Dodge’s New Muscle Car is an Absolute Thing of Beauty

By: | October 9th, 2014

The new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is not only a thing of beauty but a beast of a muscle car as well, with Dodge guaranteeing more than 600 horsepower!


  • Supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8
  • Unique water jackets for optimal cooling
  • Forged-steel crankshaft with induction-hardened bearing surfaces
  • Capable of withstanding firing pressures of 1,595 psi
  • High strength, forged alloy pistons
  • Twin-screw supercharger: drive ratio of 2.36:1 and a maximum speed of 14,600 rpm
  • 2.4-liter blower: electronic bypass valve to control boost pressure to a maximum of 11.6 psi
  • 2.75-inch, straight-through, twin-exhaust system
  • 18.5-gallon fuel tank
  • 230-mm rear axle
  • 20-inch forged aluminum wheels (9.5 inches across)
  • 245/45 Goodyear tires

Marshall Smith

Technology, engineering, and design enthusiast.

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