It seems that the 2017 model year will be really exciting for car enthusiasts since a great number of stylish, fast, and luxurious model will set their tires on roads this year. Another excellent model that will hit the market soon is the 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat. The previous generation of this model was really impressive and desirable. We must admit that were glad to hear that the vehicle won’t be significantly changed for the 2017 model year. We can only expect to see mid-cycle refreshment this time with a small number of new, but significant features and changes. Trim levels will also remain unchanged except that they will be more technologically advanced than the previous generation.
2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Exterior
To begin with exterior design of the new Dodge Challenger Hellcat, we will say that trim levels won’t be changed and there will still be RT, RT Plus, SXT, SXT Plus, RT Shaker, RT Shaker Plus, Scat Pack Shaker, and Scat Pack trim levels. The newcomer will still be muscle, retro, and old-fashioned Challenger. We expect to see some refreshments in terms of exterior, but the vehicle will keep its recognizable look. There will probably be redesigned front and rear bumpers along with newly designed headlights and taillights. Of course, both taillights and headlights will be supported by LED technology. As for the rims, the customers will be offered a set of 20-inch units together with better-traction Pirelli tires.
Interior of 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat
The cabin of the 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat will accommodate up to five passengers at the time offering them ample of headroom and legroom space, luxury, and comfort. Every inch inside of the cabin will be covered in high quality materials. If you combine good materials and spacious cabin, what do you get? A piece of perfection, right? Oh wait, it is still not perfect. There is only one condition to be fulfilled for the cabin to be a piece of perfection.
The cabin must incorporate high-end materials, be spacious, and be excellently equipped with latest technological and safety features to be perfect, right? Don’t worry-the cabin of the 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat will have all of the aforementioned qualities. It is equipped with an excellent touchscreen display with controls and features that are pretty easy to use. There will also be climate control, Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi connectivity, navigation, and many others.
Challenger Hellcat Engine
The 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat will be offered with several engine options. The base engine will be a 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine that enables you to get the maximum output of 305 hp and 268 pound-feet of torque. The engine is teamed up with an eight-speed automatic shifter. Higher trim levels will be powered by a 5.7 Hemi V8 that churns 375 horses and 410 pound-feet of torque. If will mated to either 6-speed manual or 8-speed auto gearbox.
Release date and price of 2017 Challenger Hellcat
The new 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat is scheduled to be released in 2016 as the 2017 model. The exact release date and price of the vehicle haven’t been released yet, but it is expected to be presented at the end of year. Some rumors suggest that presentation may be postponed for the first months of 2017, where it would make an appearance at Chicago Auto Show.
Expected starting price for 2017 Hellcat Challenger is $64,500 which is about $2,500 more compared to previous year model, and this figure will vary depending on selected trim model.
Here is video review of 2016 challenger Hellcat: