2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 840hp

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 840hp

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon with 840 horsepower was unveiled tonight, on the eve of the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). The Fastest quarter-mile car in the world is banned by the NHRA, and yet so many have been waiting for this Demon to be unleashed.

Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Cars; Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT, FCA North America, unveiled the most powerful muscle car ever in New York on Tuesday, April 11. With 840 horsepower and 770 pounds-feet of torque from its supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Demon V-8 engine, the new 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is the most-powerful muscle car ever and the highest horsepower V-8 production car engine ever produced. The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is the first-ever production car to do a front-wheel lift as certified by Guinness World Records.

Here are the specs from Dodge, and a couple pictures of the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

* 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

* 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:
Larger 2.7-liter per rev supercharger; increased boost pressure to 14.5 psi
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

* Exclusive, serialized Demon Crate offers components that fully unleash the car’s potential at the drag strip

* Challenger SRT Demon is covered by FCA US LLC factory warranty, including three-year/36,000-mile limited vehicle warranty and five-year/60,000-mile limited powertrain coverage

* Production of limited-edition single model year (3,000 United States/300 Canada) Challenger SRT Demon begins later this summer; deliveries to Dodge//SRT dealers to begin this fall

* 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

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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 840hp unveil

By | 2017-04-12T00:58:24+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: Dodge|Tags: , |0 Comments

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