The 2018 Dodge Challenger come with a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI engine is rated at 707 hp (527 kW) and 650 lb·ft (881 N·m) of torque, for the 2018 year model. The engine is also available in the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. The inner driving light on the left front has been removed to allow air to get into the engine resulting in more torque, and the wheel wells are different from the standard SRT to accommodate the 20-inch aluminum wheels. The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT SRT Hellcat will come equipped with two separate key fobs, use of the “black” fob will limit engine output to 500 horsepower, while the “red” fob will enable the full output capability. The 2018 Dodge Durango Hellcat has a quarter mile time of 10.85 seconds, this was accomplished with street legal drag tires. On stock tires, the Hellcat was able to achieve 11.2 seconds @ 125 mph on the quarter mile.
The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat can accelerate from 0-60 in 3.6 seconds and can break from 60-0 in 109.0 ft. Top speed is 199mph to 202mph. The Challenger Hellcat has a lateral acceleration of 0.94g. The European-spec Hellcat is capable of 0–62 mph (0–100 km/h) in 3.9 seconds, 0–124 mph (0–200 km/h) in 10.7 seconds, and 0–186 mph (0–300 km/h) in 38 seconds (although the speedometer appeared to be inaccurate by 10-15km/h).
2018 Dodge Durango SRT Performance
The Challenger Hellcat was able to complete its Gingerman Raceway lap in 1:45.8, the Hockenheim Short in 1:14.6, the Motown Mile in 0:56.37. 2018 Dodge Durango SRT 2017 model also completes the Motor Trend figure-8 circuit in 24.7 seconds. In a comparison with the Mercedes-AMG GT-R and an old Ferrari F50, the Hellcat completed the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 7:50.
2017 Dodge Durango SRT Model
For the 2017 model year, the one big difference from the redesign in 2015 is the introduction of an all-wheel drive (AWD) version of the SXT Plus, known as the GT AWD. The AWD system includes both an active transfer case and front-axle-disconnect system. Reportedly, the system will seamlessly transition between rear-wheel drive (RWD) and AWD with no driver input required.
2018 Dodge Durango SRT Model
The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT Demon, A more powerful wide body version of the Challenger, will debut at the 2017 New York Auto Show in April.