Tim Kuniskis, CEO of Dodge Model, Stellantis, introduces the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Idea all-electric muscle automobile at its world reveal throughout Dodge’s Pace Week at M1 Concourse on August 17, 2022 in Pontiac, Michigan.
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Because the Dodge Charger was reintroduced in 2006, Dodge has been constructing a status for making muscle automobiles with huge engines and daring and vibrant paint jobs.
Nevertheless it plans to discontinue the gas-powered Challenger and Charger and the V-8 hemi engines that energy a number of the hottest variations.
Dodge’s lately debuted absolutely electrical Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Idea is its try and retain the muscle automobile id in an period when it is changing into ever tougher to promote a gas-guzzling sports activities automobile.
In actual fact, it is changing into tougher to promote a automobile in any respect. SUVs and vehicles are taking on the American automobile market. RBC Capital estimates that Dodge’s sister manufacturers Jeep and Ram account for 50% of mum or dad firm Stellantis’ income.
In the meantime the numerous followers of Dodge’s highly effective however fuel-thirsty muscle automobiles are making peace with the obvious finish of an period.
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