Starting up in July, Dodge is providing a 2018 Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody that adds 3.5 inches of overall width on the beast. It includes a brand new electrical energy steering (EPS) program with SRT Drive Modes in Street, Sport, and Track.
The Widebody sports activities a Power-bulge aluminum hood, illuminated Air-Catcher headlamps, Quad projector headlamps, a Demon front splitter, and Hellcat rear spoiler. It will get normal Brembo brakes with two-piece 15.4-inch rotors and six-piston front calipers.
The most recent model rolls on new 20 x 11-inch “Devil’s Rim” split-five spoke aluminum wheels with 305/35ZR20 Pirelli P-Zero overall performance tires to get a stickier ride.
“The new Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody completes our strongest Dodge muscle vehicle lineup in history,” mentioned Tim Kuniskis, Dodge motor vehicle head, within a statement.
“Our brand, engineering and design and style teams poured a ton of energy into building the new SRT Demon the world’s quickest quarter-mile manufacturing automobile, so now we’re leveraging that know-how, and some of people vital aspects and transferring them towards the new 2018 Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody for improved effectiveness around the street and also a bolder, far more aggressive new look.”
Under the hood the Hellcat Widebody nevertheless packs a 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V-8 engine with 707 hp and 650 lb.-ft. of torque. The V-8 can me mated to either a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission.
Moreover to its wider, stance, Dodge says this new 2018 Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody delivers enhanced lap instances, lateral grip, acceleration, and braking.
Dodge also claims the “lap time on a 1.7-mile track is lowered by somewhere around two seconds per lap, around 13 vehicle lengths soon after 1 lap mile elapsed time (ET) improved by somewhere around 0.3 seconds (10.9 ET in Widebody vs. 11.2 ET in regular Hellcat).”
Additionally, 0-60 mph acceleration is enhanced by a whopping 0.1 2nd (3.4 in Widebody vs. 3.5 in normal Hellcat) as well as the prime velocity is 195 mph.
Dodge will provide 15 color choices: B5 Blue, Billet Silver, Destroyer Gray, F8 Green, Go Mango, Granite Crystal, IndiGo Blue, Optimum Steel, Octane Red, Pitch Black, Plum Crazy, Redline Tri-Coat, TorRed, White Knuckle, and Yellow Jacket.
2018 Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody Interior
Inside, it will get a functionality leather-wrapped flat-bottom, heated steering wheel; Laguna leather performance seats, and new red Hellcat instrument panel badge. SRT Functionality Pages are accessible by means of the latest 8.4-inch touchscreen having a regular Uconnect 4C navigation procedure.
Dodge says all customers who purchase the new Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody get one full-day session at Bob Bondurant School of High-performance Driving in Chandler, Arizona. The session involves high-performance driving with specialist instruction, track time, and lunch. For far more facts regarding the session, check SRT.
The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody could be ordered in July and is expected to arrive in dealerships inside the fall.