Dodge Hit With Suit Alleging A Defect In Its Muscle Cars

Law360 (June 25, 2021, 8:14 PM EDT) -- The high-performance Hellcat and Demon editions of Dodge's Chargers and Challengers are allegedly hell on their own wheels, according to a putative class action filed Thursday in Delaware that claims the muscle cars are cursed with weak rear differentials that explode during typical use.

A group of car owners says the manufacturer's parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, advertises the cars as racetrack-grade but failed to design vehicles or replacement parts that could handle their souped-up engines, leaving imperiled owners with steep repair bills and a lower Bluebook value.

"FCA equipped these vehicles with high horsepower engines and marketed the vehicles as...

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