2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 840 HP

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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 840 HP



2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 840 HPAt a dock on the west side of New York City, Dodge at last disclosed the 2018 Challenger SRT Demon, the racing variation of the officially unbelievable SRT Hellcat. "We needed to assemble an auto for the NHRA, not the PTA," Dodge's Tim Kuniskis said at the official revealing. That is understating the obvious. Here it is: The 2018 Dodge Demon. 

Evil presence isn't an incremental change to a current vehicle," Kuniskis said. "It would have been anything but difficult to take a Hellcat and make it speedier. Yet, we would not like to do that," he said. Kuniskis clarified how the numerous mystery recordings discharged over the previous weeks highlighted the building of the vehicle. 

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 840 HP
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Exterior


Keep in mind those bits of gossip about the Demon having no traveler seats? It's actual, however! You can add choices back to your Demon to make it road prepared and day by day driver-capable. Front traveler situate? It'll cost you one dollar. Rearward sitting arrangement? Another buck. A Harmon/Kardon stereo is discretionary, however Kuniskis wouldn't uncover the cost on that. 

He then point by point the case changes to the Demon. Looser front suspension, firmer back springs, and those gigantic road legitimate drag radials all meet up for a beast dispatch. Two-stage start timing assists pre-fill the supercharger with eight pounds of lift amid organizing, and gives the auto a chance to accomplish the full 14.5 pounds of lift inside six feet of your drag strip run. The industrial facility trans brake boosts that rough dispatch. 

A higher slow down speed torque converter and 3.09:1 backside equipping give more torque. More cool air, provided cordiality of the biggest cool-air acceptance framework and the main aeration and cooling system fueled charge-air cooler fitted to a creation auto, help to drop admission temps by more than 45 degrees Fahrenheit. 

A bigger 2.7-liter supercharger, Demon-particular crankshaft, camshaft, valvetrain, interfacing poles, and cylinders all update the engine over the normal Hellcat. Double fuel pumps and the world's just plant gave race-gas tuning ensure this thing is super fast. 

The Demon even accompanies a cowhide bound Track Tech manual, with every one of the tips and traps to set up your super-Hellcat for most extreme drag strip execution. 

Gracious, and when they at long last uncovered the auto, they did it in genuine racing design: Rolling the Demon out of a container, doing a major smoky burnout, then propelling it. The auto about pulled the front wheels noticeable all around inside this solid stunned occasion space; on a readied drag strip, Dodge guarantees it'll dispatch the front wheels exactly 2.92 feet noticeable all around—a creation auto world record ensured by the Guinness Book. We're not clowning about that.

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 840 HP
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 840 HP Design


The numbers: 840 drive; 770 lb-ft of torque—the world's most capable generation auto V8 engine. 2.3 seconds 0-60 (world's speediest for a creation auto), 5.1 seconds to 100 mph. Quarter-mile: 9.65 seconds at 140 mph, the world's speediest creation auto quarter-mile, as guaranteed by the NHRA. Indeed, that is so dang quick, Dodge says the auto is "formally prohibited by the NHRA" for being too snappy for a creation auto to keep running at a drag strip without an enclosure. 

What's more, yes, shockingly, this is altogether secured by Dodge's three-year, 36,000-mile heavily congested guarantee and, significantly more astoundingly, the automaker's six-year, 60,000-mile drivetrain guarantee. 


Evade will construct just 3000 Demons for the U.S. advertise, and 300 for Canada, in the 2018 model year. Generation starts in late summer, with conveyance to dealerships occurring this fall. Estimating has not yet been reported, however much it costs, every purchaser will get a free day of driver preparing at Bob Bondurant School of High-Performance Driving.

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 840 HP