Dodge Challenger SRT8 – We have a report from the Chrysler enthusiast site, Autonews and Allpar that the forthcoming 2014 Dodge Challenger SRT8 will arrive with a supercharged 6.4 liter HEMI V8 dubbed as the “Hellcat”.
Unfortunately, a Chrysler spokesman refused to give any comment on the existence of the engine. But, the company engineers have published the story to Allpar. The supercharger system is said to assist bring the V8’s output closer to the great 640hp of the Viper’s V10. It’s up from 470hp of the recent Challenger SRT8.
This latest engine will be paired to the stunning Chrysler Group’s eight-speed automatic transmission. This amazing engine will assist the heavy Challenger better struggle with the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and also the stunning Ford Mustang Shelby GT500.
A Chrysler engineer has said to Autonews that the amazing “Hellcat” would be something that is like a “lust hurrah” before the tougher corporate average fuel economy standard kick in and also begin to kill the big-displacement engines and also substantially lower output figures.