After years or being dormant, the challenger series finally has returned to the Dodge lineup. The 2015 Challenger model has received a refreshed look.The 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat is the ultimate muscle car. If you are one of those eagerly waiting to see as well as drive the most powerful muscle car ever, truth be told, the wait will be painful. However, on the bright side this gives us sufficient time to thoroughly go through the specs of this car in detail. That is obviously besides the V-8 HEMI that is supercharged that has everyone drooling all over.
2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat exterior
The exterior of this vehicle benefits from the inspired update of 1971. The front grille that was split has been replaced by a much cleaner one while the separate taillights have been maintained as separate. These are however not the only differences that are noticeable on the hellcat. The hood now has air extractors that are dual that enhance the removal of heat as well as reduce the air turbulence in the compartment of the engine. The redesigned bumper also adds to the menacing looks of the Hellcat. From the side the 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat stands out as it as fender badges labeled �Supercharged’.
2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat interior
Its interior is however standard like any other challenger model. However, some details have been included which set apart the vehicle from its predecessors. The very first thing that will get your attention is the SRT-branded steering wheel that has been redesigned and that has a flat bottom. The digital graphics as well as the unique gauges are finished in a red hue. The interior also has leather seats that have French accent stitching. The front seats are ventilated and heated.
2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat engine
At the heart of the challenger Hellcat is a 6.2litre V8 HEMI that has a horsepower of 600 and above and 650lb-ft of torque. This engine is one of the most powerful productions the V8 Chrysler group has ever made. It has upgrades such as the pistons forged from alloy and a crankshaft that is forged from steel. The engine drives the wheels through a 6-speed transmission that is manual or an 8-speed unit that is automatic.
The pricing for this monster of a car has not yet been released but it is expected to be well above the $55,000 mark. Therefore, if you are having our eyes on this car, starting preparing your bank accounts and consolidating your finances as it will be worth your every penny.
2015 Dodge Challenger release date
New Dodge Hellcat is expected in 2015.