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Fellow Canadian's Who Ordered a Hellcat

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I was just wondering if anyone has an update on the status of their HC who got a VON when ordered? I ordered July 23 when my dealer call and said he was able to place an order. I called my dealer on Friday and he said no change in status still in B something status. Dealer has been family owned for over 55 years and has a Five Star Status (highest quality service rating awarded by Chrysler Canada), got an email from area rep and said they were going to build 3 HC per month for western Canada with first ones going to Vancouver and with the amount of orders for HC it might take 3 years to get one.I talked to the dealer in Ontario where I bought my Yellow Jacket and said they would get one HC but it would be about a month before they could option it, and he said they would build 50 HC for Ontario. If anyone would like to add to this, true or false, I would appreciate it.
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Not aware of any VIN's being issued in canada yet. I am now at BX status, still aways to go yet :)

I have a confirmed VIN number in Canada.
I have a VIN issued as the only one at the time in NS I was told Hickmen Motors in NF has a VIN and confirmation as well.
Apparently 3 VIN's issued in NS, NB and NFLD, according to dealer, but as RS stated nothing shipped yet.
I know a few VIN's were also issued West of Quebec as well, the 15 number for Canada is also supposedly correct.
I spoke to my dealer in great length today and there is still no news coming out of Chrysler.
I also had a buddy call a couple of dealers he knows in Ont, and they have heard nothing either.
Every time I seen a Chrysler owned car being used as test car or by some of the media/exec it has been plated. So more than likely these are not sold cars.
It would appear that there are at least three Hellcats on the road in Canada. I've attached two pictures of two red and one black with plates mounted to the front bumper -- these have to be customer cars, and if not it would have to be an employee car (can't think of any other reason Canadian plates would be mounted if it was a pre-production or something).

Have faith. :D
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Was informed that my FH712468 serial number is now scheduled for delivery to dealer 12/22/14 but I am sure it won't make it here in NS before Christmas.
Had to delete the Satin hood to make it move. Ordered a new hood to be painted by my dealer and installed when the car arrives. I will put original hood in storage like I did with the FF Challenger #236

Still have not heard of any good news from anyone who actually got one in their hands yet. So time will tell
I ordered in August and was told Dec22 in early Dec. Car was built yesterday and is now being shipped with Feb 11 delivery date.
Canadian Allocation

My dealer has two accepted orders built and shipped in transit to them. They are not a great huge dealer. They have another on order. And I haven't seen any sprinters on their lot.
They did say getting a car built once your order is accepted is closer to a Luck of the draw than any other preplanned system of allotment as some people have said.
People paying MSRP are or more are crazy. This car I have purchased will come at my normal purchase discounts or they will not sell me another Ram or Town and Country or any other car for that matter. I have purchased more than the average guy has at this dealer, so I would hope it comes in and less than MSRP will be my expectation.

Let's not forget as well a current Canadian car is cheaper today than a American purchased car. My MSRP at $68,900 will be $54,400 US
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My comment was in reply to other comments made here, the dealer didn't commit to buy more of anything. They placed sold orders for three and two were accepted in July, mine arrived today and another is sitting at the auto port in Dartmouth NS and I for one didn't pay any additional premium.

Any dealer to do that would never sell me another car. So far I have been involved in the purchase of two chargers, a Charger RT a Caravan a 3 dodge Rams a Longhorn Dually, town and country van 2010 FF SRT challenger 2009 RT Challenger and a 2010 sxt challenger. Mostly from Dartmouth Dodge. They are genuine in all they do. Top notch in every dept. so you can be played by the others or buy from your friends, the Dodge Boys at @Dartmouthdodge

Has anyone in Canada had a VIN issued? Has anyone in Canada had their Hellcat built - received delivery?

The reason I am asking this, is that I have been informed that my car (ordered 1 day after the order banks opened), given a VON the next day and moved to "ready to build" status has had no progress.

I have been told by sources that no Canadian cars have been built.

Please respond if you have any information on this, as it is very important to me.
I ordered mine in July, built in Jan, waiting for me at the dealer on the tenth of March.
Orders for what? Chargers or Challengers?

I'll assume with your comment on the "sprinters" (actually Promaster vans), you were referring to Chargers.

Your dealer has agreed to "buy" multiples of a particular vehicle in lieu of these orders. There is no other way to get these orders filled. It may not be the Promasters, but it could be Fiats, a bunch of Darts, or some have mentioned two-wheel drive trucks (4x4's are infinitely more desirable around here).

Around Calgary, the average asking price (if not a lottery or auction, re: Eastside Dodge) is $90,000 for the Challenger (similar numbers are being reported on the Chargers around here) and I was reminded of that when my dealer told me MSRP and not a penny less on mine. The Charger I had ordered (potentially built this week) has been pulled to be offered to another customer in lieu of never getting his Challenger order filled this year.
I guess even though my dealer has come through with my car and is sitting in the showroom until the snow melts, the rest of the stuff he tells me in your opinion is lies. He was not required to take any extra vetch of any type to get his hellcat orders accepted. Those are just the facts, believe what you want from what ever source you want.

He has Charger Hellcats coming and 2 Challenger Hellcats on the ground sold with another order coming. Again no pro masters or darts or 200s tied to those orders.

And with the fact he sold his Hellcats pre order with 1 paid for and two others with large deposits, he will actually get more allocation.

You guys can all enjoy the time making assumptions while I sit in my Hellcat smiling.
West coast thing.

Maybe your dealers are dealing with that.
There are no pro masters on the lot here in Dartmouth. And he has sold three Hellcat Challengers and have Chargers on order.

Not here to pick a fight just telling you what I know locally.

And if they're treating the dealers out "west" differently, what does that say? Lucky for you and your dealership.

And just to be crystal clear, out here it isn't always Promasters (happens to be at my dealer). It's also been reported to be Fiats, basic Darts, or two-wheel drive 1/2 tons to get an order in for a Charger Hellcat.

My Challenger Hellcat will be the first delivered ("J" status currently) to my dealership. Their first order is still in "D" status from back in late October or early November.
My car was ordered in July. The third ordered by my dealer and the first to show up on the lot. Another guys car is stuck in storage at auto port in Dartmouth.

I have a good relationship with my dealer principle and he personally bugged the "Hell" out of his Chrysler rep about the car. He told me as well that what Chrysler is doing to allocate these cars is lottery like. No one knows how they are sending or accepting orders.

Like I said mine was ordered in July, built in January and Delivered to the dealer on the 10 March.

But don't believe me on the process as I can only speak to how my dealer worked for me and they have never let me down yet.
Halifax Charger Hellcat

A red Hellcat Charger was sold to a guy in Alberta and the car was shipped from Halifax dealer. Sold for MSRP no MA
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