There will be a lot to see once the 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat hits the market. We know that you eagerly wait to find out what Dodge brings to the table for the 2017, so we decided to share with you more details about their new Challenger Hellcat. Every car enthusiast knows that it would be way too long to wait the release of the Challenger Hellcat to see what has been changed and we are here you to make your long waiting less frustrating. Once you read the article below you will get a clear picture of how the 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat might look like. First of all, we will say that the carmaker prepares a meaner and more powerful machine. If you want to find out more, read the article below.
Exterior of 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat
As you already know the Dodge Challenger Hellcat is a muscle car with amazing features that give it amazing performance and outstanding appearance. The next generation of this popular vehicle will be slightly bigger over its predecessor. To catch up with the market and competition, the Challenger Hellcat employs LED headlights and taillights. There will also be daytime running lights. The 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat will sit on unique 18 inch alloy wheels which give it more modern appearance but also have positive impact on the overall performance of the car. At this point, we still don’t know what kind of materials will be employed for the body structure of the vehicle, but since it has grown in size, we expect that lightweight materials are inevitable if they want to reduce overall weight of this powerful, muscle car.
2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Interior
Things inside of the Challenger Hellcat look absolutely amazing. The cabin has a lot to offer. Take for example eight-way power-adjustable driver seat which offer amazing support and whose height can be adjusted. There will also be split-folding rear seats which offer great support too. Most of the features will be controlled via 6-inch touch-sensitive display which is mounted on the dashboard. On the other hand, there will be some features that can be controlled through the steering wheel. For entertainment purposes, there will be a new audio system, satellite navigation, USB port, Bluetooth connectivity, etc.
Dodge Challenger Hellcat 2017 Engine
When you first look at the 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat, it will be easy to conclude that it hides a powerful power-plant under its shiny skin. Powering the newcomer will be a 6.2 liter V8. Thanks to this engine, you will be able to get the maximum output of 292 horses and 260 lb-ft of torque. Power will be routed through an eight-speed transmission and it will be sent to the rear wheels of the car. As for the fuel consumption, the carmaker claims that the engine will be pretty economical. As for the fuel economy, it is rated at 19 mpg city and 31 mpg on highway.
Release date and price of 2017 Challenger Hellcat
Even though the 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat hasn’t entered into production phase yet, we believe that it will hit the dealership in mid 2016. The base model might start at $61.000.
More on history of the model: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodge_Challenger