The King Daytona is here, and it’s pretty impressive (but not 909 hp)

King Daytona nameplate

Dodge “Last Call” continues with the 2023 Dodge Charger King Daytona, named in honor of William Robinson (“Big Willie”)’s 1969 Dodge Charger, dubbed King Daytona and raced on drag strips in the 1960s and 1970s.

Dodge Charger King Daytona

The 2023 Dodge Charger King Daytona bests the Redeye’s 797 hp, pumping out a stunning 807 horsepower; it has a Go Mango exterior with orange interior accents. It is the fifth special edition Dodges to be announced, out of seven. The next announcement comes on September 21, followed by a November unveiling. Only 300 will be made. They all have:

  • 807 hp
  • Satin Black rear fender, hood, and roof graphics
  • 20-by-11-inch Satin Carbon Warp Speed wheels
  • Satin Chrome exterior badging
  • Orange six-piston Brembo brakes
  • Bright Mopar hood pin kit
  • Satin Black spoiler
  • Black Nappa/Alcantara “Daytona” seats with orange stitching
  • Instrument panel badge
  • Suede headliner and carbon fiber interior bezels
  • Alcantara steering wheel wrap
  • Harman Kardon premium audio system
  • Power sunroof and navigation

2023 Charger interior (King Daytona)

9 thoughts on “The King Daytona is here, and it’s pretty impressive (but not 909 hp)”

  1. This a great homage to Big Willie. I cannot wait to see the whole finished product. Mopar or No Car. God Bless America.

  2. My Name is Terry Zimnickas and I am the President of the Arizona Division of The Natioal and International Brotherhood of Street Racers ! We are still alive and well continuing Big Willie’s message of Peace throu Wheels ! We would love to Be Part of the reveal in Colors of Coarse !!!!

  3. I met Big in the 70s on the LA street scene, even raced against his cuz at his track with his caddie …. (kicked my but) Big was an imposing man. But deep down he was a big teddy bear and would do anything to move the sport forward. I feel honored having the opportunity to meet him.

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