Hellcats respond very nicely to mild tuning. Find more info on this particular 10.67 Charger at CarBuzz. Quarter mile run video after the jump!
In one corner, a 1970 Challenger R/T 440 4-speed. There were less than 100 built in black. This very car was chosen by Dodge to star in their commercial for the debut of the new for 2012 Challenger. In the other corner, a 2015 Challenger Hellcat X. As 707 hp was not deemed enough, they bolted on two turbochargers to bump the output to over 800 hp! The fine folks at Dream Giveaways have outdone themselves again. The winner also gets $40,000 to cover the taxes! Help some great charities and get a chance to win this dream team. Go to Dream Giveaway now to learn more about these beauties and to purchase tickets!
Car and Driver is reporting that the 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will be the next recipient of a certain 707 horsepower power plant. There have been many recent rumours that the Hellcat engine would be finding a new home somewhere but they seem to be quashed fairly quickly. Let’s hope this marriage happens!.
Ricci Cavallaro took a bone-stock 2015 Challenger Hellcat to Pittsburgh Raceway Park, swapped out the OEM rubber for Nitto NT05 tires measuring 305/45/r18, and made a 10.97 pass on his first run! Two subsequent runs were also in the 10s. Read more at Torque News. Videos of his first two runs after the jump!
So your significant other refuses to let you buy a Hellcat. “The constant whining is crazy!” You’re not sure if they mean you or the Dodge. If you have to compromise, tell them you’ll settle for the lowly, normally aspirated Charger Scat Pact. Autoweek does a short review of the Scat Pack. “…how does it drive? About how you’d think 485 hp propelling 4,400 pounds would drive—it gets up and goes.” Read the review here. More pics after the jump!
Roadkill is now sponsored by Dodge. Hmmm. Watch their latest episode and tell us what you think. Video after the jump!
Prospective Hellcat buyers are being warned about giving deposits to certain unscrupulous Dodge dealers for a Hellcat that may take many months to materialize. The source of this warning? FCA themselves. One interesting tidbit: no Dodge dealer can sell two Hellcats in one month. Find more info at Yahoo! Autos.