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Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition Is A Bonkers Family Sedan With 717 HP


Dodge is gearing up for this weekend’s Woodward Dream Cruise by unveiling the 2020 Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition.

Designed to pay tribute to the 1969 Charger Daytona, the limited edition model features a unique a decal and a matching rear spoiler. The car has also been equipped with 20-inch “Warp Speed” wheels that have a special Satin Carbon finish. The latter are backed up by a high-performance Brembo braking system that features six-piston calipers up front.

The Charger will be available in four different colors including B5 Blue which will be exclusive to the Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition for 2020. Customers can also opt for Pitch Black, Triple Nickel or White Knuckle.

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The unique styling continues in the cabin as drivers will Nappa leather and Alcantara sport seats with “Daytona” embroidery. The car has also been equipped with a suede-wrapped steering wheel, blue contrast stitching and real carbon fiber trim. Other highlights include a Dynamica Suede headliner, special floor mats and an individually numbered badge.

Since the original Charger Daytona was designed for racing, Dodge decided to give the special edition a power boost. As a result, it’s supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine produces 717 hp (535 kW / 727 PS) and 650 lb-ft (881 Nm) of torque. This means the Daytona has 10 hp (7 kW / 10 PS) more than the Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody and is the “most powerful Charger ever.”

Dodge didn’t release detailed performance specs, but the standard model can run from 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) in 3.6 seconds and hit a top speed of 196 mph (315 km/h). Given the extra grunt, the limited edition could be even quicker.

Production will be limited to 501 units, which is how many Charger Daytona models were produced in 1969. There’s no word on pricing, but the company will begin accepting orders this fall.

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