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When the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon was merely a set of teaser images and videos, the rumors circulated the internet like a viral sensation. Now, following the official release announcement at the Ney York Auto Show, it has become clear that few people could have even known the magnitude of Dodge’s hell-raiser muscle car.

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Upon initial release, the car set or broke more world records than we can count on both hands. Here are just some of the world-firsts and record-breaking numbers:

- Highest horsepower V8 production car engine ever produced (840 horsepower)
- Fastest production car 0-60 (2.3 seconds)
- Highest g-force acceleration of any production car (1.8g)
- Fastest quarter-mile time for a production car (9.65 seconds @ 140 mph)
- First ever front-wheel lift in a production car
- Largest functional hood scoop on a production car (45.2 square inches)
- First ever factory-production car with equipped TransBrake
- First production car to be banned from NHRA drag racing without proper licensing and a roll cage
- First ever factory production car with an “After-Run Chiller”, which keep cooling the supercharger and charges the air cooler after the engine is shut off
- First ever factory production car designed to run on 100+ high-octane unleaded fuel or 91 octane on demand
- First ever production car with passenger and rear seat delete by default (Both can be optioned in for $1 per seat. That might be the best priced option on any car, ever)
- First ever production car with a Torque Reserve system, which delivers increased power and torque at launch

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