Dodge Challenger made its debut in 2006 as a concept and two years later as a production car. This year it was time to present the refreshed model. Earlier this year, Dodge introduced the reconstructed model, with a slightly more powerful engine in SE and R / T versions and now arrives on the market’s most powerful series car ever produced Challenger with name 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 Hellcat.
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 Hellcat engine
Challenger SRT-8 has a 6.4L V8 engine that develops 485 hp and 643 Nm of torque, but what is new is the Hellcat options. Thanks Supercharger, 2015 Challenger SRT-8 Hellcat provides the most powerful V8 engine in Chrysler’s history. Early information told us that the power should be around 600 hp, that would not compromise the Viper, which develops 640 hp 8.4L V10 engine. But when he presented was followed by a big surprise even 707 hp and 880 Nm of torque. The offer will include two six-speed manual gearbox and eight-speed automatic and the power will be transmitted to the rear wheels. Acceleration from 0-60 mph is quite impressive and is 4 seconds while the top speed is 300 km / h.
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 Hellcat changes
Hellcat is different from the standard SRT for a few little things. First of all, there are sports tires, bigger brakes and a modified suspension. Another interesting fact is that in the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 Hellcat driver has the option to limit the power of the “only” 500 hp if he do not want to use the maximum performance. Design changes are minimal and they are mainly related to the modified front bumper and a small spoilet for better aerodynamics. The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 Hellcat also offers a new aluminum hood which is made with the 1996 Viper as an inspiration and the interior offers sports leather seats and more equipment.
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 Hellcat price
The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 Hellcat will be on sale later this year and the number will be limited. The exact price is not yet known but is expected to cost about $ 60 000. Key rivals will be the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 and the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.