Powered by a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder, the Dodge Dart R/T boasts 184-hp and 171 lb-ft of torque compared to the available 2.0-liter with 160-hp and 148 lb-ft of torque or the 1.4-liter turbo-four with 160-hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. On the outside, the R/T also features a unique black front fascia, hyper-black grille, and 18-inch wheels. The interior meanwhile gets perforated Nappa leather with a 10-way adjustable power driver’s seat.
Nonetheless, Dart enthusiasts anxiously awaiting the R/T model will have to wait just a bit longer, which may cause them to rethink if waiting longer for the SRT-4 performance version will be worth it. The American automaker is currently developing the Dart SRT-4, which could boast up to 300-hp under the hood. Dodge has already eked out 285-hp from its 2.4-liter, so expecting a figure in that range wouldn’t be a long shot. The major questions will be whether or not an all-wheel drive will find its way to the SRT-4 model and what the pricing of the Dart SRT-4 will come in at. Would $30,000 be too extreme for a Dart?
[Source: Automotive News]
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