2015 Dodge Challenger SRT HEMI Hellcat VS 1970 Dodge Challenger 426 Hemi R/T
And here we go again with the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, because is the hottest American muscle car at the moment. This time we have a 1/4-Mile drag race between 2015 SRT Hellcat and 1970 Challenger 426 Hemi R/T. Normally the 1970 Challenger R/T will have tough task against the new 2015 SRT Hellcat.
But first let’s see some numbers before the drag race. The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT HEMI Hellcat it’s powered by a modern Chrysler’s 6.2 liter Supercharged SRT Hellcat V8 Hemi engine, which generates massive 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque. On the other hand the 1970 Dodge Challenger R/T it’s powered by a classic Chrysler’s 426 cubic-inch or 7.0 liter V8 HEMI engine, factory rated at 425 horsepower and 490 lb.-ft. of torque.
Now the results. It was obvious that the SRT Hellcat will win, which on 1/4-Mile had achieved a time of 10.8 seconds and a speed of 126.18mph. On the other hand the 1970 Challenger R/T had the time of 13.67 seconds and 103.95mph. Between these two Challengers stands 40 years long differences in technology, improvement and innovation. Beside all this, the 1970 Challenger R/T still is one amazing, sexy, good looking and powerful muscle car.