Because it can! Also, to shut up all the people saying that the Challenger was too big compared to the other muscle cars therefore too slow! Instead of making the car smaller, Mopar decided to throw a massive fire-breathing engine under the hood and show the Chevy and Ford folks that the Challenger isn’t to be taken lightly!
Jay Leno does a full review of the car, even bringing into the CEO to get a unique in-depth review on the car. Jay is such a character and really knows how to show the true character of a car, and does a great job with the Hellcat. Sit back and enjoy!