Every Car Discontinued in 2024 (RIP to These Icons)
The automotive market is a dynamic landscape, evolving almost as swiftly as life itself. Trends in the car community can appear and disappear in the blink of an eye. What might be a buzzworthy trend today could become a distant memory tomorrow. This rapid pace extends to the offerings of automotive manufacturers, where a machine that seems poised to cater to performance enthusiasts can quickly fade into obscurity.
I know that many were excited when Dodge threw a supercharger atop its V8 offering and made some of the most exciting cars on the road. However, what is here today will be gone tomorrow as new trends emerge.
In a recent video from TFL Talk, the hosts provide a comprehensive rundown of what the automotive landscape is projected to look like in 2024. Unsurprisingly, the focal point of current automotive discussions is electric vehicles and their anticipated impact on the industry.
The video takes a moment to shine a spotlight on models that are slated to be discontinued as the calendar flips to 2024. Some of these models were marketing attempts to capture a few extra buyers for forgettable machines that had run their course. On the flip side, there are long-running icons, once the most significant and respected names in the industry, now being laid to rest as well.
The question of whether some of these machines will make a comeback in a different form in the future remains uncertain. It’s challenging to imagine revered nameplates like the Dodge Charger fading into oblivion.
What is certain, however, is that the automotive market will experience new voids as of 2024, ready to be filled by other nameplates that will soon capture the attention of enthusiasts and buyers alike. The ever-changing automotive landscape continues to offer surprises, ushering in new chapters and bidding farewell to old ones.