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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

Feeding 840 Hungry Horses: Re-Imagining the Air-Grabber™ Hood Scoop

One of the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT® Demon’s most striking visual cues is its massive hood scoop — the largest functional hood scoop opening offered on any production car. Positioned optimally near the leading edge of the hood, its purpose is to direct cool, dense outside air to the HEMI® engine’s 2.7-liter supercharger.  
 

 

We talked with Demon development engineer Jim Wilder to discover how the menacing scoop came into existence. He told us, “The guys responsible for the actual design are Mark Trostle and Nicho Vardis. These guys have a…

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Feeding 840 Hungry Horses: Re-Imagining the Air-Grabber™ Hood Scoop

Demon Confidential – A Flare for the Original

In this fourth (in a series of 10) Demon Confidential blog, let’s take a look at one of the Demon’s most unique visual aspects, the four-corner fender extension flares. They’re present because of Demon’s massive P315/40R18 Nitto NT05R drag radial tires. Nearly 2 inches wider than the Hellcat’s P275/40R20 Pirelli P Zero Nero, these ultra-grippy tires represent the first ever installation of D.O.T. approved drag radials on a mass-produced new car right from the factory.*  
 

 

But if the Challenger SRT® Demon is a rear-wheel-drive car, why does it have these…

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Demon Confidential – A Flare for the Original