We've Got Bad News For Durango SRT Hellcat Buyers

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You're too late, mate.

Who would have thought Dodge would make a Durango SRT Hellcat with a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 under the hood? In years gone by, fast family cars haven't always been well received, but times have changed dramatically. It's certainly not a cheap car to make or to buy, which is probably why there won't be too many of them made. Production for the special edition will be ending soon as the plan has always been to only offer it for one model year, and if you've been lax about getting your name down for one, the opportunity has now passed you by.

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Orders for the fast seven-seater opened in November last year and the entire 2021 production run has already been spoken for. Of course, many manufacturers have backtracked on their production caps due to exceptional demand from consumers - it's happened on everything from the Ford Bronco First Edition to the GMC Hummer EV Edition 1, so we could still see an opportunity for ownership open up again.

For the above examples, however, the manufacturers weren't exceedingly specific about how many units would be produced; with the Durango SRT Hellcat, Dodge explicitly stated that only 2,000 units would be produced, so maybe your only opportunity to own one will soon be via an overpriced auction lot.

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Even with its $80,995 starting price, it's not a big surprise that the practical bruiser is already sold out. Seven seats AND the ability to tow 8,700 pounds AND a quarter-mile time of 11.5 seconds? That sounds awesome. With 710 horsepower and 645 lb-ft of torque, it's arguably overpowered, but since when do Americans think that excess is excessive? Of course, if you missed out and still yearn for insane power and performance, you could always compromise with the Hellcat-powered versions of the Challenger, Charger, or even the Ram 1500 TRX. If there's anything good about the 2020s, it's that Hellcats are everywhere.

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