When will arrive 2018 Dodge Durango SRT ? It’s no secret that Dodge is currently working on refreshing the Durango lineup for the 2018 model year. According to recent reports, a performance-oriented SRT version is also in the works. We’ve been hearing rumors about the Durango SRT ever since the launch of the current iteration back in 2011. Much to the delight of Durango enthusiasts, the time has finally come for this high-performance SUV to make its debut. Apart from receiving visual updates, the upcoming model will benefit from a new 6.4-liter V8 under its hood. Reliable sources claim that the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT should arrive by the end of 2017.
2018 Durango SRT Hellcat
Previous reports hinted that Dodge could even fit the Durango SRT with a 707-hp, 6.2-liter supercharged Hellcat V8. Unfortunately, the Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat won’t make it to the streets in the foreseeable future. Instead, expect the most powerful Durango to use a 6.4-liter V8 that already powers the Grand Cherokee SRT. Inside Jeep’s SUV, this mighty engine churns out 475 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. Expect also the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT to offer all-wheel drive and an eight-speed automatic transmission. Equipped with this drivetrain, it should be able to hit 62 mph (100 km/h) in less than five seconds.
2018 Dodge Durango SRT Redesign
As for the exterior styling, the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT will get a thorough makeover. On top of the set of updates intended for the standard lineup, the SRT variant will get a number of additional features. Expect the new front fascia to receive a restyled cross-hair grille and headlights. The overall shape should receive more athletic and aerodynamic lines. The upcoming Durango SRT will also offer new wheel designs and body paints. Inside, expect it to feature a number of distinguishing features that set it apart from standard models. The interior is due to receive a similar treatment to what you can see in other SRT-tuned models. As part of the latest facelift, the entire Durango lineup will get more upscale materials and amenities.
We will hopefully have more details on the 2018 Dodge Durango SRT in the coming months. In any case, this capable SUV will enable the American automaker to enter the high-performance SUV segment in style.