2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs. Dodge Demon Drag Race Leads to Demolition

2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs. Dodge Demon Drag Race 4 photos
Photo: Demonology/YouTube
2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs. Dodge Demon Drag Race2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs. Dodge Demon Drag Race2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 vs. Dodge Demon Drag Race
By now, all 3,300 units of the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon have rolled off the factory gate. And with enough of these having reached the drag strip, we've reached a clear conclusion on the Mopar machine's potential, albeit not a complete one.
To be more precise, the stock Dodge Demon has shown that it can deliver 9.9-second quarter-mile runs, which means the car has yet to reach its official 1/4-mile number. Nevertheless, we're waiting for the cooler fall weather to allow the car to showcase its 9.65s stunt.

Knowing the potential of the car, owners can easily estimate the outcome of a drag race, especially if this takes place at the drag strip (the prepped surface and the standing start are what the car was built for) and involves a stock competitor.

And, to illustrate this, YouTuber Demonology (care to guess what kind of car the aficionado owns?) has come up with a little compilation that shows him racing factory-spec American cars.

And the highlight of the clip involves the 840 hp SRT halo car duking it out with a 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 (you'll find this at the 2:37 point of the clip) - we're not sure whether the Chevy came in manual or eight-speed auto form, but we can see that the car packs the ZTK aero package, which brings a massive rear wing.

Sure, this clip is biased, but this only refers to the selection of the races, while not involving their outcomes.

The vlogger also talks about the Chevy and the Ford rivals of the Demon and we'll start with the first.

While the 650 hp Camaro ZL1 is nowhere near as quick as the Dodge halo car when it comes to straight lines, let's not forget the fact that the golden bowtie model has set a new standard for muscle car handling by blitzing the Nurburgring in 7:16 in 1LE trim.

As for the Blue Oval, we'll have to wait and see if the upcoming Mustang Shelby GT500 can give the Demon a run for its money and/or rival the ZL1 on the twisties.

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