Dodge is bidding farewell to its V8 Hemi muscle cars in a big way! 2023 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170, the fastest production car in the world, can even outpace a Tesla Model S Plaid with a 0-60 mph time of 1.66 seconds. With a new throttle valve and 40% higher supercharger pressure than the Challenger Hellcat Redeye Widebody, the Demon 170 produces a massive power output of 1025 hp (764 kW) and torque of 945 lb-ft (1281 Nm) when fueled with E85.
To cope with these stunning performances, the driveline has been strengthened, and the car is equipped with special drag tires and a special air conditioning system that can cool the supercharger intercooler.
2023 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 is also equipped with adjustable adaptive shock absorbers that aid in weight transfer and a TransBrake 2.0 transmission technology used in drag racing with torque modeling capabilities and easier driver interaction to adjust preset torque limits.
These modifications make the Demon 170 extremely fast on the drag strip. Dodge has obtained National Hot Rod Association certification for the car’s quarter-mile time of 8.91 seconds, with a speed of 151.17 mph (243 km/h), making it faster than even the Model S Plaid.
In conclusion, the 2023 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 is the most powerful production car in the world, with incredible speed and exceptional drag racing performance. Dodge will produce 3,300 Demon 170 cars, 3,000 for the US and 300 for Canada, with prices starting at $96,666.