This week we’re getting our first chance to get behind the wheel of the new Charger R/T Scat Pack. While the Hellcat is stealing headlines for its supercar-level power, the R/T Scat Pack is no slouch either, and at a 40% discount, it makes for a compelling alternative for those who might not have the desire (or means) to pony up for a $65,000 vehicle.

From a performance standpoint, the Scat Pack option for the Charger is essentially what the SRT “Core” model was for the previous two years – a stripped down version of the SRT model that boasts the same 4-piston Brembo brakes, performance exhaust, gearbox, and 6.4-liter V8 as the SRT model, but for substantially less money. While the Scat Pack models do not share the six-piston Brembo brakes, three-way adaptive suspension and other SRT-specific features included with the SRT 392 and SRT Hellcat, the Charger R/T Scat Pack comes in at a significantly more affordable price point, which starts at $39,890. That makes this the most powerful sedan you can currently buy for under $40K.

That re-tuned Hemi feels noticeably stronger for 2015, and it’s happier than ever to fry the tires from a stoplight whenever your right foot gets the slightest inclination. Dodge says the Charger Scat Pack is capable of 0-60 sprints in the mid four second range and quarter mile times in the mid-12s. A substantial factor in the 2015 model’s quicker acceleration over the similarly powered 2014 SRT model can be attributed to the new quick-shifting 8-speed TorqueFlight automatic which shares the same gear ratios as the Hellcat models. Coupled with a great sounding active exhaust system, brakes that can get the big coupe to a stop from sixty miles per hour in under 120 feet and a taut suspension that effectively corrals body roll without resorting a punishingly harsh ride, and the Scat Pack Charger offers a lot of fun and capability for relatively little coin.

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Comments

    • Joe Black
      Joe Black

      👍

      about 3 months ago
    • BenTheGamer300
      BenTheGamer300

      My dream car, love that sound of the engine.

      about 6 months ago
    • Jean Alga
      Jean Alga

      this is soothing

      about 8 months ago
    • Jonathan Canizales
      Jonathan Canizales

      I want to get a challenger but I change my mind to a charger because there 4 door cars and I want my brothers out.

      about 8 months ago
    • Cathy Hills
      Cathy Hills

      Its good

      about 1 year ago
    • OrangeFGTV
      OrangeFGTV

      This is a Challenger not a charger!

      about 1 year ago
    • PeRX
      PeRX In reply to OrangeFGTV

      OrangeFGTV nope definitely a Charger

      about 6 months ago
    • Legendary Loso
      Legendary Loso

      Go pro head mount?

      about 1 year ago
    • THE ORANGE BOX
      THE ORANGE BOX

      That pack got all the good shit

      about 1 year ago
    • ShaversianPS4
      ShaversianPS4

      lmao im ashamed i dont have my license at almost 17 so i drove my friends chargr while drunk for the first time driving and was fcking amazed at how good i was lmao im in love with the stiffness in the charger wheels

      about 1 year ago
    • ابو صوف
      ابو صوف

      I bought one 2016 from copart to iraq hhhhh lol 😂😍
      its amazing monster car ever !!

      about 2 years ago
    • Lilchoco 15
      Lilchoco 15

      He drives it in automatic that's why the transmission was so stupid

      about 2 years ago
    • Loser
      Loser

      Is this car a stickshift car?

      about 2 years ago
    • Blitz YT
      Blitz YT In reply to Loser

      Loser no.

      about 1 year ago
    • F15E Strike Eagle
      F15E Strike Eagle

      I saw someone sitting in the front passenger seat!

      about 2 years ago
    • Robert Rouse
      Robert Rouse

      A little annoying trying to listen to the exhaust music and the gps or turn signal noise is in most of these winding road videos.

      about 2 years ago
    • Blitz YT
      Blitz YT In reply to Robert Rouse

      Robert Rouse well how else is gonna get around and get footage?

      about 1 year ago
    • GoMangoRT
      GoMangoRT

      Is this stock exhaust?

      about 2 years ago
    • James Z. Williams
      James Z. Williams

      crazy how a car a few thousand dollars cheaper then it's hellcat sibling sounds better.

      about 2 years ago
    • Midwest Mopars
      Midwest Mopars

      My dad just bought one

      about 3 years ago
    • Midwest Mopars
      Midwest Mopars In reply to Midwest Mopars

      tiffany diep $50 a month with a $500 deductible from American family insurance

      about 1 year ago
    • tiffany diep
      tiffany diep In reply to Midwest Mopars

      how much is your insurance btw? I'm thinking about getting one soon lol

      about 2 years ago
    • amgad osama
      amgad osama In reply to Midwest Mopars

      Midwest Mopars good to know!!!!

      about 2 years ago
    • Midwest Mopars
      Midwest Mopars In reply to Midwest Mopars

      amgad osama no. This is my dads third charger and not one has had a single issue.

      about 2 years ago
    • amgad osama
      amgad osama In reply to Midwest Mopars

      Midwest Mopars any troubles so far ?

      about 2 years ago
    • Jeff S.
      Jeff S.

      Hey that's trabuco canyon

      about 3 years ago
    • Dave v
      Dave v

      So damn nice, I'm planning on getting the scat package but I wish it came in awd. I looked online and awd is only Sxt or se model....

      about 3 years ago
    • Ralph Northam
      Ralph Northam In reply to Dave v

      Same thing I want awd. But it's rumored that an awd hellcat might come, so the RT and SRT might get it later.

      about 2 years ago
    • Dukiny Gaming
      Dukiny Gaming In reply to Dave v

      +Justin Montgomery not anymore

      about 3 years ago
    • Justin Montgomery
      Justin Montgomery In reply to Dave v

      You can get the v8 R/T in AWD too!

      about 3 years ago
    • rat salad
      rat salad

      such a beautiful car

      about 3 years ago
    • Charles Marshall
      Charles Marshall

      Gm and Ford building old fogie 4 door bullshit and Dodge builds this!

      about 3 years ago
    • Vernon Buckner
      Vernon Buckner

      does this thing even come in manual

      about 3 years ago
    • Sinister 6.2
      Sinister 6.2 In reply to Vernon Buckner

      +Vernon Buckner No, those days are gone my friend. Only cheap automatic gear boxes are losing to Manuals now. This 8 speed will crush the manual gear box. But manuals do make you feel more connected with the car, so it's like a novelty thing now.

      about 3 years ago
    • S M
      S M In reply to Vernon Buckner

      +Vernon Buckner Not these days, and not in the charger/challenger with the 8speed auto's. These transmissions are supposed to be insane. These tran's are always posting faster numbers than the 6speeds. I'm a manual guy too (my current challenger and wrx, , and past terminator, evo, genesis, etc were all manuals...), but i'm pretty excited to be getting the charger scatpack in the paddle auto.

      about 3 years ago
    • Vernon Buckner
      Vernon Buckner In reply to Vernon Buckner

      +I_noSc0pedJFK because a manuel is faster than a automatic

      about 3 years ago
    • Cheeki Breeki
      Cheeki Breeki In reply to Vernon Buckner

      +Vernon Buckner The automatic box in this car can shift more faster than you and me, so idk why would you want a manual over this one??

      about 3 years ago
    • Josiah Yeaton
      Josiah Yeaton

      man 10:6 though

      about 3 years ago
    • AverageJoe722
      AverageJoe722

      is it around 50 grand to own this type of car??

      about 3 years ago
    • Blitz YT
      Blitz YT In reply to AverageJoe722

      For 50k your a little below the hellcat

      about 3 years ago
    • gav com
      gav com In reply to AverageJoe722

      39K

      about 3 years ago
    • solostream
      solostream

      How does this compare to the Vsport(2015). Similar power:weight. Does it handle as well as the Vsport. Funny comparing luxury sports sedan to muscle sedan. But its a great question...about chassis dynamics.

      about 3 years ago
    • MAX JAM
      MAX JAM

      just got mine ! loving the super track pack!!!

      about 3 years ago
    • Leo arick
      Leo arick

      Amazing Video!.
      You guys should do a night city drive POV...that would be even more amazing!!!

      about 3 years ago
    • Scarakus
      Scarakus

      skip to @3:30 when he finally makes out of town.

      about 3 years ago
    • Artic Fox
      Artic Fox

      I got the same dodge 2 days ago, it's amazing. the turbo's purr sound is very pleasing to the ears and the car has great audio quality. I absolutely love this car.

      about 3 years ago
    • Joshua Moore
      Joshua Moore In reply to Artic Fox

      Artic Fox I don't think you even know what you're talking about lol

      about 2 years ago
    • Jeremy
      Jeremy In reply to Artic Fox

      LMFAO

      about 2 years ago
    • DogDaybreak
      DogDaybreak In reply to Artic Fox

      +Artic Fox what "turbo" are you referring to?

      about 3 years ago
    • FullBattleRattle 249
      FullBattleRattle 249

      I wish the v8 came in AWD

      about 3 years ago
    • Joshua Moore
      Joshua Moore In reply to FullBattleRattle 249

      Rick Love do your homework, dumbass. no they don't.

      about 2 years ago
    • Michael Harris
      Michael Harris In reply to FullBattleRattle 249

      They don't come in AWD on the V8 models. Just RWD.

      about 2 years ago
    • Wayne That Guy
      Wayne That Guy In reply to FullBattleRattle 249

      It does do your homework

      about 3 years ago