2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat

I really do love American Muscle, I love the feeling that this car will keep on burning rubber until you take your foot off the gas. American Muscle isn’t for everyone, but damn it I love it.

The Charger has a beast under the hood, with 707-hp flowing from a supercharged V8 displacing 6.2 liters . It pumps out 650 lb-ft of torque, can sprint to 60 miles per hour in 3.7 seconds and can post a quarter-mile time of 10.8 seconds. The engine is paired with the an eight-speed automatic transmission which is specially designed to handle the increased output.

I was never a fan of Dodge because of their build quality but I liked the Challenger and the moment I read 707 bhp I want this car, and I love in white with the matte gold rims.

With a top speed of 204 miles an hour this is a machine that very few companies would make and price starting at around $65’000 it is cheap compared to any other machine within the same power range, be it American, German, Japanese, English or Italian.

2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 – An Upgrade

I like how they call this color Furious Fuschia, they are really taking the Muscle car to another level with the Challenger, some people may not like it but I love the bluntness of this car, they were unapologetic when they made it and they love the statement that it makes. They have now upgrade to a 6.4 Liter Hemi for the SRT8 with a bump of 55 horsepower and 40 pound-feet of torque up to 480 bhp and 460 lb-ft. They are also planning upgrades for the interior, but I think that its simple and fits the simple look of this muscle car. I’m not expecting this car to handle like a German machine but I think it would be a lot of fun to drive.

Link: Autoblog


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Challenger SRT8 – Manual


I have never been to big a fan of the American sports car, except maybe for the Chevy Corvette for its engineering and quality. Now Dodge has come up with the Challenger, also the more powerful SRT8 version. I can’t keep my eyes off this machine, its beautiful and it exemplifies everything that a muscle car should be. Big, bulky, loud, and the ability to shred it’s tires to bits. For once a manufacturer designed a car unapologetically, not caring about the mileage, or other tid-bits that don’t make a car fun to drive, I got in one a little while back and any man would feel like a kid behind the wheel wanting to slam the gas pedal to the floor with a broad smile on their face. The best part is the manual transmission that it comes with, check out the excerpts from autoblog.

Why Men Love Manuals:

We’ve driven the slushbox-equipped SRT8 on both the street and track. While that variant delivers most of what it promises, the manual gearbox completely transforms this bear from Teddy to Grizzly. Stick-shift junkies will tell you they like manual control – the ability to downshift and engine brake when most automatics simply coast. They like the ability to run the engine to redline, and hold it there, when most automatics simply shift up. As manual transmissions are slowly replaced by quicker (and more efficient) automatics, we welcome Dodge’s generosity to still allow us manual addicts the ability to control a whopping 6.1-liters of gasoline-fed HEMI explosion with the grip of our right hand.

We’ve driven the slushbox-equipped SRT8 on both the street and track. While that variant delivers most of what it promises, the manual gearbox completely transforms this bear from Teddy to Grizzly. Stick-shift junkies will tell you they like manual control – the ability to downshift and engine brake when most automatics simply coast. They like the ability to run the engine to redline, and hold it there, when most automatics simply shift up. As manual transmissions are slowly replaced by quicker (and more efficient) automatics, we welcome Dodge’s generosity to still allow us manual addicts the ability to control a whopping 6.1-liters of gasoline-fed HEMI explosion with the grip of our right hand.

One thing describes this machine perfectly, “It’s an ego car above all else.”

What I like About It:

  • Rational thought was thrown out the window, its dripping in testosterone and its one mean machine.
  • From its big and brawny stature to its angry exhaust note, its what any man wants.
  • There are faster cars in its class but no car can come close to the authenticity of this machine.
  • Don’t expect it to hold corners tightly, or to be the most luxurious, its a muscle bound machine going in a straight which can surprisingly handle when needed.

Link: Autoblog


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