Dodge Shows Dodge Demon Allocation Plan

The Dodge Demon is getting ready to hit dealership sales floors.  With the Hellcats being a warning of what can happen when Dodge is unprepared, they’ve put out the gameplan for delivery of the Dodge Demon.

“We learned a lot when we launched the wildly popular SRT Hellcats,” said Tim Kuniskis, Head of Passenger Car Brands at FCA.  “We’ve taken that information and created an allocation plan that is clear and concise, builds on Demon’s position as the Dodge/SRT halo and makes it easy for our customers to understand how they can put a Demon into their garage and, ultimately, out on the drag strip.”

Here’s the allocation plan Dodge has planned.  For a dealership to get a Demon, they must have sold more than one SRT Hellcat in the last 12 months.  It will be based on 60 percent SRT Hellcat and 40 percent Charger and Challenger sales performance at the dealership.  On top of those rules, Demons sold at or below MSRP will receive priority scheduling and have lower serial numbers as a result.  Demons sold for a price over MSRP will be produced after priority production is completed.

The Dodge Demon starts at a US MSRP of $84,995 (including $1,700 gas guzzler, excluding $1,095 destination, and the Demon crate unleash price for full power is only $1.

New Gran Turismo 6 Features the Dodge Charger Hellcat!

E3 is where the biggest and hottest new games get announced to the world and at the Sony Press Conference, amongst shooters and adventure titles, they unveiled the latest trailer for the long-anticipated new Gran Turismo 6.

For the racing game fans and for car fans, the Gran Turismo series is the chance to drive the cars that some can only dream of.  It features a long list of the hottest brands and models on the market and gives players the chance to experience driving them in a simulated reality that is as close as it can come in may respects.  The developers of the game work diligently to make sure their driving simulator offers what these cars are like in real life.  There is even an episode of classic Top Gear where they compare what a car handles like in the game and on the track in reality.

Gran Turismo 6 is the newest in the franchise and will be featuring numerous models from FCA in the line-up.  This includes the Dodge Charger Hellcat and Dodge Viper GT3-R.  Check out the trailer here:

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Is the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Overkill?

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The Dodge Charger Hellcat has always been popular with car fans due to its extreme power.  That 707 horsepower was hard not to get excited about.  That makes it hard not to use extreme comparisons and words when used to describe the Charger Hellcat.  As a writer for MSN Autos put it, the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is “Nuclear overkill.”

It’s clear from his review of the Charger SRT Hellcat that writer Will Sabel Courtney is overwhelmed by it.  One of those is what to use to describe his time with the Charger.  In his own words “It’s hard to avoid nuclear terminology when trying to describe the 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi known as the Hellcat.”  In the end, the word that came out to describe the Charger Hellcat is “overkill.”

Is the Dodge Charger Hellcat too much power for its own good?  It may just be.  The problem with that idea is that I believe the appeal of the Charger Hellcat is the idea of overkill.  It’s a muscle car with as much power poured into it as possible.  That’s what the power of something like this wants.  It’s the fun and the thrill of the drive that is wanted.

Courtney does realize this.  He compares the fun of driving the Charger Hellcat to what it is that makes people wait in line for a ride at a Six Flags.

Check out the review of the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat and see if you agree that the Hellcat engine is overkill.

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Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge Expands in 2016!

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Dodge is going to be helping muscle car and performance car fans get their need for speed fix.  The company will be sponsoring this year’s “Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge” on TEN: The Enthusiast Network.

“When more than 10,000 performance enthusiasts flooded the gates at the first ‘Roadkill Nights Powered by Dodge’ event at last year’s Woodward Cruise Week, we promised the event would be back and it is,” said Head of Passenger Car Brands Tim Kuniskis.  “Even more than a pure enthusiast event filled with drag racing, thrill rides and live music, Roadkill Nights gets people off the streets and onto a track run by professionals, so they can really show how their hot rods perform in a more controlled environment.”

The Roadkill event started last year at Detroit during the Woodward Cruise Week.  It was a major success with the performance enthusiast who attended and Dodge is looking to give that group even more of what they wanted.  First off, the event will be expanding as it heads to two additional stops in Kansas City and Pontiac, Michigan.

The first event will be on Saturday, June 18th and the lineup for the day looks like one that any enthusiast would not want to miss.  It’ll be a day of open-run drag racing, Dodge thrill rides where you get to ride along with a professional driver in the SRT Hellcats and Viper, and live music.  Definitely sounds like an amazing way to spend the day.

To find out more information on the event, visit their website.  For the rest of us who cannot attend, all we can do is dream of the drag races in our fantasies.

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