2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Review
Sonny, we can remember when 700 horsepower was just for
supercars. Nowadays, you spoiled kids have the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT
Hellcat, which throws what Cars.com reviewer Joe Bruzek calls
“ludicrous” power behind the iconic muscle car. Watch Bruzek at the
drag strip testing the fury the Hellcat hath in the video above.
2015 Dodge Challenger 6 4 liter Scat Pack and 392 HEMI® Scat Pack Shaker models
The 2015 Challenger is available in eight trim levels: SXT, SXT Plus, R/T,
R/T Plus, R/T Shaker, R/T Plus Shaker, 6.4-liter Scat Pack and 392 HEMI
Scat Pack Shaker (late availability for Shaker). It will be built at the
Brampton (Ont.) Assembly plant. Production is scheduled to begin in the
third quarter of 2014.
Building on record-setting sales success as the segment is set to grow by
almost 50 percent in the next five years
Dodge is building on tremendous sales momentum as it introduces the new
2015 Challenger. In March of 2014, the Dodge brand reached a significant
milestone, with Challenger and Charger sales combining to sell a total of
more than 1 million units in the United States.The previous generation
Challenger scored five solid years of continuous sales growth. In fact, in
its fifth year in the market, when most cars are on their natural decline
curve, the Dodge Challenger set an all-time sales record in 2013, doubling
sales since its launch in 2009.
All-new Scat Pack 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 gives Challenger best-in-class power
The story that packs the biggest power punch on the 2015 Dodge Challenger
is its new Scat Pack 6.4-liter HEMI powertrain. This new Scat Pack car
showcases the evolution of the performance brand while staying true to the
muscle car's 45-year heritage, with its roots harking back to Scat Pack
performance stage kits offered on 1968-71 Challengers.
With a best-in-class 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft.
of torque (projected), the 2015 Dodge Challenger 6.4-liter Scat Pack and
392 HEMI® Scat Pack Shaker models deliver up to an estimated 113 more horsepower and
65-lb.-ft. leap in torque compared with the 5.7-liter Challenger models —
representing more than a 30 percent jump in horsepower and 18 percent
jump in torque. The coupe's best-in-class power enables it to turn mid
4-second 0-60 mph times and low 12-second quarter mile times.
An active electronically controlled Exhaust gives the 2015 Dodge Challenger Scat
Pack a deep, throaty Exhaust note in
keeping with its heritage and track-bred credentials. Performance upgrades
include Brembo four-piston caliper front brakes that deliver world-class
stopping power, enabling a braking distance of 60-0 mph in 117 feet,
performance suspension, an isolated rack-mounted electric power steering
system (with three settings: Normal, Comfort and Sport), all-new
20-by-9-inch polished with black pocket aluminum wheels, high-performance
tires, standard Dodge Performance Pages, which allow driver control over a
range of vehicle settings, including steering feel, transmission response,
stability and traction controls, and standard launch control. A Scat Pack
6.4-liter badge, a 180-mph radial-numbered speedometer, and aggressive
front splitter and rear spoiler with an embedded ParkView rear backup
camera complete the package.
A special Scat Pack Appearance Group adds a unique Bumble Bee rear stripe,
Gloss Black grille surround, HID headlamps and unique 20-by-9-inch forged
lightweight Hyper Black II matte aluminum wheels. The interior features
Scat Pack embroidered high-performance seats, premium embroidered floor
mats, animated Scat Pack logo in the cluster, a high-performance steering
wheel and premium Alpine-branded audio system with 276-watt amplifier (late
availability on interior content).
Challenger R/T models include legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine and
LA River Drag Race - Top Gear USA - Series 2
Which is the best modern muscle car? Adam, Rutledge and Tanner drag race
down the LA river. Rutledge begins in the 1970 Dodge Challenger, Adam in
the 1970 Ford Mustang Boss
302 and Tanner in the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro SS. For the return leg
Rutledge chose the 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8. Adam chose the 2012 Ford Mustang GT. Tanner chose the
2012 Chevrolet Camaro
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