Dodge takes inspiration from a great 1950s NASCAR winner for their new small SUV

Lovers of the cars movies will be happy to hear that the Hornet is back, especially thanks to Dodge, and we won’t have long to wait. The American automaker will release the 2023 Dodge Hornet later this year. In fact, this latest addition to Dodge’s muscle cars is directly inspired by the original Fabulous Hudson Hornet that made NASCAR so exciting to watch.

The news is out about the new Dodge Hornet

The Fabulous Hudson Hornet | Getty Images

Dodge is proud to announce a new Compact Utility Vehicle (CUV) joining its lineup known as the Hornet. It is a hybrid with a 1.3L turbo engine and an electric motor. There’s an estimated 285 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque.

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