2015 Dodge Challenger vs 2015 Mustang Shelby GT500

Another competitor to the new 2015 Ford Mustang comes from US. This tim, Dodge has prepared its answer to 662 horsepower of the 2015 Mustang Shelby GT500. The 2015 Challenger  should near this mark with planned 660 hp.

2015 Dodge Challenger

The 2015 Dodge Challenger should keep the look from its predecessor. Engine option of the new V6 and 6.4 liter SRT V8 will be offered. Also, interior upgrades and eight-speed automatics with all engines will come standard. 6.2 liter supercharged Hemi is on the SRT8 engine with 580-660 hp and almost incredible 870 Nm of torque. According to some sources, this 6.2 Hemi won’t be ready for driving around town. But tuning process is not over yet and problems are wxpect to be overcame.

2015 Dodge Challenger interior

Big upgrade on the interior for the 2015 Dodge Challenger is expected. UConnect 2 electronic system will be updated with all the latest gadgets and gizmos. Rear camera and forward sensors, with adaptive cruise and predictive crash protection should make drive impression better, and it is mentioned that the vehicle could be featured with Cherokee’s comprehensive parking assistance. Seats will be new, as well as door panels.

2015 Dodge Challenger  interior

2015 Dodge Challenger changes

New Challenger’s weight will be close to current model. Even there won’t be weight drop as it is expected with its competitors 2015 Ford Mustang. The 2015 Dodge Challenger’s new design includes outer lamps and inner lamps,  split grille and split rear LED tailamps. You should see new fenders and quarter panels with iron block included as standard on 2015 Dodge Challenger. During the testing, tires being used were 275/ and 285/40/20. Brake calipers comes larger as well as cross-drilled brake rotors, compared to the current Challenger SRT8. The front end has been modified very moderately with extra air intakes.

2015 Dodge Challenger

2015 Dodge Challenger release and price

Introduction of the 2015 Dodge Challenger is set for March or April 2014. Production should start in second half of 2014.  Price for the supercharged 6.2 will be over $70,000, but will have more interior space and better amenities, and possibly better performance despite its larger size. Price is still unknown, but however, do not expect it to be under $65,000.

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