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2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Video Review

CARS.COM — After months and months of buildup, anticipation and slow reveals, we are finally driving the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon — and it’s set on kill. These cars have 840 horsepower, they’ve got the race gas, they’ve got the race power control module and we’re driving it at Lucas Oil Raceway drag strip in Indianapolis.

Related: 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon: First Drive

Let us tell you: The hype is real, but who would have guessed that 840 hp is difficult to drive? Just look at the number of assists to get you off the line like launch control, TransBrake and line lock for the burnout feature. We’re going to take you through some of those features to get the Demon out of the hole.

Watch the video above to get up to Demon speed.

 

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Managing Editor Joe Bruzek’s 22 years of automotive experience doesn’t count the lifelong obsession that started as a kid admiring his dad’s 1964 Chevrolet Corvette — and continues to this day. Joe’s been an automotive journalist with Cars.com for 16 years, writing shopper-focused car reviews, news and research content. As Managing Editor, one of his favorite areas of focus is helping shoppers understand electric cars and how to determine whether going electric is right for them. In his free time, Joe maintains a love-hate relationship with his 1998 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am that he wishes would fix itself. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joe-bruzek-2699b41b/ Email Joe Bruzek

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