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.
Dodge and SRT are rejoining the Trans Am Series, with Miller Racing fielding two new Dodge Challengers at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on August 15 and 16. Driving will be four-time series champion Tommy Kendall, making his first Trans Am start since 2004 in the TA2 series class. The cars appear to be driven by 5.7 liter Hemi engines. [...]
Though the Ram 1500 just had major upgrades, another refresh is due in 2017, to deal with the new F-150s and a possible Chevrolet Silverado update. So far not much is known about these trucks, except that they will likely include the Pentastar engine upgrade, might include the rumored 5.7 Hemi V8 upgrade, and are likely to have undergone weight reduction therapy [...]
With the supercharged 6.2 Hemi delivering 707 horsepower to the Dodge Charger and Challenger, the Viper boys are reportedly looking for ways to get back on top. While the Viper may be superior on a tight racing course, the straight-line performance of Charger and Challenger, in five-seaters with all the amenities, large trunks, and automatic or manual transmissions, is a challenge for Team [...]
Artist suzq044 has provided an alternative view of what the 2017 Ram may look like. This refresh will counter new F-150s. The trucks will almost certainly include the V6 engine upgrade, might include the rumored 5.7 Hemi V8 upgrade, and are likely to have more high-strength steel and aluminum to cut weight. The 2017 Ram is also likely to have aerodynamic improvements to increase highway [...]
It has been years since Allpar first reported on the future launch of a new Jeep Wagoneer, and the dropping of the Dodge Caravan. With Wagoneer on the books, Chrysler planners may have had mixed feelings about the sudden success of the Dodge Durango. They wanted to drop the Durango for a more-profitable Wagoneer (essentially a Durango with the Grand Cherokee suspension design [...]