2013 Dodge Charger Daytona Debuts at 2012 LA Auto Show

Luke Vandezande
by Luke Vandezande

Dodge Charger fans have something new to look forward to in 2013 as the brand brings back it’s higher-performing Daytona package for $36,495.

Debuting today on the floor at the 2012 L.A. Auto Show, the car sources power from a Hemi V8 for 370 hp which will enjoy performance gains thanks to a high-speed engine controller, performance steering and suspension, a sport mode and paddle shifters.

It also gets a series of styling changes just like previous Daytona packages to set it apart from the normal Charges. Those changes include a low rear spoiler, matte black hood accents and a matching roof, and “Daytona” decals on the rear quarter panels. Dodge also throws in a set of 20-inch polished aluminum wheels with a matching black finish on the spoke sides.

Inside, the car gets black leather seats with blue stitching, piping and matching “Daytona” lettering stitched in. Finally, the package includes a 552-watt sound system.

GALLERY: 2013 Dodge Charger Daytona

Luke Vandezande
Luke Vandezande

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