It has been officially confirmed that Dodge will very soon release their new 2018 Dodge Durango Hellcat SUV. Rumors about this car were around for a long time, but there was nothing to confirm those speculations. New Durango was photographed at the Dodge parking. Some changes were noticeable, compared to the regular Durango.
2018 Durango Hellcat front end features more aggressive bumper and big splitter, as well as the new grille with Charger Hellcat look-a-like honeycomb mesh. The upcoming 2018 Dodge Durango Hellcat will be produced on a new platform. This also means new suspension system, which will include harder springs and shock absorbers, as well as the bigger brakes. We also expect to see either 19- or 20-inch wheels, along with high performance tires. Inside the cabin, 2018 Durango Hellcat can accommodate up to 7 passengers. It should get improved seats and new instrument cluster.
2018 Dodge Durango Hellcat engine performance
2018 Dodge Durango Hellcat engine will be 6.2-liter supercharged V8 unit. This strong and powerful V8 engine is capable of producing 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. This makes new Durango, the most powerful SUV in the history. Other details about driving performance are not available at the moment. Durango Hellcat top speed should be lower than on other Hellcat models because of its massive weight. Fuel economy numbers will be announced a little further in the future.
2018 Dodge Durango Hellcat release date and price
2018 Dodge Durango Hellcat price has not been officially confirmed, but it is expected to cost around $70,000. 2018 Dodge Durango Hellcat release date should be set by the end of 2017. Soon after first appearance, it will be available on the market. Durango will have to compete in this segment with cars such as Ford Flex, Mazda CX-9 and Honda Pilot.