Jay Leno Has A Go In The 797 HP Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye

The Dodge Challenger has currently on offer one of the most extravagant lineups in the performance world, featuring V8 models like the R/T Scat Pack, the Hellcat, the Hellcat widebody, the now-out-of-production Demon and the more recent Hellcat Redeye.

And we call the Challenger lineup extravagant because out of the models we mentioned above, the least powerful R/T Scat Pack offers 485hp out of its naturally aspirated Hemi V8. Dodge is currently shoveling horsepower at its customers and we can’t help but approve.

Apparently Dodge thought that the Demon left a power vacuum behind it when it went out of production and the solution was to introduce the Redeye; its supercharged 6.2-liter V8 offers 797hp (808PS) and 707lb-ft of torque.

Dodge says that the Redeye is capable of running the quarter mile in 10.8 seconds at 131mph (210km/h), with 0-60mph coming in 3.4 seconds. Top speed is 203mph (326km/h).

The engine is basically the same unit with the Demon, featuring a 2.7-liter supercharger, stronger connecting rods and pistons, a high-speed valve train, as well as an uprated fuel injection system and better lubrication.

This doesn’t mean that the Challenger will suddenly start chasing GT3s around the track but you have to admit, having so much power under your right foot is pure joy.

Jay Leno shows us around the crazy Challenger Hellcat Redeye and fills our ears with angry supercharger whining on the video that follows.


  • TheToadPrince..~~ToadSquad

    I Salute Dodge For This Beauty

  • Mind Synthetic

    its time for a fresh design and platform, it looks dated and fat. muscle car era is over, people want more than straight line performance.

  • Kyle Bolen

    My girlfriend and I make all the hoods for this car. I don’t make them as much as she does these days but I did make pretty much every single Demon hood. You’re welcome!

Smile, You’re On Camera: Audacious Nissan Passenger Steals Equipment From Road Workers

A man can be seen climbing out of the Nissan and taking what appears to be a chainsaw.

Unassuming Audi TT RS Packs A 734 HP Powerhouse Under The Hood

This TT RS has got a huge array of engine modifications and can set sub-10 second quarter mile times.

Enovate ME-S Is Another Aspiring Tesla Rival From China With A Porsche Styling Twist

The Enovate ME-S will enter production in 2021, and promises to hit 62mph (100km/h) in 3 seconds.

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante Is The Brand’s Fastest Convertible Ever

Aston Martin has unveiled the new DBS Superleggera Volante and it features a top speed of 211 mph.

Ford F-150 RTR Is Kind Of Like A Raptor Light

Priced from $12,750, the F-150 RTR has a unique grille and a Fox 2.0 coilover suspension.

Donate To Hydropower In Vietnam, Feel Better About Your Porsche’s U.S. Emissions

Porsche will enable its owners to offset their carbon emissions by supporting various “green” projects.

Court of Appeals Finds Chalking Tires For Parking Tickets Unconstitutional

The court determined that chalking tires is an unreasonable search that violates the Fourth Amendment.

Kahn Is The New Black: Bentley Bentayga Centenary Edition Is Almost Tame

Kahn’s murdered-out Bentayga V8 is almost restrained, compared to other projects both inside and out.

Honey, I Shrunk The E-Class: Possible Mercedes SL Mule Spied

Mercedes is working on an all-new SL roadster and it appears the company has begun testing the model.

Roll Like A Kennedy In This 1963 Lincoln Continental Presidential Limo Recreation

Looking more authentic than the real thing, this Lincoln Continental convertible can be yours for $125,000.