Hellcat version will make more than 600 horsepower.
Following its unveiling of the new Challenger at the New YorkAuto Show, Dodge today revealed the insane SRT version of the car. TheChallenger SRT will be available in two versions, one of them – the Hellcat –equipped with a 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V8 producing more than 600horsepower. The lesser version of the car, the Challenger SRT 392, will carryover the previous generation’s 6.4-liter HEMI V8, making 485 hp and 475 lb-ft oftorque.
Both versions will be rear-wheel drive, with the enginesmated to six-speed manual transmissions or optional TorqueFlite eight-speedautomatics with paddle shifters. Both SRT models are also equipped with Drive Modes,a feature which allows drivers to manually control horsepower, transmissionshift speeds, steering, paddle shifter response, suspension and traction. Themodels will be built at Dodge’s Brampton factory in Canada, and are due to hitshowrooms in the latter part of this year.