Auto enthusiasts rejoice as there has been a confirmation that the Barracuda will be back soon. The Barracuda has been gone for 41 years, but there was an announcement in Las Vegas where Chrysler told dealers that a Barracuda sporting a Dodge Badge WILL be coming soon and it will be sporting a convertible top.
This news is huge because there has been rumors for a few years about the Barracuda coming back, but not until now has these rumors been verified. We have transported many classic Barracuda’s and our customers love it when they see our auto hauler pull up with their baby. It is like a kid during christmas. It is things like that which being joy to the truckers and makes this job as an auto mover mean something more. Buying a classic car like a Barracuda isn’t cheap, so having a company that is reliable on the job means the world to the customer.
This new Barracuda is going to be using the new Alfa Romeo Guilia as a base. Many times car manufacturers use a base for multiple cars to keep its costs lower. In this case, the Alf Romeo Guilia will be the base for the Barracuda and the new Charger. Even though it will be a convertible there is still a potential downside to the new Barracuda. It seems as if Chrysler is going to take the 1999 Charger Concept as the main inspiration for the vehicle. It will take other cues such as a long swoop-like shape and muscle car additions, but the picture of the Dodge Barracuda concept is not flattering at all. It looks outdated and nothing like what a muscle car is suppose to look like. We are just hoping that Dodge does the right thing when they make the new Barracuda. If it looks anything like the Charger Concept it will kill the Barracuda before it even hits the road. It may as well be roadkill.
Dodge is really stepping up its game though with other models in the new few years with the new Barracuda, new Charger, new Alfa Romeo, new Maserati models, new Wrangler and new Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT TrackHawk. We hope that all of these models do the brands justice and take their respected brands to the next level.
Dodge, if you read this, PLEASE do a better job on the Barracuda. Don’t mess this up for us!