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Making Lifelong Memories – The Demon Drag Strip Simulator

Designing and building a car as outrageous as the 2018 Dodge SRT® Demon is only half the battle. The other side of the coin is promoting and advertising the car to attract buyers. Happily the Demon’s record-setting performance and unprecedented attitude have done a great job of attracting publicity from Hollywood action filmmakers, producers of TV commercials and car magazine editors seeking the latest hot topic. News of the Demon keeps spreading like the automotive wildfire that it is.  
 

 

To help keep the ball rolling, Dodge created perhaps the ultimate…

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Making Lifelong Memories – The Demon Drag Strip Simulator

Adding Lightness for Quicker E.T.s – A Look at Demon’s Unique Front Disc Brakes

“You don’t need 200-mph brakes on a 160-mph car.” Those are the words FCA Demon development engineer Jim Wilder used to explain why the 2018 Dodge SRT® Demon employs smaller front disc brakes than its SRT Charger and Challenger Hellcat siblings. “It all comes down to the fact Demon’s P315/40R18 Nitto drag radials carry a manufacturer speed rating of W, which equals a maximum of 168 mph.” To ensure proper performance, the Demon is electronically limited to stay below 168 mph.  
 

 

By contrast, the Hellcat Challenger and Charger twins are…

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Adding Lightness for Quicker E.T.s – A Look at Demon’s Unique Front Disc Brakes

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