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16:06  06 november  2019
16:06  06 november  2019 Source:   caranddriver.com

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Low-Mileage 1974 Dodge Charger Is One Beautiful B-Body Muscle car looks with a '70s living room for an interior! require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Thanks to a killer design and a little help from the Duke boys, the 1968-1970 Dodge Charger has always been a popular Mopar body style, and as such, its values remain high. But if you're in the market for a more affordable Mopar with just as much attitude, you should check out the third-gen Charger that lasted from 1971 to 1974.

Demon - Powered Dodge Charger Is SpeedKore ' s Most Devilish Creation Yet . The most impressive part of this wide-hipped wonder is what lies beneath the bonnet. The engine powering the SpeedKore Charger is a modified Demon engine that swaps its supercharger for a large custom

Take SpeedKore ’ s latest creation , the Evolution, which is set to hit SEMA in the coming days, looks like To the untrained eye, the SpeedKore Evolution looks like a Dodge Charger . The aftermarket tuner claims the coupe weighs about 3,200 pounds. To handle all that power , SpeedKore installed a

 
  • SpeedKore Performance Group started with a 2019 Dodge Charger Pursuit poice cruiser; then they added a widebody kit and much, much more.
  • This SEMA special has a modified Dodge Demon engine that swaps the supercharger for a pair of turbos, yielding 1525 horsepower.
  • It also gets the (appropriately named) Hellraiser performance transmission and many other goodies that make it a SEMA must-see.

A collaborative effort between Speedkore Performance Group and Magnaflow has brought us one of the most insane Dodge Chargers to date. Starting with the 2019 Dodge Charger Pursuit as the baseline, Speedkore—with the help of Dodge—procured a Charger Hellcat Widebody in order to perform the detailed 3D scans needed to produce the molds for the carbon-fiber widebody kit. In addition to these, the Speedkore Charger has a host of other carbon-fiber bits, including both front and rear bumper, rockers, hood, rear spoiler, and rear diffuser.

a car parked in a parking lot: Because a 1525-hp twin-turbo, all-wheel-drive Dodge Charger is just what the world needs, and we spotted it at SEMA. © FCA/Drew Phillips Because a 1525-hp twin-turbo, all-wheel-drive Dodge Charger is just what the world needs, and we spotted it at SEMA.

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The most impressive part of this wide-hipped wonder is what lies beneath the bonnet. The engine powering the SpeedKore Charger is a modified Demon engine that swaps its supercharger for a large custom intake plenum to withstand the 26 pounds of boost that will be force-fed from two Precision 6466 ball-bearing billet turbochargers housed just behind the front bumper. The exhaust setup found on this brute is unique: there is a three-inch Magnaflow competition series exhaust routed out the back for—ahem—leisurely driving that is more on the civil-sounding side, and a fender-exit waste gate dump and exhaust for track use. This is made possible using a custom valve system that allows the exhaust to quickly change from track mode or “normal” mode.

a bag of luggage sitting on top of a car: Dodge Charger SpeedKore SEMA © Drew Phillips/Kahn Media Dodge Charger SpeedKore SEMA

In a car that makes 1525 horsepower, one may wonder how it's able to maintain traction and turn all of its power into forward motion. The answer is simple: all-wheel drive. Making this feat possible requires immensely stout drivetrain components like the Hellraiser performance transmission, a custom billet transfer case by Traction Products, an FTI torque converter, and a carbon-fiber driveshaft from the Driveshaft Shop. Mickey Thompson ET street tires also help to give the SpeedKore its initial bite when launching.

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Seeing such an interesting and exciting effort from SpeedKore to bring this all-wheel-drive beast to life leaves us to wonder why FCA never made an attempt itself.

Watch Dodge Challenger SRT Demon Drag Race Rented Acura NSX .
The NSX doesn't lose all of these races against the Demon. The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon carries forward the classic muscle car recipe of putting a massive engine in a mid-sized coupe, and it uses the prodigious power to accelerate through the quarter mile quicker than just about anything on the road. Conversely, the Acura NSX typifies the modern method of creating a supercar by combining a twin-turbo V6 and three electric motors, in addition to lots of electronics to make the complicated setup work.

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