Dodge killing off Hellcats after 2023 to make room for 2024 EV

But CEO Tim Kuniskis says we’ll see that electric muscle car revealed in 2022

Dodge will show off its brand-new electric idea automobile early in 2022, as well as stop its roaring Hellcat V8 engines, after 2023, the brand’s president recently verified to an auto news outlet.

The idea EV muscle cars and truck the automaker flaunts following year will be a fully operational version efficient in high-speed driving, Dodge chief executive officer Tim Kuniskis informed Motor Authority at the L.A. Car Program mid-November. The car manufacturer will certainly also disclose the EV’s performance requirements as soon as its licenses have actually been wrapped up.

Dodge formerly acknowledged plans to change to electrification previously this year; a plug-in hybrid as well as the disclose of a 3rd new design are also anticipated in 2022. And also naturally, we now recognize, also, that Stellantis’ most gasoline-hungry marque plans to send its prominent V8 with a bang, by means of trims like the new Jailbreak versions for the 2022 Battery Charger and also Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody versions en route.

The Jailbreak adjustments allow customers to order different previously inaccessible alternative mixes; additionally, they’ll receive a powertrain recalibration that improves their output to 807 horsepower.

” For those seeking enhanced performance, we will launch Direct Link next month. But for those trying to find a distinct appearance, we are going to let clients run complimentary with the styling archives,” Kuniskis claimed.

” We’re taking a lot of the parts and also pieces we’ve utilized over the years, adding a couple of brand-new ones as well as allowing customers build their very own ‘One of One.’ So, if you’re dreaming about possessing a Stinger Yellow Challenger with Brass Monkey wheels, Hammerhead Grey seats, Blue Brembos and also Red badges: I’m not sure we should, but we’ll develop it for you.”

The Jailbreak automobiles are the first volley in Dodge’s “Never ever Lift” project, which will certainly launch a stream of new versions and also initiatives over the following 2 years. The automaker additionally intends to revive its Straight Link brand for performance upgrades and also parts following month.