2017 Dodge Barracuda Review

2017 Dodge Barracuda

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The latest news that came about the newest 2017 Dodge Barracuda is that the car is getting a reboot. It is the newest that has swept the world and the fact that we are getting back this legendary vehicle is something that makes Dodge pretty likeable right now. The Cuda is already a legendary car and is one of the staples of the American car engineering and automobile manufacturing so there is no doubt that getting a redesigned version back and an innovative one is a big deal.

2017 Dodge Barracuda rear angle

The newest 2017 Barracuda is going to be a two-door coupe model and will have the elements of a muscle car. But in order to keep it competitive, it is going to be a muscle car in its basis but will combine with the elements of a super car. Namely, to make this model a competitive one and to add more power and performance to it, they are using such tricks as the usage of light-weight materials, carbon fiber, aluminum and other lighter materials. The redesign of the model is going to take effect on the inside as well as the outside of the car and will make it look great and very likeable.

2017 Dodge Barracuda front view

Compared to the last procured Barracuda model, the 2017 version is going to be shorter in its height, which does make the car look a lot leaner and additionally adds enhanced aerodynamic capabilities to the car. Besides this we also expect to get added and expanded technological abilities from this model which are going to make it a contemporary model. Read our review and learn everything before the release date.

Exterior redesign

The latest 2017 Dodge Barracuda is going to go on a radical redesign for the upcoming release. In fact, they are adding much more meanness and a lot of aggressiveness to the car, which is supposed to go with the performance of the model and bring us something that we have been expecting to see for a long time from the Cuda. The front end of the car has a single-body thin grille which extends and connects with the LED headlights placed at the sides. Within the main lights we will find the embedded daytime running lights which does not only seam useful but also quite attractive for the model as well. The front side also places a new bumper which has a big, wide and thin air intake which opens up at the bottom of the car. The fog lights have been managed to be squeezed in there somewhere and are going to be featured at the sides of the front end of the car.

2017 Dodge Barracuda exterior

As for the platform, the car has undertaken a supercar approach and will make the 2017 Barracuda much lighter and drivable. Underpinning the car is a new elegant and much lighter platform which is leaner in appearance and makes the car much better looking. This allows for a considerable amount of weight loss for the car that adds more capabilities and enhances the specs of the vehicle The lightweight material incorporated here include some carbon-dioxide fiber and aluminum alloys which result in a 250 pound weight loss for the car.

Interior update

The interior of the 2017 Dodge Barracuda gets a contemporary treatment and redesign. The car is going to be quite nicely remodeled and will fit with the latest and current fashion style of the models featured in recent times. The car is going to produce a lot of hype and the interior is one thing that people find attractive about it and want to talk about. The fully redesigned interior is going to feature some contemporary additions and upgraded comfort. The new leather interior combines with chrome elements which are going to be standard here and it also adds some new comfy upholstery that goes pretty well with all of it.

2017 Dodge Barracuda interior

The technology is an important part here and we are looking forward to getting a 8.4-inch LCD touchscreen  and navigation which we do get as standard and there is a whole new and updated infotainment system that makes it in as well. The improved and redesigned dashboard is proving to be a great housing for the model and may make it a lot easier for the driver to maneuver and use it. Finally, the safety of the car has been dealt with as well as it adds traction control, dual ABS, front and side airbags and many things more.

Engine specs

Of course the most important aspect of any car is the engine, and the 2017 Dodge Barracuda is going to offer us three choices to chose from. This is absolutely thrilling news and something that was unexpected to see but is pretty exciting for the model car. The most powerful option is actually what people will be the most excited about as with the 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V8 engine the car will be able to go 700 horsepower, with a maximum output of around 650 pounds-feet of torqueThis also allows for a performance to 0-60 mph in 3.3 seconds.

2017 Dodge Barracuda engine

The medium range engine is the  3.6-liter V6 Pentastar engine which has better fuel economy. It also makes for a production of a top speed of 200 mph. The least powerful version is the  2.4-liter inline 4-cylinder Tiger-shark engine which can make 184 horsepower, with a peak torque output of around 172 pounds-feet. This is also the base version offered for this Barracuda  and all of the mentioned engines will be combined with a new 8-speed automatic transmission system that manages much better shifting features and better fuel economy all due to a new shifting software made available now.

Release date and price

The newest 2017 Dodge Barracuda is going to make a lot of people happy as it rides the wave of high expectations. The car will meet most of the requirement that it possesses about it and we certainly feel that it is going to stir a lot of attention in the segment. The release dates scheduled for mid-2017 and till then we can wait and speculate how great it is going to be. The estimated price is currently set at 60,000 USD.

 

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