Dodge Unveils Insane 840-HP Challenger SRT Demon!!

SCOOP! This is the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

The aptly named Challenger SRT Demon is the company's latest hot rod, and it finally broke cover at a private event in NY after a teaser campaign that lasted a whopping 13 weeks. More impressive, the Demon claims a quarter-mile time of 9.65 seconds at 140 miles per hour, both certified by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), both world records for a production auto. Tesla fans might be quick to point out that the Model S has hit an eye-popping 2.28 seconds - but Dodge is excluding "hybrids" from the competition. The Demon is so fast down the drag strip, it's actually banned from competing in the National Hot Rod Association's (NHRA) street vehicle class.

That smoke is from the Demon tearing away from the line, not actual hellfire - we hope. The company's 2018 Challenger SRT Demon is, as it sounds, hellaciously fast and wicked powerful, serving up 840 horses and 770 pounds-feet of torque from its supercharged 6.2L Hemi Demon V8 engine.

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The HOT ROD team got a sneak peek of the Challenger Demon in February 2017, a month and a half before its launch in April. - Challenger SRT Demon is too fast for the drag strip - officially banned by NHRA. Only 3,300 will be built - 3,000 for the USA market and 300 for Canada. The Demon can corner faster and stop more quickly than the Dodge's other performance cars, he said. This is especially worrisome as Demon is expected to be offered for 2018 only and its production is confirmed to be limited to just 3,300 cars (3,000 for United States and 300 for Canada). It also has a transbrake function, which prevents the transmission from sending power even when it's in drive. Impressive, to be sure, but hardly the major boost over the regular Hellcat's 707 hp and 650 lb-ft that we were expecting.

The car's full production name is the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. To cut the weight, Dodge has removed the passenger front seat and rear bench seat. This lifts boost pressure to 14.5psi, and in doing so, sends a very big 840hp and 770 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels. Then there's a steering wheel paddle-activated transmission brake for quicker and more powerful launches, an active suspension system that encourages the auto to squat on its rear wheels under acceleration, and a traction control system programmed to manage wheel hop without you needing to lift off the gas. A cross between a road-legal muscle vehicle and a ready-made dragster, the SRT Demon is quite literally in a class of its own. All hell breaks loose when all that power's fired to the rear wheels through an eight-speed automatic 'box. Our earlier talks with SRT engineers had already established that the horsepower number would be in the three-digit range, so we weren't surprised to hear later that the Demon produces 840hp. Dodge will begin production of the Challenger SRT Demon this summer and deliveries are expected to begin this fall.

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