2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8 Features

May 5th, 2011 by By auto # Chrysler

The return of the 2012 Chrysler 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. The 2011 Chrysler 300 to provide the ultimate combination of world-class luxury, power and handling. Owners of any Chrysler Group SRT vehicle receive one day of professional driving instruction from the Richard Petty Racing School as part of the SRT Track Experience.

The new 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8 interior combines luxurious accommodation with world class technology and performance events. A new leather steering, heated, SRT-exclusive steering wheel features a unique rim section with a flattened bottom surface showing the SRT logo. Standard paddle shift controls flank both sides of the new contoured palm rests while all audio and Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) controls access from the horizontal surface of the steering wheel. The new graphic EVIC center color chart includes exclusive performance timers pages 0-60 mph, one-eighth mile and quarter-mile times, 60-0 braking distance, along with lateral and longitudinal g-forces in touchscreen. The new 8.4-inch screen color touch panel – the largest segment of the standard view – also all the same performance as EVIC data pages, and expanded to include steering angle, horsepower, torque output and engine gauges.

 

SRT vehicles are known for their world-class stopping power and the 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8 features a 14.2-inch (front) and 13.8 inches (rear) vented / slotted rotors are four-piston Brembo calipers painted silver . cooling of the brake fade and improved performance comes courtesy of a new platform for the integrated brake vacuum hose. The new 2012 is the Adaptive Damping Suspension (ADS) system, which is specifically geared to offer Chrysler 300 SRT8 compliant and comfortable ride. The ADS system will also use a variety of road and driver inputs – such as vehicle speed, steering angle, speed, steering, brake torque, throttle position, and horizontal and vertical accelerations.

Engine of the 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8, the new engine 6.4-liter HEMI ® V-8 made its debut at the sign for the delivery of products of Chrysler 465 horsepower and 465 lb.-ft. of torque, up 40 horsepower and 45 lb.-ft. over the 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 it replaces. The torque output improved – including more than 80 lb.-ft. at 2,900 rpm – allows standing starts inspired and improved the performance of the straight line, while the performance of the new engine tuned to improve idle stability and ride control at any speed. An active intake manifold and camshafts to lift camshafts provides maximum torque at low revs, while maximizing high-end power. Even with the high power numbers, an estimated increase of 25 percent of fuel economy on the road is achieved by using a new valve for 2012 active exhaust system that allows fuel standard technology Fuel Saver technology (four-cylinder mode) to participate in a wider rev range.




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