Muscle Cars Adopting EV Technology

“Muscle Cars” Adopting EV Tech

If you’ve been paying attention to the car industry you may have noticed the trend of vehicles shifting to being primarily electric. Dodge’s CEO, Tim Kuniskis, recently remarked that their iconic muscle cars will get the powerful electric vehicle technology sooner rather than later. How will Dodge make this shift towards all electric powered vehicles a reality, and how will this affect your favorite muscle cars? 

If you’re concerned that Dodge will move away from the muscle car, don’t worry. Tim Kuniskis is a strong advocate for the muscle car style, being instrumental for shifting the style back to the traditional muscle car body back in the 2010’s. As you know, muscle cars get their power from large internal combustion engines, but with the evolving technology of electric powered vehicles it’s possible to create this power without the traditional gas powered engine. This means less pollution, as well as Dodge not having to worry about meeting the regulations for emissions from engines.

Kuniskis has put an emphasis on wanting the EV technology they adapt for their vehicles to be available for all consumers, saying, “The whole world’s going to electrification and when it does, the price point of that technology is going to come down and … the crazy people are going to take the electrification that has now become accessible from a price point and make that performance-based instead of economy-based.” This is great for the regular consumer.

We’ll be patiently waiting to see what Dodge does with their idea to shift towards electric powered muscle cars. Stay tuned for more information, we’ll keep you updated as more gets released.

2021 Ram 3500 driver side fascia parked

How Powerful is the 2021 Ram 3500?

2021 Ram 3500 Engine Power and Performance Specs

If you’re looking for a truck that has the power to handle all of your heavy-duty jobs, look no further than the 2021 Ram 3500. This truck can tow up to 37,100 pounds and carry a payload of up to 7,680 pounds. These numbers are thanks to the three available engines for the Ram 3500. To see how powerful the 2021 Ram 3500 is, keeping reading as we explore the engine power and performance specs.

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2021 Dodge Durango

2021 Dodge Durango vs Ford Explorer

We’ve written about the 2021 Dodge Durango previously, and we had a lot of great things to say about it, ranging from its great capabilities as an SUV, to its incredible power when equipped with the Hellcat engine. How does it compare to one of its biggest competitors, the Ford Explorer though? Let’s stack these two against each other and see which one comes out on top. 

The Durango and the Explorer are both larger midsize SUVs, both having the ability to seat seven people. The Durango is slightly larger all around by a few inches, meaning you’ll have more room for your cargo and passengers. The Durango has a pleasant, comfortable interior, but it’s geared more for performance. You’ll have more power, better towing abilities, and a bigger 10.1 inch infotainment screen, making the Durango more sport oriented. If you really want to have fun while driving, the Durango is for you.

If you want more customization choices, then the Durango is on top again. The 2021 model year has seven different variants to choose from, the SXT, GT, R/T, Citadel, SRT 392, and an SRT Hellcat, boasting four different engine options. The Explorer has five different variants to choose from and only three engine choices. More choice provides you the ability to really make your Durango exactly how you want it.

If you want an impressively powerful SUV that can both take your kids to school while also having the capability to tow like a work truck, then compete in (legal) street races, the Dodge Durango is for you. The Ford Explorer is a fine SUV, but it feels more tame and bland than the Durango, not having the handling, speed, or work capabilities the Durango has. If this SUV has piqued your interest, come on down to Briggs Dodge RAM to give it a test drive.

mug filled with coffee surrounded by coffee beans

Where Can I Get Coffee in the Topeka, Kansas Area?

If you work in the morning, you most likely need something to help wake you up. Many people like to have a cup (or two) of coffee to get some energy to power through the workday. While it’s nice to make coffee at home, sometimes you don’t have the time to prepare it while you also get ready. Many people will choose to stop at Starbucks or Dunkin, but we prefer to get our coffee from local coffee shops. Keep reading to find out where you can get coffee in the Topeka, Kansas area.

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