The 2018 Dodge Charger is an exemplary muscle car as it combines classic styling with powerful performance and modern features. Recently car sources have found out that a range-topping Dodge Charger is in works. This is a hint to the fact that 2018 Dodge Charger will soon be put into commercial production.
If this is the deal then several changes can be expected in the upcoming model. Most importantly, the exterior body is likely to get some significant cosmetic changes. Improvements in powertrain and drivetrain are also expected.
New 2018 Dodge Charger is expected to carry the same color options which are presented in the current model.
These options include:
- TorRed Clear Coat
- Pitch Black
- White Knuckle
- Octane Red
- Yellow Jacket
- Contusion Blue
- Go Mango
- Redline 3K
- Granite Pearl Coat
- Maximum Steel
- And Destroyer Gray
Trims and Packages:
The 2018 Charger is offered in 8 different trim levels which are going to be the same for the new Charger. These trims are SRT Hellcat, SRT 392, Daytona 392, R/T Scat Pack, Daytona, R/T, SXT and SE.
Similarly, there are 3 packages to choose from. They are:
- Power Sunroof Group
- Popular Equipment Group
- Blacktop Appearance Group
2018 Dodge Charger Engine
Like the current generation model, 2018 Charger is expected to use the 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 engine. This engine is able to deliver up to 292 HP and mileage of 19/30 mpg for city/highway respectively.
Other engine options for more powerful outputs would be a 5.7-liter HEMI® and 6.2-liter HEMI® V8. An 8-speed TorqueFlite® automatic transmission system is used in the existing model and is expected to be used further.
2018 Dodge Charger Redesign Exterior and Interior
Dodge Charger defines the muscle car realm with a sleek, chiseled and aggressive look. The exterior body projects a powerful statement with side door scallops; double power bulged hood and LED racetrack taillights.
Expect all these exterior features to be integrated into 2018 Dodge Charger. Moreover, upscale visual refinements might come as a surprise treat. Up front, the crosshair grille is likely to be refined with chrome and the front bumper could receive subtle tweaks.
As to its interior, several changes might take place. The improvements might be in concern with comfort and convenience. There will be a 3-spoke steering wheel having some imprinted outlines. The instrument panel will better look and have 2 ‘wells.’
The overall look of the cabin will be eye catching. Attractive color and great finishes will welcome users. Comfortable leather seats with heating systems and top quality leather upholstery will be also seen.
An all-new infotainment with navigation will also be noticed. The whole new arrangement of controls and the AC vents might be reworked. Overall, a generational change will be noticeable.
Dodge claims that safety is in the DNA of every Charger. This might be true after all as several safety features are presented in the current generation model. Some of these features include rear park assist, high beam control headlamps, lane departure warning, forward collision warning with active braking and rear cross path detection.
2018 Dodge Charger Price and Release Date
The price for current generation Charger starts from $28,990 and varies with different trims and packages. Expect the same for the upcoming 2018 Dodge Charger. According to what experts have assumed, this new generation Dodge Charger will hit dealerships in late 2017 or probably during early 2018.