2018 Dodge Challenger
Sep 1, 2017  -  Back and more powerful than ever for 2018, the Dodge Challenger has the strongest model lineup in its history, ranging from the 305-horsepower V-6 SXT model to the high-octane powered 840-horsepower SRT Demon, and including Challenger GT, R/T, R/T Scat Pack, 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker, T/A, SRT 392, SRT Hellcat and SRT Hellcat Widebody models in between.

The 2018 Dodge Challenger SXT, with its powerful and fuel-efficient Pentastar V-6 engine and TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, delivers 305 horsepower and an estimated 30 miles per gallon (mpg) on the highway. The world’s first and only all-wheel-drive muscle coupe, the Challenger GT provides muscle car enthusiasts year-round driving confidence and, for 2018, offers new 19-inch aluminum wheels with painted pockets.

The Dodge Challenger R/T features the 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 with up to 375 horsepower. Challenger R/T Scat Pack, 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker and T/A 392 models are powered by the 392-cubic-inch HEMI V-8 and can be paired with either the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission. The 6.4-liter, 392-cubic-inch HEMI delivers 485 horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque. The SRT 392 model features adaptive damping suspension, SRT Drive Modes and optional Brass Monkey wheels.

The 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat adds new grille and fender badges, newly illuminated Air-Catcher headlamps with Hellcat logo, a new Nano Steel wheel finish option, a new dual gunmetal stripe option, optional black, orange and gunmetal Brembo brake calipers, new Demonic Red Laguna seating and a new red IP badge for 2018.

Dodge also builds on its 707-horsepower Challenger SRT Hellcat by adding a new Widebody model for the 2018 model year. Powered by the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat V-8 engine, the Dodge Challenger SRT Widebody model boasts fender flares, new 20 x 11-inch aluminum wheels, 305/35ZR20 Pirelli tires and electric power steering with selectable steering modes.

The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon joins the Dodge//SRT lineup as the fastest quarter-mile production car in the world and most powerful muscle car ever, powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI SRT Demon V-8 engine. Armed with a functional Air-Grabber™ hood scoop and dedicated drag racing features, such as Torque Reserve, Launch Assist, Line Lock and street-legal Nitto drag radials, the SRT Demon is built to be an elite performance machine highly capable on the street, absolutely dominating at the drag strip.

New for 2018
New 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, the world’s first purpose-built, factory production drag car with 840 horsepower and 770 lb.-ft. of torque – the most-powerful muscle car ever and the world’s fastest quarter-mile production car
New 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Widebody powered by the 707-horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat V-8 engine and adds fender flares, new 20 x 11-inch aluminum wheels, 305/35ZR20 Pirelli tires and electric power steering with selectable modes
SRT updates for 2018:
Challenger SRT Hellcat model receives new grille and fender badges, as well as newly illuminated Air-Catcher headlamps with Hellcat logo
New Nano Steel wheel finish option on Challenger SRT Hellcat
Optional black, orange and gunmetal Brembo brake calipers on Challenger SRT Hellcat
New Demonic Red Laguna leather interior available on Challenger SRT Hellcat
Challenger SRT Hellcat receives new red IP badge
Brass Monkey wheels now available on Challenger SRT 392
Low Gloss Black “5Deep” lightweight aluminum wheels standard on Challenger SRT, 392 save 16 lbs. per vehicle
Optional red Brembo brake calipers on Challenger R/T and R/T 392 models
All-new Performance Handling Package on 5.7-liter models with four-piston Brembo brakes and high-performance suspension
19-inch aluminum wheel with painted pockets available on Challenger GT AWD
Nappa/Alcantara performance seats included with Super Track Pak on Challenger SXT Plus and R/T Plus
Standard 7-inch touchscreen with Uconnect 4 system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto on Challenger SXT, R/T, R/T Shaker and T/A
Standard Parkview rear back-up camera and one-touch up windows standard on all models
New F8 Green and IndiGO Blue exterior paint options added to the lineup, B5 Blue and Plum Crazy return (late availability)

Highlights
New 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, the world’s first purpose-built, factory production drag car
840 horsepower and 770 lb.-ft. of torque from supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Demon V-8 engine makes Dodge Challenger SRT Demon the most-powerful muscle car ever and the world’s fastest quarter-mile production car
Highest horsepower V-8 production car engine ever produced
First-ever front-wheel lift in production car (2.92 feet) as certified by Guinness World Records
World’s fastest quarter-mile production car with an elapsed time (ET) of 9.65 seconds and 140 miles per hour (mph) as certified by National Hot Rod Association (NHRA)
World’s fastest 0-60 production car: 2.3 seconds
0-30 miles per hour: 1.0 second
Highest g-force acceleration of any production car: 1.8 g
Air-Grabber™ induction system includes the largest functional hood scoop (45.2 square inches) of any production car
Significant upgrades to create the Demon engine include:
Larger 2.7-liter per rev supercharger; increased boost pressure to 14.5 psi
Higher rpm limit of 6,500
First-ever factory-production car with innovative SRT Power Chiller™ liquid-to-air intercooler chiller system
First factory-production car with After-Run Chiller that keeps cooling the supercharger/charge air cooler after the engine is shut off
First-ever, factory-production car designed to run on 100+ high-octane unleaded fuel or 91 octane on demand
First-ever, factory-production car with TransBrake for more powerful and quicker launches
First-ever, factory-production drag car with Torque Reserve, to deliver increased levels of power and torque at launch
First-ever, factory-production car with front passenger seat delete
Exclusive, serialized Demon Crate offers components that fully unleash the car’s potential at the drag strip
Challenger SRT Demon is covered by FCA US LLC factory warranty, including three-year/36,000-mile limited vehicle warranty and five-year/60,000-mile limited powertrain coverage
Production of limited-edition single model year (3,000 United States/300 Canada) Challenger SRT Demon begins later this summer; deliveries to Dodge//SRT dealers to begin this fall
All customers who buy the new 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon receive one full-day session at Bob Bondurant School of High-performance Driving
Dodge has named Hagerty as its official insurance provider of the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon
New 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Widebody adds fender flares, new 20x11-inch aluminum wheels, 305/35ZR20 Pirelli tires and electric power steering with selectable modes
707-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat returns in 2018 with new grille and fender badges, new Nano Steel wheel finish option, optional black, orange and gunmetal Brembo brake calipers, new Demonic Red Laguna leather seating and new red IP badge.
0-60 miles per hour (mph) in the mid-3 second range with TorqueFlite 8HP90 eight-speed automatic transmission
National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) certified quarter-mile elapsed time of 11.2 seconds with street tires (10.8 seconds on drag radial tires)
Top speed of 199 mph
Challenger SRT 392 model delivers 485 horsepower along with adaptive suspension and functional SRT performance cues
SRT Drive Modes allow drivers to tailor their driving experience by controlling horsepower, transmission shift schedules, steering (Challenger SRT 392 and SRT Widebody), paddle shifters (automatic transmission), traction and suspension. Drive Modes are pre-configured for Sport, Track and Default modes, while Custom mode lets drivers tailor the drive experience to their favorite settings
Challenger R/T Scat Pack, Challenger T/A 392 and 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker punch out 485 naturally aspirated horsepower and 475 lb.-ft. of torque with six-speed manual or TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, four-piston Brembo brakes and 20 x 9-inch aluminum wheels
Challenger 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker model combines the ultimate combination of power and heritage cues with a functional Shaker hood
Active Exhaust is standard on all HEMI V-8 models. All 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 Challenger models feature a 2.75-inch electronically controlled active exhaust system to deliver a signature Dodge muscle-car roar
Challenger GT is the world’s first and only two-door American muscle car with all-wheel drive, providing muscle car enthusiasts all-weather driving confidence exclusive to Dodge, featuring an active transfer case and front-axle disconnect
TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission and 305-horsepower Pentastar V-6 enable up to an estimated 30 mpg on the highway, plus precision and enhanced performance, thanks to sport mode and paddle-shifting capabilities on Challenger SXT and SXT Plus models
The 1971-inspired Challenger muscle-car exterior styling with split grille, pronounced and functional power bulge hood, LED halo headlamps and LED tail lamps
Interior design features 1971-inspired high-sill center console and driver-focused instrument panel available in 15 different exterior colors and a wide variety of interior trim selections, including throwback Houndstooth cloth to Ruby Red, Tungsten or Pearl with Black leather performance seats
More than 70 available safety and security features, including Forward Collision Warning, adaptive cruise control, Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection

Model Lineup
For 2018, the Dodge Challenger lineup consists of 16 models:
2018 Dodge Challenger SXT
2018 Dodge Challenger SXT Plus
2018 Dodge Challenger GT AWD
2018 Dodge Challenger R/T
2018 Dodge Challenger T/A
2018 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker
2018 Dodge Challenger R/T Plus
2018 Dodge Challenger T/A Plus
2018 Dodge Challenger R/T Plus Shaker
2018 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack
2018 Dodge Challenger 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker
2018 Dodge Challenger T/A 392
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT 392
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

Exterior Colors
B5 Blue (late availability)
Billet Silver Metallic
Destroyer Grey
F8 Green (NEW) (late availability)
Go Mango
Granite Crystal Metallic
IndiGo Blue (NEW) (late availability)
Maximum Steel Metallic
Octane Red
Pitch Black
Plum Crazy (late availability)
Redline Tri-Coat
TorRed
White Knuckle
Yellow Jacket

Interior Colors
Black
Black/Demonic Red
Black/Pearl
Black/Ruby Red
Black/Tungsten
Sepia






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