Dodge has previewed an electrical Charger, and sure we’ll be listening to that pun for days (or weeks). However actually, what we wish to hear right now is what the unsilent electrical car idea feels like.
Launched a couple of hours in the past, the Dodge Charger Daytona Idea EV is the preview of the automaker’s future electrical efficiency. Regardless of being powered by an electrical motor (or motors?), the idea comes with a Fratzonic Chambered Exhaust system that is supposed to supply a sound.
Fortunately, Stellantis did not waste time and launched a video of the Charger Daytona Idea EV, which incorporates working footage. We embedded the video atop this web page.
From the video, the Fratzonic EV exhaust makes a well-recognized sound – it feels like KITT from Knight Rider however extra strong and angrier, particularly while you open the throttle. There’s additionally a deep atmospheric sound from the view, however we’re unsure if it is the EV’s idling sound.
Dodge hasn’t detailed how the Fratzonic Chambered Exhaust system works right now. Nevertheless, the automaker mentioned that it ought to produce an exhaust noise of as much as 126 dB, which must be as loud because the Hellcat V8 on full throttle. In spite of everything, Dodge describes it as “actually deafening” and a muscle automotive that can make “a sound which you can’t think about.”
As for efficiency, Dodge hasn’t shared any particular figures however claims that the electrical idea is quicker than the outgoing Hellcat. The main points of the Banshee powertrain are additionally beneath wraps, so we nonetheless cannot make any comparability simply but. It’s, nonetheless, represented by Hellcat-like badges on the edges.
One factor’s for positive, although. No matter Dodge is cooking with its electrical efficiency future, it is going to be completely different from the present roster of EVs on sale proper now. Trying deliciously retro on the skin is only a bonus, which makes us want that a lot of the components from the idea attain manufacturing.