2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat

USA: Dodge SRT Hellcat variant gets pricier for MY2016

August 26, 2015
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Dodge made the Challenger SRT Hellcat and Charger SRT Hellcat enthusiasts happy by announcing production expansion of the high performance variant for MY2016 but there’s also bad news for MY2016; the SRT Hellcat variant of both the models will see a price hike for the next model year in the U.S. market.

According to a report from CarsDirect, the 2016 Challenger SRT Hellcat will be priced from US$62,495 – US$4,200 more than for MY2015. The 2016 Challenger SRT 392 will be priced US$49,195 – US$3,500 more than for MY2015. The 2016 Charger SRT Hellcat will be priced from US$65,945 – US$3,650 more than for MY2015. The 2016 Charger SRT 392 will priced from US$ 50,995 – US$3,000 more than for MY2015.

The 2016 Challenger and Charger models will see return of the Plum Crazy exterior color, albeit under limited-production. The production of the SRT Hellcat variant of both the models will be increased by more than double of the production run for MY2015. Updates on the MY2016 SRT Hellcat variant will include Laguna Leather interior appointments, Uconnect 8.4AN 8.4-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, HD radio and a five year subscription of SiriusXM Travel Link and SiriusXM Traffic – all being offered as standard.

All unscheduled orders for the 2015 SRT Hellcat models will be cancelled. However, customers whose verified sold orders weren’t built for MY2015 will be receive a special discount on re-ordering their SRT Hellcat model for MY2016.

2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat:

Engine – 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat supercharged V8
Maximum power – 707 hp
Maxmimum torque – 650 lb.-ft. (881 Nm)
NHRA*-certified ¼-mile – 11.2 seconds (stock tires)/ 10.8 seconds (drag radials)

2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat:

Engine – 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat supercharged V8
Maximum power – 707 hp
Maxmimum torque – 650 lb.-ft. (881 Nm)
NHRA*-certified ¼-mile – 11.0 seconds (stock tires)
Top speed – 204 mph (328 km/h)

*National Hot Rod Association

[Source: CarsDirect]

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