But if that car represented Chrysler’s opening salvo in the modern-day horsepower war, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is an unmitigated nuclear strike. At 707 peak horsepower, the Challenger SRT Hellcat is the most powerful American production car Before I tell you about my driving experience with the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, I’m just going to get this off my chest: this is one powerful, fast and, yes, chest-poundingly badass car. Your knee-jerk reaction might be “holy cow, $60k+ is a lot Muscle car enthusiasts and collectors across the nation, gather ’round for this important news bulletin coming from Chrysler. The first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat , wearing the 0001 vehicle identification number (VIN), will be auctioned As much as the Mopar faithful would like to deny it, for the past few years the pony car wars have been a two horse race, with Ford’s 662 horsepower Mustang Shelby GT500 and Chevrolet’s 580hp Camaro ZL1 leaving the 470 horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT8 in PORTLAND, Ore., – We came out of Turn 9 into a long arc that seemed more like a straight-away at the Portland International Raceway and hit 105 mph before braking to enter Turn 10. We were driving the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat; well we were In a few months, many Mustang and Camaro owners will feel woefully inadequate. That’s when the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat will start hitting the streets, and, just in case you’ve been living under a rock, here’s why it’s such a big deal: The .
Muscle cars, like those of the 2015 Dodge Challenger lineup—and yes, that includes the 707-horsepower SRT Hellcat—have long been emblematic of all that’s American. They’ve always been about cramming a V-8—a very large, lusty sounding V-8 For many, the Challenger looks outdated and border comic-eqsue, especially when opted with 1970s-style flamboyant colors, flashy pin stripes and decals, but no one can deny that its flagship edition, the 707hp 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is one Mark your calendars, boys and girls, cause the 20th of May is probably the best day for American muscle in 2014. On this faithful day, Dodge unleashed the first specs, photos and videos of the mighty, heavily-anticipated 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. With more interior tech than a Porsche or more power than a Lamborghini, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat surprisingly shines both on and off the track. As a mode of transportation, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat isn’t very good. It weighs as .