Dodge Challenger News

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger Stars & Stripes Edition

    The sixth-generation Chevy Camaro hasn't caught fire like the previous-generation car, and its sales slump as continued into the first quarter of the year. The Dodge Challenger continued to outsell the Camaro through the first quarter of 2019. According to a report from The Detroit Free Press last Thursday, Dodge's muscle car sold 13,431 units compared to the 12,083 Camaros. The Ford Mustang remains the sales leader with 16,917 cars sold. The numbers follow results from 2018 when the Camaro underperformed compared to both the Mustang and Challenger. In 2018, the Mustang placed first with...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320
    2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 now cleared for NHRA competition

    Last year, Dodge dropped the Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320—a mouthful of a name with a short quarter-mile time. Ahead of customer deliveries, Dodge announced on Tuesday that the car has been cleared to race in NHRA Stock and Super Stock competitions. Clearing the muscle car for racing in both...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger and Charger Stars & Stripes Edition
    Dodge rolls out Challenger and Charger Stars & Stripes editions

    Dodge on Thursday rolled out the 2019 Challenger and Charger Stars & Stripes Edition muscle cars, which the automaker bills as a salute to the nation's armed forces. The upgrade is available with the GT, R/T and Scat Pack models and adds a number of special touches—inside and out. The...

  • Dodge Challenger Demon hits 211 mph
    Watch a Dodge Challenger SRT Demon hit 211 mph

    It's been nearly two years since the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon arrived on the scene, and although the car has exited production, it's still making a splash. The latest accolade comes from the Johnny Bohmer Proving Grounds (JBPG) runway in Merritt Island, Florida. The company claims the runway...

  • Speedkore Dodge Challenger Demon with 1,400 hp
    Speedkore's 1,400-hp carbon-fiber-bodied twin-turbo Dodge Demon sounds angry, runs 8s

    SpeedKore shocked us with its 1,400-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon build at the 2018 SEMA show, but we now have a good look at just how brutal of a machine it is. Video from That Racing Channel on YouTube shows SpeedKore's extra demonic Challenger SRT Demon hit the dragstrip. Let's make this...

  • 2019 Dodge Charger and Challenger finished in Sublime paint
    Green giants: 2019 Dodge Challenger, Charger add Sublime paint

    The 2019 Dodge Challenger and Charger are going green in a literal sense. The brand announced Wednesday that both cars now offer the Sublime paint color, which last appeared in 2015. The Challenger could be had in Sublime four years ago, but the color was last seen on a Charger in 2007...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody

    You better get them while they last, folks, as the next Dodge Challenger looks like it's going to be a very different beast to the car on sale today. That's the word of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Mike Manley, who took over following the sudden death of his predecessor, Sergio Marchionne, last July. "I think that electrification will certainly be part of the formula that says what is American muscle in the future," Manley told The Detroit News in an interview published Saturday. "What it isn’t going to be is a V-8, supercharged, 700-horsepower engine." The current Challenger has been...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody
    Dodge Challenger outsells Camaro in 2018, but Mustang still king

    Executives at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ford have reason to celebrate over their muscle cars, while Chevrolet is likely taking a hard look at its Camaro. The 2018 sales figures are in from all three American automakers, and the results put Ford on top in the muscle car wars. Despite a decrease...

  • Dodge Lego Speed Champions build set
    Dodge and Lego introduce pint-sized set to celebrate muscle cars past and present

    Dodge and Lego have joined forces to turn the Challenger nameplate into buildable toys for all ages. On Wednesday, both companies debuted the Speed Champions set, which includes a Lego version of the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and the 1970 Dodge Charger R/T. The latest batch of...

  • 2018 Hennessey HPE1000 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon
    Hennessey's 1,035-HP Dodge Challenger SRT Demon sounds like it came from hell

    The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is already one hell of a car, but Hennessey Performance Engineering has (of course) gotten a hold of it and made it something more. With the company's HPE1000 package, the Demon makes a whopping 880 horsepower at the rear wheels. That equates to around 1,035 hp at the...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody
    2019 Dodge Challenger preview

    The Dodge Challenger has been with us since 2008, but like a fine wine it just gets better with age. The vehicle has entered the 2019 model year, and while the 840-horsepower SRT Demon is no longer at the party, the drag strip hero's influence can be felt in several models in the lineup, none more...

  • HPE1000 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye
    Hennessey has 1,035-hp package for Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye

    It was only a matter of time before Hennessey Performance Engineering got its hands on the Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye. On Friday we learned the tuning company has given the slightly more demonic Hellcat 1,035 horsepower, up from 797. HPE equips the car with the HPE1000 package to create the...

  • 2018 SpeedKore Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

    SpeedKore Performance Group is back with another SEMA build, and this one could just be the Wisconsin company's wildest yet. It's a 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon whose supercharger has been swapped out for a pair of turbochargers. Working with a host of other mods, those blowers pump enough boost pressure to get the Demon's V-8 delivering just under 1,400 horsepwer at the flywheel. When strapped to a dyno, the car resulted in 1,203 hp at the wheels. The goal was to build the fastest Demon on the planet, and given the car's performance down the drag strip it looks like SpeedKore can crack...

  • First 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye rolls off assembly line
    First 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye rolls off assembly line

    Demonic Dodges are ready to roll into dealerships. No, not those Demons that you're more likely to find rolling across an auction block. Today we're talking about the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye, the first customer example of which rolled off the Brampton Assembly line floor Tuesday...

  • 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon owned by Michael Andretti
    Buy Michael Andretti's barely used Dodge Demon

    If someone gifted you a car, would you drive it? I assume you would. Especially if that car happens to be an 840-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. Michael Andretti has access to all sorts of cars, so when he's given a Demon he doesn't need to drive it. That's why his car is heading to auction...

  • Hennessey Performance tuned Dodge Demon makes 1,013 rear-wheel horsepower
    Hennessey's Dodge Challenger SRT Demon makes 1,013 HP...at the wheels

    Just a few short years ago, there would have been no way we'd believe that a mainstream automaker would sell a street-legal, 840-horsepower coupe. But Dodge does just that and the car is appropriately called the Demon. As is often the case though, tuning shops love taking already insane things and...

  • 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon sold in September 2018 at Mecum auction
    Pair of Dodge Demons fetch relatively restrained bids at auction

    The suggested retail price of a 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is $86,090. That's a ton of cash for a Dodge, but it's actually a fantastic deal considering the Demon is an 840-horsepower drag-strip all star built in a limited run of just 3,300. Good luck finding one for under $100,000, of course...

  • A pair of Dodge Demons are being auctioned off in Monterey
    A pair of Dodge Demons will raise hell (and money) in Monterey

    More is better. It's a simple formula and Dodge knows how to tweak it for maximum effect. That's how the Hellcat was originally born, and how we've arrived in a world today that exists with a vehicle called the Challenger SRT Demon. A street-legal drag racing denizen of destructive speed offered...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody

    Horsepower Hill at Club Motorsports is a 14-percent grade at the scenic road course carved into the side of a mountain in Tamworth, New Hampshire. It’s a heartbreak climb uphill for most cars, but it’s child’s play for the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye. One big number makes that possible: 797. It is an easy run for this motor from the dark beyond as it pushes me back into the super-size me sport seat while a red-eyed Hellcat logo embroidered into the flat seatback stares a hole into the back of my helmet. These seats are the antithesis of the tight Recaros...

  • 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon
    2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon recalled because cruise control can stay on

    More often than not, the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon steals headlines due to its incredible performance and otherworldly specifications. This time, it's in the news because of a recall. Owners of the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon will soon see notifications in their mailboxes as Fiat-Chrysler...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320
    2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 revealed: long name, short quarter-mile times

    By the time you've digested and decoded the mouthful that is the 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320's prolific name, rest assured the muscle car will be nearly halfway down a dragstrip. That's because the big naturally aspirated brute that debuted in Denver on Thursday is built for one-way...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody
    2019 Dodge Challenger pricing revealed, Redeye starts at $71,350

    Dodge shocked everyone on Thursday by unveiling a version of its 2019 Challenger with 797 horsepower and 707 pound-feet of torque. Dubbed the SRT Hellcat Redeye, the super muscle car packs almost the same power as the Demon, along with many of the dragstrip hero's electronic wizardry such as Line...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody
    Here are all the parts the 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye borrowed from the Demon

    The 2018 Dodge Demon is dead. Long live the Demon. On Thursday, Dodge unveiled the revised 2019 Challenger lineup, and in it now resides what can only be described as the spawn of the Demon: the 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye. With 797 horsepower and 707 pound-feet of torque throbbing out...

  • Auction of the final 2017 Dodge Viper and 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon on June 23, 2018
    Final Dodge Viper and Challenger SRT Demon fetch $1M in charity auction

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has built the very last examples of its Dodge Viper supercar and Challenger SRT Demon street-legal drag racer, but the automaker didn't resort to locking the cars away in a heritage center or museum. Instead, they've been set free to prowl the streets. FCA called on...

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