When it comes to ultimate spendthrift behavior, Shatta Wale’s house and cars come into mind. Recently Shatta Wale’s latest car, a Dodge Charger, brought his competition to their knees. You know how we are used to the star constant purchase of cars, well this time he outdid himself. Shatta Wale’s cars have built quite a reputation for him over the years.
Among the list of Shatta Wale’s cars, the Dodge Charge stands out from the rest. Among the lineup that stands in the garage is Shatta Wale new BMW car and a Mercedes G Wagon. Shatta Wale wife’s car, a 2015 Hyundai Sonata, is also a dime piece to the collection.
The Dodge Charger isn’t described just from the price tag, but also from the performance the car offers. We did a comparison of how the new car will fair off against other machines roaming the streets of Ghana. The comparison is based on the engine type, speed, acceleration and general review by owners of the cars.
- Dodge Charger vs Dodge Challenger
In terms of cost, the Dodge Challenger is more expensive than the later, it goes for $65,000 while the challenger goes for $60,000. Although they seem similar, both the cars are different in many ways. The Charger is a four-door muscle car while the challenger is more of a family type sedan.
The charger has a 6.2-liter V8 engine that is twin turbocharged with horsepower of 707 for maximum power while the challenger has a 5.7-liter V8 engine only. The both the cars also have a Torque Flite 8-speed transmission with can shift in less than 160 milliseconds. In terms of speed the charger can reach up to 204 mph while the challenger reaches 190mph. In terms of interior features, they both tie. But generally. The charger beat the challenger in this round.
2. Dodge Charger vs Range Rover sport
Shatta Wale’s Range Rover car had been the highlight of his hiplife before the charger showed up. The Range Rover packs a 5.0-liter supercharged petrol V8 engine compared to the charger which has a 6.2-liter V8 engine. The charger has a higher horsepower of 707 compared to the Range Rover with 510 horsepower.
The Ranger Rover is however a SUV compared to a charger which is a mean sports car. Both the interiors have extreme and classic makeovers with most modern features covered in sumptuous leather. But if it is a race, the Dodge Charger will surely give the Range Rover a run for its money.
3. Dodge Charger vs Maserati
Many people have called the Maserati Ghibli as the ‘poor man’s Ferrari,’ but the car has so much to offer. The charger is more of a muscular sports sedan with a V8 engine while the Maserati backs a V6 in the engine bay.
Fuel efficiency has become a major concern for car owners, but the charger has a eco mode which reduces the performance of the engine to reduce the amount of toxic gases produced into the atmosphere. Although the Maserati lacks this feature it has a smooth engine for less fuel consumptions. This a tough call for both cars.
4. Dodge Charger vs Nissan Maxima
Both the sedans are unique sports car with brilliant performance. However, they differ on different features such as the engine type. The charger has a powerful V8 engine while the Nissan has a V6 engine.
Both the sedan cars have an automatic transmission but the charger has a higher 8-speed automatic transmission due to the Torque Flite while the Nissan has a 6-speed automatic transmission. In terms of interior features, they are equipped with modern day safety features fit for a sedan.
5. Dodge Charger vs Jaguar XJR
The Jaguar packs mean punches that t looks on the surface, it has a twin turbocharged v12 engine with a horsepower of 621 and 738 lb.-ft of torque. It also has an 8-speed ZF automatic transmission that can accelerate from 0-60 in 3.9 seconds.
But when put on a race track, Shatta Wale car the Charger will have an easy victory since it has a high speed of 204 mph compared to the Jaguar which has top speed of 174 mph. It is no denial that the Dodge Charger is the fastest sedan in the world.
6. Dodge Charger vs BMW M5
First off, it is important to state that the BMW M5 was meant for racing compared to the charger which is a family sedan. The BMW M5 has a 4-liter twin turbo charged V8 engine with horsepower of 575. Still lower compared to the Dodge Charger.
Another feature that places the charger at the top of the BMW M5 is the transmission. The BMW M5 lacks behind with the 7-speed DCT transmission which has a limited top speed of 160mph. The charger would show dust to the BMW M5 when on a race track.