Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023: The Future Muscle Car in Automotive Sector


In this article, we will explore the future car Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023 along with its exterior, interior, engine, transmission, etc. Dodge is an automobile brand that is based in America and is well known for making best in class sports and muscle cars.  Taking inspiration from the latter car, the American automaker has now revealed a concept car based on it. As part of Dodge Speed Week, the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT concept car, a high-performance electric vehicle, has been revealed in Michigan.

Known as the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT, the car is being billed as the future of electrified muscle in the automotive industry.

Exterior and Interior of Dodge Charger Daytona SRT

Despite looking similar to a classic Charger, the Charger Daytona SRT 2023 has a number of aerodynamic improvements, courtesy of an R-Wing spoiler incorporated into the bonnet for additional down-force.

Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023 future muscle car
Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023 future muscle car Image: Google

Aerodynamic improvements have also been adopted for the interior. Aside from the carbon fibre intakes and an illuminated front grille, the exterior design of the car will also feature Dodge’s iconic Fratzog logo that was used on select Dodge production vehicles in the 1960s and 1970s, and which is returning for the first time since 1976 as the symbol of Dodge’s electric future.

On the inside of the car, the Charger Daytona SRT is equipped with a 12.3-inch touch screen as well as a 16 inch gauge cluster with a curved display.  In addition, there is a head-up display that measures 8.3 inches, ultraviolet design elements, and ambient lighting on the phone.

There are also the Fratzog logos on the model’s lightweight seats along with silver stitching and blue plasma on the seats. According to the company, the car is just as practical as it is fast, because the rear seats fold flat, and there is a lot more storage space than in any previous Dodge muscle car.

The Aero Optimization of the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023

In order to maximize aerodynamic efficiency and to cover a longer distance, the production car should have slim mirrors and a sloping roofline that mimics those of the concept. The company may also be able to offer closed wheels as an option for even better aerodynamics. It may be the case that there are some customers who are willing to trade aggressiveness for a reduction in their energy use.

The features of the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023

HUD and Touch screen

It is expected that the first Dodge Charger Daytona SRT will have a slim dashboard, a 12.3 inch touch screen positioned ten degrees to the driver’s left, a 16 inch instrument panel with a curved design, a head up display that is 8 by 3 inches, an upgraded steering wheels with capacitive touch controls and illuminated SRT logos, as well as capacitive touch controls on the doors. It is expected that all of these features will be carried over to the production model.

Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023 muscle car features
Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023 muscle car features

Practical Features

For everyday practicality, the rear end of the Dodge hatchback will be a big improvement.  Despite the rear seats being folded flat, there will still be ample space behind them for cargo. There would be more room available if the rear seats were folded flat. Customers will be able to use the 2023 Dodge Charger Daytona SRT for their occasional run around the quarter mile.

A digital cockpit with over-the-air updates

Earlier this year Stellantis, Dodge’s parent company, announced a joint venture with Foxconn called Mobile Drive with the aim of building digital cockpits at a fifty-fifty share. Mobile Drive is an infotainment, telematics, and cloud service platform Development Company headquartered in the Netherlands. There is a possibility that the infotainment system could be a brand new unit developed by Mobile Drive that also includes artificial intelligence, 5G, and OTA software updates.

After Dodge EVs have been delivered to customers, they will be able to download over-the-air (OTA) software updates in order to get new features added to their vehicles. It is expected that the electric vehicle will remain technologically up to date for a long time to come.

During the lifetime of the product, customers have the option of enabling an enhanced power boost function or enabling an increase in power permanently, for example.

Performance of Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023

It is possible for engineers to further develop the STLA Large platform for muscle car applications by using high output electric motors that produce 150 to 330 kW or 201 to 442 hp of power, as they are available for use with the STLA Large platform. There is a possibility that Dodge will use two or three engines, one in the front and one or two in the back.

Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023 muscle car performance
Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023 muscle car performance

As part of the Charger Daytona SRT, Dodge has introduced a Banshee propulsion system powered by 800 volts. The company indicated that there will be at least two motors in every configuration of the production version of the vehicle when it announced the drivable show car. According to the company, the standard AWD system of the Hellcat is crucial to pushing the performance beyond that of the Hellcat, as well as enhancing the all weather capability of the vehicle.

Power Levels of Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023

Dodge revealed during the Charger Daytona SRT 2023 Concept debut that the Charger Daytona will be offered with three different levels of power. These levels range from a 1,500 volt Banshee system. Moreover, it was also said that Dodge is also developing nine different levels of power with Direct Connection and that Power-Shot will be an integral part of the vehicle.

It is expected that three configurations will be offered at launch and that an additional six configurations will be available later on.

Charging and speed of transmission of the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023

There is an eRupt transmission with electromechanical shifting within the Charger Daytona SRT that has a multi speed transmission. Compared to common single speed transmissions, this is a much heavier and more expensive transmission, and it will not be able to increase the speed of the car. In spite of this, this transmission is capable of adding a great deal of enjoyment to driving a car. Furthermore, it allows the driver to take advantage of more traction, for example, when big, sticky tires are used.

Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023 muscle car charging transmission
Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023 muscle car charging transmission

Other features for comfort and convenience

The car will also pack some other features that will provide the passengers with extra features, comfort and convenience. These features include height adjustable seats, smoke headlamps, low fuel warking gauge, parking sensors and camera, bottle holders, a digital clock, a Steering column that is adjustable etc.

Production of the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023

The Dodge Charger Daytona SRT 2023 will either be manufactured in Canada or in the United States, depending on where it is produced. In a report published on August 9, 2022, the Toronto Star quoted its sources as saying that all-new electric Dodge cars will be built at Windsor Assembly Plant in Ontario, Canada, according to the article.

Release date of the car

The Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Concept based electric muscle car will be launched on the United States market in the third quarter of 2023.

Pricing and the Availability of the car

It is rumoured that a limited amount of 300 units of the 2023 Dodge Charger Daytona SRT will be made available to specific dealers in the United States, who are expected to be allocated those cars.

As of now the price for the upcoming vehicle is still now officially published by the company, but estimated from the pricing of the company’s previous cars and cars from competitor brands with the similar specifications, the car might launch with a price tag of eighty five thousand to ninety thousand US dollars.

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