Dodge Challenger and Charger models turned out even crazier – DRIVE

The two Dodge recruits have a common starting point – the Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Coupe. Cars will be available exclusively in versions Widebody. In addition, the manufacturer positions Charger as the fastest and most powerful sedan on the planet.

The fact that Dodge will add horsepower to its lineup was discussed a couple of days ago. Of course, the newcomer to the “infernal cats” Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat deserves special attention, but that’s not all. Updates are in store for the “oldies” of the crazy series – the Challenger coupe and Charger sedan. The first got hold of the SRT Super Stock version. The new name hints at the connection of the machine with custom dragsters. A couple of years ago 808 hp and 959 N • m under the hood of the SRT Hellcat Redeye were the peak of madness, but the beginner and even more – 819 forces with the same traction. Demon – does not count. That was a limited edition, Super Stock – a production car.

The suspension with adaptive shock absorbers Bilstein received new settings. There are several driving modes: Track, Sport, Auto. Everyone can be customized for themselves. Lotions such as Launch Assist, which neutralize the bounce of the rear axle at startup, are “in the base”.

Another Challenger modification is equipped with lightweight tires with Nitto NT05R 315/40 R18 tires. Brakes – Brembo aluminum four-piston calipers with 360 mm rotors.

The familiar V8 Hemi 6.2 engine with a drive supercharger has been reconfigured and now spins a hundred rpm faster than the Redeye version – up to 6400. The work of the eight-speed “automatic machine” TorqueFlite 8HP90 was also adjusted. The final drive ratio is 3.09: 1 – an 808-horsepower model is available for an extra charge. The Super Stock dvuhdverka gains 97 km / h from standstill in 3.25 s, but because of the high tires, the maximum speed is limited to 270 km / h. The generally accepted drag distance of 402 meters coupe travels for 10.5 s and picks up 211 km / h, winning three corps against the previous flagship. Start of sales – by the end of the year.

The recently introduced hood with a spectacular air intake for the Redeye sedan is a must. The air consumption here is 18% higher than the conventional SRT Hellcat. In service – a 2.7 liter supercharger and two sports fuel pumps.

The four-door is equipped with Carbon Black wheels with 305/35 ZR20 Pirelli tires. Brembo’s braking system with six-piston calipers and 400 mm discs on the front axle is responsible for stopping the crazy supercar.

The appearance of the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye model was discussed in the winter. Compressor “eight” Hemi 6.2 produces 808 hp and 959 N • m, like the Redeye coupe. Box – all the same eight-band “automatic”. The company believes that the “red-eyed” Charger is now the fastest sedan in the world. Therefore, atelier-type projects of the Alpina B7 model are not considered. To accelerate from zero to 97 km / h, the Dodge needs 3.5 s, and to reach 207 km / h in the segment of 402 m – 10.6. The maximum speed is 326 km / h. For example, the BMW M5 Competition supercar spends the first hundred 3.3 seconds, but its maximum speed is 305 km / h. On sale, the novelty will appear in 2021.