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The 840 horsepower 2018 Dodge Demon is here

The 840 horsepower 2018 Dodge Demon is here

Lock up your children, bolt your doors: there's a new Demon in town, and it's packing 840 horsepower and an appetite for tires. The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon was always going to be polarizing, something we could predict even before the American automaker revealed its road-legal drag racer earlier in the year. Now, it's finally shipping to dealers.

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Now Mopar will sell you the Hellcat’s 707HP heart

Now Mopar will sell you the Hellcat’s 707HP heart

Mopar has ripped out the heart of a Hellcat, and not since the climax of Se7en have we been so excited about what's in a box. The Fiat Chrysler Automobiles tuning division has brought along its new Hellcrate to SEMA 2017 this week, tempting the annual performance and mods show with the promise of 707 horsepower ripe for some retrofit action.

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Chevrolet eyes cheaper V8 Camaro to compete with Mustang and Challenger

Chevrolet eyes cheaper V8 Camaro to compete with Mustang and Challenger

Automakers often fall into the same trap when it comes to their cars and trucks. They introduce something at a good price, consumers respond well, and sales grow. Eventually the manufacturer thinks a premium will be supported by the market, prices increase, and as time goes by shoppers gravitate towards the competition in part because of lower prices. GM is seeing the writing on the wall and according to GM product chief Mark Reuss Chevy is ready to reassess its pricing on the Camaro.

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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon first drive review: hell on wheels

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon first drive review: hell on wheels

I’m sorry, you’re called what? The Demon? The demon of what, you might also ask? It’s the torpedo of drag racers, born out an addiction to speed in a straight line, and its singular mission is to obliterate the competition on any drag strip. The specs say that the 840 HP V8 can propel this particular 4,275-pound missile from 0-60 mph in 2.3 seconds, and hammer out the quarter mile in 9.65 seconds at 140 mph. This is the world’s fastest production car, and it’s wearing an American badge.

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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody packs Demon girth

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody packs Demon girth

If you're of the mind that a good time is all about the girth, then the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody should satisfy. The latest iteration of Dodge's two-door muscle car, the Widebody looks to its horsepower-blessed sibling, the SRT Demon, for inspiration. No, it might not have the same potency under the hood, but it certainly looks the part.

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Dodge Demon declares war on dealer price-gouging

Dodge Demon declares war on dealer price-gouging

We knew two things about Dodge's 2018 Challenger SRT Demon: first, that with 840HP it would be crazy-powerful, and second, it would be in hot demand. Now, Dodge is spilling some details on how it plans to manage that demand, and there's surprisingly good news. Unlike most enthusiast-focused cars, which suffer sometimes shocking dealer price-gouging, the Demon may well be actually sold at its MSRP.

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Dodge Demon pricing is out, and the craziest option is just a dollar

Dodge Demon pricing is out, and the craziest option is just a dollar

What would you pay for an 840 horsepower, street-legal (but only just) drag racer with Guinness World Record pedigree? Dodge is counting on speed-hungry shoppers being willing to spend upwards of $84,995 when the frankly ridiculous 2018 Challenger SRT Demon goes on sale later this Summer, the most powerful Challenger to-date. Unveiled amid flames and plenty of tire smoke at the New York International Auto Show earlier this year, it's frankly ridiculous.

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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is your drag car for the street

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is your drag car for the street

The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is here, it's every bit as crazy as we were lead to believe by the months-long publicity campaign leading up to the 2017 New York International Auto Show. Chrysler claims that the SRT Demon is the most powerful V8 production car to have ever been sold to the public, and it backs up that assertion with some wild numbers.

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Jeep unveils 2018 Grand Cherokee Trackhawk with 707hp Hellcat engine

Jeep unveils 2018 Grand Cherokee Trackhawk with 707hp Hellcat engine

The most powerful SUV from Jeep has finally been announced in the form of the 2018 Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. The all-wheel-drive monster is powered by none other than Dodge's SRT Challenger Hellcat engine, meaning it sports the same 707 horsepower as the sedan, along with 645 pound-feet of torque. The Trackhawk will be presented at this week's New York auto show, but details and photos can be found here.

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Tech-filled 2018 Dodge Demon is smarter on the drag strip

Tech-filled 2018 Dodge Demon is smarter on the drag strip

Dodge may be busy making its most powerful Challenger to-date, but the 2018 SRT Demon won't merely be some blunt-force instrument. Instead, the automaker has said today in the latest of what seems like an interminable series of teasers, the potent coupe will pack a new driver-focused infotainment system intended to unlock race-related statistics. Dubbed "Performance Pages", the interface will also allow the Challenger SRT Demon's driver to adjust the various drive mode settings.

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Dodge’s latest cop car has anti-ambush sensors

Dodge’s latest cop car has anti-ambush sensors

Parking tech may be helping Dodge owners avoid hitting the curb, but repurposing the same gadgetry will give police officers eyes in the back of their head. The 2017 Dodge Charger Pursuit, the automaker's law enforcement car, is getting an upgrade that tweaks the various sensors into a motion alarm. That, Dodge says, will help address the rise of ambush situations, where police officers are surprised by people creeping up behind their vehicles.

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2017 Dodge Durango R/T Review: No SRT required for this V8-powered SUV

2017 Dodge Durango R/T Review: No SRT required for this V8-powered SUV

Sometimes, fate has a funny way of toying with the best-laid plans. Mere days after I finished a stint behind the wheel of the 2017 Dodge Durango R/T, currently the quickest three-row SUV in the FCA line-up, the automaker proclaimed that next year it will produce an SRT version of the same hauler - with 115 additional horsepower and a ton of extra torque, too.

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