Tag Archives: Hellcat

What is a Hellcat?

The Dodge Challenger Hellcat has seen incredible popularity with the production facilities struggling to meet demand. That’s led many drivers to ask the question, “What is a Hellcat?” Most cars have some sort of origin behind the name and the Hellcat is no exception. Here’s the story of how the Hellcat got its name, courtesy of those of us here at Withnell Dodge Ram. With project names like Tigershark, Apache, and Alley Cat, it was clear the most powerful Dodge Challenger to date was bound to get a fierce name. When the design team voted, the two finalists were Alley Cat and Hellcat. In the end, Hellcat was the winner. … Continue reading

Posted in Dodge Hellcat | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Jeep’s New Trackhawk Spotted

We at Withnell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram are thrilled that Jeep’s Hellcat-powered Grand Cherokee has been caught on film in the wild! This is the second time this vehicle has been spied, but this time it looks ready for production. Reportedly destined to be called the “Trackhawk”, the first appearance of this vehicle appears to be highly similar to the Grand Cherokee SRT. However, upon further examination, differences can be seen hidden behind the fabric mask. It appears as though there is a new supplementary air intake below the grille, which will help the supercharged motor’s airflow. The air intakes are restyled and located in front of the wheel wells … Continue reading

Posted in Jeep News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dodge Hellcat Dual Stripes: New Paint Job for SRT Hellcat Models

The Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat models are among the most powerful models on the market, with the exterior designs to go with their incredible performance. Dodge recently decided to add new dual stripe designs, a sleek style that looks custom made. According to Chrysler, the Dodge Hellcat dual stripes are exclusive carbon-fiber pattern designs made to look like they came straight from the factory ready to race. Beginning in January, dealers around the country can take orders for the sleek style, costing an additional $995. “The SRT Hellcat models are America’s ultimate performance car duo, and these already legendary Challenger and Charger models have given Dodge more than the … Continue reading

Posted in Dodge Challenger, Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, Dodge Hellcat, Dodge News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Dodge Challenger Hellcat Impresses Europe

The European car market is a little different than what we’re used to here in the United States. For the most part, Europeans tend to buy higher-end models, like Porsche and high tier BMWs as opposed to American muscle. Exotic cars like Lamborghini and Ferrari are rare in the States but common in Europe. Most of the reasoning behind the lack of muscle on European roadways has to do with availability. Still, you can imagine what happened when a 2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat turned up at a Vmax 200 event. Common attendees include McLaren, Ferrari, and Lamborghini so you can imagine the scoffs when this piece of American muscle showed … Continue reading

Posted in Dodge Challenger, Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dodge to Significantly Increase Hellcat Production

Fiat Chrysler has announced that it will more than double its production of Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat models for the 2016 model year in response to the supercars’ overwhelming demand. “To meet this demand, we are more than doubling our SRT Hellcat production for 2016 and simplifying the process to make it easier for our enthusiasts to get their hands on the hottest muscle cars in history,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO, Dodge and SRT brands, FCA US. “In addition, customers with verified sold orders that weren’t built in the 2015 model year will receive special discounted pricing if they re-order in 2016.” A news release states … Continue reading

Posted in Dodge Challenger, Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, Dodge Charger | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dodge Furious 7 Promotional Partnership Shows Brand’s Power

The Fast & Furious movie franchise has used Dodge vehicles in its films since its inception. Now, though, not only will Dodge vehicles star in Furious 7, but Dodge will also join in a promotional partnership with Universal Pictures and Atlantic Records to entice the public to come see the final Fast & Furious film. “Fast Dodge cars, adrenaline-filled action, and heart-pounding music have fueled the Fast & Furious movie franchise,” said Olivier Francois, Chief Marketing Officer for FCA Global. “For the first time, Dodge is broadening its long-time partnership with an innovative new Atlantic Record collaboration that truly expands the power and reach of the Fast & Furious franchise … Continue reading

Posted in Dodge Brand, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, Dodge Charger, Dodge News, Dodge Viper | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sales Boom with the Revamped 2015 Dodge Challenger

There’s a new muscle car coming to town – and Challenger enthusiasts should take note! Among the top selling muscle cars, the newly designed 2015 Dodge Challenger has propelled the iconic classic to a new high; selling over 13,000 units in the fourth quarter of 2014 shortly after coming to market and has also set a new bar with extraordinary January sales. With the 2015 models offering eight different trim levels, including the the Scat Pack in Sublime with a 6.4-liter Hemi, Hellcat in TorRed with the 5.7-liter Hemi, Hellcat in Sublime; and four different engine options ranging from the Pentastar V6 to the Hellcat’s supercharged 6.2-liter V8 – capable … Continue reading

Posted in Dodge Challenger | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment