2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8

Posted: Feb 7 2008, 5:19am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 6:03am CDT, in News | Cars & Vehicles


2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8
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Chrysler revealed the all-new 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 at the Chicago Auto Show.

The 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 marks the return of the of the iconic Dodge muscle car.
Aside from the mean look, the highlight of the Challenger SRT8 is a 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 engine that produces 425hp and 420 lb.-ft. of torque.
Each 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 features a limited-edition, numbered dash plaque.

“The all-new Dodge Challenger SRT8 is engineered to give customers everything they want in a modern muscle machine,” said Mike Accavitti, Director – Dodge Brand and SRT Global Marketing, Chrysler LLC. “The new version of Dodge’s American classic boasts tire-smoking performance and head-turning design while offering a wide array of state-of-the-art technology, such as GPS navigation, ‘Keyless Go’ entry, a MyGIG™ infotainment system and UConnect hands-free communication.”

Performance targets for the all-new 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 include a 0–60 mph time in the low 5-second range, 0–100–0 mph in less than 17 seconds, a ¼-mile elapsed time of less than 14 seconds, 60–0 mph braking distance of approximately 100 feet, and a skid pad performance of 0.88 g.

With a U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $37,995 (including $675 destination), the all-new 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 arrives in Dodge showrooms this spring. Via the Dodge site.

The remaining question will be if you can afford to pay for the gas for this mean machine.

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