The Dodge Challenger is an amazing concept, and not just because what’s it’s going to do for the market, but because what it’s done for so long. One of the most recognized American muscle cars has returned to the stage after a long hiatus, and Dodge has done a wonderful job reinventing an oldie but goodie. With the 2018 Dodge Challenger set to launch in the latter part of 2017, all eyes will be on the future of the past.
The 2018 Challenger will aim to please sporting that typical muscle car looks that we have come to expect before and after the redesign. The modern-day Challenger concept has helped revitalize one of the longest standing auto manufacturers which has helped give Dodge a whole new meaning. With the inevitable launch of the 2018 models, it’ll surely be mentioned in all discussions of 2018 performance cars.
This preview details all you need to know on the new 2018 Dodge Challenger specs, features, price, and release date for all models including the R/T, SRT, and SXT.
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2018 Dodge Challenger Specs and Features – R/T, SRT, and SXT Model
The new lineup of 2018 Dodge Challenger specs and features will improve on the good and bad of the current models. Some enhancements expected include a much lighter frame which will improve the handling, add more power, and make it a much more comfortable ride. Dodge is rumoured to go with a lighter aluminium alloy which will is likely to be seen in many of the 2018 Dodge lineups.
The 2018 Challenger will sport a similar, and aggressive styling option is seen on both the inside and outside. On the inside, some of the most notable features will include Uconnect for multimedia entertainment, leather interior, GPS navigation, satellite radio, dual zone climate control, classic but modern instrument cluster, electronic shifter, and much more.
The classic styling of the Challenger is what everyone has come to appreciate, and we’re expecting to see more of the same in the 2018 models. The tough, eccentric, and aggressive look will be seen throughout along with plenty of colour options, projector headlights, LED surrounds, hood stripe, side stipe, graphics, racing stripes, and many other exterior standards and optional features. Safety will be huge with all the typical safety features that are accustomed to new Dodge cars and trucks.
Under the hood, we’re hearing the 2018 Dodge engine specs will boast a 3.6 litre V6 and a 5.7 and 6.4 litre V8. The SRT Hellcat will sport a supercharged V8 along with nearly 710-hp. We’ll see a 6 speed automatic and an 8 speed automatic and auto-manual transmission option. The gas mileage will vary depending on the model ranging from 14-20MPG/city and 22-31MPG/highway.
2018 Dodge Challenger Price and Release Date – R/T, SRT, and SXT Model
The launch price of the 2018 Challenger will vary significantly depending on the model chosen as the R/T will be the cheapest model coming in under $33,000 while the SRT Hellcat will be significantly more topping out around $63,000. Below, we have all the details on all 2018 models:
|2018 Dodge Challenger R/T Price||Starting at $32,400|
|2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Price||Starting at $49,600|
|2018 Dodge Challenger SXT Price||Starting at $27,400|
|2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Price||Starting at $62,900|
The latest word on the 2018 Dodge Challenger release date suggests it’ll be ready for consumer purchase in the US during the 2017 3rd quarter. This is pretty consistent with previous Challenger models and Dodge has been pretty reliable launching their newest lineup about the same time every year. We don’t expect anything to change, and for those in other markets around the world will likely see the newest models late 2017 to early 2018.
We’ll be continually updating this site with new rumours and confirmations on the 2018 Challenger specs, features, price, and release date so be sure to check back often.