Tag: Hemi

Tire Shredding: 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Engineer Burnout

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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 »

  Comments | By - July 22, 2014

Raising a Little Hell in the 707hp Dodge Challenger

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT with the HEMI® Hellcat engine

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 »

  Comments | By - July 22, 2014

Question of the Week: Is the Challenger Hellcat the Greatest Performance Bargain Ever?

The all-new Driver Information Display screen in the Challenger

We have learned that the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat with 707 horsepower and 650lb-ft of torque will start at $59,995 – making it substantially less expensive than the other cars on the list of the most production powerful vehicles in the world. It is also less expensive than the mid- and upper-level Chevrolet Corvette […] More »

  Comments | By - July 17, 2014

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Runs a 10.85 on Video!

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When Chrysler announced that the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat would pack at least 600 horsepower, we knew that it would be pretty fast. When we learned that the Hellcat would actually pack 707 horsepower and 650lb-ft of torque, we knew that it would be really fast. Today, we learned that it is mind blowing […] More »

  Comments | By - July 11, 2014

Cool Thread of the Day: Trey Byrum’s 6.1L Hemi Prowler

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While today’s featured Cool Thread doesn’t include a Dodge vehicle, it does include the 6.1L Hemi from the SRT Charger and Challenger, the Shaker style hood scoop from a Dodge Challenger and a Plymouth Prowler – one of the coolest factory hot rods of all time. The Prowler came with a spunky V6 engine that […] More »

  Comments | By - July 8, 2014

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