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Stellantis Confirms All-Electric Dodge Muscle Car, Ram 1500 On the Way

Blink and you miss another head-turning announcement in the crazy world of the automotive sector these days. Automotive giant Stellantis confirmed today that it is working on an all-electric Dodge muscle car and an all-electric Ram 1500 pickup truck, with both models already in development and expected to be ready to go in 2024.

Neither of these announcements are a surprise, exactly, but they do fall into the Who Could Have Imagined This 10 Years Ago? category.

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Brand CEO Tim Kuniskis explained that with the famed Hemi V8 engine possibly approaching the limits of its potential, electric motors are the way to go to make their muscle cars go even faster. The executive added that in the past every boost in performance given to Dodge’s Challenger and Charger models resulted in increased market share.

The need for the automaker to meet ever-stricter emissions standards and eventually respect the outright ban of gas-engine vehicle sales in many jurisdictions probably has something to do with the decisions as well. But be that as it may, a drive for improved performance is clearly the pitch Dodge is making to explain the coming switch to electric-powered muscle cars.

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