Dodge Electric Concept may, in fact, be best known for its supercharging V-8s but that could soon change. This is because the brand’s electric future is coming up quickly. With the launch of its first electric vehicle, the carmaker has already confirmed it will launch its first electric vehicle. It is a battery-powered muscle car in 2024. Dodge has already confirmed it.
The carmaker CEO, Tim Kuniskis, said the brand’s electrification plans will be formally announcing in the fourth quarter of 2021. Also, an electric carmaker concept vehicle will be revealed in 2022.
Dodge Electrified Vehicle
Moreover, that is the same year the carmaker is going to launch its first electrified vehicle. It will be a plug-in hybrid that will be similar to Alfa Romeo’s upcoming Tonale compact crossover. In fact, the Dodge is tipping to be, in fact, called a Hornet.
Moreover, the plan was to make announcements early to give the existing fans time to, in fact, try to adjust while also attracting customers who may have in the past considering a Dodge. Kuniskis said he intending to be transparent. Thus, open with its electrification plans and planning to make announcements.
Steady Consumers and New Ones
“Therefore, we hope we can draw a different type of consumer. As well as keep the consumer that we have today,” he said. “In fact, that is very important to us, and that’s why we want to get our concept car out next year and then explain to people precisely what we’re going to do.”
Moreover, Kuniskis said the brand has the ability to launch an EV with 1,200 hp. However, it wouldn’t make the car any quicker than what Dodge already offers, as there would be a lot of wheelspin. Moreover, he also suggested that a Dodge EV would need to be somewhat more affordable. Comparing it to something like the 1,020 Tesla Model S Plaidwhich starts at $131,190, including destination. Moreover, Kuniskis didn’t reveal the price target for a Dodge EV but said the $40,000 to $50,000 bracket is the center of the market for muscle cars.