“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 SUV is only available for the 2021 model year and comes with a starting U.S. manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $80,995.
The Durango SRT Hellcat delivers 710 horsepower and 645 lb.-ft. of torque from the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat V-8 engine and is paired with the TorqueFlite 8HP95 eight-speed automatic transmission. The Durango SRT Hellcat has a 0-60 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.
The supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat V-8, 392-cubic-inch HEMI V-8 and 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 with the Tow N Go Package feature a towing capability of 8,700 lbs. The 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine has a towing capability of 6,200 lbs.
Dodge is the official sponsor of the Bondurant High-Performance Driving School in Chandler, Arizona, and 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.