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What’s new with the Dodge Challenger for 2018?

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT 392

Dodge is making a few changes for the 2018 Challenger and Challenger SRT models;

  • New 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, the world’s first purpose-built, factory production drag car with 840 horsepower and 770 lb.-ft. of torque – the most-powerful muscle car ever and the world’s fastest quarter mile production car
  • New 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Widebody powered by the 707-horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat V-8 engine and adds fender flares, new 20 x 11-inch aluminum wheels, 305/35R20 Pirelli tires and electric power steering with selectable modes
  • SRT updates for 2018
    • Challenger SRT Hellcat model receives new grille and fender badges, as well as newly illuminated Air-Catcher headlamps with Hellcat logo
    • New Nano Steel wheel finish option on Challenger SRT Hellcat
    • Optional black, orange and gunmetal Brembo brake calipers on Challenger SRT Hellcat
    • New Demonic Red Laguna Leather interior available on Challenger SRT Hellcat
    • Challenger SRT Hellcat receive new red IP badge
    • Brass Monkey wheels now available on Challenger SRT 392
    • Low Gloss Black “5Deep” lightweight aluminum wheels standard on Challenger SRT 392 save 16 lbs. per vehicle
  • Optional red Brembo brake calipers on Challenger R/T and R/T 392 models
  • All-new Performance Handling Package on 5.7L models with four-piston Brembo brakes and high-performance suspension
  • 19-inch aluminum wheel with painted pockets available on Challenger GT AWD
  • Nappa/Alcantara performance seats included with Super Track Pak on Challenger SXT Plus and R/T Plus
  • Standard Uconnect 4 system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on Challenger SXT, R/T, R/T Shaker and T/A
  • Standard Parkview rear back-up camera and one-touch up windows standard on all models
  • New F8 Green and IndiGO Blue exterior paint options added to the lineup, B5 Blue and Plum Crazy return (late availability)

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Written by Chad Kirchner

In addition to Chad Kirchner's work here, he's a freelance automotive journalist for outlets around the world.

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