2018er Challenger Hellcat gets Demon wide body

Auburn Hills, 28. June 2017

Dodge equips its Challenger Hellcat for 2018er model year with a wide body. Finally, what the hell cat is, a little more presence. The wide body kit comes from the completely wrong, 852-HP drag racer Challenger SRT Demon and makes the Hellcat body again whole is 8.9 inches wide.

Better Driving Performance

The big advantage (in addition to the fear instilled in man occurs): Now 11x20 inch fit great "Devil's Rim"wheels with 305/30s-Pirelli-PZero-shoes in the Hellcat-wheel arches. All around, of course. According to Dodge, the additional Grip of the wider tires, has a massive impact on the Performance of the Muscle Cars. So, for example, fall is the time for the quarter mile by 0.3 to 10.9 seconds. The 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h) improved from 3.5 to 3.4 seconds. More rubber means in this case, more lateral acceleration, it increases from 0.93 to 0.97 g. All of these improvements make the variant is the wide body Version, according to Dodge on the 2.7 kilometre-long house price substantial two seconds faster than the "narrow" Hellcat.

From 72.950 $

In addition to the wider jaws of the 2018er Hellcat also benefits from a new electric power steering with four steering modes (Street, Sport, Track, Custom). The Output of the 6.2-Liter supercharged V8 remains with 717 HP and 881 Newton meters of torque. As before, there are huge Six-piston Brembo stoppers and the choice between a six-speed manual and an eight-speed automatic. Market launch for the Challenger Hellcat Widebody is in the third quarter of 2017, and officially of course only in the USA. The width of hell cost device then 72.950 US Dollar. That's the equivalent of 64.900€.(sw)