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Prices are out: Hellcat Redeye looks like a bargain

by David Zatz on

How much will 797 horsepower set you back? Earlier this week, a Dodge rep told reporters that pricing hadn’t been officially announced, but it would be “around $70,000.”  Onlookers thought that must be a mistake, or referring to the newly power-boosted Challenger SRT Hellcat.

Nope. That $70,000 was accurate. The list price on the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is indeed “around $70,000” — $69,650. That’s before a $1,700 gas guzzler tax and the shipping charge, which is similar to the gas guzzler tax.

The “ordinary” 717-horse Hellcat is around ten grand cheaper, at $58,650 plus the same guzzler tax.

The real bargains in the Challenger range are the base car — the rear drive, V6-powered SXT, at $27,295 — and the 392-powered R/T Scat Pack, at $38,995 plus $1,000 for the gas guzzler tax (only on manual transmissions; automatics bypass the guzzler penalty).

The Challenger GT, which is entry-level for the 300-horse V6, is $29,995. Add $2,000 to either the SXT or GT for $2,000. And, if you want a V8 but don’t need the instant-on power of the 392, you can pay $34,100 for the Challenger R/T with the 5.7 Hemi.

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