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The Dodge Challenger and current Charger are officially dead. And now the V8 Durango is on its way out too. But the Durango isn’t going quietly. Dodge will be releasing “Last Call” special editions throughout 2024, including the return of the Hellcat!

This game plan may sound familiar to fans of Mopar muscle. Last year, Dodge bid farewell to the Challenger and V8 Charger in much the same way.

Tim Kuniskis, Dodge’s CEO, explained: “Just as we did with the Dodge Charger and Challenger, it’s time to celebrate the V-8 HEMI engine that has powered Dodge domination of the performance SUV segment…Special-edition ‘Last Call’ models of the Durango will roll out during 2024 as we honor the most powerful SUV ever.”

The first “Last Call” Durango will be the cleverly-named SRT 392 AlcHEMI.

Black rim of a black SUV
2024 Dodge Durango SRT 392 AlcHEMI | Stellantis

Alchemy was a medievel science, founded with the goal of transforming other metals into gold. So you won’t be shocked to hear that this special edition Durango has a yellow and silver theme. Callout include yellow and silver interior stitching accents, black exterior stripes with yellow accents, yellow SRT Brembo brake calipers, and yellow-accented “392” fender decals.

The “392” logo is a callout to the 392 cubic-inch (6.4-liter) Hemi V8 the AlcHEMI Durango shares with heavy-duty Ram trucks.

This “Last Call” package will add $3,595 to the Durango’s price. But the engine should be rated for 475 horsepower and 470 lb-ft and launch the Durango to 60 mph in around 4.7 seconds. If you want one, you’d better hurry. Dodge is only assembly 1,000.

There are a whopping 15 trim packages currently available for the Durango. Dodge will add more “Last Call” editions throughout the year, including the revived 2024 Durango SRT Hellcat.

The back of a silver Dodge Durango Hellcat SUV
2024 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat | Stellantis

The 2024 Durango Hellcat wears familiar livery, a dual racing stripe. It also features the familiar 710-horsepower supercharged Hellcat engine, so that means we probably will never see the 1,000-horsepower Demon 170 engine in a Durango.

The end of the V8 Durango could mean we’ll see a Hurricane I6-powered variant for the 2025 model year. I doubt Dodge will completely delete the Durango name. But the current version, riding on the WD Chassis that it shared with the 4th-gen Cherokee, will be gone by the end of 2025. We might want to look to Stellantis’ European brands this year for a preview of the next Durango.

Next, see the Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat reviewed in the video below: