First Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat to Be Auctioned for Charity

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

A one-of-a-kind Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is heading to auction.

Chrysler has announced that the first production Challenger SRT Hellcat (VIN0001) will be heading to the Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas auction with all proceeds benefitting Opportunity Village. The unique Challenger SRT Hellcat will feature Viper-exclusive Stryker Red paint, special Hellcat badging, specific VIN0001 documentation build package and other one-of-a-kind memorabilia.

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The auction will be held on September 25-27 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and Barrett-Jackson will waive all bidding and consignment fees so that 100 percent of the sale price will go to charity. Powered by a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine with 707 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque, the Challenger SRT Hellcat is the fastest and most powerful muscle car ever.

“The 2015 Challenger Hellcat is already guaranteed to be one of the hottest cars that will roll through the Barrett-Jackson auction lanes in decades to come,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO, Dodge and SRT Brands, Chrysler Group LLC. “The VIN 0001 being auctioned this year is the ultimate one-of-one collectible 2015 Dodge Challenger, as Dodge is ensuring there will never be another one like it.”

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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