Dodge is going send off the final versions of the Hemi powered Challenger and Chargers with a bang at the Last Call performance festival on March 20, 2023 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The seventh and final Last Call commemorative edition model will make its global debut at the event. Six Last Call models have already been released including the Challenger Shakedown, Charger Super Bee, Challenger and Charger Scat Pack Swinger, Charger King Daytona and Challenger Black Ghost.
2023 will mark the end of the Hemi engine powered Challenger and Charger. Dodge will also display the future of their electrified muscle cars with the Charger Daytona SRT Concept.
“The Dodge ‘Last Call’ event will be a celebration of Dodge performance,” said Tim Kuniskis, Dodge brand CEO. “While the ‘Last Call’ special-edition model we will reveal at Las Vegas and the electrified Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Concept represent different performance eras for our brand, both are linked by a commitment to delivering the Brotherhood of Muscle a vehicle that drives like a Dodge, looks like a Dodge and sounds like a Dodge. No matter the era, Dodge will always be about muscle, attitude and performance, and that’s what this event will celebrate.”
One of the engines under the hood of these Last Call muscle cars include the supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 with 807 horsepower in the Charger King Daytona. As an indicator of just how popular these cars are, the Dodge brand has ranked No. 1 in the J.D. Power mass-market appeal study three years in a row.
Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Concept
The 800V Banshee BEV (battery-electric vehicle) all-wheel drive propulsion system in the Charger Daytona SRT Concept has more power than the SRT Hellcat’s supercharged 6.2L Hemi V8 Engine which has 717 hp and 650 lb-ft of Torque.
Three of the Charger Daytona SRT Concept’s patent-pending features include:
Drive modes for the all-wheel drive Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Concept include Auto, Sport, Track and Drag. Each drive mode changes the driving dynamics, display graphics, sound and interior lighting.
“The Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Concept exists because performance made us do it,” said Tim Kuniskis, Dodge brand CEO. “Dodge is about muscle, attitude and performance, and the brand carries that chip on its shoulder and into the BEV segment through a concept loaded with patents, innovations, and performance features that embody the electrified muscle of tomorrow. The Charger Daytona SRT Concept can do more than run the car show circuit; it can run a blazing quarter-mile. And when it comes to product cycles, it outruns Darwin. Charger Daytona does more than define where Dodge is headed, it will redefine American muscle in the process.”
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