The future of the SRT with Tim Kuniskis on Driving the Nation

The future of the SRT with Tim Kuniskis on Driving the Nation

SRT is a dollar for horsepower proposition. You can get a regular vehicle but to tweak it up to SRT you look at how much of everything performance you would get. Tim Kuniskis, CEO, Dodge brand talked to Driving the Nation about the thought process of going from a Hellcat to a SRT supercharger.

How many SRTs does Kuniskis see in Dodges future? What percentage of Challengers are sold as V-6?

3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 delivers 305 horsepower and up to an estimated 30 mpg on the highway
5.7-liter HEMI V-8 with up to 375 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. torque (six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic) EPA fuel economy, 15 / 23 / 18 manual 16 / 25 / 19 automatic.
New 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 with an 485 horsepower with 475 lb.-ft. torque (six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic) EPA fuel economy 14 / 23 / 17 manual 15 / 25 / 18 automatic.

The 2015 Challenger is available in eight trim levels: SXT, SXT Plus, R/T, R/T Plus, R/T Shaker, R/T Plus Shaker, R/T Scat Pack and 392 HEMI® Scat Pack Shaker (late availability for Shaker).

2015 Dodge Challenger SXT or R/T 5.7L V8 Manual
$26,995
2015 Dodge Challenger SXT or R/T 3.6L V6 Automatic
$26,995
2015 Dodge Challenger SXT or R/T 5.7L V8 Automatic
$26,995
2015 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus or R/T Plus 3.6L V6 Automatic
$29,995
2015 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus or R/T Plus 5.7L V8 Automatic
$29,995

2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat SRT

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT with a Hellcat engine is propelled by the new supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8. Its 707 horsepower rating and can be mated with the all-new V-8 engine can be mated with an upgraded six-speed manual transmission or the new TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic “ the first such gearbox ever offered in the Dodge Challenger SRTs time-honored segment.

2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Automatic Coupe
$58,295
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Manual Coupe
$58,295

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:09+00:00 October 21st, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Dodge, Video|0 Comments

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Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.