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Bill Gamble's Hellcat Challenger

Watch the 1st Manual Trans Hellcat Challenger Run 9s, Break MPH Record

This past weekend, Bill Gamble headed back to the track with his record-setting Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and not only did he set another record for the quickest manual transmission Hellcat Challenger, but he was also the first manual Hellcat Challenger in the 9s and he set a new record for the quickest trap speed in a quarter mile by a Hellcat car.
Ram Rebel TRX Concept side

Why the Hellcat Powered Ram Rebel TRX Concept Could Reach Production

The American performance world was rocked yesterday when FCA introduced their new Hellcat Hemi-powered Ram Rebel TRX Concept, but in looking at the features which make this truck so special – I believe that this incredible performance truck could reach production in pretty much the same form as the image shown above.
GeigerCars Charger Hellcat

GeigerCars Builds a Meaner, Greener Dodge Charger Hellcat

The German tuning experts at GeigerCars have made a name for themselves in creating some monster performance packages for American vehicles sold overseas and the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is their latest project – adding impressive power, a new suspension setup and new wheels wrapped in wider rear tires along with that striking green exterior paint.
Beckman V Johnson

Beckman's Dodge Charger Wins Champ Chase Race 2 - Mopars Hold Top 3 in Title Run

The teams of the NHRA Funny Car class headed to Gateway Motorsports Park in St Louis, Missouri this past weekend for the 2nd event in the 6-race Countdown to the Championship and Jack Beckman drove his Don Schumacher Racing Dodge Charger to the top of the bracket – beating teammate Tommy Johnson Jr for the big win.
Bill Gamble Record Hellcat Challenger 10.25

New Manual Trans Dodge Challenger Hellcat 1/4-Mile Record (Video)

While the vast majority of the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcats setting records on the drag strip are equipped with the 8-speed automatic transmission, a new manual transmission Challenger owner has raised the bar for those Hellcat racers with a clutch pedal – laying down an awesome 10.25 run at 140 miles per hour.
2017 Hellcat steering wheel

2017 Hellcat Steering Wheel can be Retrofit to 15-16 Charger, Challenger

When the news dropped that the 2017 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat and the 2017 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat would have a new steering wheel center with an SRT badge with red backlighting, many owners of 2015 and 2016 Hellcat cars wanted to know if they could swap to the glowing badge - and the answer is “yes”.
TopCat HOTM winner

Hellcat of the Month: The Mopar Community Says Goodbye to TopCat

Rather than having the members of the Hellcat Group Facebook page vote on the September 2016 Hellcat of the Month, the admins of that page have decided to honor John Toutkoushian – better known as TopCat in the Mopar performance community – who passed away earlier this month while still holding the record for the world’s quickest Hellcat car.
Dodge lineup at Roadkill

2017 Dodge Brand: The Greatest American Performance Lineup, Ever

The 2017 model year for the Dodge brand will have a massive spread of performance vehicles, ranging from the most affordable V8 muscle cars to the most powerful muscle cars ever to the most track capable road car in the world – giving the 2017 Dodge lineup more performance under one roof than any American brand has ever offered and making this year’s Dodge lineup the great American performance lineup in a single model year, ever.
2017 Hellcat Challenger rear

2017 Dodge Challenger, Charger Hellcat Production to Begin Next Month

The 2017 Dodge Challenger and 2017 Dodge Charger in SRT Hellcat trim will get the longest list of new features among all of the muscle car configurations, and for those prospective buyers holding off for the 2017 model year, you can expect to see your car sometime during the 4th quarter – with production of the 2017 model year Challenger and Charger slated to begin next month.
2016 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat in Dark Red

Hellcat Dodge Charger Drubs Tesla in C&D Lightning Lap

Yesterday we reported that the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat had turned the quickest lap among 4-door cars in their years Car & Driver Lightning Lap shootout and after digging deeper into the results of one of the most rigorous track tests in the industry, I found that the Tesla Model S P85D was also in the competition – and it didn’t do very well at all.
Dodge Challenger GT AWD Concept

Hellcat Owners Polled on All Wheel Drive Challenger Interest

After all of the talk about the All-Wheel Drive Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat in the past two weeks, I polled the folks on the large Hellcat Group and asked if they would have gotten an AWD Hellcat when they purchased their cars, and the results were pretty evenly split between the “yes” and “no” camps.

No, There isn't an All-Wheel Drive Hellcat Challenger Drag Package Coming

After a bunch of outlets misread or simply disregarded the information on the upcoming Dodge Challenger all-wheel drive and American Drag Racing models, it was incorrectly reported that the Challenger street legal drag racing package would have all-wheel drive, but that is incorrect – as has been clarified by the folks at Automotive News.
2017 Charger Hellcat new wheels

2017 Dodge Charger and Challenger Hellcat Cruising, Blasting Down the Track

In addition to offering up the bulk of the information on the 2017 Dodge Charger and 2017 Dodge Challenger in their high performance SRT Hellcat forms, FCA also posted a pair of videos showing the two 707 horsepower muscle cars tolling around the handling track at the Chelsea Proving Grounds – along with giving us the best look yet at the new 5Deep Hellcat wheels.
Shelby GT350R Mustangs

Ford Mustang Pounds Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger in a Slow August 2016

The sales numbers are in for August 2016 and even though muscle car sales slumped a bit last month, the Ford Mustang continued its remarkable 22 month streak of leading the monthly sales race – beating both the Chevrolet Camaro and the Dodge Challenger by sizeable amounts once again.
2017 Hellcat Challenger badge

2017 Challenger, Charger Get New UConnect - Hellcats Get Lighter Wheels, New Badges

FCA has rolled out all of the vital information for the 2017 model year Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger, with a new infotainment system across the entire model range and new features for Hellcat models including more Hellcat logos inside and out, new lightweight wheels and an SRT steering wheel logo that glows red at night.
2017 Challenger TA lineup

Preliminary 2017 Dodge Challenger Trimline Roundup

Since discussing the introduction of the new 2017 Dodge Challenger T/A, I have received a handful of questions about which trimlines it will be replacing and since there has been no word on any of the existing trimlines from 2016 being killed off for 2017 – I wanted to do a piece detailing what the 2017 Challenger trimline lineup should look like when it goes on sale later this year.
2017 challenger ta 392

The New Dodge Challenger T/A 392 drops at the Perfect Time

Leading up to the Woodward Dream Cruise, Dodge introduced the new 2017 Challenger T/A with either the 5.7L Hemi or the 392 Hemi and while some will complain that these new trimlines are not elaborate enough – I think that this new Challenger T/A is a perfect package for the current muscle car market.
Nick Russell's Hellcat Challenger

Dodge Hellcat Challenger with the Manual Trans Hits 60 in 1st, Too

After doing a piece earlier this week about the new Camaro ZL1 being able to get to 60mph in first gear with the manual transmission, a handful of Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat owners contacted me to point out that their manual transmission muscle cars will do the same – and they can do it in about 4 seconds flat.
Mystery SRT Jeep at Woodward

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT "Trackhawk" Spotted at the Woodward Dream Cruise

This past weekend while attending the Woodward Dream Cruise, I stumbled across the “Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Trackhawk with the Hellcat Hemi” that has been making its rounds through the automotive media and having seen it in person – and I still don’t think that it is a Hellcat model.
Delano Scat Pack Challenger

Dodge Challenger Scat Pack with DRs and a Tune Runs 11.50s

While we frequently bring you the news of the quickest Hellcat models from Dodge, today we bring you a look at what I believe to be the quickest Challenger Scat Pack in the world without any significant modifications – with just a good set of tires and a canned ECU tune helping this Hemi-powered muscle car to run well into the 11-second range.

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