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Report: FCA previews Dodge Barracuda, next-gen Charger in dealer meeting

Report: FCA previews Dodge Barracuda, next-gen Charger in dealer meeting image

Text: Marcus De Guzman / Photos: Dodge | posted August 27, 2015 16:18

Dodge Barracuda, new-gen Charger and Grand Cherokee SRT Track Hawk shown in private event

An upcoming convertible and a new-generation Charger sedan are just two of automobiles that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will be releasing in the near future.

According to Automotive News, Fiat Chrysler held a dealers meeting that was closed to the media at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Up to 30 updated nameplates will be made available to dealers soon but what sticks out the most according to anonymous dealers are the Dodge Barracuda, the next-gen Charger and the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Track Hawk.

As mentioned earlier, the Barracuda will be a convertible that will be based on the RWD platform of the recently launched Alfa Romeo Giulia. Other details about the car remain a mystery however. As for the next-generation Charger, it will reportedly resemble the 1999 Charger concept that was designed by Tom Gale. Platform-wise it will also be underpinned by the Alfa Romeo Giulia.

The rumored Grand Cherokee SRT Track Hawk was also shown and will be driven by the infamous 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V8 derived from the Challenger and Charger Hellcats. The output rating was not revealed though it will apparently go from 0 – 97 km/h in just 3.5 seconds.

Other vehicles that were apparently shown during the private dealers meeting include an Alfa Romeo SUV, updated Maserati and Alfa Romeo models and an Abarth version of the Fiat 124 Spider.

There are no dates yet on when will the aforementioned vehicles make their public debut.

Note: Pictured above is the 1999 Dodge Charger concept

Source: Automotive News