The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat cars are now on their way to dealerships across the United States. The performance-spec Challenger received more than 4,500 orders in the first five days after the order books opened in September. The 707-horsepower Challengers are now being dispatched from their Brampton (Ont.) Assembly Plant.
The new Challenger SRT Hellcat sports a 6.2-liter V8 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The V8 engine delivers 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. (881 Nm) of torque. The 2015 model starts at $59,995 U.S. MSRP (excluding $995 destination, includes $2,100 gas-guzzler tax; $1,700 gas-guzzler tax on models with the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic).
More details are available in the press release below.
THE BEAST IS UNLEASHED: 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER SRT HELLCAT ON WAY TO DEALERSHIPS
- 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is most powerful and fastest muscle car ever with 707 horsepower, supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 engine and a certified ¼-mile elapsed time of 11.2 seconds at 125 miles per hour on street tires
- 22 miles per gallon (mpg) achieved with segment-exclusive TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission; new six-speed manual contributes to 21-mpg highway rating
- Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat starting U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) is $59,995 (excluding destination)
November 13, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – The wait is over. The highly anticipated new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat with its supercharged whine is about to roar into Dodge dealerships across the United States.
Dodge and SRT received more than 4,500 orders for the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat in just the first five days after orders opened in September. Those 707-horsepower muscle cars are now leaving the Brampton (Ont.) Assembly plant where they were built and making their way to Dodge customers across the country.
“The introduction of the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat has ignited the general market’s interest in the muscle car segment,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO, Dodge and SRT brands. “The reaction from our customers and the general public has been beyond even our positive expectations, and we will work to build a Challenger Hellcat for every customer who wants one.”
The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is the fastest muscle car ever with a National Hot Rod Association-certified ¼-mile elapsed time of 11.2 seconds at 125 miles per hour (mph) with stock Pirelli P275/40ZR20 P Zero tires. With drag radials, the ¼-mile run dropped to just 10.8 seconds at 126 mph.
The fastest muscle car ever is also the most powerful muscle car ever, thanks to the Challenger SRT’s HEMI Hellcat, which delivers an unprecedented 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque. The 6.2-liter V-8 is also the first factory-built supercharged HEMI.
Equipped with Chrysler Group’s segment-exclusive TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, the new Challenger SRT Hellcat has earned a highway fuel-economy rating of 22 miles per gallon (mpg) from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Not to be outdone, the Challenger SRT Hellcat earns an EPA highway rating of 21 mpg when equipped with the new-for-2015 six-speed manual transmission.
In addition to the awe-inspiring horsepower, the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat has been redesigned and totally re-engineered to be the most true-to-form muscle coupe on the market with performance-enhancing technologies inside and out, including the new TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission or six-speed manual and an all-new interior inspired by the classic 1971 Challenger.
The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat has a starting U.S. MSRP (Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price) of $59,995 (excluding $995 destination, includes $2,100 gas-guzzler tax; $1,700 gas-guzzler tax on models with the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic).