Eight quick facts about the Dodge Demon’s performance
The Demon returns for episode 4 of TG TV. Here are some stats
The Demon’s V8 sucks in 173 cubic feet of air
During a quarter mile sprint, the Dodge’s V8 sucks in the equivalent of the lung capacity of 816 human beings.Advertisement - Page continues below
800ft into a quarter mile run, the Demon’s engine would empty the air in the cabin
That’s 105 cubic feet of air sucked in by that supercharged V8 just 800ft into a sprint – the same amount of air in the Demon’s cabin.
The heat rejected by the V8’s cooling system would boil one quart of water at room temp in 1.2s
The Demon V8’s cooling deals with 258kW of heat at rated power, which is the equivalent of 250 electric toasters.Advertisement - Page continues below
The fuel flow at rated power is 1.36 gallons per min...
Each engine stroke generates 11 tonnes of force
On each power stroke, the piston and connecting rod is loaded with 11 tonnes of force – equal to the weight of five Dodge Demons. This happens at more than 50 times a second at 6,300rpm.
The torque reserve and TransBrake generate 317lb ft of torque...
The driveline bears 11,164lb ft of ring gear torque at launch
This means 1.8g of force. Best hold in your stomach, then.Advertisement - Page continues below
More than one tonne of force is transferred from front to back at launch
BONUS FACT: it’ll do wheelies
And let's be perfectly honest, outside of the quantifiable stuff, this is the most important thing. WHEELIES.Advertisement - Page continues below