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The new Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 builds on its original mantra of a
rear-wheel-drive coupe that promises a balanced approach between form and
function, with impressive straight-line acceleration and world-class ride and
handling to go along with high-performance braking and the latest technology
that delivers improved fuel efficiency.
The result is the newest version
of the quickest coupe in the Dodge lineup packed with modern amenities and
features performance enthusiasts will love.
"We listened to our devoted,
loyal Dodge customers, and this new Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 answers their call
for more power off the line," said Ralph Gilles, President and CEO - Dodge
Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. "We consciously tuned the 392 for a lot more torque,
as that is what truly creates the thrust that sets you back in the seat and
keeps you there! We can't wait to see our customers' reactions when they get
behind the wheel and put their foot on the throttle - it is so responsive and a
blast to drive."
Challenger SRT8's Exterior
The exterior styling of the
2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 remains unmistakably Dodge, with proportions that
evoke a bold, instantly recognizable vehicle that has a wide, stable stance on
A larger front splitter and integrated front fender spats
improve overall high-speed aerodynamics and overall balance. Top speed has been
increased to more than 180 mph with the manual transmission (173 mph in the
automatic). A newly modified front fascia chin spoiler improves aerodynamics and
is accent painted for a more aggressive look. The rear deck-lid spoiler also is
completed in matching body color.
New Interior Styling
precise performance handling of the Challenger SRT8 392 comes to life through a
new, right-sized, three-spoke steering wheel that features a carbon fiber
accented leather wrap and silver metallic painted spokes at the 3-, 6- and 9
The trapezoidal instrument panel features a four-bomb
gauge cluster with chromed accent rings and unique, new for 2011 SRT graphics.
Inside the cluster, the SRT-exclusive Electronic Vehicle Information Center
(EVIC) with performance pages provides the driver with trip information,
multimedia information from the Media Center radio, along with instant feedback
on 0-60 mph time, 60-0 mph braking, G-forces, one-eighth mile and quarter-mile
Power lumbar-equipped front seats are standard on all Challenger
SRT8 392 models. It's also much easier to get in and out of the rear seat. The
driver's seat now features seatback tilt with memory and an easy to reach
release handle, while the front-passenger seat adds tilt and slide with memory,
which makes it even easier to use.
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