Challenger Hellcat Delayed by Hood Shortage

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Many customers that placed early orders for Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcats are still waiting for their cars.

According to a forum posting, numerous orders for the Challenger SRT Hellcat with a satin black hood have been delayed with little to no explanation from dealerships, with some even hearing that their delivery dates have been pushed to February 2015 unless they opt for a Challenger SRT Hellcat with a standard match-painted hood.

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Naturally if you’re one of those anxious customers that dropped an early deposit on the Challenger SRT Hellcat, you’ll likely want it the way you envisioned. We’ll update this post if we hear an official word from the American automaker on the delay.

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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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