Could We Expect The New Dodge Barracuda In The Nearest Future?

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One of the modern interpretations of the famous, classic muscle car, the Plymouth Barracuda. Unique two-door concept car Dodge Cuda, built by Chrysler group specially for the world exhibition SEMA auto show in 2008, recently offered for sale by the company of Exoticclassics that in new York.

Rumor has it that production of the Dodge Barracuda could once again be delayed. If this does not happen, we will see the new product in early 2017.

The price of the newly released muscle car is quite low for this segment. Expected price in the region of $60,000.

One More Challenger

This concept of Dodge Barracuda was actually fully based on the original model Dodge Challenger. The main difference was the replacement of body elements, creating the look of the car, fitting for Barracuda and makes the car unique on the entire American car market.

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Real Muscle

  • Engine: 6.0L V8
  • Power: 425 HP
  • Transmission: 5–speed manual gearbox
  • Maximum speed: 270 km/h
  • Drive: rear
  • Total weight: 1878 kg
  • Seats: 4
  • Fuel consumption: city 15 mpg, highway 19 mpg

Concept Car

This project was originally developed by Gaffoglio Metalcrafters, which is located in the state of California.

“Undressing” the car to the chassis, all external parts were replaced with new unique body parts made from lightweight carbon fiber. Installed new front and rear rounded rectangular headlamps. The wheels were “dressed” 20 – inch wheels Zenetti. After Assembly, the car was painted in bright orange color. Only the hood, a new radiator grille, insert between the rear lights and rear spoiler were painted black. The back side was decorated by a dual exhaust pipes.

Borrowed Interior

The interior of the car has been completely moved from the factory Dodge Challenger. The only notable difference was the installation of the emblem on the steering wheel, a pair of decorative carbon fiber inserts and an aggressive handle on the gearbox.

Since the concept car Dodge Barracuda was created solely as a show car, its engine was never used at full capacity.

Under the hood, installed a 6.1 – liter V8 hemi engine rated at 425 horsepower.

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Summary

Speculations among the release of new edition of cult Plymouth Barracuda car under Dodge brand is constantly waving on the web. However, we expect that it is rather unlikely to become real.

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