2015 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Changes
The next year will bring the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT8 changes. This world famous muscle car will get a facelift, but also some significant improvements in other areas. But, will it be enough to impress us when you put the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT8 next to it’s direct competitors, Camaro ZL1/Z28 and Shelby GT500?
THE 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER REDESIGN
The story of the body changes begins at the front end of the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT8. Between the new LED headlights is a redesigned split grille. Also, the 2015 facelift brought the new bumper and lower air intakes. What you can’t see at the first look is the redesigned interior and a new compressor which is a big improvement.
THE 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER SRT8 ENGINE
The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT8 is a powerful car whose soul may be it’s muscular body design, but it’s sport heart lies below the hood. The 2015 model will have a 6.2-liter V-8 engine which can deliver up to 660 horsepower and 640 lb-ft of torque. It will transmit it’s power to the wheels, which will wear 275/285/40/20 tires, via 8-speed automatic gearbox. This engine and transmission will make the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT8 accelerate from 0 to 60 MPH in 4.6 seconds. An important news is the Hellcat engine option for the new Challenger. Besides that, the 2015 Challenger SRT8 will have a new exhaust system and the rotors and calipers set higher than before. All of the above doesn’t promise a great EPA fuel economy. The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT8 MPG numbers are not public yet, but the estimations are not optimistic. We wouldn’t expect it to be the most fuel-efficient car on the market, it is a muscle car powered by the 6.2-liter V-8, but we would appreciate higher MPG numbers.
THE REDESIGNED INTERIOR OF THE 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER SRT8
The interior of the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT8 will be improved by a lot of details. The large number of options will offer the features never seen in the Challenger predecessors. There is a rear-view camera, Adaptive Cruise Protection System, front sensors, radio and roadside assistance etc. The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT8 interior is more spacious than before and made of the new, quality materials which should make you feel more comfortable than before.
THE 2015 DODGE CHALLENGER SRT8 RELEASE AND PRICE
The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT8 release date will be during the 2014 and it will cost around $65,000.