What Does Dodge R/T Stand For?
Have you heard the term R/T in reference to performance vehicles, but aren’t sure what it means? R/T stands for Road/Track and can be found on model configurations across the Dodge lineup. If you are looking for increased performance on the Orland Park roads an R/T model may be for you.
History of R/T
The history of the R/T trim dated back to 1967 with the release of the Dodge Cornet R/T trim. Since then Dodge has released 29 R/T vehicles, including the legendary 1968 Dodge Challenger–which still sports the R/T name on trims levels today.
Advantages of R/T
You will still find improved performance specs and enhanced features missing on standard trims, but with a little less power than are often featured on another performance trim–the SRT®. In return R/T models come with a lower price tag so they can be a great place to start if you are looking for a performance model on a budget.
Vehicles With R/T Trims
Dodge has pioneered the R/T high-performance vehicle lineup, and offers quite a few R/T configurations, including models like:
- Dodge Challenger: R/T, R/T Plus, R/T Shaker, R/T Plus Shaker, R/T Scat Pack
- Dodge Charger: R/T, R/T Scat Pack
- Dodge Durango: R/T
R/T Performance Features
The features and options available on any individual R/T configuration can vary, but some performance-minded features that can be found are:
- HEMI® Engines: Experience increased horsepower and torque from these engines which are often featured in the R/T lineup.
- Brembo Braking: Avoid overheating and experience superior stopping power while on the roads of Mokena.
- Aerodynamics: R/T vehicles are designed to reduce drag with the addition of spoilers, scoops, and other modifications.
Ride in an R/T at our Tinley Park Dealership
Interested in learning more about vehicle performance? Compare the Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger at Bettenhausen CDJR! Speak with an associate today or stop by our lot near Mokena to ride in an R/T, like the Dodge Durango, today.