2014 Dodge Barracuda
According to some information, 2014 Dodge Barracuda will be released in 2014 with new specifications and design. We cannot get too many details about this car, at least until the end of this year. The existence of this car is mentioned to be a replacement for current Dodge Challenger, but no one has officially confirmed it yet.
2014 Dodge Barracuda Concept
Barracuda is expected to come in a full eight inches shorter than Dodge Challenger. The rear track and the overall width are also predicted to be reduced to be more than two inches. With this reduction, the weight of Barracuda itself will also drop by between 250 and 300 pounds. The new design of 2014 Barracuda might be inspired by the old design of 1971 Plymouth Barracuda, but many people are still questioning this plan because this design may not fit with the new fuel efficiency and emissions standards. If that’s the case, the manufacturer needs to rethink about the old wide-mouth design and un-aerodynamic styling which may not suitable for this car.
2014 Dodge Barracuda Engines
Talking about the new standards and also CAFÉ (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) regulations, 2014 Dodge Barracuda will have different specifications from the old version. They need to raise the mpg and lower the emissions of this car. With this problem, the 2014 Barracuda model may not using V-8 machine for the engine. This car is predicted to have a supercharged Hemi 6.2L engine that will produce power up to 540HP. And for the platform, there are two major possibilities of platform types that will be use for this car. It is the new platform of Alfa-Romeo D-size and the large car platform which has been shortened (E-EVO or LC).
2014 Dodge Barracuda Price
The manufacturer of 2014 Dodge Barracuda is likely to have Alfa-Romeo D-size platform for this car, because this platform is the new technology of SRT that is under development until this day. They also have a plan to put this new platform to the rest of SRT models and 2014 Barracuda will be a perfect example to try this new platform. Although this car is mentioned to be the replacement of current dodge challenger, but we will not see much similarity between these two cars. The specifications of 2014 Dodge Barracuda are quite awesome, but it means the price tag of this car would not cheap. If the competitor of this car, Camaro ZL1, has a price tag around $59,000, this car may also come with price tag around $60,000.
Author: Top Cars