2012 Dodge Charger SRT8: Star of Chicago Auto Show
The 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 debuted at The Chicago Auto Show this past week. The Chrysler product does nothing to dispel the love we in America have for raw horsepower. Joan Rivers would love a facelift like this one. The Drive Channel and www.thedrivechannel.com see a winner.
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8: Got 'Dat Boom, Boom, Boom
Chrysler snuck the new 300 SRT8 in at the last minute for the New York Auto
Show which is good. It's what everyone wanted to see. The car's refined and
faster with much upgraded
technology. This one definitely has that Boom, Boom, Boom.
2011 Camaro SS Convertible, Chicago Show Bound
The new 2011 Chevy Camaro SS convertible is bound
for the Chicago Auto Show. The car isn't a mystery, it's really the 2012
car but it has one flaw: It's interior is plastic and cheap looking. Can't
American automakers design and execute real innovation inside the car?
F-Type R Jaguar Steals The L.A. Auto Show
The new Jaguar F-Type R is the British marques newest show stopper. The
L.A. Auto Show couldn't get enough of this 550 HP beauty and Jag will sell
everyone it makes...even at $100,000.
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
The Street and Racing Technology (SRT) performance engineering team builds
upon the all-new 2011 Chrysler 300 sedan already executed for a world-class
luxury experience, to deliver Chrysler's most powerful and best handling
Projected performance numbers include 0-60 mph acceleration in the high
4-second range; quarter mile in high 12 second range; 0-100-0 mph in less
than 16 seconds, top speed of 175 mph and stopping power from 60-0 mph in
Owners of any Chrysler Group SRT vehicle receive one day of professional
driving instruction from the Richard Petty Racing School as part of the SRT
Track Experience, designed to maximize their driving knowledge and skills
on the street or track. Sessions are held throughout the year at selected
The return of the 300 SRT8 to the Chrysler lineup in 2012 evokes a strong
comparison to the original high-performance production car of its time --
the 1955 Chrysler 300. Known for simple, strong lines, excellent
engineering, high levels of luxury and outstanding performance with the
first modern American V-8 engine to produce 300 horsepower, the first
Chrysler 300 (C-300) was styled by Virgil Exner, who radically redesigned
the entire Chrysler line and created what they called "The Forward Look" in
1955. Without much chrome on the sides, his designs were simple, but
strong. Exner is credited with creating the illusion of fast, forward
The Chrysler C-300 won on both the road course and the "flying mile" at
Daytona in 1955. In 1956, the Chrysler 300B model won both events again. In
fact, the Chrysler 300s dominated NASCAR competition in 1955 and 1956,
taking the overall championship in both years. A legendary and luxurious
performance car was born. The "letter cars" quickly became the most
desirable of the Chrysler lineup and became known as the "Beautiful
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 debuts
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 will reach a top
speed of 175-miles per hour but it only took about 2 mpg for it to roar out
onto the stage at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show
Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 vs. Shelby GT350
Video of our muscle car showdown between the 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392
and the 2012 Shelby GT350. Only 1492 Challengers like this one will be
built, and Shelby has a cap of 2200, with only 500. Read the Dodge
Challenger SRT8 392 vs. Shelby GT350 photos and comparison test here:
2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec - 2011 Chicago Auto Show
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Complementing its premium character with a megadose of pure performance,
the 2012 Hyundai Genesis 5.0 R-Spec served notice in Chicago that the
Korean automaker is ready to seriously raise the stakes in the sport-luxury
2011 New York Auto Show: 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8
Alright guys had an awesome day today at the New York auto show. I got to
see my most favorite car, the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8. Enjoy it.
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8: 6.4 Liter HEMI
-465hp and 465lb/ft
-top speed is 175 mph
-made out of 100% Dodge material (no more friggin' honda or toyota parts)
-20 in aluminum wheels
-14 in Brembo brakes calipers with 4 pistons
MORE TO COME!!!!
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 - First Test
It wouldn't be surprising for the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 to show up
wearing an American flag like a cape, bald eagle at the helm with smoke
pouring out of the rear wheel wells and fireworks exploding overhead. This
is pure American muscle.
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Edited by: Duane Sempson
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8
From the 2011 Chicago Auto Show, Cars.com's Kelsey Mays takes a look at the
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8.
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 (2011 Chicago Auto Show)
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8® Delivers Intelligent Performance And Power
Set to launch this calendar year, Dodge gives peek at its newest product
from the Street and Racing Technology (SRT) team at the Chicago Auto Show
6.4-liter HEMI® V-8 engine offers an estimated 465 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft.
of torque for power across a significantly wider rpm range
All-new adaptive valve Exhaust system
improves fuel efficiency
All-new paddle-shift technology allows spirited shifting on road and at the
Two-mode adaptive damping suspension allows for selectable suspension
tuning and also automatically adapts to road and driver inputs for proper
The new product onslaught continues for the Dodge brand with the
announcement today at the Chicago Auto Show that the Dodge Charger SRT8
will return for the 2012 model year.
"We're continuing the fast-paced rebuilding of Dodge as our performance
brand, and the expansion of our SRT product lineup in 2012 is an important
part of our rejuvenation," said Ralph Gilles, President and CEO, Dodge
Brand - Chrysler Group LLCs. "The new 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 builds on the
iconic four-door fastback coupe design of the all-new Charger and adds a
much larger power band across the rpm range, along with intelligent
performance attributes and safety and creature comforts for customers who
are passionate about performance driving."
The 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 will be built at the Brampton Assembly plant in
Brampton, Ontario, Canada and will be in dealer showrooms later this year.
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8: 2011 Chicago Auto Show
Detroit Editor Todd Lassa gives us his take on the latest from the Mopar
boys, the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8.
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