There are times when certain companies fly under the radar too long that a sudden announcement takes us by surprise. Often times, these are press releases to unveil something totally unexpected like the mid-engine Corvette from Chevrolet. The Blue Oval and Bowtie emblems have been duking it out for the top spot in the American muscle car market. Nevertheless, another iconic automaker wants to join the brawl and overwhelm its competitors. The 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition is out for blood.

Dodge’s NASCAR racing heritage is in full display with this exclusive version. It is an impressive automotive tribute to the 1969 Charger Daytona race car. As the name suggests, this model sports a wider chassis to harness the beast the resides underneath the hood.

Pop the cover open to view the 6.2-liter HEMI Hellcat V8 engine. Moreover, with the assistance a supercharger, this Charger SRT Hellcat can produce 717 horsepower along with 650 lb-ft of torque. These are insanely impressive performance numbers for a four-door vehicle.

The 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition is available in four shades of paint. Our favorite among the bunch is the B5 Blue, but the Triple Nickel, Pitch Black, and White Knuckle are all equally attractive. To visibly set it apart from regular models, it comes with a Daytona livery on the decklid and spoiler.

The racing inspiration on this Charger SRT Hellcat extends to the interior with multiple elements in carbon fiber. Next, are the four 20-inch Warp Speed wheels that sport a Satin Carbon finish with Pirelli tires. To harness all that power, you have a Black Brembo brake system to keep all that speed in check.

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