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Dodge Delivers Unexpected 707 HP with Challenger SRT Hellcat

Most powerful muscle car ever?

by on Jul.02, 2014

When the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat hit showrooms this fall, it will boast 707 horsepower.

When it announced plans for the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat a few months ago, Chrysler’s performance brand suggested it would deliver “600-plus” horsepower. It turns out that was a big plus sign, Dodge now revealing that what it is calling “the most powerful muscle car ever” will come in at a screeching 707 hp when it hits showrooms late this year.

All the numbers have taken a big jump. SRT Powertrain Director Chris Cowland originally suggested we’d be looking at torque in the range of 575 pound-feet. It turns out that will actually be 650 lb-ft.

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But we anticipate that we can still take Cowland at his word, the engineering chief earlier suggesting that the 2015 Hellcat will be “bloody fast.” (more…)

Mopar Motors Down Memory Lane

New appearance packages debut for the Dodge Challenger.

by on Jan.04, 2010

If you have to ask,you will not remember the Ramchargers or Pomona ...

Mopar announced this morning that a dress up package for the Dodge Challenger muscle car is now a factory installed option.

The exterior kit, $1,995 includes a body-color hood with scoop, body-color rear “Go-Wing” spoiler and strobe stripe graphics.

An interior appearance package ($945 for the automatic transmission and $780 manual) is also available and includes a T-handle shifter, bright pedal kit (automatic only), bright doorsill guards, premium carpet floor mats and a full vehicle cover.

Both options are available on SE and R/T models in the following colors: TorRed, Bright Silver Metallic, Brilliant Black Crystal and Bright White.

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“We worked closely with Mopar to further enhance the appearance of Dodge’s modern-day muscle machine,” said Ralph Gilles, President and Chief Executive Officer – Dodge Car Brand.

“Our additional design cues effectively communicate the vehicle’s world-class handling, performance and cutting-edge technology,” he said.

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