Category Archives: Dodge News

River Rock Concert Series: What We Know So Far

The annual River Rock concert series will start back up this July 13 after a rousing success last year. Withnell Dodge is proud to have been involved with the series and loved the chance we got to engage with the community, and we can’t wait to see what River Rock serves this year. Last year’s River Rock series featured artists Uncle Kracker, The Junebugs, and St. Lucia. This year’s lineup will be announced sometime this month, so keep an eye out! Last year prices ranged from $10 to $25, with a bundle for all three shows at $39, and children under 10 were admitted for free. No prices have been … Continue reading

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Dodge Hellcat Dual Stripes: New Paint Job for SRT Hellcat Models

The Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat models are among the most powerful models on the market, with the exterior designs to go with their incredible performance. Dodge recently decided to add new dual stripe designs, a sleek style that looks custom made. According to Chrysler, the Dodge Hellcat dual stripes are exclusive carbon-fiber pattern designs made to look like they came straight from the factory ready to race. Beginning in January, dealers around the country can take orders for the sleek style, costing an additional $995. “The SRT Hellcat models are America’s ultimate performance car duo, and these already legendary Challenger and Charger models have given Dodge more than the … Continue reading

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Easy-to-Use Uconnect System Gains New Customizable Features

Every year in-car technology gets more and more advanced. The easy-to-use Uconnect system from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is no exception. For the 2016 model year, properly equipped Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, and Ram vehicles will gain a variety of new features, including Siri Eyes Free, Do Not Disturb, SiriusXM Tune Start, and more. A Drag and Drop menu bar allows drivers and passengers to personalize their Uconnect experience. With this feature, drivers can drag their favorite apps and frequently used services to the main menu bar for fast and easy access. If you are tired of being interrupted by driving, then the Uconnect’s Do Not Disturb and Reply with Text Message … Continue reading

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1968 Dodge Dart Restoration Embraces the Classic Cruising Experience

The Dodge brothers are to credit for some of the most striking and classic car designs – some of which can still be seen on the road today. One particular Dodge creation has been restored as a family affair. When it comes to restoring classic cars, it’s more than a hobby for Sherm White’s family – it’s a culture. He has poured over 500 hours into the perfect restoration of his 1968 Dodge Dart classic. Sherm White’s 1968 Dodge Dart restoration features “boxy, curvy, sharp lines” that White adores. With a fully automated top and a V8 GT engine, the pale yellow Dodge Dart is a convertible ready for the … Continue reading

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Dodge Furious 7 Promotional Partnership Shows Brand’s Power

The Fast & Furious movie franchise has used Dodge vehicles in its films since its inception. Now, though, not only will Dodge vehicles star in Furious 7, but Dodge will also join in a promotional partnership with Universal Pictures and Atlantic Records to entice the public to come see the final Fast & Furious film. “Fast Dodge cars, adrenaline-filled action, and heart-pounding music have fueled the Fast & Furious movie franchise,” said Olivier Francois, Chief Marketing Officer for FCA Global. “For the first time, Dodge is broadening its long-time partnership with an innovative new Atlantic Record collaboration that truly expands the power and reach of the Fast & Furious franchise … Continue reading

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Jay Leno’s 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Auctioned for Charity

Jay Leno, comedian and car enthusiast extraordinaire, might be best known for his time as host of The Tonight Show, but it’s his philanthropic efforts that are getting attention these days. Leno boasts an extensive car collection, and has auctioned yet another one of his one-of-a-kind cars off for a good cause. On January 17th, with the help of Gooding & Company auction house, Leno auctioned off his all-black 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8. The unique SRT was one of 6,400 models first released that were pre-sold to car enthusiasts. The money was raised for a cause close to Leno’s heart – the United Service Organizations (USO). The USO is a … Continue reading

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2015 Dodge Charger Wins KBB.com’s Best Resale Value Award

When it comes to vehicles with the best resale value, we usually expect boring-but-excellent cars to be at the top. The Honda Civic, the Toyota Camry, those sort of cars. They’re not that exciting, but they’ll get the job done, and they keep at it for a long time—right? Right. But apparently there’s something even better—a car that gets the job done for a long time and manages to be exciting. Meet the 2015 Dodge Charger, winner of KBB.com’s Best Resale Value award in the full-size car category, edging out tough competitors like the Toyota Avalon and Chevrolet Impala. The Charger is a lesson on versatility. It’s got a new … Continue reading

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Customized Dodge Viper Available Thanks to New Program

It’s every sports car fan’s dream—an incredible vehicle, with style and power to spare, now made fully customizable by its maker. That’s exactly what has happened here with the Dodge Viper. A new program will allow you to create your very own customized Dodge Viper, and there will be tons of options available to you as an individual owner. With over 8,000 exterior colors options, 24,000 stripe colors, 10 wheel options, 16 interior trim designs, and six aero packages, the combinations are basically endless. Therefore, you’re practically assured that your custom Viper will be one-of-a-kind. With this new program, you’ll get a car that’s as powerful and individualized as possible. … Continue reading

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Dodge Brand Image Sheds Family Focus, Looks to Performance

When the Dodge brothers first founded Dodge, the brand focused on offering performance and speed at a low price. Over the years, the American car brand has turned away from its roots, instead offering cheaper, family-oriented models for the working class. Now, the Dodge Brand image is looking to go back to the beginning, changing its focus from a family-friendly image to one of pure speed. This transformation started with the introduction of the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat—a hot-rodder’s dream. With 707 horsepower under the hood and a top speed of 204 miles per hour, the Challenger Hellcat can eat up a quarter mile in just 11 seconds. And the … Continue reading

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A Look Back: 2014 Dodge Highlights

2014 was a busy year in the automotive industry. Dodge in particular was in the news multiple times for various positive stories, all of which we here at Withnell Dodge followed closely. Now the year is coming to a close, we’d like to take this opportunity to share our 2014 Dodge highlights with you. Check them out below. SRT Hellcat Models             Beginning in May, Dodge started leaking information about two new performance models that would debut in 2014, starting with the Challenger SRT Hellcat, and following in August with the Charger SRT Hellcat. We quickly discovered that the Hellcat models were capable of producing … Continue reading

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