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If you’re looking for a muscle coupe, you’re sure to have heard of the Dodge Challenger. The 2018 Dodge Challenger creates the most powerful lineup ever, with engines ranging from 305 to 840 horsepower.
- 5 available engine options
- Fastest quarter-mile: 9.65 seconds
- Horsepower output from 305 to 840
- High-strength steel construction
- Forward Collision Warning
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Two new trim levels: SRT Hellcat Widebody & SRT Demon
- First full year of production for GT trim
- Four new paint colors: B5 Blue, Plum Crazy, IndiGO Blue, & F8 Green
What is new for the 2018 model year Dodge Challenger?
The Dodge Challenger has plenty of updates up its sleeve for 2018. The latest Challenger offers two new trim levels: SRT Hellcat Widebody and SRT Demon. The SRT Hellcat Widebody features devious fender flares that extend its width 3.5 inches, electric power steering with selectable modes, 305/35ZR20 Pirelli tires with extra grip, and new 20 x 11-inch aluminum wheels. These features give the SRT Hellcat Widebody an advantage over the traditional SRT Hellcat. The SRT Demon is now the top-of-the-line model, featuring an upgraded engine with a larger supercharger capable of generating 840 horsepower and 770 pound-feet of torque. The SRT Demon is the most powerful muscle car ever and achieves the fastest quarter-mile of any production car, only 9.65 seconds. The SRT Demon also offers many production-vehicle firsts, such as being equipped with Torque Reserve and TransBrake, designed to run on 100+ high-octane unleaded fuel, front passenger seat delete, and achieving front wheel lift. The traditional SRT Hellcat of 2018 also receives a variety of upgrades, including new badging, a new Matte Vapor wheel finish, alternatively colored Brembo brakes, and an optional Demonic Red Laguna leather interior. The SRT 392 is now eligible for Brass Monkey wheels, although Low Gloss Black 5Deep lightweight aluminum wheels are the new standard wheels for 2018. There’s a new Performance Handling Package, and the Super Track Pak now features Nappa/Alcantara performance seats. All models are equipped with at least a 7-inch Uconnect touchscreen complete with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration and a rearview camera.
What trim levels are available for the 2018 Dodge Challenger?
The 2018 Dodge Challenger comes in 16 different trim levels. The lineup begins with the SXT, a delightful base model with a wide range of standard features such as a 7-inch Uconnect touchscreen, keyless entry and ignition, heated mirrors, smartphone integration, Bluetooth, a six-speaker sound system, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, automatic headlights, 18-inch alloy wheels, and dual-zone automatic climate control. The lineup continues with the SXT Plus, which is followed by the GT, the only AWD American muscle coupe. These are followed by the R/T, T/A, R/T Shaker, R/T Plus, T/A Plus, R/T Plus Shaker, R/T Scat Pack, 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker, T/A 392, SRT Hellcat, SRT Hellcat Widebody, and SRT Demon.
What engine options are available for the 2018 Dodge Challenger?
The Dodge Challenger of 2018 offers five different engine options. SXT, SXT Plus, and GT are equipped with a 3.6-liter Pentastar V6; this engine generates 305 horsepower and 268 lb-ft of torque and offers the best fuel economy of the lineup, reaching up to 30 miles per gallon on the highway in SXT variants. R/T, T/A, R/T Shaker, R/T Plus, T/A Plus, and R/T Plus Shaker models contain a 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine capable of producing up to 375 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. R/T Scat Pack, 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker, T/A 392, and SRT 392 models feature a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine that pumps out 485 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque. SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Widebody models are linked to a 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V8 that charges them with 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque. Finally, the SRT Demon has its own unique 6.2-liter supercharged HEMI V8 that cranks out up to 840 horsepower and 770 pound-feet of torque.
Final Thoughts on the 2018 Dodge Challenger
The 2018 Dodge Challenger is a diverse muscle coupe with endless combinations of trim levels, engines, and interior and exterior colors. Contact us now if the latest Dodge Challenger sounds like the right fit for you!