Limousine from hell

Aubrun Hills ( USA ), 14 August 2014

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, this is officially the most powerful sedan in the world. Why? Because Dodge now also in his four-door muscle car Charger named the new 6.2 - liter supercharged V8 from the Dodge Challenger Hellcat grabs. This means insane 717 hp and 881 Newton meters of torque. For comparison, the hitherto fastest production sedan, the Mercedes S 65 AMG with biturbo V12, it brings to 630 hp.

Charger Hellcat manages almost 330 km / h

And in terms of acceleration and top speed, would hardly tackle the Charger Hellcat. Finally, he manages the quarter mile in 11.0 seconds in series tires, the 100 - km / h mark crack in under four seconds and runs fast when needed 328 km / h. The zero - to-160 km / h to zero time indicates Dodge with smooth 13 seconds. If you go too fast all ?? like the Challenger Hellcat there will be two key even when hellish Charger. The " tame " the two are then only 500 hp free.

Exclusively with eight-speed automatic

Unlike the Challenger Hellcat, which is also available with a six-speed manual transmission from the current Viper, the Charger Hellcat comes exclusively with eight-speed automatic. It weighs a good 2,070 kg ( 45 more than the Challenger ), the weight distribution is 54:46. The Charger SRT Hellcat is on 9.5x20 inch wheels with 275 series tires all around and replaced with 390 - millimeter discs and Brembo six-piston calipers, the largest brakes that have ever found their way into a vehicle of the Chrysler Group. Meanwhile, make several " Drive mode ", take care of the control performance, the switching speed, the shift paddles, traction and damper for the personal adjustment of the driving experience. There are four modes Sport, Track, Default and Custom.

Drawn more aggressive

Should a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat appear in your rear view mirror, then you will have no major problems to recognize him. It is based on the freshly facelifted Charger born in 2015, but receives a much more aggressive front bumper and a bonnet with large scoop and two air intakes (based on the 1996 Viper ). At the rear, a diffuser and a spoiler lip provide more downforce. The rear bumper gets to striking air inlets. Inside, the cockpit has a configurable seven-inch TFT in the instrument panel. In the center console to find a 8.4 - inch touch screen with 3D navigation and Chrysler's Uconnect infotainment system.

Starting at 70,000 Euros?

As for the price for the Hellcat Charger, Dodge is still shrouded in silence. However, the Challenger Hellcat costs in the States $ 60,000 (about 45,000 Euro ) plus taxes and one may assume that the hellcat will be available as a sedan, a similar bargain. On request betrayed us US - importer Geiger Cars, that he gets the Challenger Hellcat for 70,000 euros after Germany. The price of the limousine brother probably do not differ great. ( sw )