Challenger SRT Hellcat Gets a Widebody for 2018

If you want the appears of the new Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, but don’t need all the extra horsepower you are in good fortune.

Starting in July, Dodge is offering a Challenger SRT Widebody that adds three.Five inches of normal width to the beast. It comes with a new electric powered strength steering (EPS) machine with SRT Drive Modes in Street, Sport, and Track.

The Widebody sports a Power-bulge aluminum hood, illuminated Air-Catcher Headlamps, Quad projector headlamps, a Demon front splitter, and Hellcat rear spoiler. It gets widespread Brembo brakes with -piece 15.4-inch rotors and 6-piston the front calipers. All for simply $72,590, plus the charge consists of a day of high-overall performance using classes.

The modern-day variation rolls on new 20 x 11-inch “Devil’s Rim” cut up-5 spoke aluminum wheels with 305/35ZR20 Pirelli P-Zero overall performance tires for a stickier journey.

“The new Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody completes our strongest Dodge muscle car lineup in records,” stated Tim Kuniskis, Dodge vehicle head, in a statement.

“Our emblem, engineering, and design teams poured a ton of effort into making the new SRT Demon the world’s quickest region-mile production automobile, so now we’re leveraging that information, and some of those vital factors and shifting them to the brand new Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody for improved overall performance on the street and a bolder, greater competitive new appearance.”

Under the hood, the Hellcat Widebody nevertheless packs a 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V-eight engine with 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-feet. Of torque. The V-8 may be mated to both a six-velocity guide or eight-speed computerized transmission.

Aside from its wider, stance, Dodge says this new Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody supplies advanced lap times, lateral grip, acceleration, and braking.

Dodge also claims that the “lap time on a 1.7-mile track is decreased by means of about 2 seconds per lap, approximately thirteen vehicle lengths after one lap ¼ mile elapsed time (ET) improved with the aid of approximately zero.3 seconds (10.Nine ET in Widebody vs. 11.2 ET in a preferred Hellcat).”

In addition, 0-60 mph acceleration is improved with the aid of a whopping zero.1 2d (three.4 within the Widebody vs. 3.Five in a fashionable Hellcat) and the pinnacle pace is 195 mph.

It might be available in 15 outdoors shades that include B5 Blue, Billet Silver, Destroyer Gray, F8 Green, Go Mango, Granite Crystal, IndiGo Blue, Maximum Steel, Octane Red, Pitch Black, Plum Crazy, Redline Tri-Coat, TorRed, White Knuckle, and Yellow Jacket.

Inside, it gets a performance leather-based-wrapped flat-backside, heated guidance wheel, Laguna leather-based overall performance seats, and a brand new purple Hellcat tool panel badge. SRT Performance Pages are reachable through the state-of-the-art 8.4-inch touchscreen with a fashionable Uconnect 4C navigation machine.

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Under the credo #NoBoringCars, TEN: The Enthusiast Network has announced a complete-scale relaunch of the Automobile magazine logo, replete with a physical remodel, extended digital and video content, and a polished editorial attention.

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The mag’s publishing agenda has reduced in size, from 12 month-to-month troubles to ten according to 12 months, however editor-in-chief Mike Floyd, who’s been with the emblem given that 2014, cautions that it’s no longer a fee-reducing move; every problem will have extra pages and extra room for expansive features than before.

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