Dodge Viper Faces The Two Hellcats In Colorful Tug Of War

It’s not outrageous to say that we’re living in a glory age for the American muscle car.

The market is flooded with a plethora of models, variants and options which combine cutting edge technology with the brutal V8s that made muscle cars so synonymous throughout the world.

Long gone are the days when muscle cars were one-trick ponies that could only drive quickly in a straight line, track-focused variants are now among the most capable sports cars on the market, something which would have seemed absolutely ludicrous just a decade ago.

Among the finest offerings in the market are the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Charger SRT Hellcat siblings and while they aren’t as capable at a circuit as alternatives like the Shelby Mustang GT350R and Camaro ZL1 1LE, both have supercar-beating performance from FCA’s 6.2-liter supercharged V8.

With that in mind, what better way to enjoy the Hellcats, as well as the mighty Dodge Viper, in a colourful three-way tug of war that would satisfy any muscle car enthusiast? ‘Murica.

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  • Auf Wiedersehen

    Pretty cool with the red, white and blue smoke but this is such a real life version of the Ant and the Grasshopper. FCA is burning through the gas like there’s no tomorrow while other companies are innovating for the future.

    • europeon

      Oh right. I forgot that lightning, hybrid and Multiair technologies, composite solutions, the partnership with Google, and everything that trickles down from their racing stuff mean nothing.

      • Auf Wiedersehen

        They put on great show…it’s all smoke (pardon the pun) and mirrors.

    • Ineed911

      It’s a fair point. However (and, it may be that I was brought up on American muscle…) that V8 sound is going to be sorely missed in the future. It’s hard enough letting go of the smell of a carbureted V8!!

      • Auf Wiedersehen

        So was I, and I don’t like things going away from IC engines because you are right, I too love the smell of a well tuned engine. I’d say by 2025 they will be a lot less on the road. But FCA, to survive, HAS to come up with a plan to continue, and right now, I don’t see one.