The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye affords supercar efficiency wrapped in a bundle that begins at $72,295 (MSRP), but laying down the immense output and torque is difficult, which is why attaining the official specs offered by the FCA-owned model wants a lot of ability.
Ask Dodge what it may do and they’ll let you know that 3.four seconds are wanted for 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) dash and 10.eight seconds for the quarter-mile. Furthermore, must you discover a straight lengthy sufficient, it’s going to ultimately high out at 203 mph (326 km/h).
The Johnny Bohmer Proving Grounds in Merritt Island, Florida, is among the few locations on Earth the place vehicles can safely and legally hit their high velocity. The runway is 3.22 miles (5.15 km) lengthy and was utilized by the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye to attain most velocity. Thoughts you, the video was shot final yr, most likely when it had its half-mile exit speed recorded at 151 mph (243 km/h), but it surely was solely just lately uploaded.
Earlier than scrolling all the way down to see how the muscle automotive seems to be and sounds at dizzying speeds, we are going to remind you, simply in case you forgot, that it packs a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 that places out 797 HP (808 PS / 595 kW) and 707 lb-ft (959 Nm) of torque.
The Hellcat Redeye is not the highest mannequin within the Challenger household, because the new SRT Super Stock, which premiered earlier this week with the identical engine, tuned to ship 807 HP (819 PS / 602 kW), has taken that function.
Nonetheless, 797 HP is various energy, and a 203 mph v-max is to not be sniffed at. So, did it handle to hit that quantity?