One of the most powerful three-row full-size sport utility vehicles, the 2022 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, is ready to introduce more power this time. According to Tim Kuniskis, head of FCA North America, the forthcoming model will be built to only 2,000 units.
The new Dodge Durango SRT besides a powerful engine that produces more than 710 horsepower, will also receive some exterior and interior upgrades. From what we heard, dealers will start taking orders in the fall this year, while deliveries might begins in early 2022. Basically, we can expect a slight increase in price over the current model that starts at $82,000.
2022 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Exterior
The new 2022 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat looks updated, and the most noticeable change is on the front. Generally, the front fascia is unique, and it borrows plenty of styling cues from the Charger model. Slimmer LED headlights and an updated grille are the most visible.
Unlike the regular model, the Hellcat features an opening in the lower front fascia, delivering more air to the Hellcat’s intercooler. Generally, the manufacturer replaces fog lamps to do that. On top of that, the SRT performance hood is engineered for maximum airflow, thanks to huge openings. Overall, the design is more aggressive, and the new SRT features widebody-integrated wheel flares and a muscular 20×10-inch Light Out Wheel finish.
Interior Hosts More Comfort and Convenience
Inside, all Dodge Durangos benefit from a spacious cabin that is very modern. Generally, the upcoming Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat looks even more sporty with many racy finishes. This model comes with the same layout, and it has room for seven passengers. Unlike the regular model, the SRT Hellcat features a flat-bottomed steering wheel, red-accented gauges, and logos on the front seats. Additionally, the latest version is also comes with a new 10.1-inch touchscreen running its latest infotainment software.
As we mentioned, this model is limited, and you must act quickly if you want to get your hands on this sporty mover. Otherwise, you might miss your chance to purchase it, consider that there will be only 2000 units.
2022 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Engine Specs
The new 2022 Dodge Durango will be available with four different engines. The base model still uses the same 3.6-liter V6 that generates 295 horsepower with dual exhaust. However, a more powerful engine is optional, and it consists of a 5.7-liter V8 producing 360 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque.
The more massive engine powers SRT 392 using a 6.4-liter V8 capable of delivering 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. The last one and the most powerful is under the 2022 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat model. This unit is a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 producing an amazing output of 710 horsepower and 640 lb-ft of torque. All models above come standard with 8-speed automatic transmission.
Release Date and Price
The release date of the new Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat and other models will happen in early 2022. From many reports, the new model should introduce some small exterior and interior upgrades, but don’t expect anything significant.
Generally, this edition looks sporty enough and is very easily recognized among other models. Unlike the base Durango that starts at $34,000, the SRT Hellcat version costs more than $82,000.