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Shaq’s Challenger Hellcat is the Car of your Dreams

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During his playing days in the NBA, Shaquille O’Neal was the most powerful and dominant force in the league, so it’s only fitting he owns an equally powerful and dynamic muscle car.

Shaq recently shared an Instagram picture of his Dodge Challenger Hellcat with what appears to be aftermarket wheels and headlights, which has the vehicle literally seeing red.


A photo posted by DR. SHAQUILLE O’NEAL Ed.D. (@shaq) on

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The 2016 Dodge Challenger Hellcat features a powerful 6.2-liter HEMI V8 engine, which pumps out a jaw-dropping 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. We’re not sure if Shaq went with the standard six-speed manual or available eight-speed automatic transmission. Furthermore, the 2016 Challenger Hellcat yields an EPA-estimated 16 mpg combined.

The Dodge Challenger Hellcat is an interesting choice for the television broadcaster because it’s hard to imagine how his 7-foot 1-inch body is able to fit inside the muscle car. It’s also fascinating Shaq went with the Challenger since his former rival Dwight Howard has his very own Dodge Hellcat, which he gave a custom “Flash” inspired makeover. Shaq has often criticized Howard for his style of play on the court, but it seems like he doesn’t mind Howard’s taste in vehicles.

Fortunately though for Shaq, the 2016 Dodge Challenger Hellcat comes with an 18-speaker 900-watt Harman Kardon premium sound system so he can listen to all of those classic rap albums he made back in the day.

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Need More Dodge? Check out this model overview for the new Dodge Challenger