Question of the Week: Challenger Hellcat in Auto or Manual?
In addition to having a bone chilling 707 horsepower, one of the key features that allows the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat to stand apart from the Dodge Viper or the Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is the 8-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission. When you look at the most powerful American cars in the past, including the […] More »
We know now that the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will offer 707 horsepower and 650lb-ft of torque from its supercharged 6.2L Hellcat Hemi, making it more powerful and faster in the quarter mile than the SRT Viper. The Viper has a significantly lighter curb weight, but the naturally aspirated V10 is spotting the Hellcat […] More »
While at the media launch for the 2015 Dodge Challenger last week, one of the Chrysler Group engineers jumped into a black Challenger SRT Hellcat model and pulled into the burnout box for the drag strip of Portland International’s quarter mile drag strip. While I am certain that no water was needed, they tossed down […] More »
Last week I flew to Portland Oregon for the media launch of the 2015 Dodge Challenger and included in the long list of vehicles available to drive were a collection of SRT Hellcat models. I drove a handful of new Challengers in Portland but let’s be honest – right now all any Mopar lover cares […] More »
While vague pricing for the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat leaked earlier this week, the Chrysler Group has rolled out a much broader pricing rundown for the entire Challenger lineup – including more thorough details on the mighty Hellcat. We also get just enough of the option pricing to get our attention, with the rest […] More »