At $59,995 before delivery charge, the Hellcat is an exceptional performance bargain, delivering its 707 ponies at a cost of $85 apiece. By contrast, Lamborghini’s 700hp Aventador commands $575 per horsepower. A Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, meanwhile, exacts a $2,022 premium per purebred.
Granted, consumers do not cross-shop bawdy Detroit muscle against bespoke European land-missiles, yet some true-to-life comparisons underline just how stellar a value Chrysler’s fire-breathing feline is – and the financial chasms that must be bridged to otherwise touch its tremendous output.
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