Dodge is bringing out the next iteration of the Challenger Hellcat, bringing back a name from its storied muscle car history: Demon.
The new Challenger SRT Demon will be revealed at the 2017 New York Auto Show in April, though no other details have been released on the car besides the new Demon logo. Expect it to make more power than the 707 horsepower currently on tap from the supercharged 6.2-liter V8 found in the Hellcat models.
The first in a string of video teasers has also been released, showing the Hellcat turning into the Demon. If you watch closely, you can also catch a few quick
Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) wont bring a major redesign to its large car lineup until at least 2020.
The Dodge Charger and Challenger wont make their move onto the new Giorgio platform until the 2021 model year, while the Chryler 300 is expected to be axed at the same time. The Giorgio platform underpins the new Alfa Romeo Giulia and will offer both of Dodges big cars a significant weight loss.
Until that switch over happens, FCA will refresh these cars once again in 2018, following in the footsteps of a major refresh in 2015 that brought a boost to sales. With speciality models like the Hellcat, FCA has been able to boost profit margins and keep interest in these cars despite their dated platform.
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