We recently spent a day on the drag strip behind the wheel of the absolutely bonkers 840 horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. We didn’t have the skills to get near its 9.65-second 1/4 mile record, but it still was the fastest accelerating car we’ve ever driven.
We spent a week living with this bonkers fast muscle car, done up in an eye-popping Yellow Jacket and black paint scheme. Despite rocking a 707 hp supercharged HEMI V8, its comfy interior and excellent adaptive suspension make it a shockingly good daily driver.
Because the 707hp Challenger Hellcat wasn’t enough, Dodge will offer their muscle car with an 840 hp supercharged V8, launching the beast from 0-to-60 in 2.3 seconds, running the 1/4-mile in 9.65 seconds, then driving home after popping wheelies at the drag strip.
An all-wheel drive version of Dodge’s hulking sports coupe. While its 305 hp V6 isn’t exactly a Hellcat engine, it should offer plenty of thrills, and an opportunity to enjoy one of America’s great muscle cars in the snow without just being stuck doing donuts.
One of the cooler builds at SEMA 2016, this 1971 Challenger combines classic style with modern performance. It rocks a brand new 392 Hemi V8 crate engine packing 485hp, a lowered suspension, and Hellcat brakes. We love the “Bitchin Black” paint and minimal red accents.