Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery

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  • Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery
  • Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery
  • Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery
    These two prove that grocery getters can be exciting
    The 3-row Hellcat SUV takes on the more practical version of AMG's Autobahn missile
  • Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery
    Can old school beat new school?
    The 6.2-liter Hellcat engine is an ancient design, but it still packs a mighty punch - 710 hp and 645 lb/ft
  • Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery
    Mercedes has a much smaller V-8, but it more than makes up for it
    The 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 puts down 603 hp and 327 lb/ft
  • Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery
    Both cars have all-wheel drive and quick-shifting automatics
    But the AMG E63 S has a lower drag coefficient of 0.32 Cd, compared to Durango's 0.38
  • Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery
    The Mercedes is much lighter than the Dodge
    It weighs in at 4,683 lbs, while the Durango - 5,334 lbs
  • Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery
    The Supercharged V-8 has much better response
    This allows the SRT Hellcat to rocket off the line every time
  • Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery
    However, aerodynamics count for more at the later half of the race
    Despite its exceptional launch, the Durango's tall stature played against it
  • Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery
    Today's win goes to the more "slippery" Mercedes
    That said, the big Durango put up a good fight
  • Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery
    Swipe up to learn more about the cars and how they perform
    Which one would you choose?
  • Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery
  • Grocery Getter Drag Race: Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat Vs Mercedes AMG E63 S Wagon - gallery
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