August 22, 2016
When Dodge introduced the Challenger HellCat, it was one of the fastest muscle cars available. With over 700 horsepower powered by a V8 engine, the popularity of this car led Dodge to create the Charger HellCat. When a 2 door coupe isn’t enough, the Dodge Charger will offer the space of a sedan with the power of a sports car. Starting at $65,000, the Dodge Charger HellCat produces an impressive 707 horsepower. With a top speed of 204 miles per hour, this makes the Charger HellCat the fastest and most powerful production sedan ever. It is able to dash from 0-60 in an astounding 2.9 seconds and run a quarter mile in just 11 seconds. This is thanks to the supercharged V8 Hemi engine which produces 650 lb-ft. torque. The sedan also comes with three different driving modes, one for street, sport and track. Street mode is selected by default and it allows for a smooth ride when you are driving around with friends and family on a weekend. Sport mode is great for driving up and down curvy roads. The suspension becomes stiffer and traction controls helps you maintain control while you speed down the road. Track mode enables you to take full advantage of the 8-speed transmission. Rev-matching downshifts improve your performance with gearshifts that are as quick as 160 milliseconds. The exterior of this car was also carefully planned. With an aggressive feel and an aerodynamic design, this car was built with speed in mind. The interior is just as impressive since you’re allowed to customize it to your liking. From the type of leather and color of your seats to the controls on your dash, you’re able to customize almost every part of your interior. Besides power and style, the HellCat also offers the latest 8.4-inch UConnect touchscreen media central for connectivity. You can access apps and car data on the new system, so whether you want to see how much horsepower you are producing or find a place to eat, you’ll be able to do so from your media system. The Charger HellCat is a great car for those that are looking for a spacious sedan with the power of a true American muscle sports car. Able to keep up with most of the fastest cars on the road, this sedan will prove to be a joy on the road or track. It’s great as an everyday driver and when you feel bored then track mode can help you quench your need for speed.