Tag Archives: Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

Hennessey’s Exorcist Camaro is quicker in the 1/4 mile than the Dodge Demon

You can bet Hennessey Performance Engineering had one figure in mind when developing the Exorcist Chevrolet Camaro ZL1: the Dodge Challenger Demon's 9.65-second quarter-mile time. And it's not a surprise HPE was able to top the 9.65-second time with a 9.57-second quarter-mile run. Hennessey released video evidence of the run in a YouTube video, which shows...

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Demonic drawings: Dodge shows concept sketches for Demon logo

With the Demon, Dodge turned a muscle car into a halo car. We're sure the project was fun for all involved, from the engineers to the designers to the marketers. The designers not only got to play with the sheet metal, but they also had the chance to dabble in the macabre and design a Demon logo to match the car's raucous personality. Mark Trostle, head of...

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This hero bought a Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and went straight to the dragstrip

Irwindale Raceway in California is home to a number of racing surfaces. One of the most popular is the eighth-mile dragstrip. On certain nights, anyone interested can bring their car or truck to the track and see how it performs on this straight line of asphalt. For what might be the first time ever at this location, one wonderful individual has brought...

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Carbon fiber-bodied Dodge Demon coming to 2017 SEMA show

The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon may be one powerful muscle car, but it's not exactly the lightest performer. In fact, it weighs more than 4,000 pounds. The car relies on its massive power figures to check off multiple production-car firsts. But, what if owners want to shed some of the extra bulk? SpeedKore has a solution it plans to show at the 2017...

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How Dodge kept the Demon a secret during development

Sometimes, the best things are kept secret. In the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon's case, only a handful of the automaker's engineers knew about the headline-making muscle car. The great lengths Dodge went through to ensure the Challenger Demon project was kept a secret are pretty commendable, detailed in a video from Autoline. The brand covered all of its...

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How the transbrake and torque reserve work on the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon ushers in a couple of firsts for production cars, and today, we're here to take a look at two of them in greater detail. Both the transbrake and the torque reserve system are production car firsts and they help the Demon launch with incredible force at the dragstrip. Our host Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained breaks...

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Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat spied with Demon power

A Dodge engineer has been spotted out and about with a Challenger SRT Hellcat packing the powertrain of the Demon. The test car wears the standard Hellcat body and not the Demon's wide-body design which Dodge is offering as an option for Hellcat buyers. It does, however, sport the...

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Learn how dealers use eBay as loophole for Dodge Demon markups

If there's a will, there's a way, we suppose. Dealerships have found a way around Dodge's price-gouging prevention plan for the 2018 Challenger Demon and it still ensures cars are sold without enormous markups: auctions. No, dealers aren't auctioning off the cars themselves, but they're using eBay...

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