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2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon cranks out 840 horsepower

The upcoming 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is a muscle car that comes with enormous power, all-wheel drive setup and modern interior. The SRT Demon is a top-ranking trim level of a base Dodge Challenger, and it can fit five passengers. This two-door muscle car is performance-oriented but it also offers great interior amenities.

Quiet on the road, SRT Demon received a 5-star crash-test rating, so the safety is another category where Dodge paid special attention. A practical car with great power, it looks terrific and modern, and for 2019 some changes are happening for sure.

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon front

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Exterior is very modern and futuristic

The exterior styling of an all-new 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is very aggressive and modern. It is basically a regular Challenger on steroids. The front splitter is revised and the hood is both wider and taller. Just by looking at a hood scoop you could assume that the Demon is way too aggressive.

The 2019 Challenger SRT Demon looks retro as well thanks to its stripes and badging. On top of that, Demon model comes with 14 exterior colors. Speaking of colors, a Satin Black hood and Satin Black roof are optional. The model is also spacious, it measures wheelbase of 116.2 inches and the length is 197.5 inches. However, the car curb weight is 4280 lbs.

Safety Features and Rating

The 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon got a great score in the US NHTSA crash test. The model is gaining five stars of five. Some of the standard features that this sports car have are Cross-Traffic Alert, Electronic Stability Control, Roll Stability Control, Side Impact Beams, Blind Spot Sensor, Low Tire Pressure Warning, Parkview Camera and also many Airbags in front and rear.

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Interior can accumulate five passengers

The 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon comes with very upscale and practical interior. When it comes to a design, nothing changed except you might spot Demon’s logos on the seat backs. The wheel is wrapped in Alcantara and the gauges in the instrument cluster are wearing some white accents. Demon includes a Uconnect infotainment system that offers Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. The seating layout is perhaps the biggest change in the 2019 Challenger SRT Demon.

This muscle-car is a five-passenger vehicle, however, Demon comes with only driver seat as a standard. That’s right, you can choose the seat layout and turn new Demon from a one to a five-seater. The driver seat comes with premium cloth material while all other seats are wrapped in Laguna leather.

 

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon interior

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Engine that cranks out 840 horsepower 

Let’s be honest, the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is all about performance. With such a performance-oriented muscle-car what is hidden under the hood is what matters the most. Under the hood sits very powerful engine 6.2-liter V8. This output is capable of producing astonishing 808 horsepower and 717 lb-ft of torque. However, these numbers are given with 91 octanes, while with 100 octanes this sports car will give 840 horsepower and 770 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, the EPA has rated in city/highway 13/22 mpg. With this specs and numbers, the new model is the king of the drag racing.

This engine makes the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon the world’s strongest factory-production car with a V8 engine. It hits 0 to 60 mph in mind-blowing 2.3 seconds. These numbers make Demon faster than some supercars such as Porsche 918 or Ferrari LaFerrari. This V8 drivetrain comes with an 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode. However, we must also mention that this mode will be only available with the rear wheel drive system. To upgrade to an all-wheel-drive system is not possible. The fuel tank capacity of this car is 18.5 gallons.

2019 Dodge Challenger model

The base model 2019 Dodge Challenger will be available with few engines more. The first one is a 3.6-liter V6 that makes 305 horsepower and it will give 19/30 mpg for the RWD and 18/27 mpg for AWD. The next one is 5.7-liter Hemi V8. This one delivers 375 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. With the automatic transmission, it gives 16/25 mpg while with manual 15/23 mpg.

However, the third one is the powerful 6.4-liter Hemi V8 that crunk out 485 HP. This one has been EPA rated 15/25 mpg for the automatic and 14/23 mpg for the manual. However, the last one that is available in model SRT Hellcat is mighty 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V8. This engine is capable to make astonishing 707 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque. The EPA city/highway fuel economy of this one is 13/22 mpg for the automatic and 13/21 mpg for the manual transmission.

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon rear

2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Price and Launch Date

The approaching 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is the most expensive Challenger on the market and it will cost around $86,000. The base Challenger model cost only $28,000 but with Demon we are talking about the quickest and most powerful vehicle in Challenger’s lineup.

If you want 840 HP than you must pay the price. The SRT Demon muscle-car will arrive at some point in 2019.

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