Speed Test Drives the 2012 SRT 300 with Ralph Gilles. Part 5.

Executive sedan and race car as one. SRT CEO Ralph Gilles drives the 300 SRT8 through Detroit while displaying the sedan's ability to satisfy two distinct functions.

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6.4 Liter Chrysler 300 SRT: Winter Handling with RWD and a SHITLOAD of TORQUE!!!
I bought ALL SEASON TIRES (Goodyear RSA2) last month in anticipation for the snow. This car has too much torque and spins the tires under acceleration in SPORT MODE - and can barely prevent spinning in normal driving mode. To safely drive on ice and snow, you just have to keep the revs low and stay under 40 MPH. The Jeep has the AWD advantage so it's more like driving a regular SUV, except you'll want to get winter/ all season tires to save the expensive OEM Pirelli rubber.





SRT brand overview with CEO Ralph Gilles on Speed Test Drive. Part 6.
Each day, we strive to design and engineer vehicles for today's discerning customer. Follow SRT CEO Ralph Gilles as he talks with Speed Test Drive Tommy Kendall about the constantly evolving high-performance brand.





First Test: 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
We run Chrysler's 6.4-liter V-8-powered 300 SRT8 through our standard instrumented tests then hit the track to see how well theory translates to reality. Read the full story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/sedans/1108_2012_chrysler_300_srt8_test / Shot by: Jim Gleason, Corey Denomy Edited by: Gordon Green





Failure:Lab Detroit 2016 | Ralph Gilles
Ralph serves as the Head of Design for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles - Global. Thank you Ralph for sharing your struggles to inspire and better the lives of others. Bring Failure:Lab to your city, university or workplace today! Visit http://failure-lab.com/ for more information. Failure:Lab is a raw and intimate event showcasing personal stories of failure. With a refreshing environment of openness, it helps pave the way for change by crushing the isolation and stigma around failure. Failure then takes its rightful place as the crucial first step to the next big thing. Embrace it, learn from it, build on it. Failure:Lab is filled with storytellers and entertainers recounting their most memorable brush with failure. It’s an intimate story of what went wrong–no lessons learned or talk of who’s to blame. The audience is encouraged to share their thoughts on Twitter using the hashtag #failurelab during the moment of reflection between stories. A musical performance follows each story to clear the air and allow the audience to recharge. Don't let the name fool you - while the stories may be about failure, the event is really about courage, determination, and the strength to get back up.




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