Reader Jared sent a pricing sheet for the Dodge Dart GT; according to the sheet, it’s a model based on the Dart Limited, which lists for $19,995 plus destination, which is consistent with the features released earlier. Leather seats are included; options include the technology group ($995, includes blind spot and cross path detection, keyless operation, rear park assist, and rain-sensitive wipers), HID headlights ($395), 506-watt Alpine stereo ($495), and UConnect Touch with navigation and SD/USB ports ($495).
The 2.4 Manual GT Quick Order Package, coded 27S, costs $1,000 and also includes the 18 x 7.5 inch aluminum wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, black headlamp bezels and door handles, “daylight opening moldings,” GT badges, heated front seats and steering wheel, racetrack tail-lamps, sport suspension with frequency-damping shocks, garage door opener, and black crosshair grille.
The GT is not expected to hit production until May 30, according to the sheet.
The 2015 Dodge Charger squad has been tested in police trim for the first time, but since it kept the five-speed automatic, it has turned in numbers similar to past years. While the eight-speed V6 Charger does 0-60 in 6.6 seconds, the five-speed was timed at 8.05 seconds by the Michigan State Police. The civilian 2015 Charger gained acceleration from the eight-speed, [...]
Months after unconfirmed reports made it to Allpar’s pages, the power of Automotive News, in the person of reporter Larry Vellequette, pried a key fact from Chrysler executives — that they cast and build “Ferrari” engines for Maserati. As our sister site pentastars.com reported, the engines are actually cast in Kokomo, and machined in the Trenton Engine plant, using a mixture of [...]
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