Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 vs Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Part I

January 3, 2015 at 14:10

Recently updated Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 of 2014 model year is the most powerful Camaro in the history of the model. It has at its disposal 580 hp. Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat of 2015 model year, as a novelty, is one of the most powerful production car in history – there are under the hood 707 horse powers. Given that at the moment Ford ceased production 662-horsepower Shelby Mustang, Camaro ZL1 and Challenger Hellcat 1287 with their “horses” for two are the most oil-steep penalties modernity.

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 vs Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat pics

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 vs Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat picture

Comparison of the 707-strong Challenger Hellcat with 580-horsepower Camaro ZL1 is not an easy task as it may seem initially. Both cars are equipped with 6.2-liter V8, in the case of the Camaro, it is supplemented with the 1.9-liter supercharger type Roots, and Challenger Hemi Hellcat has 2,4-liter supercharged type Lysholm. Despite the fact that the Camaro produces 580 hp and 754 Nm (standard SAE) vs. 707 hp and 881 Nm at Challenger, Chevy is 180 kg lighter.

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 vs Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat picture

Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 vs Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat image

Challenger is equipped with the optional automatic transmission “eight” and Camaro – a standard six-speed “mechanics”. Both models are equipped with suspension, adjustable by means of electronics, with a choice between several preset modes.