2020 Hampton Roads International Auto Show

Virtual Showroom


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Dodge Charger
STATUS: Body mods for the SRT Hellcat - Dodge's full-size sedan doesn't sell in huge quantities; you're probably seeing more Police Pursuit versions than civilian versions on the roads. Still, the Charger and Challenger's reputations set a performance tone for the brand. Buyers can go as tame or as torrid as they wish, or their budgets will allow, starting with the relatively mild V-6 (if you consider up to 300 horsepower "mild"). That engine in the Charger SXT and GT trims means they can also be had with all-wheel-drive. Move up-range and a selection of "Hemi" V-8s are yours for the picking, ranging from the 370-horsepower R/T and Daytona, to the 485-horsepower SRT 392. At the peak is the hellacious Hellcat Widebody (formerly just Hellcat) with 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. The Widebody designation, which is also optional on Scat Back Chargers, means it comes with widened front and rear fenders that allow 11-inch wide Pirelli tires. This is the most powerful factory-built sedan you can buy and is also the quickest with a claimed zero-to-60-mph time of 3.6 seconds. The Hellcat's large 15.4-inch Brembo-brand brake rotors provide stopping power to match the acceleration.
Base price (incl. destination): $31,000
Type: Four-door sedan
Engines (h.p.): 3.6-liter V-6 (292-300); 5.7-liter V-8 (370); 6.4-liter V-8 (485); 6.2-liter V-8, supercharged (707)
Transmission: Eight-speed automatic
Drivetrain: Rear- /all-wheel-drive
Base mpg (city/highway/combined): 19/30/23 (3.6, FWD)
Base weight (lb.): 4,020