Say decelerating cold-weather zaniness just isn’t your container, but you’re a victim for the sound and style of a yankee-bred muscle automobile. Well, you’re category of in fluck. We say category of, because you can now capture a Dodge Challenger with four steered wheels, but it won’t be making acid-tasting Hemi sounds or affixing robust Hemi energy figures.
The 2017 Challenger GT gets its motive sagacity politeness of a 305-hp 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6. The Pentastar is approved by ZF’s present eight-speed automatic transmission, connected to the same movement case and front-axle undo used in the existing all-wheel-drive Dodge warhorse. In constant driving, 100 proportion of the V-6’s 268 lb-ft of torque is ordered procreate, should contexts call for the front wheels to jump into the failure, the system paths energy to the front.
Dodge says the EPA rating the GT at 18 mpg municipality and 27 mpg freeway. Despite the need of a V-8, the GT does make some contracts to sportiness, including a sport method, translation bats, and launch control. Dodge’s Performance leaves feature displays reaction times, zero-to-60-mph figures, a g-force fact and lap times.
The Challenger GT steers on 19-inch aluminum wheels completed in Hyper Black wearing 235/55R-19 tiress, features projector-beam aerosol fog lamps up front, and has a campaigner fastened to the decklid. In statuses of comfort and convenience, the GT gets nappa leather, heated and refreshed front rooms, a heated steering wheel, a 8.4-inch Uconnect display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a 276-watt Alpine stereo with six speakers, metal-trimmed pedal notes, and a comprehensive garage-door opener. A rearview camera and procreate parking assist are also regular. Opt for the $995 GT indoor collection, and you get performance rooms supplied in nappa leather and microsuede, three more speakers and 230 more watts of audio energy.
Act ramps up in January, with transportations intended to start sometime later in the first quarter of 2017. The value for muscle-type impression and all-weather friction can be $34,490. That’s less than a Subaru WRX STI, which also has 305 horsepower and AWD, but slightly more than a base Ford Mustang GT, which offers 130 more horses, makes magnificent sounds, and can be easily met with winter latex.