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2012 Dodge Challenger Rallye Redline [Price]

Hemi V8 engine may make the Dodge Challenger looks bad in the previous model and production, but if people want to add up the spice, they can have the combination of muscled car and also V6 engine. With codename Challenger Rallye Redline, this new ride and model is ready to hit the road.

Shown during the LXs Festival – where all the Dodge and Chrysler enthusiasts are gathering – this ride is based on several styling. The look is definitely based on the SXT Dodge Challenger Plus which is running on V6 Pentastar engine with 3.6 liter capacity and automatic five speed transmissions. What’s so special about the engine arrangement? Well, this ride will be having powerful cold air system intake and great exhaust system with less restrictive model. With the outcome of 305 hp of power, it’s certainly a promising vehicle.

This Dodge Sportier V-6 Challenger has the same similar mpg outcome of 27 mpg for the highways – just as the SXT – but of course with better and improved power. Not only that, this ride comes with the so called Sport Super Group, which means that the driver can benefit from firmer suspension, heavier and faster steering, and also bigger sway bars. Dodge Sportier V-6 Challenger Release Date in April with tag Price around $29,000.

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2013 Dodge Charger NASCAR

2013 Dodge Charger NASCAR

Dodge has prepared their line and model for the upcoming NASCAR event. The vehicle is given the codename 2013 Dodge Charger NASCAR and the company has prepared everything and all the technologies needed to boost the overall performance of the ride.

This 2013 Dodge Charger NASCAR is designed and built to face the Sprint Cup event. The company will introduce the vehicle on March the 11th 2012, and they have even released the image teaser for the ride. This car is more suitable as street racecar, with overall red cover and black slight accessories details. Dodge hasn’t said a word concerning their official release and statement about the specs and features of the ride, but it doesn’t matter whether they’re going to make surprises or not, because the car is totally amazing. The Sprint Cup event will be taken place during Motor Speedway at Las Vegas.

The teaser of the design isn’t a new thing, in fact. The Charger’s design has been reveled accidentally when Randy Ayers, a scale modeler came to Roger Penske’s garage and then he saw two employees came up with the new body. But Dodge doesn’t have to worry about anything since the overall design and style is certainly nice and just beautiful.

2013 Dodge Dart Uses Hyundai’s Transmission Technology

The existence of Korean automaker, Hyundai in the automotive industry started to be considered by automakers from other parts of the world. Hyundai’s American division is said by some media would work and supply transmission for other American automaker, Chrysler.

John Krafcik, CEO of Hyundai Motors America, confirmed to media that Hyundai would start to supply six-speed automatic transmission for Chrysler. The transmission or gearbox would be used by Chrysler for its new Dodge Dart.

Dodge Dart is a mid-size sedan from Chrysler uses two variants of engine, which are 2.0 liter and 2.4 liter. The specification, including the size of the engine is just the same as what Hyundai Sonata’s has under its hood. The engine used by Dodge Dart would be supplied by the Korean carmaker has ever been used for Caliber. This engine was established by GEMA, which was a project of two big automakers from Asia, Mitsubishi and Hyundai, but it was stopped in 2009.

There were some reports in media said that Chrysler faced some troubles when entering final calibration of its six-speed automatic transmission. Dodge Dart uses nine-speed automatic gearbox but it could not provide good fuel consumption, which is why Chrysler decided to adopt from other manufacturer, and their choice goes to Hyundai.

According to the announcement from Chrysler, Dodge Dart would be officially launched next year. Consumers would be given three engine options, which are 2.0 liter, 2.4-liter World Gas engine and 1.4-liter turbocharged engine adapted from Abarth 500.

The 2.0-liter engine produces 158 horsepower, the 2.4-liter produces 175 horsepower and the 1.4-liter turbocharged is still unknown how much it could offer. With this cooperation, analysts believed that the 2013 Dodge Dart would be as well as expectations. Even we do not know exactly about the fuel economy. It is good to see what happen next.

The Reveal of 2013 Dodge Dart Interior [Pictures]


Dodge has been revealing their details concerning the exterior parts of their new production, the 2013 Dodge Dart. And now they have been revealing slowly the interior images of the ride. This reveal is certainly far ahead the introduction planning taken place at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show. And based on the images, it’s safe to say that the company has managed to release a good looking interior cabin. Everything seems promising and has good future for this model.

The new ride is based on the design of Romeo Alfa Giulietta, with futuristic touch and addition. The ride will be available with TFT display screen in 7-inch size. The company will also include great and sophisticated navigation system and also digital speedometer, although it’s believed that most drivers would prefer using the regular speedometer.  Nevertheless, the 2013 Dodge Dart interior is quite impressive and satisfying. There will be UConnect entertainment consoles and system packed on the center part of the interior cabin. This special entertainment system is made specially by Chrysler Group, so users can really enjoy the touchscreen system provided for this 8.4-inch display.

For better info and updates, we’d better wait for the official launch of this ride next year. Hopefully, the whole package will be as satisfying as this interior side. Read the rest of this entry »