501 Will Be Made For The 2020 Model Year
Earlier today Dodge debuted the 50th Anniversary Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Daytona Widebody. Coming for the 2020 model year the Daytona will be limited to 501 units (Just as the original 1969 Charger Daytona) and will be based on the new for 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody.
A unique “Daytona” decklid, rear-quarter decal with matching spoiler and Daytona-exclusive B5 Blue paint are throwbacks to the 50th Anniversary. Like the legendary 1969 Daytona, production of the Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition is limited to 501 units. (Dodge)
Thanks to a revised engine calibration, the 50th anniversary Daytona gets a horsepower bump to 717 horsepower, 10 more than the standard Charger Hellcat, while torque remains the same at 650 lb-ft. shift points have been moved up to 6100 RPM in automatic mode.
“The Dodge brand continues to push the boundaries of performance with the most powerful and fastest mass-produced sedan in the world, the Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody,” said Tim Kuniskis, Global Head of Alfa Romeo and Head of Passenger Cars – Dodge, SRT, Chrysler and FIAT, FCA – North America. “Today, with the introduction of the limited-production Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Daytona, we are both recognizing the Dodge brand’s performance heritage and staying true to our roots by offering high-performance, collectible vehicles that continue to defy the trends and deliver attainable performance that can’t be found anywhere else.”
Dodge debuts limited-production 717-horsepower Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition on new 2020 Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody (Dodge)
Exterior wise the Hellcat Widebody Daytona will be available in four exterior paint colors – B5 Blue, Pitch Black, Triple Nickel, and White Knuckle, with B5 Blue exclusive to the Daytona Edition.
Dodge designers reached back into the Daytona’s storied past to create cues for the 50th Anniversary Edition, including “Daytona” decklid to rear-quarter decal with matching spoiler. The “Daytona” decal, spoiler and Hellcat badge are white on B5 Blue, Pitch Black, and Triple Nickel models. On White Knuckle models, the “Daytona” decal and spoiler are Blue and the Hellcat badge has a bright finish.
Completing the athletic look are 20- by 11-inch “Warp Speed” wheels with a unique Satin Carbon finish, Pirelli 305/35ZR20 all-season performance tires (three-season tires are optional) and ultra-high performance Black Brembo six-piston front and four-piston rear brakes with vented rotors.
A custom IP badge with the Hellcat and Daytona logos is located on the passenger side identifying each vehicle as “x out of 501.” (Dodge)
Daytona cues are also seamlessly integrated into the interior with unique black heated and ventilated Nappa leather and Alcantara suede performance seats with blue accent stitching and “Daytona” embroidered seatbacks. Both driver and front passenger seats feature 12-way power adjust function. The blue accent stitch appears throughout the interior, on the center console armrest, door panels, and armrest, dashboard, and shifter.
A Dynamica Suede headliner, real carbon fiber instrument panel (IP) and console bezels and Light Black Chrome interior accents are paired to the suede flat-bottom steering wheel, which features dual blue and silver accent stitching. Premium velour-bound floor mats have a blue dual-stitched accent border. Both the steering wheel and floor mats are exclusive to the Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition.
An instrument panel badge also denotes the vehicles production number out of a total of 501 units.
2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition features 20- by 11-inch “Warp Speed” wheels with a unique Satin Carbon finish (Dodge)
The 50th Anniversary Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Daytona will be shown to the public for the first time on August 17th at the Modern Street HEMI Shootout (MSHS) lot during the annual Woodward Dream Cruise in Pontiac, Michigan.
Ordering for the car begins this fall with cars expected to start hitting dealer lots in early 2020.