Even more impressive is the Hellcat Charger's estimated "bargain basement" price of $63,000.
However, recent advancements in powertrain technology have caused a surge in horsepower ratings — and an abundance of mega-horsepower supercars. In that context, it may be difficult to fully appreciate the Hellcat Charger's truly awe-inspiring performance.
To provide some perspective, here's a rundown of the great supercars that have been bested by the Charger. Although some of the examples are from as far back as the 1990s, their blistering performance and cultural significance have not diminished.
The new Hellcat Charger isn't necessarily better than these iconic supercars. But Dodge's beast of a four-door does run with a pretty legendary crowd.