Challenger

RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: With sports cars, hit reset (often) for success

11:00 am U.S. ET | May 26, 2015

Sporty cars won't live past one generation if car companies don't keep them fresh with new models and features. Constant investment or a slow, agonizing death....
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SELLING THE MUSCLE

How Dodge stoked viral flame for Hellcats

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 10, 2015

The 707-hp Hellcat trims of the Dodge Challenger and Charger sparked a viral flame on the Web after their unveilings last year. Dodge just stood back and let viral marketing magic do its work as the automaker steadily released morsels of information - showing just how powerful the Web can be for stirring up excitement well before any ads reach the airwaves....
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For Leno, it's on to the next Challenger

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015

Jay Leno, one of the nation's best-known car collectors, is selling his original 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 to benefit the USO after he upgraded into a 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat....
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Hellcat reviewers rev up the thesaurus

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2015

The 707-hp Hellcat-powered Challenger and Charger had auto reviewers scrambling to outdo each other last year in their lusty appreciation of what one website called Dodge's "rolling middle finger to common sense."...
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SEMA today, showrooms tomorrow

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 10, 2014

Various vehicles loaded with high-performance gear at last week's Specialty Equipment Market Association show will be available soon in U.S. showrooms....
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A cool way to cool the Hellcat

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2014

On other Challenger models, the left inner headlight has a clear plastic center section. But on the Hellcat version, what looks like a headlight is actually a combination turn signal/ parking lamp and air scoop that Chrysler calls an "air catcher."...
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Dodge Challenger Hellcat dealer ordering begins -- with a catch

8:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 9, 2014

Dodge will open dealer ordering for its new 707-hp 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat today, but the brand is changing its normal allocation methods to make sure the high-powered coupe gets into the hands of waiting enthusiasts....
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A loud roar of approval for the '15 Challenger SRT Hellcat

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014

With its 707 hp and 650 pounds-feet of torque, the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is the most powerful production car ever to roll out of Detroit....
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Q&A

Hemi Hellcat engine aims to make potential buyers 'giddy'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

Dodge made history when it announced last month that the Challenger SRT's supercharged 6.2-liter Hemi V-8 engine cranks out 707 hp. It is the highest horsepower engine ever for an American production car. Gregg Black, 52, chief engineer for the Hemi Hellcat engine, spoke recently with Staff Reporter Richard Truett....
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Muscular Challenger bulks up its interior

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 20, 2014

The 707-hp SRT Hellcat will generate the most smoke at the drag strip, but it's the rest of the re-engineered Dodge Challenger lineup that likely will fire the interest of consumers....
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LARRY P. VELLEQUETTE

BLOG: Let's hope for a litter of Hellcat kitties

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 19, 2014

Spend a few minutes with Chrysler's new monster power plant -- the 707-hp, 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V-8 -- and you will be left, as I was, with one overriding question....
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Dodge dynasty

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 7, 2014

Brothers John and Horace Dodge each died in 1920, but their name and legacy live on in vehicles and numerous descendants....
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Hellcat Challenger SRT rated at 707 hp

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 7, 2014

Chrysler Group's new supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 Hellcat engine has been certified at 707 hp and 650 pounds-feet of torque, topping the most powerful versions of the SRT Viper, Chevrolet Corvette and Ford Mustang....
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