The Hellcat engine was the only item that had the potential to rescue Dodge.

Before the Hellcat existed, Dodge wasn't well renowned for anything other than Grand Caravans and subpar interiors. 

These kinds of things don't bode well for an automaker's future

More than ever, Dodge needed the Hellcat engine.

 For the 2021 model year, putting this particular powerplant in the well-liked 

Durango was such a hit that Dodge officials have chosen to bring it back for the 2023 model year.

but apparently that still wasn't enough

Given that the Hellcat Durango is one of the most legendary SUVs of its period, there is a lot of anticipation around this.