcat generates about 700 horsepower and it is likely to be mated to the standard eight speed automatic gearbox or the optional 6 speed manual gearbox.
2016 Dodge Challenger: Price and Release Date
2016 Dodge Challenger is likely to be launched in mid 2016. Its price is not yet revealed, but by considering the base price of the outgoing model which is about $ 30 000, it becomes certain that the 2016 Dodge Challenger will cost much more than that. In fact, it is estimated to cost not lower that $ 55 000.