Apparently, 2018 Ford Mustang is going to be without any competition in Australia, when it comes to performance and muscle cars because the latest news suggests that the 2018 Dodge Challenger Hellcat isn’t going to arrive there. Since the Mustang has become the best-seller on Down Under market, it seems that the Chevy and Dodge are moving away from that country and will be leaving Ford as uncontested king.

It is apparent that Dodge Challenger Hellcat and Camaro as well are not going to be made in any form for the Australian market and the brand is ending their operations there. The CEO of FCA Australia has been with this brand very shortly, little over two months, and he already has a difficult task at his hands. One of those will be to inform all the muscle car fans that the Dodge brand is leaving Australia. This is going to impact a lot of people that love this company and break a lot of hearts.

The reason for this is simply mathematical and economical. The only Dodge that has managed to get sold out there has been able to push up sales figures of less than 30 cars per month and that alone is no justification for the brand to stay present there. Fans have started to grasp for straws stating that if 2018 Dodge Challenger Hellcat together with the Charger were sold there, it might boost the sales of this brand name. Looking at the situation and the fact that the Chrysler 300 didn’t gather a large owner base it seems very much out of the question to sell RWD performance vehicles where they are not wanted.

If you ask well what about Ford Mustang? The issue here isn’t the RWD US performance car because Ford Mustang is doing better than expected with more than 514 units sold every month, it just could be that the two-door performance models are more favored than anything else. This alone shows that Dodge is probably right and that this just isn’t a good time for 2018 Dodge Challenger Hellcat. Maybe better days are coming, we shall wait and see.

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My name is Miloš Kalajdžić and I come from Brčko DC in Bosnia. I was born on July 20 th 1988 and so far I obtained a BSc in economics and one year of working experience in my field of study. I am a very hard-working person who leaves nothing unfinished and halfway done. When I commit to something I give my best to make sure that everything is done the way as it is supposed to be. I like cars and everything that comes with them. My passion are American muscle cars, but unfortunately the closest I managed to come near one is behind my laptop watching an image of the new Chevy or Dodge and writing about it. But that’s ok I’m still optimistic. When I’m not behind the laptop writing I’m on the streets and auto shows admiring all stuff rolling on four wheels being propelled by a petrol engine!