The 2015 Dodge Challenger keeps its traditional lines while adding even more power, better fuel efficiency and improved modern technology. The 2015 Dodge Challenger obtains refined changes to its front end as well as body while protecting its clean, modern-day muscle lines.
2015 Dodge Challenger Review
The 2015 Dodge Challenger acquires a new grille, nose, and fronts lights, a newly changed tail that consists of extremely awesome tail lights, and ultimately, a brand new interior that brings this muscular tissue automobile into the modern-day age.
Oh, there’s likewise that whole 707-horsepower V8 we discussed earlier. The 2015 Challenger relocates to a brand-new body system, but it’s a mild change that simply experienced specialists might notice.
Front and rear ends get subtle alterations and the coupe’s measurements change only sufficient to welcome a brand-new supercharged V8 engine for the SRT model, an enhanced air conditioning system and also a brand-new eight-speed automatic transmission.
The Challenger continues with a standard 305-hp V6 and 2 optional V8 engines. The smaller V8 delivers 375 hp and approximately 410 pound-feet of low-end torque, while a modified 6.4-liter extracts an additional 15 hp for a total amount of 485 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque.
Counting the SRT models, there are 4 various powertrain options for the 2015 Dodge Challenger. The 392 Hemi Scat Pack and Challenger SRT 392 share the very same 485-horsepower 6.4-liter V8. There’s the SRT Hellcat, with its supercharged 6.2-liter V8 putting out 707 horse power, the first factory-supercharged Hemi that has actually ever come out of Dodge.
305 horsepower @ 6,350 rpm
268 lb-ft of torque @ 4,800 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 19/30 mpg
5.7-liter Hemi V8
372 horsepower @ 5,200 rpm (automatic)
375 horsepower @ 5,150 rpm (manual)
400 lb-ft of torque @ 4,400 rpm (automatic)
410 lb-ft of torque @ 4,300 rpm (manual)
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 16/25 mpg (automatic), 15/23 mpg (manual)
6.4-liter Hemi V8
485 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm
475 lb-ft of torque @ 4,200 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 15/25 (automatic), 14/23 mpg (manual)
6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V8
707 horsepower @ 6,000 rpm
650 horsepower @ 4,000 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: N/A
A lot more outstanding is the new Challenger SRT Hellcat version. This is just a loathsome, unapologetic muscle car that will strike fear and also loathing into Prius motorists. A supercharged 6.2-liter V8 produces 707 hp and also 650 lb-ft of torque.
For comparison, that’s more power than the V10-equipped SRT Viper and also puts the Hellcat into unique area with the leading Mustang GT500 and also Camaro ZL1 versions.
The Hellcat is additionally readily available with a six-speed guidebook or optional eight-speed automatic transmission.
The 2015 Dodge Challenger lastly obtains the interior upgrade it has needed for several years.The brand new dashboard incorporates the same 8.4-inch screen that we’ve enjoyed in the Dodge Charger and also various other Dodge and Chrysler automobiles.
The retro-style determines look fantastic, as well as there’s one more sharp-display TFT screen snuggled between both. Luckily, all the excellent stuff is still there, also. There’s lots of space in front for two, and the rear seat can suit three passengers, the only muscular tissue automobile capable of making that claim. The torso is helpful and also remarkably huge, in spite of a quite high lift over.
Exterior changes to the 2015 Dodge Challenger aren’t quite as radical as those inside, however they’re sufficient to draw a bright line between this year and also its predecessor. The brand-new fronts lights are nestled in a revised up and down split grille, mindful of the traditional 1971 Challenger.
Release date and price
The 2015 Dodge Challenger goes on sale this autumn starting at $27,990. The SRT Hellcat begins at $60,990.