“Hellcat The World!” – Custom Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat:

Charger SRT8 Gets Total Makeover...

When the Dodge Charger SRT8 made its debut in 2006, the four-door muscle sedan shooked up the automotive world with its 6.1-liter SRT HEMI V8 pumping out a then staller 425 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft of torque. The Charger SRT8 had a 0-60 mph in the low 5-second range with a quarter-mile in the mid-13-second range. Fast forward thirteen years and while the current Charger is still on the same architecture, a lot has changed.

Today, the top of the line SRT-based Charger features a 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V8 and can run a 0-60 mph in the low 3-second range while running a quarter-mile in 11-seconds flat. 

So what happens when you take a 2007 Dodge Charger SRT8, ditch the 6.1-liter HEMI V8 and stuff in a supercharged HEMI Hellcat V8? You get the HellX, a creation from Jim Koutsoubis of True Steet Performance in Bay Shore, New York. 

Our own R/T Life had a chance to check out this monster Charger recently. The car isn’t just a powertrain swap either. Thanks to an upgraded pulley the car produced 705 horsepower to the rear wheels. A Paramount NAG1 transmission and a 3.09 rear axle ratio propelled the car to a 10.2-second quarter-mile time. 

True Street Performance also grabbed some other goodies from the modern-day Hellcat. The HellX is also equipped with the Charger SRT Hellcat’s 15.4-inch Brembo two-piece rotors and six-piston Brembo calipers up front and four-piston Brembo calipers in the rear. Hellcat sourced “Slingshot” seven-spoke wheels, Hellcat-style hood, and a full Hellcat exhaust. The HellX also tastefully features OEM Hellcat badges on the fenders, no off the wall graphics here. Inside, the HellX features a set of leather and suede Hellcat bucket seats.

Special thanks to Jim at True Street Performance and our friend R/T Life for giving us a look at this radical 2007 Dodge Charger. Be sure to check out the R/T Life YouTube channel for some other amazing Mopars he has been scoping out lately. Stay tuned as continue to share some of the amazing custom Hellcat-powered rides.

Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only the Editor for MoparInsiders.com, 5thGenRams.com, and HDRams.com but an automotive photographer. He is an avid fan of offshore powerboat racing, which he travels the country to take part in.

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