Dodge is bringing a whole new meaning to muscle cars as it puts an all-wheel drive (AWD) drivetrain in the 2017 Challenger GT. Apparently, the good news does not end from there as the 2017 Dodge Challenger GT arrives early next year. Muscle car fans have a lot to look forward to in 2017.
The 2017 Dodge Challenger GT Specs
The 2017 Dodge Challenger GT is equipped with a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine that is capable of cranking out 305 horsepower and 268 pound-feet of torque as reported by Detroit News. Apparently, the V8 engine will not be available in the AWD 2017 Dodge Challenger. In the same report, it was stated by a spokeswoman from Dodge that the powertrain will be paired with a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. And for the first time in the world of muscle cars, the power will be sent through an AWD drivetrain. Accordingly, the 2017 Dodge Challenger GT has an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimated fuel economy rating of 18 and 27 miles per gallon in the city and on the highway respectively.
Features And Price
According to a report from Motor Authority, the 2017 Dodge Challenger GT features a standard rearview camera and rear park assist along with six Alpine speakers with a 276-watt amplifier, heated and ventilated front seats and the Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen display. It was also mentioned that the 2017 Dodge Challenger GT also supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Some of the most notable features include an electronic stability control with three modes that will enable the 2017 Challenger GT to drift in snow along with a Performance Pages feature that is activated by a Super Track Pak button as reported. The price for the 2017 Dodge Challenger GT starts at $34,490 with a destination charge of $1,095.
Enthusiasts really do have a lot to look forward to in the following year. It was reported that the 2017 Dodge Challenger will start going into production in the first month of 2017 and it will be released as early as February or March 2017.