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William Maley

Dodge News: Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat In The Cards?

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Dodge upped the ante in the muscle car wars with the introduction of the Hellcat V8 for the Challenger. The Supercharged 6.2L V8 makes 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque, which means you'll have no trouble with burning the rear tires. But what if you want all of that power in a four-door sedan? It seems Dodge has some plans for that.

Road & Track looked at the SAE J1349 certification filing for the Hellcat V8 and noted that alongside the Challenger, there is a mention of the Charger with the same engine. Road & Track reckons that the Hellcat V8 will be introduced sometime later or early next year as Dodge is finishing up work on the Charger SRT.

Stay tuned.

Source: Road & Track

William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.


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If this thing will exist and does come with a manual transmission, then it will go against the new CTS-V and most likely be faster.

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SWEET :metal: This will drive sales for speed freaks. Chevy what is your answer? Ford, forget it, you cannot play in this ballpark with those stupid Turbo 4's and V6's.

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Hmmm...I think the HP war went thermonuclear.

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