Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye Pulls Massive Burnout, Doesn't Break a Sweat

Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye Pulls Massive Burnout 4 photos
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When Dodge originally came out with the Hellcat, the entire automotive realm was stunned by the 707 hp might of the muscle beast. Little did we know that the SRT engineers were preparing a high output incarnation of the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI, one that would take things all the way to 808/840 hp on the Demon. However, now that the Demon has gone out of production, the carmaker has gifted us with the 2019 Challenger Hellcat Redeye, a 797-pony monster.
Sure, the "standard" 2019 Hellcat has also been pushed to 717 hp, with Dodge wanting us to credit the new dual-snorkel hood for the boost. But we just can't get over the lust for the Redeye.

And that's why we've brought along a piece of footage showcasing the 808 hp toy pulling a massive burnout.

Oh, and you shouldn't imagine that this kind of abuse isn't condoned by Dodge. The automotive producer wants its muscle cars to be properly hooned. In fact, the one behind the wheel of the smoking beast is SRT's Jim Wilder.

Now that the muscle car has been warming up its rear tires, we can't wait to see the thing in quarter-mile action. This means we'll keep an eye out for drag strip shenanigans involving the SRT animal.

Keep in mind that the SRT Redeye also comes with other Demon tech. We're referring to the Power and the After Run chiller, which uses the vehicle's A/C system to keep that beastly V8 cool between runs. Then there's the Torque Reserve, which helps build up boost while the car is stationary for the all-important launch.

Then again, we have to remind you that the Hellcat Redeye comes with a hefty $11,000 premium - both models can be had in both normal and Widebody form, with this also influencing the width of the tires.

Frankly, we'd only go for the Redeye in fat-body trim and that's because 717 hp are already enough for the 275-section rear tires of the "normal" model.

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In his quest to bring you the most impressive automotive creations, Andrei relies on learning as a superpower. There's quite a bit of room in the garage that is this aficionado's heart, so factory-condition classics and widebody contraptions with turbos poking through the hood can peacefully coexist.
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