Posts Tagged ‘Dodge’

Dodge Unleashes Most Powerful Muscle Car Ever

Jul
23

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Front AngleThe newly consolidated Dodge and SRT brands are launching out of the gate at full throttle – introducing the new 707 horsepower 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT with a Hellcat engine and its stablemate, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT – just a few months after taking the wraps off the new Dodge Challenger 392 HEMI® Scat Pack Shaker at the New York International Auto Show.

Driven by the five SRT performance hallmarks, the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT 392 and Challenger SRT with the HEMI® Hellcat engine are re-designed and totally re-engineered to be the most true-to-form muscle coupes on the market with performance-enhancing technologies inside and out. With 707 horsepower, the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat features the most powerful V-8 engine ever produced by Chrysler Group – the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8.

2014 OCT Tuning Dodge Challenger SRT8-700

Jul
21

2014 OCT Tuning Dodge Challenger SRT8-700 FrontFor the settled in Austria and Switzerland company O.CT Oberscheider Tuning GmbH, car compressor engineering for cars made by Audi, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep, is part of the daily job for many years.

The success is resounding, as can simply be checked by reading different publications in the specialized press. As only the notion Supercharger Conversion comes into, not only insiders get keen-eared! In the present case, O.CT Tuning has „converted“ a Dodge Challenger SRT8 with 6.4 liters of engine size.

During the conversion, there have been installed a compressor kit and a charge air cooler system, but before all, there was made an individual software optimization. By doing this, the software gets professionally matched to the particular car – so, not at all „off the peg“.

707 HP Makes 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Most Powerful Musclecar

Jul
03

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat debuted two months ago, showing off its great new engine – the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat. The unit produces an unprecedented 707 horsepower (520 kW) and 650 lb.-ft. (480 lb-ft) of torque. These figures make the Challenger the most powerful muscle car that Dodge has ever built. In fact, it makes it the most powerful muscle car ever.

For the first time in Chrysler Group history, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat comes standard with two key fobs – red and black. The red key fob is the only key that can unlock the full 707 horsepower and torque potential of the powerplant, while the black key fob limits the driver to a reduced engine output of 500 horsepower (368 kW).

Chrysler’s TorqueFlite Transmissions Saves $2.5 billion USD

Jun
17

Chrysler’s TorqueFlite eight-speed transmissions are getting famous for their fuel savings and emissions reductions. They feature advanced-technology automatics which are first of their kind ever made available to mainstream-brand customers. In fact, these transmissions are now powering more than one million vehicles, worldwide. Vehicles equipped with TorqueFlite eight-speed transmissions are projected to save their owners more than 700 million gallons of fuel, if one compares them with their predecessors that featured five- or six-speed automatic transmissions. This means that the quantity of gasoline is worth approximately $2.5 billion at the pump.

Furthermore, they also contribute for the reduction of the combined CO2 emissions by more than six million metric tonnes. There have been achieved 19 Chrysler Group fuel-economy or driving-range benchmarks across four vehicle segments.

Dodge Introduces 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat

May
22

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT was revealed at the New York Auto Show a month ago. Now the model is getting supercharged with the 600 horsepower 6.2-liter V-8 HEMI Hellcat engine. The Hellcat model also includes racing-inspired interior and new technologies. The new V-8 unit can be mated with a 6-speed manual transmission or the available TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic one.

Challenger SRT models also get a power boost to the standard 392 HEMI V-8 powerplant which now delivers up to 485 (357 kW) and 644 Nm (475 lb.-ft) of torque. The unit can be coupled with the aforementioned transmissions. The Challenger Hellcat comes standard with two key fobs in red and black. The red key fob unlocks the full horsepower and torque potential of the muscle car, while the black key fob limits the driver to a reduced engine output.

2015 Dodge Charger Revealed

Apr
25

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 Debuts In New York

Apr
23

2015 Dodge Challenger was unveiled at the New York Auto Show. It showcased its Scat Pack 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 enigne which produces 485 horsepower (357 kW) and 644 Nm (475 lb.-ft.) of torque. The unit is matched with a six-speed manual transmission or a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. The car is also equipped with Brembo brakes and 20-by-9-inch aluminum wheels. The car sports 1971-inspired design in terms of both interior and exterior. However, it also includes new split grille, more pronounced and functional power bulge hood, LED halo headlamps and LED tail lamps.

Inside, the new Challenger includes 1971-inspired high-sill center console and driver-focused instrument panel, aluminum bezels and 14 interior color and trim options, including throwback Houndstooth premium cloth, Radar Red, or Pearl and Alcantara suede and leather high-performance seats. In addition, the eight-speed automatic transmission delivers world-class precision and fuel efficiency, along with Sport mode and paddle-shifting capabilities for enhanced performance and an improvement in fuel economy.

Dodge Teases 2015 Challenger And Charger

Apr
08

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.

Sold Out In One Day: 2014 Mopar Dodge Challenger Limited Edition

Apr
04

2014 Mopar Dodge Challenger Limited Edition is the rarest limited-production Dodge offered up to date. It has just been released in dealerships around the United States and has been already sold out. In fact, the vehicle is produced in only 100 examples, which clearly shows that Mopar-modified vehicles are preferred by customers who want to express more individuality.

This limited edition is based on the Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker, but offers Mopar’s enhancements, two exterior color options and three Mopar Blue stripe options. Precisely, the vehicle is powered by a 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine hidden under the unique Satin Black Shaker hood scoop.

Mopar Reveals Dodge Dart Pro Stock Class Vehicle

Mar
17

Mopar’s newest Pro Stock class vehicle – the Dodge Dart, had its public debut at the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Gatornationals this weekend. The car is joining the Dodge Charger R/T in the Funny Car class and the Dodge Challenger in Sportsman competition, and was developed on a virtual platform with the help of the production-based technology and tools used for street vehicles.

Furthermore, the Dodge Dart race car design was eventually tested and validated with the aerodynamic wind tunnel. Then it made its first test runs at Bradenton Motorsports Park prior to arriving in Gainesville for the third national event on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag racing season schedule.