Dodge has unveiled two new special edition cars that offer performance and style. The cars are the Dodge Charger 100th Anniversary Edition and the Dodge Challenger 100th Anniversary Edition. The special edition cars are intended to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Dodge brand.
Dodge is putting a lot of effort into marketing its new small and somewhat sporty car called the Dart. The car has been around for a while and has sold decently around the country. Dodge has announced some new special edition packages for the 2013 Dart promising class exclusive features at a value price.
Earlier today at the New York Auto Show, Dodge introduced its 2014 Durango SUV, the latest generation in a long-line of popular sports utility vehicles. The 2014 model boasts improved gas mileage over the last edition, as well as a host of features and new standards that will appeal to both faithful owners and first-time buyers. We've got a gallery of the SUV, as well as its details, after the break.
Dodge has announced a new limited edition appearance package exclusively for the Charger SRT8 from SRT. The new appearance package is called the 392 Appearance Package and brings an interesting look to the outside of the already potent Charger SRT8. This package modifies the looks the vehicle only with power output from the engine remaining the same.
Chrysler has warned owners of 2013 Dodge Challenger models running V6 engines to park up their cars and avoid driving them, after a potential fire hazard that has already caused multiple incidents forced a recall. Seven accidents are currently known about, where the wire harness in 2013 model year cars with the V6 power plant can overheat; however, Chrysler says it is unaware of any injuries as a result, and almost half of the affected Challengers haven't even been sold yet.
The Super Bowl is a good two weeks behind us now, but the commercials are continuing to live on. We ended up rounding all of them up and showing all the ones that we liked the best, and it looks like the public shared some of our same thoughts. The 2013 YouTube Ad Blitz contest saw Dodge's Ram Trucks "Farmer" ad take the top spot.
Diesel-powered automobiles aren't all that common in the United States. There are a few automakers that offer cars that have diesel engines inside, and more are coming in 2014 model year cars. Where diesel power has been common for a number of years in the United States is in the truck market. Diesel-powered trucks are extremely popular in the United States.
If I'm being honest, I've never found the Dodge Dart to be an appealing car. It lacks the performance I want to see in a sports car and the looks were boring enough that you can pretty much guarantee I pay no attention when I see them on the street. Chrysler has unveiled a new 2013 Mopar Dodge Dart that I do rather like.
Dodge has been offering an interesting visual package on some of its more performance-oriented vehicles for a while now called the Dodge Blacktop special-edition package. Originally, the Blacktop package was available on the Challenger, Charger, and Avenger. The Blacktop package offers special styling cues to set the vehicles apart from other cars on the street.