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FCA delays Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger

Snapshot: In the meantime, the US based manufacturer is planning to launch several more special-edition models along with the present generation Challenger and Charger. The current generation Dodge Challenger is in the market for nearly a decade, whereas the new Charger is not a new car by any means, it’s the second generation iteration,and already 6 years old.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has conceded their arrangements to present the cutting edge Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger not until this decade ends. It was rumored that in 2018 the cars will make a comeback, but now it seems that a renewal is not in the cards until 2020. 

It is also reported that when the Charger and Challenger are redesigned for 2021 they will eventually be built upon the FCA's Giorgio platform. The Giorgio architecture currently underpins the Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan. 

The design element of the future Charger and Challenger will be based on the FCA’s Giorgio platform, as reported.The Giorgio architecture presently is based upon the Alfa Romeo Giulia car. Also, the FCA will most probably end the production of the Chrysler 300, which is one of their large sedans.

In the meantime, the US based manufacturer is planning to launch several more special-edition models along with the present generation Challenger and Charger. The current generation Dodge Challenger is in the market for nearly a decade, whereas the new Charger is not a new car by any means, it’s the second generation iteration,and already 6 years old. Fiat Chrysler automobiles is looking to keep the demand of these cars intact by launching special edition Charger and Challenger.

Citing anonymous Fiat Chrysler sources, Automotive News reports that Dodge will refresh the Challenger and Charger for 2018, but won't give the models a full redesign until the 2021 model year. It's also expected that Chrysler will discontinue the 300 sedan when the new Charger and Challenger debut. Referring to anonymous Fiat Chrysler sources, the Dodge will refresh the Challenger and Charger for 2018, yet won't give the models a full overhaul until the 2021 model year.

Dodge is quite skilled at making an entire universe of special edition versions in view of its rear wheel drive coupe and sedan, whether it's paint and vinyl add ons or the strong Hellcat. Still, four more years is a long time in the auto world, and it will be interesting to see how much a supercharger can fix.

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