Bringing Up the Rear: How the Demon Driveline Took Shape

The 840-horsepower 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT® Demon has the highest horsepower of any production car*. In fact, as magazine and online headlines the world over proclaim every day, Demon is even more potent than the previous muscle car champ, the 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.  
 

 

And as any hot rodder will tell you, there’s more to a successful ride than just the engine. It takes a well-matched package of related mechanical components to ensure the power gets to the tarmac over and over again. To see what was involved in…

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Bringing Up the Rear: How the Demon Driveline Took Shape

4/26 = 426: Happy HEMI® Day!

 

The 426 HEMI® V8 has a reputation for dominance enjoyed by few engines, and the legend continues to grow. Here’s a brief timeline of this iconic engine’s history. 
 

– Originally designed and created as a “race only” engine in 1964, vehicles powered by the 426 HEMI V8 dominate racetracks and drag strips during its first year of competition. 
 

– Stock Car officials ban the 426 HEMI engine for the 1965 race season as protests from the competition mount declaring the dominant V8 is not a regular production engine in passenger cars. 
 

– Chrysler introduces…

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4/26 = 426: Happy HEMI® Day!

DODGE SPONSORS NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING AT MAPLE GROVE

Dodge is fueling the excitement of drag racing as a sponsor of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Maple Grove Raceway for the 2017 season. The 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove will be held Sept. 21-24, and is a key event for racers.  
 

 

As a premier NHRA Drag Racing Series event, Maple Grove, the second race in the six-race NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship, draws a dedicated, fanatic crowd to cheer on the top racers. Dodge, with the raw horsepower of the…

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DODGE SPONSORS NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING AT MAPLE GROVE