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New 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Production Starts

  • Today marks the start of production for the 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat at Detroit Assembly Complex - Jefferson (DACJ)
  • The most powerful SUV ever, the Durango SRT Hellcat delivers 710 horsepower and 645 lb.-ft. of torque from the proven supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat V-8 engine paired with the quick-shifting TorqueFlite 8HP95 eight-speed automatic transmission
  • Durango SRT Hellcat accelerates from 0 to 60 miles per hour (mph) in 3.5 seconds, covers the quarter-mile in 11.5 seconds as certified by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) and hits a top speed of 180 mph
  • Durango SRT Hellcat will be built only for the 2021 model year
  • Durango SRT Hellcat models are scheduled to begin arriving to dealerships in spring 2021
  • U.S. manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) is $80,995, plus destination charges
  • Durango has best-in-class towing capacity across its lineup:
    • The supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat V-8, legendary 392-cubic-inch HEMI V-8 engine and classic 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 with the Tow N Go Package outhaul every full-size, three-row SUV on the road, with a towing capability of 8,700 lbs.
    • The award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine has a towing capability of 6,200 lbs.
  • New Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat buyers receive a full day of professional instruction at Bondurant High Performance Driving School in Chandler, Arizona
February 4, 2021,  Auburn Hills, Mich. - Today marks the start of production for the new 2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat at the 3 million-square-foot Detroit Assembly Complex - Jefferson (DACJ).
 
"Like welcoming a new member to the family, today's launch of the Durango SRT Hellcat celebrates the newest addition to the Brotherhood of Muscle," said Tim Kuniskis, Dodge Brand and Interim Chrysler Brand Chief Executive Officer - Stellantis. "The Dodge Durango Hellcat joins Charger and Challenger at the pinnacle of performance, and today's start of production in Detroit deserves a spot on every enthusiast's calendar."
 
Approximately 2,000 2021 Durango SRT Hellcats will be produced for the U.S. market.
 
Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat models are scheduled to begin arriving at dealerships in spring 2021. The most powerful SUV ever is only available for the 2021 model year and comes with a starting U.S. manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $80,995, excluding $1,495 destination.
 
The Durango SRT Hellcat is the most powerful SUV ever, delivering 710 horsepower and 645 lb.-ft. of torque from the proven supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat V-8 engine paired with the quick-shifting TorqueFlite 8HP95 eight-speed automatic transmission. The Durango SRT Hellcat has a 0-60 mile-per-hour (mph) time of 3.5 seconds, a quarter-mile elapsed time of 11.5 seconds as certified by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) and a top speed of 180 mph.
 
No SUV in the world can tow more or carry more with a faster quarter-mile time than the Durango SRT Hellcat
The Durango has best-in-class towing capacity across its lineup. The supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat V-8, legendary 392-cubic-inch HEMI V-8 and classic 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 with the Tow N Go Package outhaul every full-size, three-row SUV on the road, with a towing capability of 8,700 lbs. The award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine has a towing capability of 6,200 lbs.
 
A full day of professional instruction at Bondurant High Performance Driving School
Dodge is the official sponsor of the Bondurant High Performance Driving School in Chandler, Arizona, where guests get behind the wheels of the fastest street-legal cars in the world with professional instruction and time on the track. Customers who buy a new SRT model, including the new Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, receive one full-day session as part of the Dodge//SRT Package and have the opportunity to learn how to get the optimum performance from their new vehicles in a controlled environment. For more information, visit dodgegarage.com/track-experience.
 
Dodge//SRT
For more than 100 years, the Dodge brand has carried on the spirit of brothers John and Horace Dodge. Their influence continues today as Dodge shifts into high gear with a lineup that delivers unrivaled performance in each of the segments in which the brand competes while moving forward to a future that includes electrified muscle in the form of the next-generation, all-new Dodge Charger.

The next-generation Dodge Charger electrifies a legend, with the Charger retaining its title as the world’s quickest and most powerful muscle car led by the all-new, all-electric 2024 Dodge Charger Daytona Scat Pack. The all-new Dodge Charger will also offer performance choices via multi-energy powertrain options including the 550-horsepower Dodge Charger SIXPACK H.O., powered by the 3.0L Twin Turbo Hurricane High Output engine.

Dodge also keeps its foot on the gas as a pure performance brand with the 710-horsepower Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, the most powerful SUV ever, and best-in-class standard performance in the compact utility vehicle segment with the Dodge Hornet.

Dodge is part of the portfolio of brands offered by leading global automaker and mobility provider Stellantis. For more information regarding Stellantis (NYSE: STLA), please visit www.stellantis.com.

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