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2017-04-12 11:52

NOT YOUR AVERAGE MUSCLE CAR: Dodge is laying claim to the fastest production car in the US, deposing electric car maker Tesla Motors with a freaky-fast 616kW gas burner.Image: AP / Julie Jacobson

New York— Fiat Chrysler's Dodge brand is laying claim to the fastest production car in the US with a freaky-fast 616kW petrol.

Fastest production car

The Italian-American automaker says its Demon Challenger can go from zero to 100km/h in 2.3 seconds.


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Dodge used explosions, burnouts and a small drag strip to roll out the car Tuesday just ahead of the New York International Auto Show press days.



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The company even brought in Fast and Furious star Vin Diesel for effect.


                                 DODGE GOES BIG: Vin Diesel added for that furious effect. Image: AP/Julie Jacobson.

The street-legal Demon also can hit 225 km/h while running a quarter mile in 9.65 seconds, about two seconds faster than a typical muscle car. It's available in Autumn.

INSIDE THE DEMON: Uncompromising interior. Image: AP/Julie Jacobson.


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