2017 Dodge Challenger GT Arrives Early, First Ever AWD Muscle Car To Break Sales Record [VIDEO]

Dec 09, 2016 04:52 AM EST | Mariechris Felipe

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The 2017 Dodge Challenger GT arrives earlier than expected ready to be the muscle car to break traditions and surpass sales record. This is because the new 2017 Dodge Challenger GT is the first ever all-wheel drive muscle car in the United States and automotive fans are expected to want to have this one.

The 2017 Dodge Challenger GT will start production in January 2017 and the first units will arrive in dealerships during the same first quarter. It will be sold for $33,395 exclusively in the United States but may arrive later in Europe.

The 2017 Dodge Challenger GT exclusively comes in a powerful 3.5-liter V6 engine that offers 305 horsepower and 363 Nm of torque according to Maxim. It is associated with a ZF eight-speed transmission and has an EPA-estimated 18 mpg city, 27 mpg highway.

Aesthetically, it just includes a small exterior detail that differentiates it from the standard version - the GT badge which tells that the 2017 Dodge Challenger GT is an AWD. A set of alloy wheels 19 - inch specific tires, a subtle rear spoiler and fog lamps are some things one will find according to MotorAuthority.

Interior doest have difference as well. The 2017 Dodge Challenger GT has heated seats and ventilated leather - wrapped Nappa, infotainment system with 8.4 - inch touch screen and a heated steering wheel. Optionally, one can add to its package Alcantara leather, a sport steering wheel and a sound system with nine speakers.

Surely Dodge has given life to the 2017 Dodge Challenger GT version thinking of those living in areas with a complicated climate with regular rainfall and snow, like in the United States. It put emphasizes to its stability control system ready to improve the Challenger traction on very slippery surfaces without losing sight on the fun side that is presupposed to a car of this type. The electronic stability control system now has three modes, including a “full-off” mode that will allow the car to drift in the snow.

Watch the 2017 Dodge Challenger GT in action with snow at the video below.

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