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autoviva2014-08-14 14:56:09

Dodge unveils world's most powerful sedan

New Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat has 707hp

 
 
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The new Charger SRT Hellcat is equipped with the new supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V8

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has just unveiled the fastest and most powerful sedan in the world, the Charger SRT HellcatCharger SRT HellcatDodge Charger SRT HellcatUnited States of America, 2015 > present4 photos
. The brand said during the presentation that this is a vehicle that fills a market gap.

The new Charger SRT Hellcat is equipped with the new supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V8. The 707hp performance sedan equals the power of the Dodge Challenger SRT HellcatChallenger SRT HellcatDodge Challenger SRT HellcatUnited States of America, 2015 > present11 photos
. The engine with 881Nm of torque is combined with an eight-speed automatic transmission TorqueFlite 8HP90.

The fastest sedan in the world travels, according to Dodge, the quarter mile in 11 seconds and reaches 160km/h (100mph) in less than 13 seconds and a top speed of 328km/h (204mph).

“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.”

The new Charger SRT Hellcat is equipped with the largest front brake package offered by the Chrysler Group, originally introduced in the Challenger SRT Hellcat. The vehicle receives 390mm dual-unit rotor Brembo brakes with six-piston calipers.

Whether they're on the road or on the track, the owners Charger SRT Hellcat can customize their driving experience, through the Drive Modes technology. The five different driving modes allow to manage the driving experience through the power control, the speed of change of the transmission, the paddle shifters, traction and suspension. The Sport, Track and Default modes are pre-configured, while the Custom mode allows the driver to customize the vehicle according to its preferences. Eco mode allows a more efficient driving.

Design

The design of the new Dodge Charger is inspired by the second generation of the model from the 60's. The 2015 model is specifically inspired by the 1969 model.

In the front the Charger SRT Hellcat gets the aluminium bonnet with "cold-air" inlets and two air extractors. The front, including the grille, has been redesigned to include upper and lower dark textures to give the vehicle a more aggressive look.

The integrated front splitter enhances air circulation for the cooling modules without compromising the vehicle's balance. At the rear the spoiler was painted in body color and the vehicle includes 4-inches round-shaped exhaust outlets.

The interior of the Charger SRT Hellcat was redesigned to focus on the driver. The vehicle includes premium soft-touch materials, a new digital instrument panel of seven inches and a new center instrument panel equipped with a Uconnect touch screen of 8.4 inches.

electronic shifter with an all-new driver-oriented T-handle provides the driver with intuitive gear selection and offers an Auto Stick selector gate for added control. A heated steering wheel was also redesigned for the new Hellcat and has been equipped with paddle shifters. The new Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat still gets redesigned with more cushioning and more comfortable contoured seats. For greater comfort and convenience, the SRT Hellcat includes high performance heated and ventilated front seats and heated rear seats.

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