Dodge is just as popular for its conventional models as for the performance-oriented Blacktop editions and with the commencement of the year 2014, Dodge is adding one more model to the Blacktop lineup.
Dodge already offers Blacktop package on cars like the Charger, Challenger, Avenger, Journey and Grand Caravan and expanding its range the major is going to offer Dodge Dart with a Blacktop package this year onwards. The official pictures of the 2014 Dodge Dart Blacktop package has been released recently and the official debut will take place at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit which is a couple of days away.
The Blacktop package is all about a district, sporty look customized by none other than Dodge itself and gladly at a reasonable value. To name some of the features customers get, we have Gloss Black wheels, unique exterior paint colors, Gloss Black painted split-crosshair grille with Gloss Black matching grille surround, darkened headlamp bezels and some Blacktop-specific touches on the exterior.
“The Blacktops have become a signature of sorts for the Dodge Brand,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO – Dodge Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. “With the addition of the Blacktop package for the Dodge Dart, we’re adding to our line-up of vehicles that offer the more aggressive look that has become so popular with our customers.”
The 2014 Dodge Dart is powered by the 2.4-liter MultiAir2 Tigershark engine that produces a healthy 184 horsepower and 174 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2014 Dodge Dart Blacktop package is based on the 2014 Dart SXT model and gets standard unique 18-inch Gloss Black aluminum wheels, Gloss Black mirrors, dark-tinted projector headlamps, projector fog lamps, Gloss Black mask and split crosshair grille, LED racetrack tail lamps, integrated dual exhaust, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth and much more.
As far as the exterior color options are concerned, it will be available in Redline Red, Header Orange, Blue Streak, Granite Crystal Metallic, Billet Silver, Pitch Black and Bright White.
Coming to the interior now, the Blacktop package adds Black/Ruby Red premium cloth interior with Ruby Red accent stitching, dual Ruby Red accent stripes on the front seats, Ruby Red accents in the door trim panels, etc.
The Blacktop version will also be available with optional Sun and Sound Group – featuring nine Alpine speakers with subwoofer, 506-watt amplifier, Uconnect 8.4 CD/MP3 radio with 8.4-inch touchscreen radio, a power express open/close sunroof, iPod control, SiriusXM Satellite Radio with 12-month subscription. Other features include ParkView rear backup camera, floating island bezel illuminated instrument panel surround and glove box lamp, heated exterior mirrors, heated front premium cloth seats, tire-pressure monitoring display and remote start.
The 2014 Dodge Dart SXT Blacktop will cost just $295 more than the Dart SXT with Rallye Appearance Group.