Cross Country Cat

Discussion in 'SRT Hellcat General Discussions' started by Deazel, Aug 6, 2015.

  1. Deazel

    Deazel Rookie

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    Drove my hellcat from Key West Florida to San Diego California. Stopped in Houston at friends place for a rest. But driving time was less than 38 hours. Averaged 20.8 mpg for avg speed of 77mph. But that of course includes starts and stops etc. my actually average speed was around 90mph which was seeing around 21mpg, top speed of 154. Used a radar detector but most useful tool was the 'WAZE' app for smartphone. actually saved me a ticket cause radar didn't pick him up as he was hiding and popping out to get people. Left Houston tx around 7am and arrived in San diego just before 1am. Had to stop for fuel about every 4 hours. Plenty of gas stations along I-10.
    New Mexico border patrol knew what hellcat was but had never seen one. I thought was cool a guy who looks at cars everyday had never seen a hellcat.

    Anyone else driven their cat across country? Or do I get to be the first one?
    Feel free to ask questions.
     
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  2. Snappycat

    Snappycat SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member

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    Thanks for sharing your story. Gas mileage seems pretty decent and thanks for educating the NM border control on your HC:p. Interested to hear about your stay here in SoCal and the journey back to Key West.Keep us updated :)
     
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    Great start to Hellcat ownership. My trip was not as long as your's but my 600 mile drive home was a great bonding experience.
     
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    Back in april drove from lubbock Tx to San Diego. So another Border patrol or two also saw the elusive cat. Nice break in miles. Avereged 23.8 mpg. Only difference I did not get to 154.
     
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    4510 SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Tampa, FL to Sierra Vista, AZ when I picked mine up.

    AZ to Detroit for the Dream Cruise this coming week... and then back.
     
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