The Dodge Challenger Demon is here!

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  1. Spartan@HIDevolution

    Spartan@HIDevolution Company Representative

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    840 BHP and 770 pound feet of torque!

    0-60 in 2.3 seconds!
     
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    This car is asinine, stupid, and pointless, and I absolutely love it. It's four-wheeled proof that nobody can Mopar quite like Mopar can Mopar.

    Ford: "Let's use an aluminum body and turbocharging to make the most fuel-efficient half-ton pickup ever."

    GM: "Let's build the most useful, middle-class-friendly range-extended electric car and pure electric car on the market."

    Dodge: "Hey bro, I bet if we put enough horses in a Challenger it'll wheelie off the line."
     
  3. Mobius 1

    Mobius 1 Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    when you gonna buy this from hidevo with 2x960pro 2t?
     
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    yutzybrian Notebook Consultant

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    And it'll still corner like a boat!
     
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    Mitlov Shiny

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    So? It's engineered for the drag strip, not canyons.
     
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    hmscott Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    It's tuned for the Drag Strip, and I don't see any "corners" on timed drag runs :hi:
     
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    how come you and Papusan can find and steal all my emoticons? :D

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    killkenny1 Too weird to live, too rare to die.

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    I dunno, NFSU2 taught me that there can be turns even in drag races :D
     
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    Here's the irony: this car is so fast with just factory performance that the NHRA won't let it compete with factory safety features, instead requiring a roll cage (which it doesn't come with).

    http://jalopnik.com/heres-why-the-dodge-challenger-srt-demon-is-banned-by-t-1794240969

    So it's built to be the fastest stock-from-the-factory drag racer ever, but it's not actually allowed to drag race in stock-from-the-factory form. Dodge could fix this with a factory roll cage so it's actually allowed to drag race in factory trim, but until they do, this car is a bit of a paradox.
     
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    I know people with daily drivers over 750HP, running just as fast at the drag strip, and their car can corner like a champ because it's not a land yacht ;)
     
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