Press Kit: 2019 Dodge Challenger and Challenger SRT

2019 Dodge Challenger / Challenger SRT Fact Sheet

Auburn Hills, Mich. June 28, 2018 - Dodge launches the most powerful SRT Hellcat lineup ever in 2019, by leveraging the power of the record-setting Dodge Challenger SRT Demon to introduce the new performance halo for the brand and the most powerful, quickest and fastest muscle car – the 797-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye.

The Challenger SRT Hellcat returns with output now starting at 717-horsepower and both Hellcat models feature a new dual-snorkel hood that pays homage to the distinctive Dodge design themes from some of its most famous muscle cars, including the 1970 Dart Swinger and 1971 Demon. The new R/T Scat Pack Widebody includes fender flares, adding 3.5 inches of body width, 20 x 11-inch forged wheels, 305/35ZR20 Pirelli tires and larger six-piston Brembo brakes in the front for improved on-road and on-track performance.
 
Eight distinct models make up the reconfigured vehicle lineup for 2019: SXT, SXT AWD, GT, GT AWD, R/T, R/T Scat Pack, SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Redeye. Numerous option packages offer all the upgrades, unique heritage cues and additional performance that Dodge//SRT customers demand. Challenger offers a full range of engine options, including the award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 on SXT, SXT AWD, GT and GT AWD models, the legendary 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 in the R/T models, the naturally aspirated 392 HEMI V-8 on R/T Scat Pack models, the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 on the SRT Hellcat and a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI high-output V-8 on the SRT Hellcat Redeye.
 
New for 2019
  • Dodge launches most powerful SRT Hellcat lineup ever
  • New performance halo for Dodge//SRT, the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is possessed by the SRT Demon, making it the most powerful, quickest and fastest muscle car
    • Most powerful production V-8 engine with 797 horsepower and 707 lb.-ft. of torque
    • Quickest production muscle car with 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in 3.4 seconds
    • Fastest GT production car with a ¼-mile elapsed time (ET) of 10.8 seconds at 131 mph; reaches a new top speed of 203 mph
  • At the heart of SRT Hellcat Redeye is a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI high-output V-8 engine, derived from the SRT Demon, with 25 major component upgrades, including a larger supercharger, strengthened connecting rods and pistons, high-speed valve train, fuel-injection system and improved lubrication system
  • SRT Hellcat Redeye’s high-output engine features exclusive and industry-first SRT Power Chiller™ and After-Run Chiller from the SRT Demon
  • SRT Hellcat Redeye’s supercharged high-output engine features standard Torque Reserve, which delivers up to 3.9 psi of boost and up to 55 percent more engine torque at launch
  • Two final drive ratios are available on SRT Hellcat Redeye – standard 2.62 or available 3.09 for enhanced launch capability 
  • SRT Hellcat Redeye receives new badging, including a sinister jewel-like red eye featured on the Hellcat fender badges, instrument panel, key fobs and supercharger housing
  • Inside, the performance interior of SRT Hellcat Redeye features a new 220-mph red speedometer and SRT Hellcat Redeye logo splash screen
  • Challenger SRT Hellcat boasts a new rating of 717 horsepower and 656 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Challenger SRT Hellcat engine receives standard After-Run Chiller 
  • All Challenger SRT Hellcat models feature a new fully functional, dual-snorkel hood that pays homage to the distinctive Dodge design themes from some of its most famous muscle cars, including the 1970 Dodge Dart Swinger and 1971 Dodge Demon
  • Dual stripe packages on SRT Hellcat models are available in blue, carbon, red and silver   
  • All Challenger interior trim levels feature standard cloth seats with various available leather and Alcantara options
  • New Satin Black spoiler – available on SRT Hellcat and R/T Scat Pack models – is both wider and longer, offering a more expressive look while meeting all SRT performance objectives
  • Line Lock is now standard on all SRT Hellcat and R/T Scat Pack models. This feature engages the front brakes to hold the vehicle stationary, but leaves the rear wheels free for a burnout to heat up and clean the rear tires
  • Launch Assist is standard on SRT Hellcat and R/T Scat Pack models and helps to control wheel hop by reducing load in the driveline by up to 20 percent
  • Improved Launch Control is standard on SRT Hellcat and R/T Scat Pack models. This improved system increases hold time from five to 10 seconds for optimal launch and consistent straight-line acceleration
  • 20 x 9.5-in. Brass Monkey forged aluminum wheels receive a new design for 2019
  • New R/T Scat Pack Widebody features the same fender flares from SRT Hellcat Widebody, adding 3.5 inches to the overall width, and rides on sticky 305/35ZR20 Pirelli tires mounted to 20 x 11-inch forged “Devil’s Rim” aluminum wheels
    • At the track, the larger six-piston Brembo front brakes, wider wheels and tires, and suspension upgrades featured on the R/T Scat Pack Widebody equate to 2-second faster lap times or approximately 12 car lengths at a 2.1-mile road course, compared with the non-Widebody Challenger R/T Scat Pack
  • SRT Drive Modes and SRT Performance Pages are now standard on R/T Scat Pack
  • R/T Scat Pack models add power-bulge aluminum hood with heat extractors and illuminated Air Catcher headlamps, formerly featured on SRT Hellcat, to improve engine compartment cooling
  • Exterior badging on the R/T Scat Pack includes new Scat Pack bee badges that face forward on both fenders, while Challenger script and R/T logos flank both sides of the grille
  • Inside the performance interior of R/T Scat Pack models are front seats featuring the Scat Pack bee logo embroidered into the seat backs; new Dark Dub Plate finish on instrument panel and console and new Liquid Titanium accents on the steering wheel, shifter and cluster bezels
  • Challenger R/T extends its performance capabilities with standard Super Track Pak features, including performance suspension, enhanced steering, 20-inch Granite Crystal painted wheels, and steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters (with automatic transmission)
  • Performance Handling Group on the Challenger R/T adds upgraded springs, sway bars, Bilstein shocks, bushings and mounts, helping to improve performance and response during spirited driving 
  • For the driver looking to get even more out of the Challenger R/T model, the new Performance Plus Package adds track ready 20 x 9.5-inch forged wheels riding on 275/40ZR20 Pirelli P-Zero tires, limited-slip differential and enhanced handling balance for improved cornering performance 
  • Rear Seat Delete Group that removes rear seating, rear seat belts and adds rear cargo net is now available on R/T and R/T Scat Pack
  • New GT rear-wheel-drive (RWD) model extends its performance capabilities with standard Super Track Pak features, performance hood, splitter and seats while an available Performance Handling Group features four-piston Brembo brakes (front and rear), wider 20 x 9-inch Black Noise wheels and a larger rear sway bar for improved driving experience and reduced understeer
  • New 20-inch Satin Carbon wheels available on GT and R/T models with Plus Package
  • Blacktop Package features new Black Noise wheels in 19-inch on SXT AWD and GT AWD or 20-inch on SXT, GT and R/T to update this popular blacked-out look
  • Triple Nickel debuts as new exterior paint offering
  • New Dark Dub Plate instrument panel and console bezel finish standard on all Challenger models
  • New Caramel Nappa leather interior option available on Challenger SXT and SXT AWD models
  • Eight models make up the newly repositioned Challenger lineup: SXT, SXT AWD, GT, GT AWD, R/T, R/T Scat Pack, SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Redeye
 
Highlights
  • Challenger offers a full range of engine options for 2019, including:
    • Award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 with 305 horsepower in SXT, SXT AWD, GT and GT AWD models
    • Legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 with up to 375 horsepower in R/T models
    • Naturally aspirated 392 HEMI V-8 with 485 horsepower in R/T Scat Pack models
    • Supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 with 717 horsepower in the SRT Hellcat models
    • Supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI high-output V-8 with 797 horsepower in the SRT Hellcat Redeye models
  • Standard Tremec six-speed manual transmission helps power the R/T, R/T Scat Pack models and SRT Hellcat model
  • Efficient TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmissions standard on SXT, SXT AWD, GT, GT AWD and SRT Hellcat Redeye; optional on R/T, R/T Scat Pack models and SRT Hellcat model
  • SRT Drive Modes on R/T Scat Pack and SRT Hellcat models allow drivers to tailor their driving experience by controlling horsepower, transmission shift schedules, steering, paddle shifters (automatic transmission), traction and suspension. Drive Modes are pre-configured for Sport, Track and Default modes, while Custom mode lets drivers tailor the drive experience to their favorite settings
  • Optional Plus Package adds numerous premium interior and exterior features across the entire Challenger lineup
  • T/A Package takes R/T and R/T Scat Pack models to the next level of performance with enhancements inside and out, including white face instrument panel cluster, Gloss Black instrument panel cluster trim rings, Mopar cold-air intake system, black spoiler with T/A spoiler decal, painted Satin Black hood, Satin Black wrapped roof and decklid and 20-inch forged aluminum wheels
  • Popular Shaker Package includes Mopar Shaker hood and cold-air intake, "Shaker" underhood decal, "Challenger" script grille badge (R/T), black rear spoiler (R/T), black fuel door (R/T), black grille surround (R/T), “Shaker” instrument panel badge and Gloss Black instrument panel cluster trim rings
  • Rear Seat Delete Group removes rear seating, rear seat belts and adds rear cargo net on SRT Hellcat models 
  • Wide variety of exterior stripe designs are available across the entire lineup
  • More than 70 available safety and security features, including Forward Collision Warning, adaptive cruise control, Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection
 
Model Lineup
For 2019, the Dodge Challenger lineup consists of eight models:
  • 2019 Dodge Challenger SXT
  • 2019 Dodge Challenger SXT AWD
  • 2019 Dodge Challenger GT
  • 2019 Dodge Challenger GT AWD
  • 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T
  • 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack
  • 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
  • 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye  

Available Exterior Colors
  • B5 Blue
  • Destroyer Grey
  • F8 Green
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Crystal
  • Indigo Blue
  • Maximum Steel
  • Octane Red
  • Pitch Black
  • Plum Crazy
  • Sublime (NEW)
  • TorRed
  • Triple Nickel (NEW)
  • White Knuckle
  • Yellow Jacket 

Available Interior Colors:
  • Black
  • Black/Caramel
  • Black/Ruby Red
  • Demonic Red
  • Sepia 

More Information
Please visit the Challenger and Challenger SRT newsrooms for the latest product news, information, photography, videography, plus access to specification and feature availability documents.

 

About Dodge//SRT
For more than 100 years, the Dodge brand has carried on the spirit of brothers John and Horace Dodge. Their influence continues today as Dodge proudly offers a complete lineup of performance vehicles that stand out in their own segments. For 2020, Dodge literally expands its high-performance Charger model lineup, adding a Widebody exterior to America’s only four-door muscle car. The 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat maintains its reign as the most powerful and fastest mass-produced sedan in the world. 
 
The 2020 Dodge lineup also features the 2020 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye, 2020 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody and the 2020 Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320. The 2020 Dodge Durango SRT, the fastest, most powerful and most capable American three-row SUV, completes the brand's performance lineup. These visceral performance models join a 2020 brand lineup that includes the Durango, Grand Caravan, Journey, Charger and Challenger.  Dodge is part of the portfolio of brands offered by global automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. For more information regarding FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), please visit www.fcagroup.com.
 
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