Following the time when Dodge initially pulled the wraps off the Dart at the Detroit automobile fair in 2012, enthusiasts of the SRT4 Dodge Neon have been pondering where the successor to their most loved smaller execution auto has been. Well stay understanding, Mopar minimal auto fans, in light of the fact that a Dart “GLH” is purportedly in the pipeline.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] is considering bringing back the GLH identification at Dodge in a Dodge Dart GLH execution model. The automaker is right now in Las Vegas indicating merchants the future item portfolio, which additionally as far as anyone knows incorporates another Barracuda and Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk.
Avoid uncovered its arrangements to restore the GLH moniker utilized on the Shelby-tuned 1985-86 Omni GLH amid its semiannual merchant meeting in Las Vegas this week. The Omni GLH was initially expected to be called ‘Coyote’, however Caroll Shelby wasn’t a fanatic of that moniker, rather naming it GLH, which remained for ‘Goes Like Hell.’
The proclaimed Dodge Dart GLH identification was once utilized via Carroll Shelby and remained for Go Like Hell (or hell, depending who you inquire). Unsubstantiated sources are stating the turbocharged motor fueling the GLH will be accessible on every trim level, and the GLH itself will begin beneath $20,000.
You can wager the elite Dart will ‘go like damnation,’ generally as the Omni GLHand Neon SRT4 did. Avoid didn’t uncover a lot concerning the powertrain of the execution minimized, yet a 1.8-liter or 2.0-liter motor is supposed. Allpar reports a force yield of around 300 pull, and all-wheel drive is additionally said to be available.
With respect to the particular motor, we are listening to blended things. A turbocharged four-chamber is likely a given, whether it’s a 1.8-liter or 2.0-liter is still obscure, as is particular force yield. One promoting name we’ve heard connected with the new powertrain is Hurricane despite the fact that there’s just the same old thing new to affirm that this would be utilized as a part of the GLH.
Timing for the 2017 Dodge Dart GLH is obscure. What’s more, it could be conceivable that the arrival of the GLH is Dodge’s method for skirting an out and out Dart SRT model because of the expanded rivalry in the space from the Ford Focus RS, Honda Civic Type R, and others.
2017 Dodge Dart GLH Release Date and Price
It’s not clear when the 2017 Dodge Dart GLH will arrive, yet with car exhibition season not too far off, you’d be savvy to watch out for it in coming months. GLH itself will begin beneath $20,000.