The 2017 Dodge Barracuda is definitely one the most anticipated models for the upcoming period. This legendary muscle car was in production during 60’s and 70’s. During all these years, it gained a reputation as one of the most iconic muscle car in history. Although it is not in production for over 40 years, it is still extremely loved. Interest for this car is huge, and few years ago rumors about new model appeared. In past few months, these reports became more intensive and now it looks like that this legend is really coming back.
2017 Dodge Barracuda specs
The Chrysler Corporation prepares big comeback of the legend. As we already mentioned, there are various reports about this, and it all indicates that new model will come as 2017 Dodge Barracuda. This might sound strange to you. Original model was known as Plymouth Barracuda but, since this brand doesn’t exists anymore, Dodge brand will take over this legendary nameplate. When it is about some base characteristics of the vehicle, it is expected that 2017 Dodge Barracuda will be a little bit smaller that Challenger. We will see smaller and lighter body compared to another legend such is Challenger. According to some reports, it will be a 7/8-scalle Challenge, when it is about size. Besides standard coupe body style, it should be also offered in convertible variant.
2017 Dodge Barracuda platform
Exact details about which platform will be used are still unknown. While some say that 2017 Barracuda will come with brand-new platform. Other claim that new model will use some of Chrysler existing platforms. Some rumors say that new model will use Fiat’s RWD platform, which is used for Alfa Romeo model called Giulia.
2017 Dodge Barracuda engine
Although we are all extremely excited because of 2017 Dodge Barracuda, this aspect of the car could be some kind of disappointment. As you probably heard, company is going to retrieve all HEMI engines. This means that 2017 Barracuda will come with some V6 twin-turbo unit. New model will definitely have excellent performances, but you must admit that it is a huge disappointment that this legend won’t come in its original, true muscle car manner.
2017 Dodge Barracuda release date
There are plenty of speculations about 2017 Dodge Barracuda launch date. While some claim that new model will come next year, other say that it will not surely come in next few years.