Dodge Charger SRT8
Back in the day, the measure of a muscle car was elapsed time in a quarter-mile. Not anymore. The 2008 Dodge Charger SRT8 offers a complete performance approach with its infusion of Street and Racing Technology (SRT) DNA into the Dodge formula of “bold, powerful and capable.”
The 2008 Dodge Charger SRT8 is capable of all-around performance that is simply remarkable in a muscle sedan: 0-60 mph in the low 5-second range, quarter-mile time in under 14 seconds, braking distance from 60 mph in approximately 110 feet and 0.89 g on the skid pad. The Dodge Charger SRT8 is also capable of accomplishing SRT’s signature performance test of 0-100-0 mph in less than 17 seconds.
The 2008 Dodge Charger SRT8’s 425-horsepower (317-kW), normally aspirated 6.1-liter HEMI produces 420 lb.-ft (569 N•m) of torque, achieved by adding cubic inches, increasing the compression ratio, and redesigning the cylinder head and intake and exhaust systems for better flow and increased engine speed.
Power for the SRT 6.1-liter HEMI is channeled through a five-speed automatic transmission with specially calibrated, driver-selectable Auto Stick, which offers fully automatic or manual shifting selection.
Chassis enhancements on the 2008 Dodge Charger SRT8 include SRT-tuned dampers, tailored spring rates and suspension bushings, and large-diameter anti-sway bars. The ride height of the 2008 Dodge Charger SRT8 is one-half inch lower than the Dodge Charger. Handling is engineered for performance with an Electronic Stability Program (ESP) tuned for the 2008 Dodge Charger SRT8.
Source: Dodge press