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  • Full test of the explosively fast Challenger SRT Hellcat. Read more and see Dodge's hp Hellcat officially ushers in the age of unreason.

    Challenger SRT Hellcat Review, Pricing, and Specs. our test car roared to 60 mph in seconds and completed the quarter-mile in seconds at mph.

    The Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye Has Horsepower, And the top-dog Hellcat makes hp, lb-ft of torque, and does in.

    Dodge challenger hellcat 0 60

    Dodge challenger hellcat 0 60

    That flavor of Godzilla does the quarter in What about the Viper? So when you melt the rears a tad just go ahead and swap 'em with the fronts. Here's the part you've been waiting for.

    Dodge challenger hellcat 0 60

    Dodge challenger hellcat 0 60

    Dodge challenger hellcat 0 60

    Dodge challenger hellcat 0 60

    Dodge challenger hellcat 0 60

    Some sort of Continental, and for the sake of rhetorical flourish, let's assume she was a GT Speed. What with horsepower from a twin-turbo W, it ought to be. Yet all I could think while every single muscle and tendon in my right ankle suddenly went taught was, "Aw, poor Bentley! You've only got around horsepower. Keep trying, little guy, you'll get there. Then I mashed the gas and, well friends, the smile's still there. Strange things to a man's face, too. No doubt you've perused our first drive of the new, ultra-mighty, simultaneously genre-defining and -smashing, muscular monster from Mopar.

    In that review you can get all the hairy, technical details about how Dodge majordomo Ralph Gilles and friends were able to coax a ridiculous hp with an accompanying catapult-worthy pound-feet of torque from a supercharged 6. Feel free to read that last sentence again if you like. This first test, however, is much more concerned with the more visceral aspects of the Hellcat.

    Dodge challenger hellcat 0 60

    To quote my colleague Erick Ayapana, "The supercharger whine can double as an air raid siren. To quote our man Scott Evans, "Just like a Challenger. Understeer into the corner, oversteer out.

    You want massive horsepower and catlike reflexes? Or wait a few months and grab the upcoming hp, lb-ft-of-torque Corvette Z The Hellcat is another breed of beastie entirely. Sure, there's probably some way to foist a super-stiff chassis and all the track-worthiness that entails under the latest and greatest from SRT. But you'd be missing the point. This is a big, comfortable boulevard yacht that just so happens to have a Hellfire missile where the engine should be. Voyaging along in the Barcalounger front thrones with potent, finger-chilling air conditioning and a pretty righteous stereo in total comfort, yet knowing that you can break the tires completely loose in almost any of the eight gears our test car's an auto; we'll reviewthe manual in a later story is precisely the point.

    Dodge challenger hellcat 0 60

    If you really must know, the Hellcat can be wanged around our figure-eight course in That's the exact same time as an Alfa Romeo 4C , actually. OK, OK -- so what actually happens when you mash the throttle from a dead start?

    Many things, it turns out, and all of them car-guy fantasy stuff. If you just punch it with every traction and stability nanny off, the tires are happy to self-immolate.

    The front and rear tires are square. Meaning that you have identical inch, width Pirelli P Zeros at all four corners. So when you melt the rears a tad just go ahead and swap 'em with the fronts. Remember, you didn't buy the Hellcat to go autocrossing. Leave that sort of stuff to the Miatas of the world.

    Dodge challenger hellcat 0 60

    Honestly, if big smoky burnouts are your top car-buying priority, stop researching. The Hellcat creates stinky, juvenile white clouds better than any other new car. The Challenger Hellcat does come with a launch control system. As with the Ford Shelby GT , you're able to adjust the rpm at which the engine holds itself through a screen.

    Hold brake, stomp pedal, lift left foot, and away you go. However, our testing crew found that this wasn't the best way to launch the Hellcat. No, the quickest way down the quarter required careful throttle application and starting in second gear. All it does is create a whole bunch of glorious smoke. Seems as if once you get to the horse threshold in rear-drive cars, traction becomes a serious issue.

    Dodge Challenger Hellcat - 0-300 km/h Acceleration



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