8 Amazing Things About the Dodge Demon 170
Kneeling at the altar of horsepower is the growling 1025-hp Dodge SRT Challenger Demon 170—a machine built by blood and iron in Ontario, Canada. The street-legal drag-strip special looks a lot like the previous Demon (limited to a one-year run for 2018), but this time Dodge’s development team has completed all the necessary rituals to summon a four-digit horsepower figure from the pinnacle of the brand’s iconic Hellcat V-8.
Here are 8 Amazing Things About the Dodge Demon 170
- The steroidal supercharged 6.2-liter in the Dodge Demon needs E85 gasoline to make full power, and that 170-proof ethanol fuel mixture inspires its namesake. Even with 91-octane gas, the 170 still makes an insane 900 horses. The 2023 Demon 170 is simply an outrageous send-off to what were already some of the wildest muscle cars on the planet.
2. There will be only 3300. produced and all to be sold here in the UNited States.
3. During a quarter mile sprint, the Dodge Demon’s V8 sucks in the equivalent of the lung capacity of 816 human beings. That’s 105 cubic feet of air sucked in by that supercharged V8 just 800ft into a sprint – the same amount of air in the Demon’s cabin.
4. The heat rejected by the Dodge Demon V8’s cooling system would boil one quart of water at room temp in 1.2s
5. The fuel flow of Dodge Demon is rated power is 1.36 gallons per minute.
6 Each engine stroke of the Dodge Demon generates 11 tonnes of force.
On each power stroke, the piston and connecting rod is loaded with 11 tonnes of force – equal to the weight of five Dodge Demons. This happens at more than 50 times a second at 6,300rpm.
7. The torque reserve and TransBrake generate 317lb ft of torque…
8. The driveline bears 11,164lb ft of ring gear torque at launch
This means 1.8g of force. Best hold in your stomach, then.