Dodge Challenger GT received an AWD but get rid of V8 engine (part 1)

January 6, 2017 at 16:23

The American car manufacturer Dodge has announced the start of sales of all-wheel drive coupe Challenger GT of 2017 model year. The car will be offered at a minimum price of $ 34,490, excluding the tax for the delivery in the amount of $ 1095. The novelty has received an all-wheel drive system. It is expected that the car will appear in dealer showrooms in the first quarter of 2017.

2017 Iconic Dodge Challenger GT AWD pic

2017 Iconic Dodge Challenger GT AWD pic

At the same time when the model Dodge Challenger GT received an all-wheel drive system, engineers of the brand decided to replace a powerful eight-cylinder engine. According to the information announced by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a cult car 4×4 will be available only with the 3.5-liter six-cylinder power unit Pentastar. Engine is able to generate 305 horsepower and 336 Newton meters of torque. Power plant is running in tandem with an 8-speed automatic transmission ZF.

2017 High performance Dodge Challenger GT AWD photo

2017 High performance Dodge Challenger GT AWD photo

Iconic car Dodge Challenger GT of 2017 model year is equipped with an AWD from the model Dodge Charger AWD. It means that in standard driving mode all the power and torque is transmitted to the rear wheels. If necessary, the system connects the front axle. Visually, Dodge Challenger GT AWD does not differ from other versions of the family.

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