2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Reviews
Driven by the five SRT operation hallmarks, Challenger SRT and the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT are fully reengineered to function as the most true to and redesigned -form muscle coupes out there with performance-improving technologies outside and in.
"Dodge is the Mainstream Operation brand, and now joined with SRT, we can unleash an accurate GT automobile with the all-new driver-centered inside and the TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission united with the strongest V8 Chrysler has ever made. The Challenger Hellcat was released!"
Assembly plant. Generation is scheduled to commence in the third quarter.
Awe inspiring powertrains
2015's 600-plus hp rating will function as the best of any V8 engine in the famous history of Chrysler Group. The all-new V8 engine can be paired with the updated six-speed manual transmission or a beefy, TorqueFlite that was new eight-speed automatic - the first such gearbox offered in the time honored section of the Dodge Challenger SRT.
This new HEMI(registered company) Hellcat engine is SRT's and Dodge first use of V8 supercharger technology, delivering the brand experience that is complete with fresh potency.
The breakthrough supercharged engine features a forged-steel crankshaft -hardened bearing surfaces. And the result's unique, especially tuned crank damper was examined to 13,000 rpm.
The new supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 has premium-level, heat-treated aluminum-alloy cylinder heads that are optimized for exceptional thermal conductivity. And its die cast aluminum rocker covers are HEMI Orange.
With upgrades to the 392 HEMI V-8, the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT version also gets a power increase along with the supercharged HEMI V-8 in the Challenger SRT Hellcat. Hp increases to 485 from 470, while peak torque soars to 475 lb.-ft. from 470 lb.-ft.
The 392 also can be paired with a TorqueFlite that was new eight-speed automatic or the proven six-speed manual transmission.
All-new Drive Styles tailor the driving experience to each individual motorist
Drive Modes tailor the driving experience by controlling hp, transmission shift rates, steering (Challenger SRT just) paddle shifters (automatic transmission only), grip and suspension. Drive pre-configured for Track, Sport and Default settings, while the Custom setting lets the drive experience is customized by the driver with their favourite settings.
Custom - Enables the driver to personalize the operation of the vehicle
Sport - Delivers increased vehicle performance capability
Course - Delivers maximum vehicle performance capability
Default Option - Activates automatically when beginning the vehicle
The Drive Mode attribute may be obtained by performing the following and is restrained through the Uconnect system:
Pushing on the SRT button
Choosing "Drive Modes" from within the Operation Pages menu
For The very first time in Chrysler Group history, the all-new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT engine comes standard - red and black. The key fob that is reddish is the sole key that can unlock the total hp and torque potential while the motorist is limited by the black key fob into a decreased engine output.
Valet Mode is offered on Challenger SRT and Challenger SRT . The next vehicle settings are empowered, when Valet Mode is activated:
Engine is remapped to reduce torque and horsepower; restricted to 4,000 rpm
Transmission locks out access to upshifts and first gear regular
The guide shifter location will be treated by transmission just like the drive location
Grip, steering and suspension are set to their "Road" settings
Steering wheel paddle shifters are disabled
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) is empowered to Full on
Launching Management is disabled
The driver can activate and deactivate Valet Style -digit PIN code.
Excellent ride and management
Standard 245/45ZR20 (back and front) Goodyear RSA2 All- accessible Goodyear F1 Supercar Three or Season -Season tires provide serious grasp and management.
New P275/40ZR20 Pirelli P Zero Nero tires (back and front) supply all-season grip while the group is included by the latest tire technology exclusive four-season tire that's YPlus rated to manage the rates that are extreme. Pirelli P Zero tires are accessible for three-season functionality driving.
This updated high performance brake package can be found on the 392 HEMI(registered company) SRT version within the SRT Track Pack.
New anti-lock braking system (ABS), traction control and ESC systems are configurable and distinctively tuned for powertrain settings and special tire.
Competitive and outsides that are practical
The result is a reengineered Challenger capable of maximum aerodynamic functionality for the race track or energetic driving on the way.
At the front, new fascia designs and all-new perpendicular-split grille provide a menacing upgrade of its 1971 inspiration. A bigger, power bulge aluminum hood features a committed "cold-air" intake - a visual styling signal from the first Viper coupe constructed in 1996.
The hood on the new Dodge Challenger SRT decreased air turbulence and additionally contains double air extractors to ensure successful removal. The hood is obtainable in a Satin Black finish and is standard in body colour. Both versions feature all-aluminum hoods.
Another essential layout component is the exclusive Air Catcher inlet interface, which feeds ram air directly through the driver-side parking lamp into the engine air box.
All-new quad projector headlamps give a more comprehensive look, while a more competitive eyebrow "chops" the top part of the lamp layout for an even more menacing approach.
Incorporated projector fog lamps are pushed to help accentuate the width of the car . A fresh duck-bill fascia splitter helps enhance the aerodynamics of the vehicle.
The Dodge Challenger SRT features a bigger front splitter designed for downforce that is optimum to minimize aerodynamic lift.
From the trademark muscle percentages, the side and big thruster back-quarter panels stick out in the bunch, while belt and fender lines tie at back and the front of the automobile to produce a glossier look. Identifying the Challenger SRT Hellcat from the remaining Challenger line are its "SUPERCHARGED" fender badges. Black sills happen to be tuned in the wind tunnel to enhance aerodynamics and accentuate the percentages of the muscle coupe.
Outside back, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT recalls the historical 1971 version's styling with rear fascia and a fresh split tail lamp layout. The tail lamps feature the new touch LED image with Dodge's smooth luminescence of light which can be seen from blocks away. A redesigned back valance helps the 2015 Challenger SRT versions appear more put on the earth. Taller rear spoiler an exceptional, features a raised SRT symbol.
Race-inspired, high performance insides
The inside of the 1971 Challenger inspires essential components.
The Dodge Challenger SRT's operation cockpit takes an essence of the 1971 Challenger, within an styled manner that is artistic and more.
For the Challenger SRT digital images and the fixed gauges are concluded in a Dim Radar Red tone to allow it to be more unique.
Also, the dash's center stack neatly houses the new normal 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen. New can choose among the backgrounds were offered by many to join the digital look and feel with their inside bundle that is selected.
A new, trapezoidal shaped stamped aluminum centre cabinet provides a brand new appearance to Challenger SRT's inside. The cabinet also exudes fashion and craftsmanship with leather-wrapped French and surfaces -seamed emphasis stitching running to the front in the back. Using an unique, raised layout, the all-new center cabinet houses knob controls and ergonomically found redundant button for climate and sound functions. An all-new media hub with the SD card slot, audio jack and USB wall socket is housed inside the center console.
A redesigned SRT-branded heated steering wheel features a level bottom for the high performance motorist. Buttons for telephone access and Uconnect now dwell along the bottom edge of the flat spokes. Buttons which are opposite on the right hand side configure elective adaptive cruise control. As before, the highly commended sound controls continue to be located on the rear of the upper spokes. This new tilt-telescoping steering wheel also offers a 360-degree heat part.
For advantage and improved relaxation, new are typical heated and ventilated front seats. The passenger seat also offers an easy exit/entry function to supply use of the back seat - a launch controls this handle on the seat's top shoulder.
Functionality seats are offered by Challenger SRT with big side bolsters for maximum lateral support. The seats can be covered in Nappa leather/Alcantara stuff with embroidered SRT symbols. Laguna superior leather, colored either black or sepia with embossed SRT symbols, is accessible within an equipment package.
High-impact outside colours
Several of the most memorable paint colours in automotive history happen to be located on the Challenger.
Twin, total-body stripes can be found in Silver High Polish and Black Satin Polish on the SRT 392.View PhotosView Videos
CAR REVIEWS »
- More Photos