2023 DODGE CHALLENGER SRT HELLCAT

Unleash unparalleled power and sophistication with the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Demon 170, a vehicle that redefines the essence of a muscle car.

Highlights

Performance

At its heart roars the mighty 6.2L V8 HO supercharged engine, paired with an 8-speed TorqueFlite high-performance automatic transmission, offering an unrivaled symphony of speed and precision. 

Dive into the sheer force of our engineering marvel, delivering an earth-shattering 1,025 horsepower at 6,500 rpm. Feel the might under the hood, with a torque that peaks at 945 ft-lb at 4,200 rpm, promising a drive that’s as fierce as it is smooth.

Push the boundaries of speed with the world’s quickest acceleration from 0 to 60 in a breathtaking 1.66 seconds for a production car, setting a new benchmark for sheer acceleration. This machine isn’t just quick; it’s lightning in automotive form.

Hold on tight as you experience the highest g-force acceleration ever achieved by a production car, with a staggering 2.004 Gs. It’s not just driving; it’s the feeling of being propelled by a force unlike any other.

Make history with every mile, as you pilot the first-ever factory muscle car to break the eight-second barrier. With an 8.91-second quarter-mile time at a blistering 151.17 mph, you’re not just moving; you’re making a statement that echoes in the annals of automotive lore. 

Engine Enhancements

3.0L Supercharger:

Borrowing from the legendary Direct Connection Hellephant C170, this modified supercharger boosts the Demon 170’s power to a staggering 21.3psi, a 40% increase over its predecessors. This surge in boost pressure, coupled with a 30% rise in airflow, sets a new standard in muscle car performance

Supercharger Pulley: 

The 3.02-inch pulley propels the Demon 170 into new realms of power, delivering 14% more overdrive and an enhanced 2.68 drive ratio, ensuring that every press of the pedal is met with exhilarating acceleration.

Fuel Rail/Injectors: 

Equipped with high-flow fuel injectors capable of delivering 164 gallons per hour, the Demon 170 ensures optimal fuel delivery at every turn. The integrated fast-response ethanol sensor fine-tunes the engine’s response, making every ride both thrilling and efficient.

105mm Diameter Throttle Body: 

With a throttle body diameter increased to 105mm, the Demon 170 achieves a 33% higher airflow volume, translating to responsive and powerful throttle inputs that make driving an electrifying experience.

Valvetrain:

The valvetrain features nitride-coated intake valves and enhanced valve guides and seat materials, ensuring the engine’s compatibility with ethanol and longevity under high-performance conditions.

Cylinder Head/Clamp Load:

Aerospace-specification high-strength steel studs, coupled with steel inserts in the aluminum cylinder head, augment the clamping load by 38%, fortifying the engine’s structural integrity.

Main Bearing Caps/Clamp Load:

The engine’s backbone is reinforced with upgraded fasteners and billet steel main caps, offering a 44% increase in clamping load, ensuring unparalleled durability and reliability.

Cylinder Pressure:

The Demon 170’s cylinder pressure soars to 2,500psi on E-85 fuel, a 32% increase over its counterparts, ensuring explosive power delivery whenever demanded.

Main Rod/Bearings & Connecting Rod:

Upgraded materials and design in the main and rod bearings, alongside a stronger connecting rod, support the immense combustion pressures, translating to smooth, robust performance.

Block Machining & Crank Damper:

Precision machining for head studs and main bearing cap bolts, along with a viscous crank damper, mitigate torsional vibrations, ensuring a smooth ride even at peak performance.

Spark Plugs:

The installation of new, lower heat range spark plugs ensures optimal combustion, especially with ethanol fuels, maintaining the engine’s peak efficiency and power output.

Exterior Excellence

Relive the Legacy

Embodied in legendary Go Mango exterior and accented with the SRT Demon 170 Black Hood, Roof, and Decklid graphics, this masterpiece turns every journey into an adrenaline-fueled adventure.

Massive Drag Radials

Mickey Thompson Drag Radials, with sizes Front: 245/55R18 and Rear: P315/50R17, designed for superior grip and performance— Never Offered Before on a Production Car.

Distinctive Staggered Widebody Design

First-ever factory production car built with staggered drag radial tires and fender flares. 

Brembo Black 4-Piston Brakes with Yellow Logo

High-performance Brembo Black 4-Piston Brake system, distinguished by its sleek black finish and vibrant yellow logo. Thompson ET Street R Drag Radials — Never Offered Before on a Production Car.

Forged Aluminum Wheels

Forged Aluminum Wheels, with dimensions of Front: 18×8″ and Rear: 17×11″.

Interior

Black Alcantara/Laguna Interior Details

The luxurious and performance-focused interior of the Premium Group package, adorned with Black Alcantara and Laguna finishes. Central to this package are the Laguna/Alcantara Performance Seats, embossed with the exclusive logo, offering a blend of comfort and sportiness. The seats are ventilated and heated, providing optimal comfort in any weather, complemented by a heated steering wheel for a cozy driving experience. The power tilt/telescope steering column, along with radio/driver seat/mirrors memory, ensures personalized driving settings are always at hand.

The interior ambiance is elevated by a suede headliner and a premium stitched dash panel, adding a touch of sophistication. Suede door trim panels with map pocket lamps enhance the elegant feel, while the 18 speakers Harman Kardon audio system with a subwoofer immerses the cabin in rich surround sound. Practical features like rain-sensitive windshield wipers, auto high beam headlamp control, and blind spot and cross-path detection blend seamlessly with luxury, ensuring safety and convenience.

Additional Conveniences Include:

Power multi-function fold-away mirrors, exterior mirrors with heating elements to clear away frost or fog, and a trunk dress kit for added elegance and utility. This interior package redefines luxury with its thoughtful combination of performance-oriented and comfort-driven features, setting a new standard for premium vehicle interiors.

15 Fast Facts About the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170

  • Most powerful muscle car in the world, producing 1,025 horsepower and 945 lb.-ft. of torque
  • World’s quickest production car, reaching 0-60 in 1.66 seconds with the highest g-force acceleration of any production car at 2.004 gs
  • Horsepower output determined by sensing percentage of ethanol fuel content
  • Almost all primary engine power components upgraded
  • Capable of providing more fuel flow per minute than the average U.S. showerhead
  • First-ever factory production car built with staggered drag radial tires and fender flares
  • Unique Mickey Thompson ET Street drag radials developed exclusively for the Demon 170
  • Optional Lacks Enterprises two-piece lightweight carbon fiber wheels save 24.7 pounds
  • Patent-pending TransBrake 2.0 includes torque-shaping capability
  • Demon badging features a “170” neck tattoo and new E85 representative yellow Demon’s eye
  • Yellow and red serialized “Demon” instrument panel badge
  • Special commemorative “Last Call” underhood plaque
  • Only 3300 will be produced, 3000 of which for the U.S. market
  • The Demon 170 comes standard with a single cloth driver’s seat, no passenger seat, and no rear seats. There are also only two speakers in the car, but additional seating and speakers are available
  • Dodge doesn’t believe in the words of Ricky Bobby’s daddy: “If you ain’t first, you’re last.”

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Window Sticker

The window sticker notes initial delivery to Wendell Motors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Kitchener Waterloo and lists factory equipment, colors, options, and a total price of $150,075.

The 2023 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Demon 170 is more than a car; it's a testament to over a century of Dodge's automotive excellence, culminating in this ultimate expression of speed, power, and design. Limited production ensures exclusivity for the discerning few. This is your chance to own a piece of history and experience the apex of muscle car performance.