Jul 4

707-Horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Is The Most Powerful American Car Ever

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT packs 707 horsepower of raw American power. (Photo: Dodge)

The 2015 SRT packs a load of raw American power. (Photo: Dodge)

Dodge has announced that its new supercharged V8 will be rated at an astonishing 707 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque when it debuts in the 2015 Challenger SRT later this year, making it the most powerful mass produced American car ever.

The 6.2-liter Hellcat HEMI engine features an iron block, forged alloy pistons and is fed by a 2,380cc supercharger blowing at 11.8 psi. It will be available with either a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission.

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