The New Dodge Demon Challenger Officially Announced At The New York Auto Show
Last night was the big night for Dodge in New York when they officially announced the worst kept Automotive secret to the world - The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon was finally released from its cage for all to see.
Dodge will produce 3,300 of these beasts over a single model year and it will deliver 840 hp and 770 ft/lb of torque and run 9.65 @ 140mph for around $100,000.
Most of you will already have seen most of this all over the internet last night and today - but here are a few interesting facts that you may not know.
The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Is Automatic Only
Fastest quarter-mile car in the world; banned by the NHRA
840 horsepower and 770 pounds-feet of torque from supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Demon V-8 engine makes Dodge Challenger SRT Demon the most-powerful muscle car ever
Larger 2.7-liter per rev supercharger; increased boost pressure to 14.5 psi
Highest horsepower V-8 production car engine ever produced
First-ever front-wheel lift in production car (2.92 feet) as certified by Guinness World Records
World’s fastest quarter-mile production car with an elapsed time (ET) of 9.65 seconds and 140 miles per hour (mph) as certified by National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)
Challenger SRT Demon is too fast for the drag strip – officially banned by NHRA
World’s fastest 0-60 production car: 2.3 seconds
0-30 miles per hour: 1.0 second
Highest g-force acceleration of any production car: 1.8 g
Air-Grabber™ induction system includes the largest functional hood scoop (45.2 square inches) of any production car
Significant upgrades to create the Demon engine include:
Higher rpm limit of 6,500
First-ever factory-production car with innovative SRT Power Chiller™ liquid-to-air intercooler chiller system
First factory-production car with After-Run Chiller that keeps cooling the supercharger/charge air cooler after the engine is shut off
First-ever, factory-production car designed to run on 100+ high-octane unleaded fuel or 91 octane on demand
First-ever, factory-production car with TransBrake for more powerful and quicker launches
First-ever, factory-production drag car with Torque Reserve, to deliver increased levels of power and torque at launch
First-ever, factory-production car with front passenger seat delete
All customers who buy the new 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon receive one full-day session at Bob Bondurant School of High-performance Driving
Dodge has named Hagerty as its official insurance provider of the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon
Watch The video to learn All about this car - heare about the concept and ideas that made this car become a reality.