As increasingly more producers announce their EV plans, some Mopar trustworthy have famous that Dodge has been comparatively quiet on the electrification entrance.
Till as we speak.
In a wave of bulletins from its guardian firm Stellantis, Dodge simply revealed that it’s engaged on an all-electric, all-wheel drive musclecar. Much more shocking is that Dodge says it’ll be prepared by 2024.
Stellantis additionally showcased 4 distinct EV platforms that may underpin future automobiles as the corporate’s manufacturers broaden their lineup of electrical automobiles. (Fiat, one other marque underneath the Stellantis umbrella, has already mentioned it’ll be all-in on EVs by 2030.) And an identical announcement from Ram reveals that the corporate is shifting ahead with an electrical truck, seemingly one with body-on-frame structure to flank the brand new Ford F-150 Lightning.
However again to Dodge and its tire-scorching EV.
A five-minute video hosted by Dodge Model CEO Tim Kuniskis makes it clear that, whether or not its gasoline or electrons, efficiency remains to be very a lot within the Dodge DNA. Flanked by a fleet of basic high-performance Dodges, together with a classic Challenger and Charger, Kuniskis stresses that “Dodge received’t promote electrical automobiles. It’s going to promote American eMuscle.” The press launch additionally gave us the brand new slogan “Tear Up the Streets…Not the Planet.”
Whereas Kuniskis’ script is heavy on wordplay (“If a charger could make a Charger faster, we’re in.”), the video has some fairly slick teasers. You possibly can watch the entire thing under and we received’t spoil the ending—besides to say it ends in tire smoke.
Oh! We nearly forgot to say that Dodge could…could also be bringing again its basic triangle-shaped “Fratzog” emblem from the Nineteen Sixties. Neato!
Learn extra particulars about Dodge’s electrical future within the official Stellantis Press Launch.