2016 Dodge Barracuda release date and price – The Barracuda model is a legendary muscle car that was in the past assembled by Plymouth. Since the model was pulled from production and it didn’t return since then, the “Cuda” fans have lost their hope in seeing this model into production ever again. Good news for them is that Dodge has announced that they are going to show up with this model under their SRT brand, and it will not come as a replacement for their Challenger model, but rather as the most hardcore addition to their model lineup, and it will be faster than any other vehicle they produced so far.
2016 Dodge Barracuda news
As far as the exterior is concerned, the next generation of the Barracuda will probably be smaller in dimensions, compared to the Challenger, in order to be lighter and faster and. Furthermore, the expectations are that the new Barracuda will come with a similar shape to the Maserati Coupe, since it will share its platform with that model. Of course a brand new aerodynamic designed is also expected, with the modern looking front end, big wheels, and a unique back end.
When it comes to the cabin, the 2016 Dodge Barracuda will receive a unique interior, which will be driver-focused, in order to help him stay focused on the road. Furthermore, the new instrument cluster will be an LCD screen that will display most of the important information, while the center console will be equipped with automatic air conditioning as well as an SAT/NAV system as standard. The cabin, together with the sport seats, will be upholstered with red leather.
New Dodge Barracuda 2016 specs
Under the hood, the European version of the new 2016 Dodge Barracuda will offer a base 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6, capable of delivering 400 hp, while the optional unit will be the 3.8-liter V8, with the ability to produce 550 hp and more than 500 lb-ft of torque. Both of these units will be paired with an 8 speed automatic gearbox that transfers the power to the rear wheels. On the other hand, the US version will offer as an addition to the smaller V6, a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 engine as optional, which is less expensive to make, and delivers more power, but comes with a worse mileage.
2016 Dodge Barracuda release date and price
As for the pricing, it hasn’t been officially confirmed yet, but having in mind that it will be made under the SRT brand, and it will come as a super car rather than only a muscle car, the expectations are that it will be offered for a price that will be in range from $40,000 to $60,000, but don’t be surprised if it get the highest price of any muscle car currently available. When it comes to release date, the 2016 Dodge Barracuda is expected to be seen on the streets at the end of 2016.