The 2015 Dodge Challegner SRT Hellcat is not only the most powerful coupe found in the company’s lineup but also impressed us with its EPA fuel-economy rating of 22 mpg on the highway when equipped with the TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission.
According to Dodge, the Challenger SRT Hellcat not only more powerful but also more efficient than supercars such as the Lamborghini Aventador Roadster ($425,845) which returns 18 mpg on the highway, the Aston Martin Vanquish ($287,820) with its 18 mpg on the highway and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT ($221,580) which returns 19 mpg on the highway.
When using the six-speed manual transmission, the Challenger SRT Hellcat returns 21 mpg on the highway. For those who don’t know, the 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat found on the Challenger SRT was rated at impressive 707 hp and 650 lb-ft (881 Nm) of torque.
Priced at $59,995, the Challenger SRT Hellcat will not be too easy to find, as we believe it will not sit in the dealer’s lot. Dodge said that the Challenger SRT allocation will be based on the number of vehicles sold by the dealer in the previous 180 days.