When it comes to listing down names of top quality muscle cars that have been produced since the inception of this concept of muscle cars, then, with a considerable right, Dodge Barracuda would obviously be counted among the top ranks. Dodge Barracuda falls in that league of American muscle cars which has seen some of the best of automotive engineering and includes the likes of Dodge Charger, Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger, Ford Mustang, Pontiac GTO, and other great names in the car industry. The American manufacturers are bringing out 2017 Dodge Barracuda to make things even better off for this car.
2017 Dodge Barracuda – High Quality and Rich Interior:
2017 version of Dodge Barracuda has taken a breathtaking leap from the position it used to be. Lately, it may have fallen out of favor owing to the mass popularity of its other contemporaries, but things are not going to stay that way as Dodge is gearing up to make all research and development of their new 2017 Barracuda inside their SRT wing.
This news been creating a lot of stir as SRT wing of Dodge is known for its sporty and wild innovations which completely changes how the world perceives a car. For example, the Dodge SRT10 Venom, which was not so highly placed before now considered among the first choices of track fiends. Hopefully, the already popular Dodge Barracuda concept will be making good use of its reputation and make things even better.
Get Ready to Say Hello to An Absolute Beast under the Hood:
We cannot deny the fact that Dodge Barracuda was or rather is a pony car in the true sense. Back in its days, it used to pack an extra amount of horses especially to cater to the tastes of the thrill seekers. Things have changed now with designing and interior furnishing making a huge budget for any car manufacturing. Still, it is very satisfying that Dodge is still sticking to its propaganda for providing a powerful engine, which is, let’s just summarise, incredibly powerful.
Seasoned Engine Specs:
Satisfying all the needs and demands of its customers and without compromising on any part, Dodge has come up with a brilliant engine for its 2017 version of Barracuda. Under the hood of 2017 Dodge Barracuda, we will get to see a big, strong and robust 6.4 liter V8 engine which has been specially seasoned at the hands of those at SRT. This engine has a huge capacity of producing power which can match up with its competitors evenly. Officially, 2017 version of Barracuda’s V8 can produce a power amounting to 485 HP and torque of 475 lb-ft.
For commercial purposes, 2017 Dodge Barracuda is also going to provide three more choices of engines to choose from. These choices are much more economical both regarding fuel and price. These are:
- A 2.4 liter Tiger Shark unit with four cylinders
- A 3.6 liter V6 unit from Penstar
- A highly sought after 6.2 liter Hellcat engine which has been designed by SRT with 707 hp.
Other drive features include multiple link suspension system and power steering.
Transmission and MPG:
Another important aspect of engine mechanics is the transmission. Transmission also plays an important hand in determining fuel economy. As for 2017 Dodge Barracuda, we have a quite fuel-efficient and power efficient ZF transmission that shifts up to eight different speeds. It is also going to have a dual clutch and automatic sifters. Fuel economy has not yet been confirmed, but it is obviously going to better the previous figures.
2017 Dodge Barracuda – Improvements in the Interior to Look Out For:
The new 2017 Dodge Barracuda has not made a compromise with its interior. It will be providing:
- An 8.4” infotainment screen
- Standard security and safety feature like ABS and airbags
- Steering mounted controls
- 4G LTE connectivity
- Sporty dashboard
- Dual tone interior with luxurious seats.
This new age 2017 Dodge Barracuda will be having a rectangular grille design with redesigned angular headlights and tail lights. Weight has been reduced thanks to a new platform. Aerodynamic design ushers the modern age looks. We will have LED lights, new bumpers and alloy wheels.
2017 Dodge Barracuda – Competition and Price:
The 2017 Dodge Barracuda is expected to start from $60,000. The Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 are its closest competitors at this price and specs. 2017 Barracuda is expected to hit markets by mid-2016 or latest by late-2016.