• Hellcat VS. Jaguar F-Type R: Cat VS. Cat – Ep. 5 [Video]

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    This time on Hellcat VS we get to see how the 707 horsepower Challenger performs against England’s most awarded sports coupe. While these two cars share a very similar formula, such as their supercharged V8 engines and the angry looking cat badges that sit on both cars, there is also plenty that separates the Jaguar from the Dodge.

    To start, the Hellcat has a whopping 150 horsepower advantage over the Jaguar’s 550 horses. But while the Jaguar has less power, it does have the ability to put all 550 horses to the ground thanks to its new AWD platform. Where previously this F-Type would gladly shred a set of its massive rear tires in a matter of minutes, it can now fully utilize all of its power to rocket the car to 60 mph in as little as 3.4 seconds down at sea level. The Jag can do a quarter mile in 11.7 seconds as well if you are down where the air is rich with oxygen. The Hellcat, which is practically built to go fast in a straight line, is said to hit 60 in 3.6 seconds and reach a 1/4 mile in 11.9 seconds. The advantage looks to be ever so slightly in favor of the Jaguar, but up here at altitude, it is anybody’s guess how each car will really perform.

    In order to see which recipe results in the most success, we decided to settle the dispute in the usual way for the Hellcat, a drag race. Which cat will win? Will it be the not-so-plucky Brit, or the all-American muscle machine that wins this classic muscle car test? Check out this week’s episode of Hellcat VS to find out:

    Michael Curtis
    Michael Curtis
    Michael has always had a passion for things with four wheels and an engine. His parents often joked that his first word was "Porsche." He currently spends his time as a Communications student at CU Boulder and writes for TFL as an intern trying to learn the ways of the automotive journalist. In his spare time, he attends all the local Cars and Coffee events he can possibly make time for.

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    One thought on “Hellcat VS. Jaguar F-Type R: Cat VS. Cat – Ep. 5 [Video]

    1. Can you seriously find somebody who knows how to launch a Hellcat? Because that dude that was driving the Hellcat obviously isn’t fit to drive anything over 300HP. I will come down with mine and show you how its done. That was utterly horrible or this was all a joke, right?

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