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Dodge unleashes 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat with even more power

Dodge unleashes 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat with even more power image

Text: / Photos: Dodge | posted May 21, 2014 13:40

Delivers more than 608 PS

One month after the 2014 New York Auto Show, Dodge revealed the most powerful Challenger ever: the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT with a Hellcat engine that delivers more than 608 metric horsepower.

The automaker says the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT has been re-designed and re-engineered with performance-enhancing technology inside and out, particularly with improvements to maximize aerodynamic performance.

The front fascia of the vehicle has new vertical-split grill taking design cues from the 1971 model. The Dodge Challenger SRT with Hellcat engine has dual air extractors on its aluminum hood to aid cooling and to reduce air turbulence in the engine compartment. It is equipped with a quad projector headlights and a large front splitter for optimal downforce to minimize lift.

The rear of the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

The rear of the vehicle is designed with split LED taillights that once again takes design cues from the 1971 model. It also has a rear spoiler infused with an SRT logo.

Inside the Challenger SRT features a 7-inch driver information display (DID) screen located at the middle of the analog speedometer and tachometer gauges.

The interior of the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

The dashboard’s center stack houses the standard 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen that has several backgrounds to choose from.

It has a trapezoidal shaped aluminum center console with leather-wrapped surface and French-seamed accent stitching.

Adding to the list of the Challenger’s interior is the heated steering wheel and front seats.

Dodge says the seats can be covered in Nappa leather/Alcantara material with embroidered SRT logos. Laguna premium leather, colored either sepia or black with embossed SRT logos, is available as part of an equipment package.

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 engine that delivers 608 PS. Dodge says the 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat is the most powerful version ever.