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From Flashing Blue to Flashing Green: How the Dodge Charger Police Car’s Lug Nuts Help the Demon Run Nines

When 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT® Demon development engineer Jim Wilder says he and his team evaluated every single Hellcat component during the Demon’s gestation from concept daydream to wheel-standing reality, he isn’t kidding. As a Challenger SRT Hellcat that’s been optimized for the drag strip (but retains excellent braking, handling and road manners), the Demon needed to make more power and be lighter to accomplish the brand’s 9-second quarter mile goal.  
 

 

The power gain came in the form of a larger supercharger, a hotter cam, more aggressive computer tuning, increased…

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From Flashing Blue to Flashing Green: How the Dodge Charger Police Car’s Lug Nuts Help the Demon Run Nines