2015 Dodge Charger made its official appearance at the New York Auto Show next to the 2015 Challenger. The Charger is the only four-door muscle vehicle available on the market. It comes enhanced for the new model year and also is intended to celebrate Dodge’s 100th anniversary. The car is equipped with 300 horsepower V-6 eingine mated to the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. In addition, almost every exterior element of the model was reculpted. The handling was also improved. New are the exclusive LED lights at the front and rear.
Another engine option is specifically prepared for R/T trim – the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine. The powerful unit utilizes the TorqueFlite electronic eight-speed automatic transmission. With it, it produces up to 370 horsepower (272 kW) and 535 Nm (395 lb.-ft.) of torque.
On the other hand, the Charger SE and SXT rear-wheel drive (RWD) and all-wheel drive (AWD) models are driven by the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine. The V6 generates 292 horsepower (218 kW) at 6,350 rpm and 260 lb.-ft. (353 Nm) of torque at 4,800 rpm. In addition, it is rated at 31 mpg on the highway.
In addition, some of the introduced interior details include three-spoke steering wheel, 7-inch reconfigurable gauge cluster and seats wrapped in premium materials. In fact, there is a choice of eight new trim and color combinations.
Some of the safety and security features include Forward Collision Warning-Plus, Adaptive Cruise Control Plus with Full Stop, Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist, ParkSense rear park assist systems and 9-1-1 call/Assist Call. The technologies in the new Charger are the Uconnect Access system, Uconnect Access Services with roadside assistance, theft-alarm notification, voice texting, new Dodge Performance pages, new 3-D navigation and Wi-Fi.
The new model will also run on new 20-inch wheels that come as a standard on the R/T specification. 2015 Dodge Charger will be offered in four trims: SE, SXT, R/T and R/T Road & Track. The production of the car will start in the fourth quarter of this year.