The Dodge Demon hype machine is fueled by online enthusiasts
Sunday, 19 March 2017 () The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is coming in 23 days to the New York auto show. What’s fueling interest in this two-door muscle car variant is the guessing game: How powerful is it? The Demon is the latest strike in the white-hot contested horsepower wars. The battle to go fast is fueled by an online enthusiast community drooling at the thought of delirious numbers that translate to incredible launch speeds once reserved for the drag racing strip.
The Demon was first announced in January and that same day rumors of an 850 horsepower car swirled on the Chrysler fan forum Moparts. Since then the banter has been brewing on “Dodge Challenger SRT Demon?”, one of multiple threads speculating on the car’s...