November 18, 2014 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – The new 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is the “2014 Bold Ride of the Year,” as voted by fans of Bold Ride.
The new Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat engine that produces 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque, making it the most powerful V-8 Chrysler Group LLC has ever produced. The unrivaled four-door performance includes quarter mile elapsed time in 11.0 seconds on street tires, 0-100-0 mph in less than 13 seconds and a top speed of 204 miles per hour (mph) making it the quickest, fastest and most powerful sedan ever. The 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat comes standard with two key fobs – one black and one red. The red fob unlocks all 707 horsepower.
“After driving the Charger Hellcat we were completely convinced it was one of the boldest rides of the year. You get huge amounts of power, a sophisticated design, and affordability all in a single package,” said Jeff Perez, Content Director – BoldRide.com. “It’s a car that represents everything right with the American auto industry.”
The new 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat beat out nine other vehicles, including the Corvette Z06, the BMW i8 and the Lamborghini Huracan, raking in 54 percent of the votes.
“The new 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is the ultimate American performance sedan,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO — Dodge and SRT Brands. “We agree that this four-door family sedan, with its world-class power, efficiency, technology and standout styling, makes a statement unlike anything else on the road today.”
For the new 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, Dodge and SRT designers re-sculpted and refined nearly every body panel with functional performance cues, including heat extractors in the hood, unique front and rear fascias and dramatic LED lighting in both front and rear.
The segment-first TorqueFlite heavy-duty eight-speed automatic transmission is capable of delivering fuel-efficient street driving and maximum performance track driving with 160 millisecond shifts with rev-matching.
Bold new performance attributes include the largest brakes ever offered in a Chrysler Group vehicle – 15.4-inch Brembo two-piece rotors with six-piston calipers, 20 x 9.5-inch wide forged aluminum wheels with Pirelli P Zero performance tires, and a three-mode adaptive damping suspension. New SRT Performance Pages allow drivers to tailor the driving experience by controlling horsepower, transmission shift speeds, paddle shifters, traction and suspension.
The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat features a slew of the latest high-tech features, including the new award-winning available Uconnect Access system, Uconnect Access Services with roadside assistance, theft-alarm notification, voice texting, new 3-D navigation and the ability to turn the Charger into a Wi-Fi hotspot.