Dodge has now announced that it has a quarter mile time of 11.2 seconds at 125 mph with stock Pirelli P Zero tires. With drag radials, the run dropped to just 10.8 seconds at 126 mph.
When Dodge announced that the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is powered by a 707 horsepower V8, it also stated that it will be the fastest muscle car ever. Dodge has now announced that it has a quarter mile time of 11.2 seconds at 125 mph with stock Pirelli P Zero tires. With drag radials, the run dropped to just 10.8 seconds at 126 mph.
“It wasn’t long ago that a 10-second car, was a full-on race car. The new 2015 Dodge Challenger raises the bar to a level some of us never thought we’d see,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO, Dodge and SRT Brands. “With the new Challenger SRT Hellcat, we’re reaching deep into our history and bringing back the notion from the muscle car era of the street and strip dual-purpose car. Not only can Challenger run 10s on the drag strip, but you can also fit your family and drive cross country. This new 2015 Dodge Challenger is the ultimate GT muscle car.”
The Challenger SRT Hellcat is poewred by a 6.2-liter Supercharged Hellcat HEMI V8 engine with 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft. of torque. The V8 can be mated to either a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission.