Dodge Set To Reveal Charger SRT Demon Next Month?

Feb 29, 2020

FCA sure loves its Easter Eggs. Could this point to a Charger SRT Demon?

Since the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon first debuted for 2018, with 808 supercharged horsepower (840 on race gas) from a modified version of the Hellcat's blown 6.2-liter Hemi V8, enthusiasts and pundits alike have wondered if and when that engine might make its way into the Challenger's big brother, the four-door Dodge Charger.

The answers to those questions, it turns out could be "yes," and "soon." The emphasis here is on the word "could," but a potential Easter Egg worked into a promotional image for the Mopar-focused Spring Festival of LX 2020 hints at the possibility that the Demon's super-potent V8 could be in the Charger's future.

Seen above, the promotional Springfest image depicts a Dodge Charger SRT with a Hellcat logo tucked away in the corner of the grille - pretty standard. Look closer, however, and you'll note that the hood has a massive mail slot, spanning nearly the full width of the panel - much like the SRT Demon had.

Apart from that, it looks pretty much like an ordinary Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody, with the same body-color bar spanning the upper grille, creating a slender opening. We'll remind you that the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody was, in fact, preceded by the Demon, effectively just taking that model's flared fenders and deeper wheels for itself.

Of course, a more aggressive hood does not a Demon make, and it's a distinct possibility that FCA might choose to recycle its Demon-influenced hood on some other special-edition Charger model. Goodness knows FCA loves its special editions.

At the very least, we can say with some confidence that the big-snout hood points to some future SRT special; FCA loves to hint at future product launches through cryptic Easter Eggs, and this wouldn't be the first time the automaker used Springfest, specifically, to gesture at a forthcoming model.

2020 Chrysler 300 gets new colors, a new package, and new prices

From last year's palette of eight colors, two are no more: Maximum Steel and Ceramic Grey. Frostbite, a popular white offered on the Dodge Challenger and Charger, has been added to the 300's choices. New hues Amethyst and Canyon Sunset will be added but are late availability. Inside, Black/Linen and Mocha interior colors increase the choice. The $475 Interior Appearance Group that brought features like bright pedals and premium floor mats has been done away with, too.

The build site doesn't show the Red S Appearance Package for the 300S trim, but it's a thing. The option includes Black Noise exterior badging with red inserts on the wing badge, a red "S" badge on the decklid, and 20-inch Black Noise wheels on the RWD model. It can be paired with a new Radar Red interior which is also nowhere to be found on the configurator. The Red S Appearance Package can be paired with any exterior color except Frostbite, and costs $295.

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Jeep Wrangler JPP 20 Is A Heavily Moparized Off-Roader

Jacob Oliva, Feb. 8, 2020,

It will arrive in Jeep dealerships this summer.

The Wrangler is one of the most accessorized vehicles in the world, and seeing one in different flavors is somehow customary now to the nameplate.

However, Jeep wants to show off-roading enthusiasts how it's really done with the introduction of the 2020 Jeep Wrangler JPP 20 at the Chicago Auto Show. Mopar has done all the dirty work on this limited edition Wrangler, featuring a wide array of Jeep Performance Parts (JPP) targeted to the off-road enthusiast.

The modifications in the Jeep Wrangler JPP 20 include high-strength, full-aluminum doors, plus JPP steel tube doors and a new mirror kit. According to FCA, the tube doors deliver an open-air feel unlike any other production SUV, as well as the mesh sunbonnet that provides shade for all passengers.

To further enhances its off-roading prowess, the Wrangler JPP 20 is equipped with a steel front bumper and skid plate that are designed to take any trail. The narrower bumper is also black powder-coated with D-rings for extra towing capability. Mopar also throws in a JPP Rubicon Winch includes 100 feet of Warn Spydura synthetic rope that's completely waterproof to ensure reliable operation during adverse conditions.


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