The Dodge Charger lineup is arguably the best muscle car in the world. This is because of their powerful engine, compact and sleek design, great handling, and comfort. In fact, the 2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye has been named the fastest sedan on earth.
Rumors are going around that the powerful V8 engine may get an upgrade, and this news is driving Dodge Charger lovers insane.
Word on the street is that a new dodge charger SRT model known as the Ghoul is set to be released. If the rumors are true, then the Ghoul will be the company’s most powerful car ever made.
So, is the Dodge Charger SRT Ghoul a real thing or just a rumor? Continue reading to find out more.
What is Dodge Charger SRT Ghoul?
Dodge Charger SRT Ghoul is a high-powered Charger variant that will be powered by a Hellephant V8 crate engine with an incredible 950 lb-ft of torque and 1000 horsepower. This incredible supercar will also be equipped with a wide-body setup, Allison transmission, and a standard rear-wheel drive. It is rumored that Dodge Charger SRT Ghoul will be a limited version, and only 100 units will be made. This means that only a lucky few will get hold of this powerful beast.
Dodge Charger SRT Ghoul is set to have six different engine varieties. They include a 3.6-liter V6 engine with 292 horsepower, a 5.7-liter V8 that produces 370 horsepower, 6.4 that produces 485 horsepower, and two supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engines that produce a whopping 717 horsepower and 797 horsepower. All engines will be paired with 8-speed automatic transmission.
Interior & Features
When it comes to the interior amenities, Dodge Charger SRT Ghoul is set to have a 7-inch touchscreen with four USB ports, Apple car play, Bluetooth, satellite radio, and Android auto.
The upper trim levels will also have an 8.4-inch touchscreen with a powerful Harman Kardon audio system. For safety, this supercar will have rear parking sensors, rearview camera, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping assist, rear cross-traffic alert, and lane departure warning.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) rated the 2021 Dodge Charger 5 stars, and the same is also exacted with Dodge Charger SRT Ghoul.
What is Hellephant V8?
The Hellephant HEMI V8 crate engine is a powerful engine that produces 1000 horsepower and 950 lb-ft of torque with bore specs at 4.125 inches and 4 inches of stroke. A supercharger with a high-efficiency rotor is mounted atop the aluminum block. It got its name Elephant engine from its large size, heavyweight, and ground-pounding power.
When is Dodge Charger SRT Ghoul coming out?
Dodge has not yet confirmed when Dodge Charger SRT Ghoul will come out, but some pundits say they may come out later this year. However, people are still skeptical about whether The company will launch dodge Charger SRT Ghoul.
The rumors about this car being released started circulating way back in 2019, and up to date, it has not yet been actualized. Some people also fear that the Hellephant V8 engine that is set to power this car may not pass the EPA emission standards unless serious modifications are done. The company has also not confirmed whether they will realize this car. So, whether Dodge Charger SRT Ghoul will be released or not is a matter of wait and see.
How much does Dodge Charger Ghoul cost?
if one day these rumors are confirmed, then the Dodge Charger SRT Ghoul is expected to retail at $200,000