Dodge has announced that the 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat is on its way to dealerships across the United States.

The brand has received more than 4,500 orders for the new 2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat in just the first five days after the orders opened in September.

“The introduction of the new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat has ignited the general market’s interest in the muscle car segment,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO, Dodge and SRT brands. “The reaction from our customers and the general public has been beyond even our positive expectations, and we will work to build a Challenger Hellcat for every customer who wants one.”

Power for the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat comes from a 6.2 liter supercharge HEMI V8 making 707 horsepower with a peak torque of 650 lb-ft. The car gets a National Hot Rod Association-certified ¼-mile elapsed time of 11.2 seconds at 125 miles per hour (mph) with stock Pirelli P275/40ZR20 P Zero tires. With drag radials, the ¼-mile run dropped to just 10.8 seconds at 126 mph.

Prices for the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat start at $59,995 (excluding $995 destination, includes $2,100 gas-guzzler tax; $1,700 gas-guzzler tax on models with the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic).

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