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Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Wins “Star of The Show” Award at 2014 South Florida International Auto Show
In its auto show debut at the 2014 South Florida International Auto Show in Miami late last week, the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat was awarded the “Star of the Show” from the Southern Automotive Media Association (SAMA).
“The new Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat has quickly captured the world’s imagination,” said Bill Adam, SAMA president. “Other automotive manufacturers have made high horsepower vehicles over the years, but none comes close to this one. Dodge has built a family capable performance sedan that is sinister and powerful looking, while still able to achieve impressive gas mileage, making this car the 2014 Star of the Show.”
Like the all-new Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack stable mate, the all-new 2015 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack model includes an SRT-powered 6.4-liter HEMI powertrain and paddle-shifting TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission, showcasing the segment’s best combination of power, performance, styling and technology.
At the front, the new 2015 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack stares down the competition with its menacing looks. Paying homage to the first Viper coupe built in 1996, the 2015 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack receives a power-bulge aluminum hood, with NACA duct to improve engine cooling. A model-specific front fascia features an upper grille in black with dynamic grille texture, which spans between the new projector headlamps for a signature graphic look that highlights Charger’s wide track. Below, a massive lower
The world’s only four-door muscle car is transformed with a healthy selection of Mopar parts and accessories, creating the Dodge Charger R/T Mopar Concept vehicle.
The current Charger’s update of old-school muscle is further fleshed out by plugging in unique new Mopar products, including a front splitter, as well as Mopar side sills and sill extensions that boost handling and aerodynamic characteristics. At the rear, a unique Mopar valance frames the exhaust tips. A unique Mopar one-piece rear spoiler rises high, resulting in more downforce and a more dynamic rear profile.
For 2015, Dodge Charger is totally updated, features a standard across the lineup new state-of-the-art eight-speed automatic transmission and several new models, including the all-new Charger SRT Hellcat, SRT 392 and R/T Scat Pack models, all of which highlight the added performance to the new 2015 Dodge Charger lineup.
Dodge is upping its high-performance game again with the unveiling of the new 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat.
The new Charger SRT Hellcat will feature the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat V-8 engine that produces 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque – making it the quickest, fastest, most powerful production sedan in the world, as well as the most capable and technologically advanced four-door muscle car in America.
“For the last eight years, a large part of the Dodge Charger’s successful formula has been its many personalities. It’s a muscle car, a performance sedan, a family capable sedan; its success is that it can be any or all of those things, depending on how the customer chooses to equip their car,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO — Dodge and SRT Brands. “And now, with a NHRA-certified quarter mile time of 11.0 seconds and a 204 mph top speed, the new 2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat redefines itself again, as the quickest, fastest, most powerful sedan in the world!”
2015 Dodge Charger made its official appearance at the New York Auto Show next to the 2015 Challenger. The Charger is the only four-door muscle vehicle available on the market. It comes enhanced for the new model year and also is intended to celebrate Dodge’s 100th anniversary. The car is equipped with 300 horsepower V-6 eingine mated to the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. In addition, almost every exterior element of the model was reculpted. The handling was also improved. New are the exclusive LED lights at the front and rear.
Another engine option is specifically prepared for R/T trim – the 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine. The powerful unit utilizes the TorqueFlite electronic eight-speed automatic transmission. With it, it produces up to 370 horsepower (272 kW) and 535 Nm (395 lb.-ft.) of torque.
2015 Dodge Challenger and 2015 Dodge Charger will be revealed at the New York Auto Show on 17th of April. The introduction of both vehicles obviously comes to celebrate Dodge brand’s 100th anniversary this summer. The first car was inspired by the classic Challenger that was and still is an iconic muscle car. What is more, the brand has revealed that both models are new from the inside out for 2015 and are driven by new powertrain combination.
In addition, the world’s most-successful, four-door muscle car – 2015 Dodge Charger – will also make a debut at the stage at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. For the new model year the Charger has received a full-body makeover with nearly every single body panel being resculpted.
The iconic rock ‘n’ roll band Motley Crue has been rocking the world for more than 30 years. Unfortunately, it has announced its “Final Tour” which means that it is giving its fans the last chance to ever see the band perform live.
What does Dodge has to do with this fact. Well, the brand is the presenting sponsor of the tour, which begins this summer. To be more precise, Motley Crue made the announcement in Los Angeles earlier this week, where the band signed a formal “Cessation of Touring Agreement”.
1970 Dodge Charger R/T Race Hemi Setup is today’s featured muscle car. As you can see from the pictures, this is a completely restored classic muscle car with the following upgrades:
The suspension was completely upgraded with a full Hotchkis Suspension Kit including sub-frame connector. The Braking system was upgraded with a Wilwood disc system. The 440 engine was replaced with a “true vintage race hemi engine” with a dual plug setup with original Accel dual head distributor and a cross-ram intake. The engine was completely rebuilt with the street in mind – 425 HP Plus…
The transmission is a 727 Automatic with a reverse manual valve body, meaning you shift gears on the console. (PRN123) More than $80K was spent on this drive-line. You will not find another engine setup like this. Custom exhaust with ceramic coated pipes and Magnaflow system make the Charger shake the ground. The Body and Paint are spectacular with the Mango Orange color. Read more!