The Dodge is one of the best and oldest luxury car makers and is preparing to launch its latest model naming it as 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat. The name defines it all, the moment when you are going to press its paddle, an inner voice shouts like “what the hell, how can a car be so damn fast”? The answer will only be the Hellcat engine. The Hellcat engines are popular because of immense power they possess. The intensity of thrust is beyond imagination.
Who are all there in the same genre?
Type of power and performance which Hellcat delivers are equivalent to exotic cars like Porsche and Ferrari. So, a price much lowered than exotic car segment when paid for Dodge is worth every penny spending on it. However,three cars are there in market which can be considered as Challenger’s toughest competitors. They are Ford Mustang, Corvette Z06 and Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.
2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat – Engine Specs
Hellcat engine is nothing but a 6.2 liter supercharged four-cylinder V8 engine with 707 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat has been claimed as most powerful engine of its class.
The car also has been equipped with horsepower measure; you can now be able to see that how much horsepower is being used with a single touch. Statistics are also in the favor of Hellcat with its ability to complete Gingerman Raceway lap in 1 hour 45 minutes and eight seconds.
The car gives very good mileage when it comes to highways. If gear shifting is done in a proper manner, then riding 27 to 29 miles per gallon will not be a problem. But, excess use of clutch can drop the figures down to 22 miles per gallon within the city.
What is this limited production variants of Dodge Challenger?
It is the legal variants manufactured by third parties with same platform and chassis. They improve the powertrains, suspensions and interiors with lots of fancy stuff, and some of them result in really good cars with higher performance efficiency. With the help of artificial designing, horse powers can be easily increased or decreased; exhausts and air filters can be modified too.
How does it look from inside and outside?
The 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat looks simple and powerful from outside. It has been on favorite list of many enthusiasts, because of its typical muscle car looks. The car has been lowered a bit to enhance the aerodynamics. The bumpers and front fascia have been worked on to complete appearance. The breadth of tire seems to be increased along with its longer wheelbase. The taillights and entire rear portion is well finished and look just awesome.
Under the roof lies complexities, the seats and dashboard are redesigned to match the comfort and class. 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat is rich in leg room and headroom space along with safety. Since the car has been developed as a real racing vehicle, it is essential to give maximum security when it comes to possibilities of crashes. The car is equipped with few sensors and that too in the selective models. So, this car is only for satisfaction of zeal of power and high-speed on the roads.
2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat – Release Date and Price
Nothing has been declared about the MSRP of 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat. But according to market surveys, anticipation says that the base model is going to cost from $65000 to $75000. The price range has been left really broad in the market because of its various models and optional features. It is expected to hit roads by the end of 2016 or in starting months of 2017. The new Challenger has been most awaited Dodge muscle car in American and European markets.