New record: the Dodge Challenger Demon finally does the quarter-mile in 9.57 s
In 2018, Dodge unveiled the Demon, an ultra-powerful version of its Challenger with only one goal: dominate the drag strips! To do this, the muscle car had a solid argument: that of doing the quarter mile (400 m) in 9.65 seconds. However, this impressive figure could never be achieved in reality, which is annoying for the brand.
Today, this time has finally been reached, and even beaten by almost a tenth of a second! Under the hood of the Challenger Demon is a 6.2L V8 engine producing 808 hp with 91-octane gasoline. Power climbs to 840 hp on 100-octane racing fuel! As a result, the Demon is the only production car that can lift its front wheels when accelerating!
Bryon Godbee decided to take his diabolical Challenger to the Caroline Dragway to try to match the time claimed by Dodge. The man encountered a few problems such as the engine check light that kept flashing. Godbee turned it off after going to a nearby parts store to get a code.
After that, Godbee set two record times: 9.58 seconds and 9.57 seconds for the quarter-mile! That's respectively seven and eight hundredths of a second better than the official times! This proves that the Demon can still improve the figures given by Dodge without any particular modification.