Dodge Charger SRT8 (2012) [Reviews]

The avalanche of new products continues the Dodge brand, with the announcement at the Chicago Auto Show in 2011 as the Dodge Charger SRT8 will be back for model year 2012.

"We continue the rapid reconstruction of Dodge as our brand performance, and expanding our product line in 2012, SRT is an important part of our renewal," said Ralph Gilles, President and CEO of Dodge - Chrysler Group LLC. "The new 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 is based on the iconic design of four-door fastback coupe charger, and adds a whole new band of much greater power at any speed, comfort and performance features Intelligent Safety and the creature for customers who are passionate about driving the issue. "

The 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 will be built at Brampton Assembly Plant in Brampton, Ontario, Canada and will be in dealerships in late 2011.

"Awesome" TRAIN

Under the hood, the new 6.4-liter HEMI ® V-8 offers more power and torque than the 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 it replaces. They also offer better fuel economy.

Notes estimated energy for 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 is 465 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque, including the estimated 80 additional lb-ft of torque at 2900 rpm. Specific power, torque and the numbers in fuel economy will be announced the introduction of vehicles.

Fuel economy on the basis of the standard technique (four-cylinder mode) can be found in the new section 6.4 HEMI V8, the new 2012 exhaust valve allows adaptive technology to pursue a wider rev range, resulting in better fuel efficiency, or use all eight cylinders when power is needed.

An intake manifold and camshafts active high-lift cams progressive provides maximum low-end torque for start up while optimizing impressive high-end power.

For the first time any of the Chrysler Group LLC, the SRT product, the standard paddle-shift technique with the standard gear stick on the car floor. Both have proven to be mated to a five-speed automatic W5A580, the choice to move on the busy road and track.

Both methods change allows the driver to pass, while the transmission controller calibration prevents situations that could turn the engine over. Fully adaptive electronic control of all the changes makes the powertrain more responsive, while reducing the hardness.


New for 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 features an adaptive damping suspension that uses a wide range of entries in the road and the driver, such as vehicle speed, steering angle, speed control, braking torque, position accelerator and the lateral acceleration, to automatically adjust the suspension to specific conditions. Drivers can also manually choose between "Auto" and "Sport" values ​​that are rapidly changing the amortization of shock and hardness characteristics of ease of displacement of more severe driving conditions more difficult.

SRT-tuned performance, fully hydraulic steering system is also improved with a new heavy pump and revised preparing to give drivers a more direct and response center.

The new, split five-spoke 20-inch lightweight forged and looks polished aluminum wheels with black painted pockets great offer, and the arrangement of three or four seasons tires 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 to handle and fun to drive.


World-class stopping power 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 comes with Brembo four-piston calipers and vented discs / 14.2-inch slotted front and rear measuring 13.8-inches.
Dodge Charger SRT8 ready brake warning system to anticipate situations in which the driver begins emergency braking to stop and engage in pump electronic stability control system sets the brake pads against the rotors to reduce the time required for a full braking.


Exclusive new front and rear fascias, including a new rear spoiler, distinguish 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 high-performance displays.

The front grille, grille cross shape and function of high-gloss black finish and signature Dodge SRT. Newly sculpted hood with a 6.4 L (liter) and the insignia of a black cleaner air for cooling the engine added.

In the rear, the firm redesigned taillights charger "circuit" with LED 164 receives a new round of 4-inch dual exhaust tips and a badge of the trunk lid SRT8 in bold show the street and DNA Racing Technology.

FSID threshold only coating is painted body color.

The new chassis design with integrated vacuum pump of the brake duct to improve cooling and performance of brake fade in all the corners.

Race-inspired interior and functional

Based on the new design in 2011, the environment inside the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 combines world-class facilities with more technology and inspirational quotes race.
A brand new, leather-wrapped steering wheel has an SRT-exclusive single rim with a flat bottom that shows the SRT logo. The standard range of side levers on both sides of the new flying behind the palm trees bent is new.

For high performance carbon fiber weave is looking aluminum interior trim pieces integrated into the new instrument panel and shifter bezel.

The front seats is a unique, aggressive promotion and perforated suede fabric inserts to help the "taking" of the driver and passengers are keeping busy during the race. Heating and ventilation front seats are standard. Responsive head restraints also standard. SRT logo embroidered on the backrests. Rear seats are also heated comfort.

Change of door trim panel according to the hardware and unique stitching reinforce the emphasis on the arms to match the seats.

New for 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 features 900-watt, 19 speaker premium sound system with surround sound SRT Harmon Kardon. Intuitive user interface of the system is controlled via a state-of-the-art Uconnect ® Touch highest standard touch screen (8.4 inches) segment. Compare the best sedans in the segment and in Europe, Asia and North America, it is also easy to use Uconnect Voice for world class manufacturing capability to keep all passengers are easily connected, comfortable and safe.

The pages of exclusive features are new for 2012, and includes a touch screen. The instrument display can be customized to look at the driver's preferences, and expanded the immediate feedback from the measurements on the steering wheel, power, torque, engine data, and extended time, 00-60 mph, 60-0 braking, g-forces and eighth mile and quarter mile times. Color graphics of the electronic information center about the vehicle also includes timers performance data pages and added the engine.


Commuting, 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 include features such as keyless Enter-N-Go, adaptive cruise control, front, and the Collision Warning with blind spot monitoring, with the back of the Cross Path Detection, keep drivers and passengers safe.

Standard on the forefront of reactive head restraints as standard throughout the length of the side airbags curtain airbags for the driver's knees, and the standard front-seat side air bags, thorax protection improved offer for the occupants of the passenger in a crash.

Standard three-mode electronic stability control with a segment exclusive Ready Alert Brakes Rain Brake Support, and security features provide a vehicle handling and performance generally improved, as well as road and track.

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