The 2008 Dodge Dakota was unveiled at the 2007 Chicago auto show, with two engines. The Dakota gets a new 4.7-liter V8 engine that delivers 290 horsepower and 320 lb.-ft of torque with a standard six-speed manual transmission except the Laramie model. The Dakota, as are all 4.7-liter engines, is a flex-fuel vehicle, which means it is capable of using E85 or gasoline to operate it’s new engine.

The other 2008 Dodge Dakota is a 3.7-liter Magnum V6 engine that produces 210 horsepower and 235 lb-ft of torque.