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2017 Dodge Charger news, pictures, specifications, and information
September 1, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The Dodge Charger is the world's only four-door muscle car. Its rear-wheel-drive architecture enables a model lineup highlighted by extensive performance-driven powertrains wîth the latest technology under the hood and behind the wheel – further building on the Dodge brand's promise to deliver American performance machines wîth world-class power, efficiency, technology, authentic materials and standout styling. New for 2017, Dodge builds on its heritage, introducing new Charger Daytona models designed to deliver more performance and heritage-inspired styling to the naturally aspirated Dodge 5.7-liter and 392 HEMI lineup.

The innovative TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission is standard on every Dodge Charger model. New for 2017, Active Exhaust is now standard on all HEMI V-8 models. The Charger also offers a full range of fuel-efficient and powerful engine options. The award-winning 3.6-liter V-6 Pentastar engine delivers up to 30 miles per gallon (mpg) on SE and SXT models. The legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 on the R/T and Daytona delivers 370 horsepower. The 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 punches out a best-in-class, naturally aspirated 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque in the R/T Scat Pack, Daytona 392 and SRT 392 models. For ultimate performance, the 6.2-liter supercharged Charger SRT Hellcat delivers 707 horsepower, 650 lb.-ft. of torque, a top speed of 204 miles per hour (mph), National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)-certified, quarter-mile elapsed time of 11.0 seconds on street tires and 0-60 mph in the high 3-second range, making it the quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan in the world.

Highlights •Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat model wîth supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat engine produces 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque and a top speed of 204 mph, making it the quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan in the world
•Charger SRT 392 model, powered by standard 6.4-liter 392 HEMI V-8 engine, delivers best-in-class, naturally aspirated 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque wîth SRT Performance Pages, six-piston Brembo brakes and standard 20 x 9.5-inch aluminum wheels
•Active Exhaust is now standard on all HEMI V-8 models. New for 2017, all 5.7L HEMI V-8 Charger models, including the new Daytona, feature a 2.75-inch electronically controlled active exhaust system to deliver a signature Dodge muscle-car sound
•Both Charger SRT models and Daytona 392 feature the largest front-brake package ever offered in a FCA ÚS vehicle, 390-mm (15.4-inch) Brembo two-piece rotors wîth six-piston calipers, for outstanding heat management, thermal capacity and longevity
•SRT Drive Modes allow the driver to tailor their driving experience by controlling horsepower, transmission shift speeds, §teering, paddle shifters, traction and suspension. Drive Modes are pre-configured for Sport, Track and Default settings, while Custom mode lets the driver select their favorites
•Charger SRT models feature three-mode Bilstein adaptive damping suspension, featuring Auto, Sport and Track modes
•Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack model offers the most horsepower under $40,000 Ú.S. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP), featuring a 392 HEMI V-8, which punches out a best-in-class, naturally aspirated 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque and features Dodge Performance Pages, Brembo brakes and 20-by-9-inch aluminum wheels
•Dodge brand's popular Blacktop Appearance Group enhances the 2017 Dodge Charger SE, SXT and R/T models' sinister appearance wîth a 'blacked out' look
•Dodge Charger SE AWD and SXT AWD models include the §egmènt's most technologically advanced all-wheel-drive (AWD) system wîth a §egmènt-exclusive active transfer case and front-axle-disconnect system to improve real-world fuel economy
•Efficient TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission is standard on all models and enables 30 mpg best-in-class V-6 highway fuel economy, 27 mpg best-in-class AWD V-6 fuel economy and maximum performance wîth 160 millisecond shifts and rev-matching on SRT 392 and SRT Hellcat
•Super Track Pak delivers a full complement of race-bred chassis upgrades that include a 0.5 inch lower ride height, Bilstein shock absorbers, 3.07 rear axle ratio (V-6) and Dodge Performance Pages, which provide visible performance information, such as programmable shift light indicator, reaction time, 0-60 mph times, G-force indicator and lap times
•Charger offers more than 80 available safety and security features, including Full-speed Forward Collision Warning – Plus, Adaptive Cruise Control – Plus wîth Full Stop, Lane Departure Warning wîth Lane Keep Assist
•Charger's available §egmènt-exclusive BeatsAudio system immerses passengers in the ultimate audio experience wîth 552-watt amplifier and trunk-mounted subwoofer

Dodge Charger Model Lineup
For 2017, the Dodge Charger lineup consists of six models: •Charger SE (and SE AWD)
•Charger SXT (and SXT AWD)
•Charger R/T
•Charger Daytona
•Charger R/T Scat Pack
•Charger Daytona 392
•Charger SRT 392
•Charger SRT Hellcat

Exterior Colors •Yellow Jacket (NEW)
•Green Go (NEW) (late availability)
•Destroyer Grey (NEW)
•Octane Red (NEW)
•Go Mango
•White Knuckle
•Redline Red Tri-coat
•Pitch Black
•Granite Crystal Metallic
•Billet Silver Metallic
•Contusion Blue Pearl
•Maximum Steel Metallic
•TorRed

Interior Colors •Black
•Black/Tungsten
•Black/Pearl
•Black/Ruby Red
•Sepia

New For 2017
•All-new Dodge Charger Daytona and Daytona 392 models •New 2017 Charger Daytona models offer even more performance and heritage-inspired styling to the naturally aspirated 5.7- and 6.4-liter 392 HEMI® lineup, including unique SRT Hellcat-inspired functional performance styling for an even more menacing appearance
•Únique Daytona Satin Black exterior hood, roof and deck-lid graphics, a Satin Black spoiler, and unique interior seats and finishes
•Wider, 20 x 9-inch and 20 x 9.5-inch wheels wîth high-performance Goodyear and Pirelli tires help improve handling on 5.7-liter and 392 HEMI-powered Dodge Charger Daytona models, respectively
•Increased stopping power wîth performance brake pads on 5.7-liter Dodge Charger Daytona models, while 392 HEMI Daytona models add an ultra-high performance Brembo brake system wîth six-piston front and four-piston rear brake calipers
•For the driving enthusiast, unique 'Daytona' embroidered performance bolstered seats and Dodge performance §teering wheel wîth die-cast paddle shifters are included

•Active Exhaust now standard on all HEMI V-8 models •New for 2017, all 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 Charger models, including Daytona, feature a 2.75-inch electronically controlled active exhaust system to deliver a signature Dodge muscle-car sound

•All-new fourth-generation 8.4-inch Úconnect system •Apple CarPlay enables iPhone users to access Apple Maps, Messages, phone and Apple Music through Siri Voice control or the Úconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen
•Android Auto enables easy and safe access to Google voice search, Google Maps and Google Play Music via the Úconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen or §teering-wheel controls
•New Úconnect system includes performance improvements wîth faster startup time, enhanced processing power, vivid imagery, plus higher resolution and sharper graphics
•New 8.4-inch touchscreen wîth navigation offers multi-touch gestures wîth pinch, tap and swipe capability

Vital Stats
Engine : 3.6 L., 6-cylinder
Power: 305 hp
Torque: 268 ft-lbs

Engine : 5.7 L., 8-cylinder
Power: 372 hp
Torque: 400 ft-lbs

Engine : 6.4 L., 8-cylinder
Power: 485 hp
Torque: 475 ft-lbs

Engine : 6.2 L., 8-cylinder
Power: 707 hp
Torque: 650 ft-lbs

8-speed Automatic, 8-speed Automatic, 8-speed Automatic
•New SRT updates for 2017: •New 20 x 9.5-inch five-spoke 'Lightweight 5Deep Aluminum' wheel design finished in Low Gloss Black is now standard, delivers 16 pounds of unsprung weight savings, improving dynamics on Charger SRT Hellcat
•New SRT Hellcat exterior and interior badging adds further distinction to the 2017 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat model
•New SRT logo §teering wheel features LED illumination in red (SRT Hellcat) or white (SRT 392) for an even more exclusive appearance at night
•Blind-spot Monitoring wîth Rear Cross Path detection now standard on SRT 392


•Other new 2017 Charger Features •New 19-inch Hyper Black wheel finish included wîth Rallye Package on Charger SXT AWD models – exudes an even more athletic appearance
•Signature Houndstooth cloth seats are now available on Dodge Charger SXT and R/T models

•New Green Go (late availability), Yellow Jacket, Destroyer Grey and Octane Red exterior paints added to the lineup, while White Knuckle and Contusion Blue rename current production paint hues

Source - Dodge
 
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