Chrysler's October sales month ends today, but early results show the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is a big hit.

According to Dodge brand CEO Tim Kuniskis, more than 4,000 Dodge Challenger Hellcat orders were entered soon as the system was opened and the current total is now well over 5,000 orders.

Dodge expected strong consumer demand but the pace of new orders has exceeded forecasts.

One local Dodge dealer said all of the Hellcats coming into their dealership are sold and new orders won't be offered until December. The person told Allpar that Hellcats are going for as much as $10,000 over sticker due to the limited run.

To add a little frosting to an already tasty cake, in the midst of dismal overall ratings for Fiat Chrysler vehicles in the recent Consumer Reports survey, the 2015 Challenger joined the Dodge Durango on their list of "recommended" cars.