One of the most powerful and the fastest vehicles in the world is finally here. We are talking about the brand new and the absolute beast, how people call it lately, 2018 Dodge Demon SRT. It has just been presented at the New York Auto Show. Demon SRT is a muscle car which will definitively shake the automobile industry.
Not only that it will be unbelievably powerful but it will be very well equipped with many features and options. Automaker says that it is going to be the quickest quarter-mile accelerating vehicle. It will be one of the fastest cars on the street. Company will make only 3000 Dodge Demons for the U.S.A market for 2018. And for Canada market, it will build only 300. All in all, 2018 Demon will be really special and worth waiting.
Powertrain and performance
Under the hood of 2018 Dodge Demon SRT will be placed the most powerful made V8 engine. It will use the same unit as Hellcat. It is a 6.2-liter V8 HEMI supercharged engine. This unit will be able to produce 840 horsepower and the torque of 770 pound-feet which is really amazing. Moreover, it will now have a larger, 2.7-liter supercharger. The engine will be paired with an eight-speed automatic gearbox. And the power will be sent to rear wheels.
As for the acceleration, new Dodge Demon will be able to hit 60 mph in only 2.3 seconds which makes it the world`s fastest production car. It will be even faster than supercars like McLaren P1, Porsche 918 Spyder and Ferrari LaFerrari. When it comes to its top speed, there are many speculations. We believe that it will be maximum 190 mph. With the acceleration of 9.65 at 140 mph, Demon has become the fastest quarter-mile car worldwide.
2018 Dodge Demon SRT design of exterior and interior
First of all, Automaker has made the new 2018 Dodge Demon SRT lighter for around 200 pounds in comparison with its forerunner. This has improved its speed and performance. As for dimensions, Demon will be 197.5 inches long, 78.8 inches wide and 57.4 inches tall.
Speaking of the exterior design, this model will not only be but look powerful and a bit aggressive too. Its design is very similar to Hellcat design. However, new Demon looks a bit inflated. It will ride on new lightweight 18×11-inch aluminum wheels. On the front, we will notice taller and wider hood scoop. Speaking of the colors, Demon will be offered in 14 different exterior color shades.
As for the interior design, this time 2018 Dodge Demon SRT comes with only one, driver`s seat. The reason for this was needed lightweight reduction. However, the front passenger and rear seats can be bought and added inside for $1 only. The driver seat will be covered with quality cloth. However, Laguna and Alcantara leather upholstery will be offered too. The dashboard will receive an 8.4-inch Uconnect infotainment screen. The audio system will only have 2 speakers because of the weight reduction as well. But a 19-speaker audio system will be also available.
Release date and price
2018 Dodge Demon SRT is scheduled to go on sale this fall. When it comes to the price, it is estimated to be around $80,000.