Dodge Demon Revealed in New Fate of the Furious Video?

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Has the Dodge Demon accidentally been revealed?  For the last week, Dodge has been teasing muscle car lovers with the first look at the Dodge Demon which was supposed to be during the New York International Auto Show.  Thanks to some clever sleuthing, however, a first look at the Dodge Demon may have appeared right under everyone’s noses.

Motor Authority took a closer look at the latest trailer for the new movie in “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, “The Fate of the Furious.”  It’s no secret that Dodge and the movie series have a long and loving relationship as the drivers in the films, especially Vin Diesel’s character, have a love for Dodge and other FCA cars.  “The Fast and Furious” has always made Dodge look amazing on screen.  It should be no surprise that the filmmakers would be allowed to work with the latest and greatest from Dodge and that may mean that the Demon will be making an appearance in the film.

Motor Authority believes this to be true and they may have spotted the Demon in a new video that shows Diesel in a video he posted to his Facebook page that may have shown the Dodge Demon in the background.  Combine that with the timelines of the film’s release and the New York auto show both happening on April 12th, and it seems clear that the Demon won’t just be making it’s auto show debut, but also a film debut.

Can’t wait to see what crazy stunts the “Fast and Furious” people put together if the Dodge Demon manages to make it to the big screen.

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Dodge is the Top Ranking Automaker on Social Media!

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Dodge brand is the number one mass-market auto brand on social media according to Shareablee Inc!

Shareablee, a social media analytics company, put out a new blog identifying the 10 ranking brands by looking at their social actions on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  Amongst the 10 brands, it was Dodge that led in 2015 and continues to do so into 2016.

Looking at January 1st to March 15th 2016, Dodge had over 5.2 million social actions on their social media platforms.  That is more than double the actions of the next ranked automaker.

“It is great to see Dodge recognized as a fast riser on social media,” said Olivier Francois, the Chief Marketing Officer at FCA.  “Having a strong social presence is an important part of our marketing strategy for all our brands.  We strive to deliver content that is true to each individual brand persona, is relevant and evokes a reaction from our followers.”

Dodge is known for their fans and their online persona.  The Dodge brand has centered itself lately on a love for high-octane and performance cars.  Muscle cars such as the Charger and Challenger Hellcat tend to dominate with both Dodge and its fans raving about the raw power and beautiful design.  One of their most popular hashtags is the #ThatsMyDodge and is used by many Dodge owners to show off their performance vehicle.

Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Car Brands at FCA, said that Dodge fans are simply car fans, but they love the Dodge brand.  “Dodge and SRT vehicles have passionate fans who are not just customers, but real brand advocates.  The fact that Dodge generated 5.2 million social interactions so far this year, nearly double that of the second-ranked automaker in the study really reinforces our belief that when the information you share is authentic and organic, people engage and share the content.”

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2015 Dodge Challenger, Charger Unveiled at New York International Auto Show

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Earlier this week, Dodge announced that the unveiling of the 2015 Dodge Challenger and Charger will be happening at the New York International Auto Show.

The show is open to the public Friday, April 18 thru Sunday, April 27, but the reveal of the new Challenger and Charger will happen during the press preview on Thursday, April 17. It is possible to see the reveal without a press badge, though. There will be a Livestream webcast at 11:30 AM EDT. To view the Livestream, click here.

A press release from Dodge hinted that Dodge’s major presence at the New York International Auto Show is a preview of what Dodge fans can expect with the brand’s upcoming 100th anniversary. In many ways, Dodge seems to be stepping up their game this year with the 2015 line-up. The Dodge brand is well-loved, and it would be easy to rest on their nostalgic laurels for their 100th anniversary. Instead, they are giving the 2015 Dodge Charger a “full-body makeover,” a gutsy move, and Dodge fans will get to give their thoughts on the new look after the reveal on April 17.

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Dodge Scat Pack Details Revealed

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Back in November at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Dodge unveiled a new upgrade package for their vehicles. The Scat Pack performance kits will be made available for the Dodge Charger, Challenger, and the Dart. Since the reveal, Dodge hasn’t given out too many specifics, but now they have finally given the details on what will be included in the upgrades.

One of the best parts of the upgrade will be concerning the factory warranty on the vehicles. This is an industry-first. The Scat Pack upgrades will still be covered by an Original Equipment Manufacturer warranty with an installation at an authorized dealer.

The Scat Pack 1, 2, and 3 performance kits will be available for purchase this spring- the exact date unknown at this point.

Scat Pack 1 kit will be for the 2014 Dodge Challenger and the 2014 Dodge Charger. The kit will boost the performance of the engine with up to 18 horsepower and 18 lb-ft of torque. Also included in the package is a Mopar cold-air intake providing increased air-flow into the engine.

Scat Pack 2 is for the 5.7-liter HEMI and increases horsepower with a 30 HP bump. The kit is intended for performance enthusiast. That’s why it also includes a new Mopar performance camshaft for improved engine breathing and an acceleration advantage.

Scat Pack 3 is the package for the true performance enthusiast. The gains in performance boosts the horsepower by 58 HP and 47 lb-fit of torque with CNC-ported cylinder heads and Mopar hi-flow headers.

The MSRP for Stage 1 kit is $2,195, $1,895 for Stage 2, and $4,995 for Stage 3.

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Dodge Takes 2014 Line-Up on Dodge Power Rallye Tour

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This spring, Dodge will be taking its 2014 line-up on a nationwide tour with games, test drives, and prizes for Dodge fans across the country.

Last weekend, the Dodge Power Rallye Tour made its first stop at the Spring Festival of LX vehicles in Irvine, California. The tour will last through the summer and includes stops at Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender on April 17 thru 19, Taste of Omaha on May 30 thru 31, the Ohio State Fair on July 23 thru 24, and Motley Crue concerts all throughout the summer.

Dodge will be bringing along the 2014 line-up including the Charger, Challenger, Dart, Durango, Grand Caravan, Journey, Dodge Charger SRT, and Dodge Challenger SRT. Attendees can check out vehicle displays for the 2014 line-up, take their favorite model for a test drive, or play interactive games to win Dodge brand prizes. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to enter the 2014 Chrysler Group National Giveaway, Chrysler’s year-long contest with the chance to win a $45,000 credit towards a Chrysler Group vehicle. Click here for full sweepstakes rules.

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Orders Flood in for New Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker

Dodge Challenger ShakerAfter opening orders for the new 2014 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker, Dodge has received 2,000 dealer orders, or the whole 2014 model year production run, in only four days.

Dodge expected demand to be high for the new Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker models, but even people closest to the model’s development and introduction at the SEMA show in Las Vegas last year were surprised by how quickly dealers ordered the entire year’s production run.

Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO of the Dodge Brand, responded to the dealer orders, saying, “Based on this strong initial demand, it’s clear that our customer are excited about the return of the legendary Shaker model, which was engineered for enthusiasts who asked for even more attitude and a dose of muscle car heritage. The 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 Engine with the unique hood and intake design makes this performance car an instant classic – much like the original 1970 Challenger R/T with the Shaker hood.”

For those unfamiliar with the 1970 model, the Dodge Challenger’s Shaker directs cool air back into the engine and “shakes” with the powertrain’s movement, giving it the name “Shaker.” The new 2014 model comes with the Super Track Pack which improves steering, suspension, and braking for the vehicle, and special “Shaker” touches can be found all over the interior including a logo embroidered on the seat back and a “Shaker” numbered dash plaque.

Pricing on the 2014 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker starts at $36,995, or $37,495 with the custom hood-to-tail stripes, and it comes in Header Orange, Plum Crazy, TorRed, Bright White, Billet Silver Metallic, or Pitch Black.

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Dodge Named One of “World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies”

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When naming the top innovative companies in the world, names like Google and Nike immediately jump to mind. According to Fast Company magazine, Dodge belongs among those prestigious names.

This week, Fast Company announced their list of the “World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies” which will be featured in their March 2014 issue. Their list included household names Dropbox, Netflix, and Twitter, and squeezed in between Yelp and SXSW is Dodge. Fast Company’s Jason Feifer praised Dodge’s marketing strategy in 2013, particularly their tie-ins with Anchorman 2 and Fast & Furious 6. Additionally, the Dodge brand was central in the Syfy channel’s series Defiance, and one of Dodge’s new ad campaigns featured popular rapper Pitbull.

Dodge’s presence in popular culture was hard to miss in 2013. Feifer hits the nail on the head when he writes, “When the eponymous character in FX’s Archer received a Dodge for his birthday, it was proof of cultural saturation: That wasn’t a paid spot. Dodge was just on the writer’s minds.”

Olivier Francois, Chief Marketing Officer of Chrysler Group LLC, thanked Fast Company for the honor and praised the work done by the marketing teams with Chrysler LLC. “The campaigns and partnerships we create for each of our brands are as individual and different as the brands themselves,” he stated in a press release. “The Dodge initiatives Fast Company highlighted convey a mind-set that is purely Dodge.”

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Dodge Sales Soar in February

UntitledThere were some rumors going around the web that February might be the first month in a long while that sales for Chrysler would be down. Now that the month is over with and we can look at the numbers, looks like it’s not quite time for disappointment. Thanks in large part to Dodge, Chrysler sales a sales boost for the month of February.

The auto sales rose 4.1% which is the best February the company has enjoyed since 2008. Dodge was the biggest aid with their vehicles, almost every vehicle, increasing at least 21%. Here’s the breakdown:

The big star of the show is the Dodge Dart. While it’s had a harder time getting out of the gate than the company would prefer, February may be a sign of things improving. The Dart had the best sales month since it was introduced last June.

Looks like the speculation on when this sales streak will just have to continue. Everyone’s been waiting for the drop for months. I think the attention shift should be that buyers are preferring quality in their car purchases and that’s why Chrysler has reigned.

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New “Need for Speed: Most Wanted” Features Dodge Challenger, Charger

One of the year’s biggest racing games Need for Speed: Most Wanted just hit shelves a few weeks ago, and as gamers work their way through each level, they unlock an extensive list of the best cars ever made including several Dodge models.

The Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger made the cut in this year’s Need for Speed alongside the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale, the Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Spyder Perfromante, and the Aston Martin V12 Vantage. The SRT Viper GTS also made the cut, giving the Chrysler LLC family a substantial representation in the game.

In Need for Speed: Most Wanted, drivers get to race against their friends through city streets in the world’s premiere sports cars. If they win, they get points to upgrade their car’s tires, body, chassis, or transmission. So far, the game has gotten rave reviews. Critics have praised it for giving car lovers a chance to take some of their dream cars through their paces and getting many chances to crash them too. The Challenger and Charger fit right into a world of gorgeous, high-performance cars, and with the game’s E-10 rating, young gamers can learn to love these great cars before they can even drive.

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Dodge Preps More Blacktop Models

Dodge is embracing the dark side for a new special run of their vehicles. The Dodge Avenger, Challenger R/T and Charger R/T are now joining the popular Blacktop lineup.

The Dodge Blacktop was an resounding success with the Dodge Charger. It makes sense to look to include even more popular models to the list. Being part of this new special edition run means providing the consumer with something instantly recognizable on the street that stands out from any other Dodge car. Any Dodge product with the Blacktop name means a focus on giving the models a sleek make-over. Having the title attached brings with it the definition of have a design that is dark, menacing, and stylish. The Avenger, for example, accomplishes this with Gloss Black wheels, Gloss Black-painted crosshair grille, and darkened headlamps.

Packages for the Blacktop start at $595, providing amazing value at a price that isn’t breaking the bank. Dodge Brand Director, Richard Cox, stars in a video showcasing the full new lineup:

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