Dodge proudly dubs its inaugural electric vehicle, the 2024 Charger Daytona EV, as the “planet’s pioneering electric muscle car.” In a bold statement, the automaker asserts its uniqueness by proclaiming the Charger Daytona EV as the first and only of its kind in the realm of electric muscle cars.

On Tuesday, Dodge unveiled the highly anticipated next generation of Dodge muscle 2024 Dodge Charger Daytona EV, marking a significant shift in the iconic muscle car’s legacy. Retaining its coveted status as the “world’s fastest and most formidable muscle car,” this electric incarnation of the Dodge Charger promises to deliver performance levels reminiscent of the renowned Hellcat Redeye. The groundbreaking introduction signals a thrilling fusion of cutting-edge technology and the enduring allure of a classic powerhouse on the road.

Dodge Charger Daytona EV Design

Inspired by its heritage, the design of the 2024 Dodge Charger Daytona EV maintains a robust and broad stance reminiscent of its predecessors. Dodge has incorporated a unique front R-Wing, a patent-pending feature paying homage to the original Charger Daytona design. This innovative addition not only serves as a nostalgic nod but also facilitates airflow through a specialized front pass-through area, contributing to an enhanced downforce for improved performance.

The lower rear fascia of the new Dodge Charger Daytona EV proudly showcases a distinctive Daytona text logo. Additionally, near the groundbreaking “world first” Fratzonic Chambered Exhaust, Dodge has introduced a Fratzonic logo, adding a touch of individuality to this innovative feature.

The Charger Daytona EV’s “exhaust system” employs passive radiators to generate a formidable sound profile reminiscent of Hellcat levels (check out the movie below for the experience). The intensity of the sound is tied to the car’s performance, and for a more discreet experience, a stealth mode option is also at your disposal.

Every fresh iteration of Chargers comes equipped with a continuous LED front light bar that spans the entire length, accompanied by vibrant red LED rear taillamps forming a distinctive “ring of fire.” At the forefront, the illuminated Fratzog logo takes center stage, symbolizing Dodge’s cutting-edge next-generation vehicles.

Dodge Charger Daytona EV Interior

As you slide into the futuristic interior of the electric Charger, get ready for a visual feast with a driver display that spans 10.25 inches (or go big with the optional 16-inch display). The center stage is claimed by a roomy 12.3-inch infotainment screen, promising not just information but an immersive experience.

Taking cues from the iconic instrument panel of the 1968 Dodge Charger, the interior design of the new Charger is a nod to classic aesthetics infused with modern sophistication. Adding a dash of innovation, Dodge has introduced the Attitude Adjustment interior lighting system, boasting an impressive spectrum of 64 colors. Watch as these vibrant hues come to life, reacting dynamically to moments like opening the doors or igniting the engine, transforming your driving experience into a captivating spectacle.

Get ready to take command with a performance-tuned steering wheel boasting a sleek, flat-top, and bottom design – a true nod to precision driving. But that’s not all; the wheel is your gateway to control, thanks to the integrated paddle shifters that let you fine-tune your regenerative braking levels for a personalized driving experience. And for that extra thrill, there’s the all-new PowerShot button, promising a burst of excitement at your fingertips.

According to Dodge, the latest Charger takes the lead in cargo and rear cargo capacity, boasting a cleverly concealed hatch. When you fold down the rear seats, you unlock a whopping maximum cargo area of 38.5 cubic feet – an impressive 133% increase compared to the previous model.

Dodge Charger Daytona EV Performance

All-wheel drive is standard on the new Charger. A 400V propulsion system delivers “supercharged V-8 performance” with instant torque and zero tailpipe emissions. The system uses a high-voltage battery pack, a dual-integrated charge module, and a front and rear EDM.

The front EDM features a front wheel disconnect to improve range and efficiency, while the rear EDM includes a mechanical limited-slip differential for better traction and performance. Both EDMs generate 355 hp (250 kW) and 300 lb-ft of torque.

Dodge specifically designed the battery pack with up to 100.5 kW installed capacity and 550 kW peak discharge rate to allow the motor to use max battery power for a quarter-mile sprint.

With the Dodge Charger Daytona EV! Under the hood, its 400V system unlocks six distinct performance levels, offering a customizable driving experience tailored to your preferences. The 2024 Charger Daytona R/T, brings its A-game with a standard Direct Connection Stage 1 upgrade kit. This nifty addition pumps up the horsepower by an extra 40, bringing the total to an impressive 496 horsepower. It’s not just a car; it’s your ticket to a personalized and powerful driving adventure.

The Daytona Scat Pack, equipped with the Stage 2 kit, kicks it up a notch with an extra 80 horsepower, bringing the total system output to an impressive 670 horsepower. With this kind of muscle, the 2024 Dodge Charger Daytona is anticipated to go from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.3 seconds – talk about a lightning-fast start!

And if you’re into the thrill of speed, the Scat Pack doesn’t disappoint. Picture this: covering a quarter mile in an estimated 11.5 seconds, making every acceleration an exhilarating experience.

Dodge has loaded up the new Charger with some exciting features to elevate your driving experience. Brace yourself for the PowerShot, an extra 40-horsepower boost that adds a thrilling kick to your ride. The high-performance brakes and brake-by-wire eBoost ensure responsive and precise control. With a multi-link front suspension, you can expect a smooth and dynamic ride.

But that’s not all – Dodge has thrown in some race-inspired options, including donut mode, drift line lock, launch control, and race prep features.

Dodge Charger Daytona EV Charging

Get ready to hit the road with confidence in the new Dodge Charger Daytona EV, anticipated to offer an impressive range of over 317 miles. For those seeking an extra punch in performance, the higher-powered Scat Pack still delivers a commendable 260-mile range. Charging up won’t keep you waiting either – from 20% to 80%, these models can juice up in just over 27 minutes.

Release Date

The Dodge Charger Daytona EV lineup! Production for the sleek two-door coupe versions, the 2024 Dodge Charger Daytona EV Scat Pack and R/T is set to kick off in the middle of 2024. If you’re eyeing the electric four-door Scat Pack and R/T models, hold tight – they’ll hit production in the first quarter of 2025.

But that’s not all. Dodge is introducing some gas-powered contenders too, with the launch of the two-door Charger SIXPACK H.O. and the four-door Charger SIXPACK S.O., both gearing up for production in 2025. Exciting times ahead! All these innovative Chargers will roll off the assembly line at the Windsor (Ontario) Assembly plant. It’s not just about cars; it’s about a new era of Charger excellence!