2018 Dodge Durango SRT is Hellcat Durango that was the first impression when we look at the spy shot. It’s reasonable because the front side has changed a lot since the previous version. Now, this new Durango has stronger design style on its front fascia. And, this is what makes many people believe that this next Durango will be included in Hellcat series.
2018 Dodge Durango SRT Specifications
Unfortunately, our hope that this Dodge Durango SRT car will have the Hellcat touch is gone. On the other hand, most of the people prayers for new sporty SUV car from this series will likely be granted. The front fascia is the main reason why we said that. It could be true because the original Durango was built on Jeep Cherokee platform, which is known as one of best SUV.
For the core, it seems you won’t be able to find Hellcat power inside. Instead, according to the reliable source, the new Dodge Durango will use the Grand Cherokee SRT engine. The engine that we are talking about here is the V8 engine. This 6.4 liter and 392 cubic inch engine is much better than the Hellcat’s Hemi. Although it still in Hemi engine series, it can produce more power. The 392 will be able to produce 485 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of Torque.
It hasn’t been confirmed by the manufacturer of this srt dodge durango. But, if this is the real engine that they use, Dodge Durango SRT will become one of the fastest SUV in the US. 8-speed automatic transmission will control the engine. It will also use Brembo brakes that most of Durango fans are looking for.
The main reason why it won’t be Hellcat is that there are too many demands for Hellcat. The manufacturer has released many series of Hellcat, from the Jeep, Challenger, and Charger. Therefore, they most likely try to spread the usage of this engine into another series. And, Durango is the right choice.
2018 Dodge Durango SRT Price and Release Date
On the other hand, by using this method, they also can save more money for production. We all know that Durango is at its end. Next dodge durango srt for sale ? Maybe in few years, they will close down the production for this series. So, this will give some breath to this car and give more performance, and quality like the fans want. Dodge durango srt price is not known yet. However, it still has some possibility that Ford will produce the Hellcat Durango. But, it won’t happen soon. In the future, you may be able to see the Hellcat Durango, the successor of Dodge Durango SRT.
|2018 Dodge Durango SRT|
|Dodge Durango SRT Engine||6.4 liter V8 engine|
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