If the rumors are true, we have great news for all fans of muscle cars. The brand new 2017 Dodge Barracuda should finally appear on the market.
Improvements and exterior design
2017 Dodge Barracuda should bring many improvements in all the segments. It is expected to appear with refreshed exterior design, improved interior and more power under its hood. It should be lighter and smaller than the Challenger, according to the rumors. Because of the usage of carbon fiber and aluminum in its construction, new Dodge will be lighter. So, its performance, handling, fuel efficiency and aerodynamic will be significantly improved. When it comes to exterior, Barracuda will look powerful, muscular and aggressive. We will notice more angular lines all over the body. Most of the changes will be visible in the front end of the vehicle. Those are revised grille, bumper and refreshed headlamps. Both head and tail lights should be equipped with quality LED lighting. With all these improvements, it will be a strong rival to its main competitors such as Chevrolet Camaro and Mustang.
Design of interior
The interior of 2017 Dodge Barracuda is going to be redesigned as well. The cabin will have sporty look with comfortable sporty seats. The dashboard will be revised and will feature an 8.4 inch touch screen display with new infotainment system and navigation. New Dodge will get latest and modern infotainment and safety features. Some of them are: USB, Bluetooth, climate control, ABS and so on.
2017 Dodge Barracuda engine and performance
Under the hood of 2017 Dodge Barracuda should be placed three powerful engines. The first is a 2.4-liter four cylinder Tigershark engine. The second should be a 3.6-liter Pentastar engine. The last will be the most powerful and it is a 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi engine. This one will be able to deliver 600 horsepower and even more which is really amazing. It will be offered with rear-wheel drive system. As for the transmission, it will be coupled with an 8-speed manual gearbox.
Release date and price
2017 Dodge Barracuda should be presented to the world sometime during 2016, most likely in late 2016. As for the price, the base model should be around $60,000, and it will go up to $70,000 for higher trim levels.