Challenger SRT Newsroom
February 16, 2017
In video No. 3, Dodge revealed that the 2018 Challenger SRT Demon will be factory equipped with 18x11-inch lightweight wheels and 315/40R 18 Nitto NT05R street-legal drag radials. The added traction and higher profile of these new tires allow the Challenger SRT Demon to handle higher launch torque loads.
February 9, 2017
“Gimme fuel! Gimme fire! Gimme that which I desire!” is poetry by Metallica that speaks to every gearhead. But, any engine builder will be quick to point out that the “power of that poetry” is actually limited; limited by the chemistry of combustion; limited by thin air.
February 2, 2017
Performance cars share common goals – it’s true, and some more than others, but it’s also true every one of them favors one performance target over another. When you shift the focus from all performance cars to muscle cars, design and engineering choices still must be made regarding whether to favor street manners, drag strip capability, road course handling or a balance of each.
January 26, 2017
Where there’s smoke, there’s tire. This fact will be confirmed when the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon roars into its New York City debut in April, ahead of the New York International Auto Show.
January 19, 2017
When the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon makes its New York City debut in April, it will be more than 200 pounds lighter than its current Hellcat brother.
January 12, 2017
Dodge shocked the performance world when it launched the most powerful and fastest muscle cars in the world – the Challenger SRT Hellcat and Charger SRT Hellcat. Now, two years later, Dodge is raising the bar again with the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon.
September 1, 2016
The Dodge Challenger is the most powerful muscle car ever. The 2017 Dodge Challenger SXT, with its standard powerful and fuel-efficient Pentastar V-6 engine and TorqueFlite eight-speed transmission, delivers 305 horsepower and an estimated 30 miles per gallon (mpg) on the highway.
Go Mango: Dodge Launches Modernized Exterior Heritage Color for 2016 Challenger and Charger SRT Muscle Cars
March 14, 2016
Dodge is expanding its color palette with a new, modernized version of Go Mango exterior paint on 2016 Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT models.
2016 Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat Models Earn Exclusive Stripes, Dodge Extends Plum Crazy Paint
January 8, 2016
Adding even more Dodge attitude for 2016, all-new dual full-length body stripes give Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat models a factory-customized look.
September 1, 2015
The Dodge brand’s Challenger muscle-car arsenal is reloaded as the most complete model lineup with 10 trim levels, ranging from the 707 horsepower SRT Hellcat to the 305 horsepower, 30-mpg 3.6-liter Pentastar-V-6 powered SXT model. All 2016 Dodge Challenger models are designed and engineered for world-class precision and outstanding performance.
August 11, 2015
Beyond its rich muscle car legacy, which is highlighted today by the Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat models – the most powerful muscle cars ever, Dodge continues to produce some of the most recognizable high-impact and heritage hues that have ever hit the blacktop. And for this year’s Woodward Dream Cruise, Dodge will debut the next limited-edition color from its archive: Plum Crazy.
July 27, 2015
Dodge will soon be opening the dealer order banks for 2016 Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcats, streamlining the process and significantly increasing production to ensure that the fastest, most powerful muscle cars ever continue to move off dealer lots.
Hispanic Motor Press Awards Name All-new 2015 Chrysler 200C “Best Sedan” and 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat “Best Sportscar”
November 25, 2014
The Hispanic Motor Press Awards named two Chrysler Group vehicles the best of their segments. The all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 was named the “Best Sedan” and the all-new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat was named the “Best Sportscar.”
November 21, 2014
The new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Alfa Romeo 4C made lasting impressions on the automotive editors of Popular Mechanics, each being chosen as recipients of Popular Mechanics 2014 “Car Award.”
November 13, 2014
The wait is over. The highly anticipated new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat with its supercharged whine is about to roar into Dodge dealerships across the United States.
One-of-a-kind 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat VIN0001 Raises $1.65 Million for Charity -- More Than Any Other Car in Barrett-Jackson History
September 29, 2014
Dodge auctioned the first production 707-horsepower 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat VIN0001, the most powerful and fastest muscle car ever, for $825,000 at the Sept. 27 Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas 2014 auction benefitting Opportunity Village, a not-for-profit organization that serves people with significant intellectual disabilities in the Las Vegas area.
September 20, 2014
SRT Motorsports raced to a trio of victories in IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship and Trans Am Series action on Saturday. Dodge Viper SRTs captured the checkered flag in both the GTLM and GTD classes in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race at Texas’ Circuit of the Americas (COTA), while Cameron Lawrence gave SRT Motorsports its first Trans Am victory when he piloted a Dodge Challenger SRT to victory lane at Connecticut’s Lime Rock Park the same afternoon.
September 17, 2014
The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the most powerful muscle car ever, now boasts a fuel-economy rating as compelling as the 707 horses hurrying from its 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI® Hellcat V-8. Equipped with Chrysler Group’s segment-exclusive TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, the new Challenger SRT Hellcat has earned a highway fuel-economy rating of 22 miles per gallon (mpg) from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
July 22, 2014
The newly consolidated Dodge and SRT brands are launching out of the gate at full throttle, introducing the new 707-horsepower 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT with a Hellcat engine and its stablemate – the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT – just a few months after taking the wraps off the new Dodge Challenger 392 HEMI® Scat Pack Shaker at the New York International Auto Show.
August 14, 2014
SRT Motorsports will make its debut into the Trans Am Series when Miller Racing fields two all-new Dodge Challenger SRTs at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Aug 15-16. Four-time series champion Tommy Kendall makes his re-entrance and first Trans Am start since 2004 in the TA2 series class this weekend.