EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.

Learn More

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody: One Fat Cat

by Shane McGlaun
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody: One Fat Catzoom in

Dodge has unveiled a new version of the Hellcat that has dipped into the Demon parts bin. The SRT Hellcat Widebody has the flares from the Demon and they add 3.5-inches of width to the Hellcat, making room for some big 20″ x 11″ wheels.

zoom in

Those are Devil’s Rim split-five spoke aluminum wheels, shod in 305/35ZR Pirelli P-Zero performance tires. All that extra tire helps the Widebody Hellcat achieve faster lap times than the standard Hellcat. In fact, Dodge says the Widebody bested the other Hellcat by 2 seconds on a 1.7-mile road course. It’s also a tenth of a second faster going from 0-to-60 and 3 tenths quicker to 1/4 mile than its brother thanks to its increased grip.

zoom in

The Hellcat’s 707 hp 6.2-liter supercharged V8 HEMI carries over, but the Widebody also gets a new standard electric power steering system which is tuned specifically to improve handling, and offers selectable drive modes.

zoom in

The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody has an MSRP of $71,495 including the gas guzzler tax, plus a $1,095 destination fee. Orders start in July with deliveries kicking off in Q3 2017.

Home | About | Suggest | Contact | Team | Links | Privacy | Disclosure © 2013-2017 Awesomer Media

Awesome Stuff: The Awesomer | Gadgets, Games + Gizmos: Technabob