The 2017 Dodge SRT Barracuda is a rear drive convertible coupe that is touted as the next big thing as far as the entire Dodge Challenger family is concerned. The car will feature a revamped model that will resonate well with modern car design concepts and at the same time maintain the retro design concept that is synonymous with the challenger line-up. Of course, the Street Racing Technology (SRT) is indeed one of the major hallmarks of this new model since in addition to being a mark of quality; it certainly underscores the car’s performance pedigree.
2017 Dodge SRT Barracuda Engine
Of course one of the things that characterize a Dodge Challenger is the engine. Most motoring analysts concede that the Challengers’ engine is indeed one of the best designed car US car engines. That said, the 2017 Dodge SRT Barracuda’s engine will come in two variants with the first one being a six cylinder direct injection engine and an eight cylinder direct injection variant. A convectional high performance transmission system will be used to transfer the car’s massive engine power to the tyres and precisely, the car will feature a combination of a high performance dual clutch transmission system combined with a seven speed shift stick.
The 2017 Dodge SRT Barracuda will indeed offer a much better performance than its Challenger predecessor. One of the most important aspects of a car that features the Street Racing badge is its acceleration. The 2017 SRT will indeed live up to its SRT badge with an almost instantaneous acceleration. This is made possible by a start-up turbocharger system that will be used to boost the car’s acceleration capacity. In addition to the start-up turbocharger, Dodge has also made significant modifications to the engine that are specifically meant to improve the handling and overall responsiveness of the car.
2017 Dodge SRT Barracuda interior
The interior of the SRT Barracuda will combine both modern workmanship and retro design. The car will feature fine leather upholstery that is bound to enhance the overall cozy feel that the cabin offers. In addition to the upholstery, the cockpit will be lined with various infotainment consoles with features such as LCD touchscreen, double coffee up holders conveniently placed for proper driver and front passenger ergonomics, LED lighting for the dashboard being standard for all models.
Release date and price
The 2017 Dodge SRT Barracuda does indeed conform to the Challenger’s medium pricing policy. Despite its impressive specs, the car retail price will range from $20,000 to $40,000. This is indeed quite affordable as compared to the other cars in its class such as the Ford Mustang and the Camaro which are a tad bit pricier than the Dodge.
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June 21, 2016