2017 Dodge Barracuda convertible
Improving old models and releasing them with upgraded specifications is certainly a very important way to reinvent old motor classics. Dodge has been doing the exact same thing with their highly progressive Barracuda franchise. Their latest 2017 Dodge Barracuda offers some highly innovative designs, but at the same time, it also caters to its previous features – thus staying true to its originality and brand value.
This 2017 Dodge Barracuda is certainly going to be a redesigned model, but Dodge has assured its customers that it will always retain the original quality and implement modern technology at the same time. So, according to many experts, this 2017 model might be a very good successor in terms of Barracuda models for the future.
2017 Dodge Barracuda: Engine and Fuel Economy
Dodge has always tried to pack its car with a powerful and menacing engine configuration. This 2017 Dodge Barracuda is no different to that same philosophy. According to several reliable sources, it has been suggested that this 2017 variant will be powered using a 6.4 liter V8 cylinder engine. In addition to that, this engine will constitute direct injection fuel system, which guarantees better efficiency and handling issues.
The above mentioned engine is capable of producing a very high torque and power – with its official number ranging up to 485 HP. Transmission specs associated with it is an 8 speed ZF transmission gear box, along with power steering and multi-link suspension system.
Even though the company has not send out any official word about multiple engine variants, but there is some rumors circulating around regarding this 2017 Dodge Barracuda having multiple engines. Some of those engines include:
- A 2.4 liter 4 inline cylinder Tigershark engine.
- A 3.6 liter V6 cylinder Pentastar engine.
- A 6.2 liter variant of SRT Hellcat engine.
2017 Dodge Barracuda: Exterior and Interior
It will be a complete makeover as far as the design and structure of 2017 Dodge Barracuda are concerned. Even though it will feature an old school look, but this new variant will include better technological instruments, as well as improved design attributes. Some of its interior modifications will include:
- Improved dash board configuration, along with an 8.4 inch touch screen interface for infotainment and navigation.
- Better safety and security standards, with dual ABS and assisted braking support.
- Power steering is present, with a fully functional interface design and comfortable seats.
Exterior specs are equally exciting in this new 2017 Barracuda. They include a better platform design, which will make the car much lighter and thus improve its aerodynamic capability. In addition to that, both head and tail lights will receive LED modifications, along with better bumper designs and new alloy wheels.
2017 Dodge Barracuda: Release Date and Price
This 2017 Dodge Barracuda is expected to come out by the middle or end of 2016. Since it has not finished production, no tentative dates have been announced as of yet. However, experts estimate that this model will likely cost something around $ 60 000 for its base engine variant. If multiple engine variants come out, then pricing attributes might change as well.