► 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 on the track
New for the 2012 Charger SRT8 is the 470 horsepower 6.4-litre HEMI®
V8 that features 45 more horsepower and 50 more
lb.-ft. of torque across a significantly wider rpm range, new Exhaust system technology for improved fuel
efficiency, along with new paddle shift technology and adaptive damping
suspension for optimal driver control.
Performance numbers for the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 include 0-96 km/h (0-60
mph) acceleration in the high 4-second range; quarter mile in the high
12-second range; 0-160-0 km/h (0-100-0 mph) in less than 16 seconds; top
speed of 282 km/h (175 mph) and stopping power from 96-0 km/h (60-0 mph) in
37metres (120 feet).
Under the hood, the new 6.4- litre HEMI® V8 delivers more horsepower and torque than
the 6.1-litre HEMI V8 it replaces -- up 11 per cent to 470 horsepower (351 kW) and up
12 per cent to 470 (637 N•m) lb.-ft. of torque.
► Chrysler 300 SRT8 (2012) on the track
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
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 120 feet.
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
Under the hood of the 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8, the new 6.4-liter HEMI® V-8
makes its debut in the Chrysler brand product lineup delivering 470 horsepower (351 kW) and
470 (637 N•m) lb.-ft. of torque, up 45 horsepower and 50 lb.-ft.
over the 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 it replaces.
The improved torque output -- including an additional 80 lb.-ft. at 2,900
rpm -- allows for inspired standing starts and improved straight-line
performance while new, performance-tuned motor mounts improve idle
stability and ride control at any speed. An active intake manifold and
high-lift camshaft with cam phasing provides maximum low-end torque while
optimizing high-end power.
► 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 on the Track
The 392-cubic inch (6.4-liter) HEMI® V-8 delivers 470 horsepower (351 kW) and 470
(637 N•m) lb.-ft. of torque. The torque band is extremely flat allowing
for strong standing starts and improved straight-line performance
throughout the rpm range. An advanced active intake manifold along with
high-lift cam with phasing provides maximum low-end torque and high-end
power while still delivering up to 23 miles per gallon on the highway with
the standard manual transmission. Performance-tuned engine mounts improve
idle stability and ride control at all speeds.
Standard Fuel Saver Technology (four cylinder mode) in automatic
transmission equipped models allows the engine to operate economically on
four cylinders or use the power of all eight cylinders when needed. The EPA
fuel economy miles per gallon (mpg) (City/Hwy) ratings for the 2012 Dodge
Challenger SRT8 392 are 14/22 for automatic transmission models and 14/23
for manual-transmission models.
A look under the hood reveals unique valve covers with painted silver ribs
and the "392 HEMI" logo, which gives the engine a unique, clean and
The 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 features a standard Tremec TR-6060
six-speed manual transmission and a dual-disc high performance clutch -- a
proven performer that was first offered on the 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10®.
The optional five-speed automatic transmission features new, standard
steering wheel mounted paddle shifters that join the center console mounted
Auto Stick, allowing for a choice of spirited shifting on both the road and
the race track. Both methods give the driver the ability to manually select
specific gears on the transmission.
In "Drive," the transmission controller will automatically shift the
vehicle. The aggressiveness of the shifting is defined by the mode chosen -
either "Normal" or "Sport." Fully adaptive electronic control of all
shifting makes the powertrain more responsive while minimizing harshness.
In "Manual," the shift method is defined by the driver choosing to use
either paddle shift or Auto Stick. The "Sport" mode adds a hold function to
the calibration in all gears, allowing the driver full control of the
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:
First Drive review: Is the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 a budget BMW M5?
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 will take you and
your family around the race track at 175 miles an hour. That's because 6.4L
Hemi V8 is good for 465HP and 465 pound feet of torque. That's a boatload
of power. But how does the fastest ever Charger compare to cars like the
BMW M5 and the Cadillac CTS-V sedan. Check out the video and find out as we
take the Charger for a first drive review.
2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 0-60 in?
I really need to take this car to the track to see what it can really do.
Was running dash cam today and decided to try out the 0-60 time. I only
used it once and got a 4.74 on the same entrance ramp. First try was on a
damp entrance ramp, second from the emergency lane.
2012 Chrysler 300C SRT8 Start Up, Exterior/ Interior Review
In this review, we take a very in-depth look at the all new 2012 Chrysler
300C SRT8. The vehicle was provided courtesy of yet another one of our good
friends, Q Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Irving, TX for us to review. This review
is designed to provide accurate information to both car enthusiasts and
potential consumers alike.
Charger vs. Challenger Burnout, both 2012 SRT8 392
After some time on the track, the only thing these tires were good for is
what you are looking at. This was at a launch of 2012 SRT8 lineup at Willow
Springs. Charger is auto and Challenger is 6 speed manual.
Sorry it's shaky at times, but it was windy as hell every day at the
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 392 Burnout
Yes, it can be done by shutting down the front end. I don't believe that
just anyone can do it though. After some hot laps on the track, these tires
were good for nothing more than what you are looking at. This is from a
launch of 2012 SRT8 lineup at Willow Springs.
2012 Dodge Charger SRT-8 Start Up, Exterior/ Interior Review
In this review, we take a very in-depth look at the all new 2012 Dodge
Charger SRT8. The vehicle was provided courtesy of yet another one of our
good friends, Q Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Irving, TX
(www.qchryslerjeepdodge.com) for us to review. This review is designed to
provide accurate information to both car enthusiasts and potential
2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 392 Burnout
After a bunch of hot laps around the track, those burnouts are the only
thing these tires were good for. This was a SRT8 new product launch at
Willow Springs. From 1:47 until 3:43 is Samuel Hubinette.
Charger SRT8 2012 vs. Challenger 392 2011
Very new charger coming to our special event H.P.T.3 (Hemi Performance Team
3rd gathering). we thought it is the best time to try it out !! This is the
first charger 2012 ever to race in Saudi Arabia. Impressive for a new
engine to give such a performance against a slightly moded challenger 392.
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