2018 Dodge Challenger

Friday, January 20th 2017. | Dodge

Started its first debut in 1958 with the original model, it was called as Dodge Silver Challenger. It was the first-generation of pony car constructed on Chrysler E-platform and shared a lot of components with Baracuda. Since the initial debut, it was discontinued for several times. It was around eight years ago we could see the latest generation and the new 2018 Dodge Challenger will be the third. It will be based on the Chrysler LC platform and it has several trim options as well as few limited variants.

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon teaser

2018 Dodge Challenger Exterior

The new style on its outside is sportier than before, thanks to the dual exhaust system at the back and the headlights will be redesigned. It has more aggressive look and it has LED technology to support. A more carbon and aluminum materials will be added for its body chassis to reduce the current weight. The improved air intakes on 2018 Challenger will also enhance the engine cooling. The design of the car is refreshed and it will be a two-door sedan with more competent design on its market.

2018 Dodge Challenger Interior

New Dodge Challenger is quite easy to predict especially around the interior. It has new infotainment system with the elegant dashboard. It will also get all standard features such as satellite radio, Bluetooth connection, USB port, audio integration and more. The passengers have enough space for both at the front and the back. The steering wheel will be wrapped with leather upholstery. It is smaller but it has higher level of comfort than before.

 2018 Dodge Challenger Engine

It is still difficult to assume about what kind of engines that will be used to complete the new 2018 Challenger. Some speculations are available and one thing for sure that they will provide several optional engines. As you know the car is always presented in different trims with different engines. The base model might go with inline-four and 2.0 liter to replace the six-cylinder and 3.6 liter with the output about 272 hp. It doesn’t matter if you don’t think that this engine is good because you have the alternative which is the six-cylinder twin-turbocharged and 3.0 liter that is more powerful than the base, because it is capable to generate about 320 and 400 hp as well as 400 pound-feet of torque. The top model is the SRT with the strongest engine capability, but it is also the most expensive option. The engine is still not enough to deal the one that is used for Mustang. It has about 500 hp and 500 pound-feet of torque while mustang is 160 hp more than that.

2018 Dodge Challenger Release Date and Price

2018 Challenger is still a big mystery when to come and how much to buy. It can be from $33,000 – $63,000 for the SRT trim. It might be launched in the middle of 2017.