The New Dodge Challenger Could be the Most Powerful Muscle Car Ever
A hot, new Dodge Challenger has been released and according to Dodge it’s the most powerful muscle car ever, with its supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat engine the Challenger produces an unprecedented 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque. This makes the Hellcat the most powerful Challenger ever and Dodge's most powerful V-8 ever.
Equipped with the new 6.2-liter Supercharged Hellcat engine, the Challenger is also the first factory supercharged HEMI, as well as Dodge and SRT's first application of V-8 supercharger technology.
Chrysler says the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat has been redesigned and re-engineered to be the most true-to-form muscle coupe on the market with performance-enhancing technologies. This includes the new TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission and an all-new interior inspired by the classic 1971 Challenger.
With the addition of the Hellcat, Dodge and SRT brands now offer the most complete lineup of muscle cars in the market, including the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SXT with its standard powerful and fuel-efficient Pentastar V-6 engine combined with the TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission that delivers 300 horsepower and an estimated 30 miles per gallon; the 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T with the high-torque 5.7-liter HEMI now paired with the TorqueFlite eight-speed or six-speed manual transmission; and the all-new 6.4-liter HEMI Challenger Scat Pack that delivers 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque with the TorqueFlite eight-speed or six-speed manual.
The 2015 Dodge Challenger and Challenger SRTs will start arriving in Dodge dealerships in the third quarter of 2014. Watch for a rip-roaring road test of the new Hellcat Challenger this fall on MotorWeek.
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