Hennessey's 1,000 HP Hellcat Shows Amazing Twin-Turbo-Supercharged Soundtrack

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Ever since we spread out the word on Hennessey Performance's triple-charged Hellcat back in February, we were extremely eager to find out how mixing a pair of turbochargers with the factory blower sounds.
Our aural prayers have finally been answered, with the Lone Star State developer having strapped the overly forced induction Challenger to a dyno.

The piece of footage at the bottom of the page gives us all the soundtrack we need to get an idea on such a V8's voice. And if audiophiles among you are curious about how the dyno room of the Texas specialist influences the growl of a muscle car, here's another clip recorded at the location, which should allow you to sort out the matter (the video brings sees the 800 hp Hennessey Mustang Shelby GT350 grabbing the mic).

To our ears, this all-boost Mopar machine sounds... well... extremely metallic. Regardless, this is a voice you simply can't mistake for anything else.

Since we're talking about a development that's just as connected to marketing and bragging rights as it is to the performance itself, the soundtrack is extremely important here.

We mentioned the bragging rights sich a triple-charger Challenger is more of an attention magnet than, say, an SRT muscle machine gifted with a Whipple blower and a generous shot of nitrous. We're using the 1,500 HP Hellhound as an example here. You know, the stick shift machine whose owner insists on using as a daily driver, which brought the man tons of fame in the muscle car community.

Returning to the HPE1000 Twin-Turbo/Supercharged Dodge Challenger Hellcat, to use its official name, the tuner also offers the performance figures for the octane behemoth. To be more precise, the 0 to 60 mph sprint is covered in 2.7 seconds, with the 1/4-mile sprint takes 9.9s, with the TT Hellcat completing this at 142 mph.

Do keep in mind that Hennessey talks about drag radials and the prepped surface of a drag strip, so don't waste your tires by trying to replicate these figures on the street.

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