What a waste of good tyres but it’s strangely captivating…

The SRT Challenger has a most excellent name. It also has a most excellent horsepower output. At the 2014 Carlisle Chrysler Nationals event, Mr Gilles displays just how much the new Hellcat’ enjoys playing with all of its 707 horsepowers.

In this new video, kindly filmed by avid YouTube enthusiast Lance Miller, we see SRT CEO and senior vice president of design at Chrysler, Ralph Gilles, take his company’s new baby for a little spin.

Two performance metrics Mr Gilles is keen to exploit on a drag strip. By DESTROYING ALL TYRES. Seriously, this is how you do a burnout.

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