What Gives the Dodge Challenger its Powerful Performance?

October 9th, 2018 by

2018 Dodge Challenger On track

With the Dodge Challenger SRT® Demon taking the title of the World’s Fastest ¼ Mile Production Car, many car enthusiasts are left wondering what gives the Dodge Challenger it’s incredible performance. It turns out there are many factors that go into the heart-stopping performance of the Challenger. Discover what exactly is under the hood at Key Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT.

Engine Options

You will find four powerful engine choices waiting for you on the Challenger:

  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® SRT Hellcat V8: Boasts a monstrous 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque
  • 392 HEMI® V8 engine: Churns out an explosive 485 horsepower, 475 pound-feet of torque.
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine: Delivers a brawny 375 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque.
  • 3.6L Pentastar® V6 engine: Produces an impressive 305 horsepower and 268 lb-ft of torque.

Performance Technology

The Dodge Challenger enhances its performance with the latest in technology to help boost power and increase control. Feel the difference behind the wheel with:

  • Electric Power Steering: Provides the smooth control you need while operating at high speeds. Enhanced performance-tuned steering is available with the Super Track Pack package.
  • Available Three-Mode Electronic Stability Control: Also includes an off options for those who want maximum performance.
  • All-Speed Traction Control: Helps you maintain stability you need on Beavercreek streets by applying brakes to the individual wheels.
  • Available Dodge Performance Pages: Select performance settings for the engine, steering, transmission, and throttle response.
  • Launch Control: Experience precision grip during acceleration.

2018 Dodge Challenger Features

Additional Highlights

From suspension to a specialized exhaust system, there are plenty of other features that contribute to the muscle of the Challenger.

  • Suspension Options: Sport-Tuned, Performance-Tuned, and High-Performance suspensions let you take advantage of different shock absorbers, swing options, and sway bars, so your smooth ride is exactly the way you want it to be.
  • Performance Brake Systems: Experience maximum stopping performance with the brake options on the Challenger. Choose from Brembo six-piston and four-piston, sport brake, and performance brake system.
  • Transmission Choices: Springfield performance junkies can choose between a Six-speed manual transmission or available TorqueFlite® eight-speed automatic transmission with Sport Mode.
  • Available Active Exhaust System: Standard with all V8 engine options, this is your ticket to that aggressive, loud muscle car sound you want to hear!

Feel the Power of the Challenger at Key Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram FIAT

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