2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat – Review
The moment we’ve all been waiting for since the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, Dodge has once again proved its worth by the release of its most powerful Challenger ever known as the ‘Hellcat’.
With its headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan, the recently united Dodge and SRT are in full gear to unleash the beast with its appalling, one of a kind, 6.2-liter, V-8 mill engine with the new 600-plus horsepower. It is said to be the most powerful engine ever manufactured by Chrysler Group- giving Challenger Hellcat the biggest competitive edge along with technological up-gradations inside and out.
Some people claim that Dodge named the engine Hellcat after the Grumman World War II fighter planes as they were the most efficient planes to fight with in the war, yet no official explanation or confirmation has been provided by the company itself.
Following in the footsteps of the facelifted 2015 challenger, the Hellcat has also gained from a 1971-inspired update with minor changes like separate taillights and an improved snood of the car. The hood now features dual air extractors for better heat removal and decreased air turbulence in the engine chamber, as well as an exclusive Air Catcher inlet port.
Hellcat also noticeably features a restructured bumper with quad projector lamps and ‘SRT’ logo on the right side which holds up to Hellcat’s superlative appearance, while a large splitter pushes the muscle car harder to the ground.
Hellcat’s interior is conventional Challenger style, where luxurious seats with comfortable cushioning accompanies long and easy drives, including the new feature of heated and ventilated standard front seats.
In the driver seat you’ll examine more pleasurable features like SRT-branded steering wheel with the unique gauges and digital graphics. Moving over to the brakes, the Challenger Hellcat is fitted brand-new, 15.4-inch Brembo two-piece rotors with six-piston calipers, working harmoniously as an anti-lock braking system along with ESC and traction control systems.
Many of the most memorable paint colors in automotive history have been found on the Challenger. The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT 392 and SRT with the HEMI Hellcat will be available in 11 exterior colors: B5 Blue Pearl Coat, Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Bright White Clear Coat, Granite Crystal Metallic Pearl Coat, Ivory White Tri-Coat Pearl, Jazz Blue Pearl Coat, Phantom Black Tri-Coat Pearl, Pitch Black Clear Coat, Redline Tri-Coat Pearl, Sublime Metallic Pearl Coat and TorRed Clear Coat, giving it an exclusive edge Hellcat Entails.
Nevertheless, with all the outstanding features reported, the price and launch date has not yet been revealed but its rumored the production will start in the third quarter of the year with prices approximately between $60,000-$75,000.