Pushing a Limits: Dodge//SRT Literally Expands High-performance 2020 Charger SRT Hellcat and Scat Pack With New Widebody

Posted on 28. Jun, 2019 by in Chrysler Canada

June 27, 2019

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

Dodge is literally expanding a high-performance Charger models for 2020, adding a Widebody Package to America’s usually four-door flesh car.
 
Powered by a proven supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat V-8 engine, a 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody boasts a best-in-class 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque and delivers a tip speed of 196 miles per hour (mph), progressing a energy as a many absolute and fastest mass-produced sedan in a world.
 
The Widebody Package, customary on Charger SRT Hellcat and permitted on Charger Scat Pack, includes new integrated buffer flares that supplement 3.5 inches of physique width, formulating an even some-more aggressive, planted stance. The flares make room for a wider 20-inch by 11-inch wheels and Pirelli 305/35ZR20 tires, Brembo six-piston front calipers with two-piece front stop rotors and singular cessation tuning with Bilstein three-mode adaptive damping, all mixing to broach softened opening on a street, frame and highway course.
 
“People say, ‘no one wants cars anymore.’ we would tell we that a 40,000 people who bought a Dodge Charger so distant this year would substantially agree, since to them, a Charger isn’t usually a car. The Charger’s strech extends over body-style practicalities and it can’t be tangible by normal attention shifts,” pronounced Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Cars – Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT, FCA – North America. “Can we buy a automobile that is dollar for dollar some-more unsentimental than a Charger Widebody? Absolutely, though there are also some-more than 1,000 flavors of ice cream and vanilla is usually one of them. If a ‘average’ chairman will possess 6 cars in their lifetime, a cars need to bond so strongly that people can’t help, though spin around and take a second demeanour before walking away.”
                                                                                                                                                                       

 
Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Continues Reign as Most Powerful and Fastest Mass-produced Sedan in a World
Designed and engineered to pull a bounds of what a four-door family sedan can be, a 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody is powered by a proven supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat V-8 engine, that delivers a best-in-class 707 horsepower and 650 lb.-ft. of torque, corresponding to a customary TorqueFlite 8HP90 eight-speed involuntary transmission. With a tip speed of 196 miles per hour (mph), a Charger SRT Hellcat maintains a explain as a many absolute and fastest mass-produced sedan in a world.
 
The opening improvements start with a 3.5-inch wider body, that creates room for new 20-inch by 11-inch Carbon Black fake wheels roving on wider, stickier Pirelli 305/35ZR20 tires. The Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody also facilities an SRT-tuned Bilstein three-mode adaptive damping foe suspension, new electric energy steering (EPS), stiffer springs, incomparable lean bars, retuned shocks, several race-inspired technologies and Brembo brakes, all designed to broach opening numbers never before seen on a Charger.
 
For a initial time ever, Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody now facilities customary EPS with selectable steering tuning to softened conduct increasing grip, both improving doing opening and delivering softened steering feel and palliate of branch efforts during parking lot speeds.

  • With EPS and customary SRT Drive Modes accessed around a 8.4-inch Uconnect touchscreen, drivers can tailor their knowledge by determining horsepower, delivery change speeds, steering, paddle shifters, traction and cessation settings
  • SRT Drive Modes offer selectable settings for Street (Auto), Sport and Track, while a Custom environment allows a motorist to name particular preferences

Additional upgrades designed to urge doing include:  

  • Increased front open rates – 32 percent stiffer than prior model
  • Larger lean bars – expanding from 32 mm to 34 mm in front and from 19 mm to 22 mm in a rear
  • Retuned shocks with revised valving to element stiffer springs 

Four race-inspired technologies that come customary for 2020 also accelerate performance:

  • Race Cooldown keeps cooling a supercharger/charge atmosphere cooler after a engine is close off by using a intercooler siphon and radiator fan
  • Line Lock engages a front brakes to reason a Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody stationary, though leaves a back wheels giveaway for a burnout to feverishness adult and purify a back tires
  • Launch Control, simply accessed from a switch on a dashboard, manages tire trip while rising a automobile to concede a motorist to grasp unchanging straight-line acceleration
  • Launch Assist uses circle speed sensors to watch for driveline-damaging circle bound during launch and, in milliseconds, modifies a engine torque to recover full grip

Not usually does Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody go fast, it also stops shorter than a automobile it replaces. For glorious feverishness government and longevity, a Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody facilities customary 15.4-inch Brembo two-piece front stop rotors with six-piston front calipers and four-piston back calipers. Stopping stretch is 4 feet shorter (107 feet) from 60-0 mph.
 
SRT engineers took this wider, stickier savage to a lane to see what it can do. The result: softened opening on a street, frame and highway march and a quickest and best-handling prolongation Charger SRT Hellcat ever. The 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody runs 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds, has a quarter-mile elapsed time (ET) in 10.96 seconds and pulls .96 g on a skidpad. It also delivers a highway march path time 2.1 seconds faster than a automobile it replaces after one path of a 2.1-mile track. That is equal to 13 automobile lengths per lap.
 
Form Follows Function
Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody’s combined 3.5 inches of breadth interconnected with a wider wheels and tires are certainly Dodge//SRT, formulating an aggressive, planted position distinct any of a other vanilla four-door sedans on a market.
 
New, wider wheels on Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody include:

  • Standard 20-inch by 11-inch fake split-five spoke with customary Low-gloss Carbon Black finish
  • Optional 20-inch by 11-inch “Warp Speed” low dish, with Low-gloss Granite finish
  • Optional 20-inch by 11-inch Brass Monkey

Pirelli 305/35ZR20 all-season opening tires are standard; three-season tires are available. 
 
Beyond a ominous stance, a newly designed front fascia on a Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody includes a new mail-slot grille, providing a many approach track for cold atmosphere to transport into a radiator, to say ideal doing feverishness even in a hottest conditions. New side sills bond a front and back fascias to assistance amplify a integrated design. A new back spoiler, singular to a Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody, is designed to emanate aero change with a new front-end design. New this year are two-piece Satin Chrome SRT Hellcat buffer badges.  
 
Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Receives High-performance Interior Updates
The race-inspired interior of a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody facilities customary French live-stitch accents via a instrument row and doors. Additional singular interior elements and soft-touch finishes labour a high-performance cabin, including:  

  • Available new Carbon Suede Package adds genuine CO fiber accents to a instrument row and console bezels and Dynamica suede headliner, object visors and A-pillars
  • New SRT Hellcat instrument row badge is singular for a 2020 indication year with a black and red finish
  • From a driver’s seat:
    • Standard exhilarated and ventilated Laguna leather front seats underline embossed Hellcat trademark – permitted interior tone combinations embody Black, Black/Sepia or Black/Demonic Red
    • Heated, leather-wrapped SRT flat-bottom steering circle with mounted controls and paddle shifters is standard or permitted in wrapped Alcantara
    • Fully electronic, performance-inspired shifter controls a customary TorqueFlite eight-speed involuntary delivery and gives a motorist a demeanour and feel of a normal linkage shifter
    • Roomy core console storage cell is designed to keep an contentment of personal apparatus permitted and within easy reach  

2020 Dodge Charger Scat Pack Widebody Reaches Best Ever Levels of Performance   
Following on a success of charity a Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody for a 2019 indication year, Dodge is also creation a Widebody Package permitted on a Charger Scat Pack for 2020.
 
“Since we initial launched Scat Pack in 2014, a sales brew of a high-performance models has increasing from 4 percent to some-more than 25 percent,” Kuniskis added. “Charger Scat Pack models broach some-more flesh for a dollar than any automobile out there. Offering a Widebody Package on Charger Scat Pack gives us a event to build on that momentum.”
 
This wider Scat Pack is powered by a 392-cubic-inch HEMI V-8 engine with a best-in-class naturally aspirated 485 horsepower corresponding to a TorqueFlite 8HP70 eight-speed transmission. It facilities a possess upgraded specifically tuned cessation with Bilstein three-mode adaptive damping, customary EPS with selectable steering tuning, and wider wheels and tires to strech rare levels of parallel grip, acceleration and braking, delivering a best on-road and on-track opening levels ever.
 
Standard wheels on a Charger Scat Pack Widebody are 20-inch by 11-inch “Devil’s Rim” split-five spoke with Low-gloss Granite finish. Optional wheels are 20-inch by 11-inch finished in Carbon Black.
 
Pirelli 305/35ZR20 all-season opening tires are standard; three-season tires are available.  
 
The glorious interlude energy of a Charger Scat Pack Widebody comes from a customary SRT-engineered Brembo braking complement with two-piece 15.4-inch front stop rotors with six-piston front calipers and four-piston back calipers. Stopping stretch is 107 feet, 3 feet shorter than a non-Widebody Scat Pack from 60-0 mph.
 
Suspension upgrades for a 2020 Charger Scat Pack Widebody include:

  • Modified springs, lean bars and shocks
  • Increased front open rates are 27 percent stiffer
  • Larger back lean bar, expanding from 19 mm to 22 mm
  • Revised check calibration to compare cessation tuning revisions 

Launch Control, Launch Assist and Line Lock facilities come customary on all Scat Pack models.
 
The 2020 Charger Scat Pack Widebody builds on a stellar attributes of a Scat Pack, improving street, frame and highway march opening compared with a non-Widebody Charger Scat Pack. It delivers 0-60 mph in 4.3 seconds, a quarter-mile ET in 12.4 seconds @ 111 mph, pulls .98 g parallel reason on a skidpad, brakes 60-0 in 107 feet and finishes 1.3 seconds faster on a 2.1-mile highway course, that is equal to 8 automobile lengths per lap.
                                                                                                                             
Uconnect Technology Brings SRT Performance Pages, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to Charger
As America’s usually four-door flesh car, a 2020 Dodge Charger is atmospheric with copiousness of room for a family of 5 and installed with high-tech facilities that are simply permitted by a permitted class-exclusive Uconnect 4C system.
 
SRT Performance Pages move vicious automobile opening information to a driver’s fingertips, including real-time engine data, such as horsepower, torque, oil vigour and dyno graph; several automobile dynamics measurements, including a g-force feverishness map, a far-reaching accumulation of automobile gauges and opening pushing timers.
 
The Uconnect 4C complement with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is customary on a Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody and all Scat Pack models, and includes an 8.4-inch touchscreen arrangement that offers multi-touch gestures, clear imagery, pointy graphics and support for smartphone integrations and facilities SRT Performance Pages.  A 7-inch motorist information digital cluster arrangement gives present information on performance, permitted navigation and copiousness of automobile stats, and is simply customizable with a steering wheel-mounted controls.
 
Dodge Charger’s Successful Formula Is Its Many Personalities
From optimized V-6 highway fuel economy to class-exclusive all-wheel-drive (AWD) capability, Dodge Charger is a opening sedan, a family sedan with attitude, a favorite among law coercion and a usually four-door flesh automobile available. In serve to a SRT Hellcat and Scat Pack models, Charger also offers:

  • Award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 with adult to 300 horsepower and adult to 264 lb.-ft. of torque in Charger SXT, Charger SXT AWD and Charger GT models
  • Intelligent AWD on a Charger SXT AWD, that facilities a segment-exclusive active send box and front-axle-disconnect complement to urge real-world fuel economy. No other vital automotive manufacturer offers a multiple of these dual eccentric technologies. When AWD is not required, a complement automatically disconnects a front spindle to maximize fuel economy while still providing a glorious fun-to-drive opening and doing fundamental in rear-wheel-drive (RWD) vehicles
  • Legendary 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 with 370 horsepower and 395 lb.-ft. of torque in Charger R/T

A far-reaching accumulation of newly designed wheels, interior options and apparatus packages give Charger business even some-more factory-custom options, including:

  • New customary 19-inch by 7.5-inch Satin Carbon and discretionary Black Noise wheels for Charger SXT AWD
  • New customary 20-inch by 8-inch Satin Carbon wheels on Charger GT and Charger R/T
  • Available new Carbon Suede Package that adds genuine CO fiber accents to a instrument row and console bezels and Dynamica suede headliner, object visors and A-pillars (also permitted on Charger R/T and Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody models)
  • Available new Caramel interior tone (available with Plus Group)
  • New Scat Pack instrument row badge with “392” and multicolor Scat Pack Bee
  • Updated Plus Packages:
    • Available on Charger SXT AWD and Charger SXT, adds new 20-inch by 8-inch Satin Carbon wheels to a existent package content, including leather competition seat, back body-color spoiler, 6 reward Alpine speakers, 276-watt amp, Uconnect 4C, competition cessation and compress gangling tire
    • Available on Charger GT, adds new 20-inch by 8-inch Satin Carbon wheels to a Nappa/Alcantara seperated seating from a existent package  
    • Available on Charger R/T, adds new 20-inch by 8-inch Machined Granite wheels to a Nappa/Alcantara seperated seating from a existent package  
  • Updated Blacktop Package, permitted on Charger SXT AWD, Charger GT and Charger R/T, facilities new 19-inch Black Noise wheels on SXT AWD
  • Updated Performance Handling Group, permitted on Charger GT and Charger R/T, adds new leather flat-bottom steering circle and 20-inch by 9-inch fake Black Noise wheels to a existent package content, including Black Brembo bound caliper four-piston brakes, high-performance cessation and 245/45ZR20 AS opening tires
  • Daytona Edition updates, permitted on Charger R/T and Charger Scat Pack, include 20-inch by 9-inch wheels with new Lights-Out finish (R/T only) and instrument row badge. The Daytona Edition includes many some-more singular facilities on both models, such as a Mopar cold-air intake underneath a hood, Daytona trademark leather/Alcantara seats, reward building mats, singular wheels, Daytona instrument row badge and front grille badges
  • Updated Dynamics Package, permitted on Charger Scat Pack (non-Widebody only), adds a new leather flat-bottom steering circle to existent package content, including Black Brembo six-piston front brakes and 20-inch by 9.5-inch Low-gloss Black wheels with 275/40ZR20 all-season tires

12 Different and Distinct Colors Available Across a Charger Lineup
Dodge Charger business have a far-reaching array of extraneous colors from that they can choose. Twelve opposite extraneous colors and a far-reaching accumulation of interior trim selections include:

  • F8 Green
  • Frostbite (NEW – late availability)
  • Go Mango
  • Granite Crystal
  • Hellraisin (NEW – late availability)
  • IndiGo Blue
  • Octane Red
  • Pitch Black
  • Sinamon Stick (NEW – late availability)
  • TorRed 
  • Triple Nickel
  • White Knuckle

Available Interior Colors: 

  • Black
  • Black/Caramel
  • Black/Demonic Red
  • Black/Houndstooth
  • Black/Ruby Red
  • Black/Sepia

America’s Only Four-door Muscle Car Dominates U.S. Full-size Car Segment Sales   
The Dodge Charger continues to browbeat a U.S full-size automobile shred as a reigning sales personality for 5 true years (2014-2018). 
 
From a fastest and many absolute mass-produced sedan in a universe to V-6 potency and AWD capability, a vast partial of a Dodge Charger’s successful regulation has been a many personalities. It’s a four-door flesh car, a opening sedan, a family able sedan; a success is that it can be any or all of those things, depending on how a patron chooses to supply their car.
 
Dodge Charger’s customary RWD design enables a indication lineup powered by endless performance-driven powertrains with a latest record underneath a hood and behind a circle – serve building on a Dodge brand’s guarantee to broach American opening machines with world-class power, efficiency, technology, authentic materials and standout styling.
 
About Dodge//SRT
Dodge//SRT offers a finish lineup of opening vehicles that mount out in their possess segments. Dodge is America’s opening code and SRT is positioned as a ultimate opening halo of a Dodge brand, together formulating a finish and offset opening code with one prophesy and one voice.
 
For some-more than 100 years, a Dodge code has carried on a suggestion of brothers John and Horace Dodge, who founded a code in 1914. Their change continues today. New for 2019, a Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is hexed by a Demon. Its 797-horsepower supercharged HEMI® high-output engine creates it a many powerful, quickest and fastest flesh car, reaching 0-60 miles per hour (mph) in 3.4 seconds, and a fastest GT prolongation automobile with a ¼-mile elapsed time (ET) of 10.8 seconds during 131 mph. It also reaches a new tip speed of 203 mph.

Joining a Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye is a 2019 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, with a some-more absolute 717-horsepower engine, and a Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody, featuring buffer flares from a SRT Hellcat Widebody, that supplement 3.5 inches of breadth to a 485-horsepower Scat Pack’s customary body. Also new for 2019 is a Challenger R/T Scat Pak 1320 with disdainful drag frame record from a iconic Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. The Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 is a drag-oriented, street-legal flesh automobile and a vacant board for a critical grassroots drag racer. The 2019 Dodge Durango SRT, America’s fastest, many absolute and many able three-row SUV with a best-in-class draw rating of 8,700 lbs., completes a brand’s opening lineup. These abdominal opening models join a 2019 code lineup that includes a Durango, Grand Caravan, Journey, Charger and Challenger — a salon that offers opening during each cost point.
 
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