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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.
Paul Powell's Hellcat Challenger

Introducing Our 1st Hellcat of the Month: Paul Powell's Plum Crazy Challenger

To showcase the hottest and coolest Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat cars around the country, I have launched the TorqueNews Hellcat of the Month contest – with the first winner being Paul Powell and his stunning Plum Crazy 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.
Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Fathead

Hang a Huge High Res Dodge Challenger, Charger or Viper on Your Wall

The well-known wall art company Fatheads has rolled out a new lineup of Dodge brand items, including huge, high resolution wall decals of the Dodge Viper, the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack, a handful of other vehicles and a wide array of modern Dodge badges – all of which are ready to be safety stuck to your wall in style.
hellcat x

Twin Turbo Dodge Challenger Hellcat X Handed Out

It was more than a year ago when the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat X was introduced as part of the Dream Car Giveaway program, with a unique engine build featuring a twin turbo setup in addition to the factory supercharger lifting the output to over 800 horsepower and today – we bring you the end of the story, with the Hellcat X being awarded to Mr. Dennis Daly.
Hellcat Challenger in Forza Motorsport 6

Forza Horizon 3: Hellcat Challenger/Charger, Vipers, Jeeps and Classic Mopar Muscle

The first list of vehicles for Forza Horizon 3 has been announced and there are some Mopar heavy hitters on that list, including the Hellcat Challenger, the Hellcat Charger, several different Vipers and a couple of classic Mopar muscle cars – along with a few Jeeps, a pair of Fiats and a Chrysler 300 SRT.
Greenlight Hellcat Charger

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Coming from Greenlight Collectables

The first highly detailed 64th scale version of the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat will arrive later this year from Greenlight Collectables when the 16th series of the GL Muscle line hits stores in September – giving Hellcat enthusiasts their first chance to get a higher quality diecast collectable with greater detail than the Hot Wheels version.

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