2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon
If you missed our first post on the Challenger SRT Demon, you can read it here, https://tap.fremontmotors.com/automotive-news/dodge-demon-why-hype/ most of the information about the vehicle had been released at that time, other than pricing information.
Dodge have now announced that the world’s fastest 0-60 production cars suggested retail price will be $84,995. This price includes gas-guzzler tax of $1700 but does not include destination charges. It’s worth noting that is suggested price and there may end up being bidding wars for this limited edition vehicle.
Options will be available to owners for $1. Yes, that is not a typo, one U.S. dollar.
The passenger seat will cost you $1, a rear seat will also cost you $1. The trunk carpet kit will also be available for purchase at $1. The Demon Crate option is $1.
What is the crate option?
The car is 808hp standard, but with the Crate option, this brings the ability to release the full 840hp potential of the vehicle at the drag strip. The contents include;
- Two narrow, front-runner drag wheels
- Performance powertrain control module with high-octane engine calibration
- Replacement instrument panel switch module with high-octane button
- Personalized ID badge
- Conical performance air filter
- Two valve stems
- Passenger mirror block-off plate
- Demon-branded track tools:
- Hydraulic floor jack with carrying bag
- Cordless impact wrench with charger
- Torque wrench with extension and socket
- Tire pressure gauge
- Fender cover
- Tool bag
- Foam case that fits into the Challenger SRT Demon trunk and securely holds the front runner wheels and track tools
If you feel like hurtling down the drag strip in some comfort and luxury there is a package available for that too. The Comfort Group has heated and ventilated leather seats (Laguna leather and Alcantara) with Demon logo, front passenger seat, heated steering wheel, premium floor mats, power adjustable tilt/telescopic steering wheel column, bright pedals, Harmen Karden Audio system with subwoofer and 900W amp. This package is $2,495.
As if it is not already going to stand out from the crowd, you can also make it look a little different. For $3,495 there is a graphics package that includes a satin black painted hood, roof, and decklid. A power sunroof will set you back $4,995.
Inital colors will be; Billet Silver, Destroyer Grey, Go Mango, Granite Crystal, Maximum Steel, Octane Red, Pitch Black, Redline, TorRed, White Knuckle, and Yellow Jacket. Late availability colors will be B5 Blue, F8 Green, Indigo Blue, and Plum Crazy.
Production of the limited edition single year model (3000 for the U.S. and 300 for Canada )will begin later this summer with deliveries happening in the Fall.
Each owner of the Dodge Demon is invited to a 1 day track day at the Bob Bondurant School of High-Performance Driving.
Special circumstances apply to dealers in order to get a sales allocation for these vehicles. Some dealers already have waiting lists and orders underway.
“FCA US Media – Dodge Announces Pricing for 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon — Owners Can Unleash Full Power for $1.” Http://media.fcanorthamerica.com. FCA, 2017. Web. 24 May 2017.
Lauren has been working in the automotive industry both in the U.K and in the U.S. for over 10 years. She has driven hundreds of vehicles, not only new cars but beaters without heaters, fast cars on fire, slow cars in snow, off-road trucks in the mucks, and old pickups with pups. She’s driven heaps of Jeeps, miles in muscle and once took her gran in a car from Japan.