Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis unveils the Charger Daytona SRT electric muscle car concept on Aug. 17, 2022 in Pontiac, Mich.
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PONTIAC, Mich. – At an event featuring headbanging ’80s music and $2 beers this week, Dodge unveiled a concept for its first electric muscle car that included an exhaust system and multi-speed transmission.
The features aren’t needed for an electric vehicle − but could be key for winning over die-hard fans of performance vehicles.
“Sound is a critical component,” Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis said. “And the shifting is critical … we went round and round for the longest time. It does not make the car faster … but it’s way more engaging and way more…