The most important information from the Dodge model for 2020 is the introduction of the brand new widebody bundle, which is elective on the Scat Pack fashions and commonplace on Hellcat fashions. Along with the widebody bundle, the 2020 mannequin 12 months Charger is out there with the Daytona 50th Anniversary Version bundle, which provides 10 further horsepower and distinctive look cues inside and outside. The Charger Hellcat Daytona bundle is cool, however this straightforward restricted version bundle provides greater than $5,000 to the underside line of an already costly automobile.
Thankfully, there’s a manner you could purchase certainly one of these uncommon, 717-horsepower tremendous sedans on a budget, however it can require some elbow grease to have the ability to get it on the street. The oldsters at Copart have listed what we imagine to be the first totaled Charger Hellcat Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition and it has lower than 300 miles on the odometer, so the successful bidder goes to get an almost new supercharged Dodge…it’s simply badly wrecked.
Totaled Charger Hellcat Daytona
As you may see within the photos, the 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Daytona 50th Anniversary Version listed on the Copart web site is white with a blue tail strip. We don’t know the serial quantity out of 501, however we do know that this automobile has solely 296 miles on the odometer. The automobile hadn’t even reached the tip of the break-in interval earlier than being mangled.
We don’t have particulars of the crash, however we will see that this Charger was concerned in a tough entrance finish influence, seemingly taking the brunt of the hit on the passenger’s facet. The entrance fascia, grille and headlights are smashed away, because it the passenger’s facet fender. The hood is badly broken and it seems to be like the motive force’s facet fender is a bit dinged-up, as is the passenger’s facet rear nook.
You may be these entrance finish photos and considering “that may all be simply mounted”, and you’re proper. Merely changing these physique components received’t be laborious, supplied that they nonetheless match. In case you look carefully, the passenger’s facet entrance wheel seems to be pushed again a bit, as is the radiator assist. The truth that the wheel and radiator assist have transfer means that this automobile has chassis harm, which isn’t all the time simple to repair.
Nevertheless, you probably have the power to do some superior auto physique repairs, together with entry to a body machine, this Daytona Hellcat Charger may make an incredible winter undertaking.
Provide Your Personal Chassis
Whereas the chassis of this 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Daytona 50th Anniversary Version could also be too broken to reuse, this automobile has a ton of fine components on it. Anybody who can get ahold of a more moderen Charger chassis in good condition might be able to swap the entire key components from this wrecked automobile to that chassis, through which case they might have a non-numbers matching Hellcat Daytona Charger that performs like it’s new.
The draw back to this entire scenario is that the crashed automobile is listed by Copart, which is an public sale web site. Which means the Daytona Hellcat Charger may very well be offered with a excessive worth for a wrecked automobile, however in case you take a look at the checklist of reusable components, this supercharged Dodge is definitely price $20,000, if no more.
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