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