Hope my Hellcat gets here before Ford comes out with GT500

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  1. RDLSRT

    RDLSRT Silver Member

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    I think Ford will come out with a Ford Mustang GT500. I hope my Hellcat gets here before that, because I might change my mind.
     
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    I'm not an anti Ford or anti Mustang guy, but the look of the Challenger really is something that I do love. I have never owned one, and am looking forward to my first one (impatiently, but I'm working on it!). You seem like you would like either one, and I wouldn't fault you for getting a GT500 if Dodge doesn't work out these logistics kinks. But if you do stick it out, I would look forward to meeting you at some Hellcat/Mopar event. Houston is only a few hours away from here (I actually may have to go there for a job in the next week or so, haha).
     
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    Hang in there, there's hope!
     
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    RDLSRT Silver Member

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    I like the look for the Challenger better, and already sold my Challenger R/T to buy the Hellcat. I am willing to wait it out for a while, but I read somewhere 5000 hellcat have been ordered and they only expected to build 1300 a year. I put a down payment on 10/17, I don't expect to see one until summer of 2015, realistically. I am just keeping the options open. Some days I am more patient than others.
     
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    no idea here and this is my first car that I ever ordered so not speaking from experience....but wouldn't the same thing happen with the Ford? A long wait followed by little information? I imagine top end cars aren't easy to come by.
     
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    that 1300 # is total internet rumor based on nothing. Resume Speed already said they finished building the 1000th hellcat already and this is the beginning of December.
     
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    70Cuda Yep, its got a HEMI

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    That's not even funny!
     
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    Hang in there brother. ResumeSpeed confirmed that they will build as many as are ordered - even if that number exceeded 10k. You can discount pretty much whatever everyone else says, but if ResumeSpeed says it, you can be assured that it is spot on.
     
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    Alright guyswill wait it out.... moment of weakness
     
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    Tammie SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    Resume Speed already said they can build 15,000 a year if necessary. Doesn't sound like it's an issue. Just working production kinks out on 1st and 2nd production.
     
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    RS is right, they can build all of the orders. It's just gonna take time.
    My father talks to a Chrysler big wig from time to time. He is a customer of his. He said they had only expected to build 1800 cats for the year, until they got 5000 orders the first day. lol. He says they are going to build as many as they can and that they can fill most if not all orders so far by the end of the 2015 production year. So hang in there folks, might be July before your pussycat comes, but it will come!!!
     
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    magnummrk SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    I am afraid lack of information from Dodge will cause people to do this
     
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    FreightTrain Comfortably Numb

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    i think it will be lack of a VIN, but what do i know ;)
     
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    magnummrk SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    well that does not help either :(
     
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    why not get a new 2014 gt500 then...why wait....the 13/14 GT500's are faster according to car and driver test results...Dodge says different though, but other than Richard Rawlings no one else can get 3.7 or 11.2.....i saw 4 and 12.0 in the last mag i read..

    something to consider...im sure there are great deals to be had on the left over GT500's.....i think the challenger is a better looking car, but not by much...

    i recommend 1 of each
     
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