Most electric cars are quiet. But Dodge says its future electric muscle car will be super loud
Known for offering cars with big and powerful V8 engines, Dodge Electric has some of its iconic,
In a bid to usher fans into a new era of gas-powered cars, the company on Wednesday unveiled
Opted to mimic some car sensibilities in an electric concept car.
That includes changing gears and fast exhaust.
It is part of an overall shift from the US performance car division of Dodge, Stelantis, toward electrified vehicles.
The brand's current gas-powered muscle cars, the Charger and Challenger, will end production next year.
According to officials, the concept muscle car called the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT,
Looks like a model that will go on sale in 2024. It will be joined by a new small SUV called the Hornet
Which will be available as a plug-in hybrid and is set to go on sale later this year.
The Charger Daytona has exhaust pipes that make noise and a transmission that shifts gears.
Air pulses vary in speed and force, like the air pulses created by an engine, depending on the car.
According to Dodge, the sound it produces can be up to 126 decibels.
According to the National Hearing Conservation Association, this is about the level at which the ears begin to hurt.
And continued exposure at levels above that can lead to hearing loss.
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