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Report: A Chrysler 300 Hellcat is Happening » AutoGuide.com NewsAccording to Automotive News, Fiat Chrysler’s plan to move the 300 to the Giorgio rear-wheel drive platform that is employed in the Giulia has been scrapped. Instead, FCA engineers will work to significantly improve the 300’s LX platform, with the automaker planning to introduce the reworked version of the sedan sometime in 2019.
Before the updated 300 arrives, the Hellcat version will. AN‘s sources didn’t provide much info on the super sedan, but previous Hellcat-powered products give us a pretty good indication. In the closely related Charger Hellcat, FCA’s 6.2-liter supercharged V8 makes 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque, so we’re expecting similar output levels for the 300.