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2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8

2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8
2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Specifications
Body
Wheelbase116.0 (2946)
Chassis
Brakes (Front)14.2 x 1.26 (360 x 32.0) vented and slotted
Brakes (Rear)13.8 x 1.10 (350 x 28) vented
WheelsFully forged aluminum 20 x 9 in.
Tires FrontP245/45ZR20 three-season
Tires RearP255/45ZR20 three-season
Front SuspensionIndependent SLA with high upper “A” arm, coil spring over gas-charged monotube Bilstein shock absorbers and stabilizer bar, lateral and diagonal lower links
Rear SuspensionFive-link independent with coil springs, link-type stabilizer bar, gas-charged monotube Bilstein shock absorbers and isolated suspension cradle
Drivetrain
TransmissionAdaptive electronic control, performance-tuned Auto Stick driver-interactive manual control and electronically modulated torque converter clutch
Final Drive Ratio3.06 – Getrag axle with limited-slip differential
Engine
Type:90-degree V-type, liquid-cooled
Compression Ratio10.3:1
Bore X Stroke4.06 x 3.58 (103.0 x 90.9)
Engine & Transmission
Displacement cu in (cc):370 cu. in. (6059 cu. cm)
Power bhp (kW) at RPM:425 bhp (317 kW) @ 6,200 rpm (69.8 bhp/L)
Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM:420 lb.-ft. (569 N•m) @ 4,800 rpm
Exterior
Tires F-R245/45ZR20 all-season
Body TypeTwo-door coupe
Length197.7 (5023)
Width75.7 (1923)
Height57.1 (1449)
Curb Weight4,132 (automatic)

2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8®: The Ultimate Modern American Muscle Coupe

[Source: Media.Chrysler]

September 1, 2009 , Auburn Hills, Mich.

The 425 horsepower (317 kW) and 420 lb.-ft. of torque (569 N•m) in the 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8® are the result of SRT’s exclusive and proven 6.1-liter HEMI® V-8 engine, which represents the highest naturally aspirated specific-output V-8 engine ever offered by Chrysler. Its 69.8 horsepower-per-liter rating exceeds even that of the legendary 1966 “Street HEMI.”

New for the Dodge Challenger SRT8 in the 2010 model year is a limited-edition Plum Crazy model. It will feature a unique Plum Crazy Pearl Coat exterior paint color with a plum seat-stripe insert, along with a serialized dash plaque.

Exterior styling cues are unmistakably Dodge, with proportions that evoke a bold, instantly recognizable vehicle that has a wide, stable stance on the road. A full-width grille and fog lamps, reminiscent of the original Challenger, are married to the modern “Dodge performance attitude.” The result is an aggressive face that is unmistakably a muscle car. The hood—with a raised center, black stripes and functional dual scoops—stays true to the Dodge Challenger heritage, as does the A-line and beltline.

The 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8 is available with either a standard five-speed automatic with Auto Stick or an available Tremec TR-6060 six-speed manual transmission that was first offered on the 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10®. The result is a Dodge muscle car packed with modern amenities and features any enthusiast will love.

Interior highlights include race-inspired leather seats with added bolstering and an exclusive red accent stripe, exclusive stitched accents on the seats and steering wheel, four-bomb gauges with tachometer and 180-mph speedometer in the center, and an SRT-exclusive Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) with Performance Pages that provide drivers instant feedback on 0-60 mph time, 60-0 mph braking, G-forces in addition to one-eighth mile and quarter-mile times. The classic pistol-grip shifter featured on the manual transmission is reminiscent of the original Dodge Challenger.

Dodge Challenger SRT8

AT A GLANCE

Reinvention of American muscle coupe with Street and Racing Technology attributes

425-horsepower 6.1-liter HEMI engine
Benchmark braking
Functional styling enhancements
Performance-tuned ride and handling
Race-inspired interior appointments

True to both its historical and modern concept car roots

A two-door, HEMI V-8 powered, rear-drive coupe: an authentic Dodge muscle-car formula
This is the Challenger most people see in their mind’s eye—a modern muscle car without the limitations of the original
The quality, technology, fit and finish, and performance are all part of a modern muscle coupe
First two-door coupe produced from a successful rear-drive platform Complements the four-door Chrysler 300C SRT8 and the Dodge Charger SRT8

Ultimate modern American muscle coupe

SRT numbers: 0–60 mph in 4.9 seconds, 0–100–0 in under 17 seconds, 60–0 mph in approximately 110 feet
Performance begins with the 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 that produces 425 horsepower (317 kW) and sends 420 lb.-ft. (569 N•m) of torque through either an available six-speed manual transmission or a standard performance-tuned five-speed automatic transmission with Auto Stick
Acceleration, braking, ride and handling are civilized enough for everyday commuting, but fully capable in more challenging situations Race-inspired interior features seats designed for performance enthusiasts with added bolstering, center-mounted tachometer and Performance Pages
Equipped with a wide array of 21st century technology, including available Uconnect™ Multimedia, Uconnect Navigation, Uconnect Phone and Keyless Go

A balanced approach between form and function

Functional exterior design, featuring a front fascia with air dam and functional hood scoop, plus a rear deck-lid spoiler
Race-inspired interior appointments that include deeply bolstered seating and prominent instrumentation, including Performance Pages
Benchmark braking with 60-0 braking in approximately 110 feet Performance-tuned ride-and-handling characteristics

Part of a broad lineup of Street and Racing Technology (SRT) vehicles developed under the credo: “Race inspired, street legal”

Delivers on the SRT mission of “best performance for the best price”
Builds on the momentum of Dodge, HEMI and SRT

PRODUCT CHRONOLOGY

2009 MODEL YEAR

Introduction of the six-speed manual transmission
Introduction of the limited-slip rear differential for both automatic and manual transmissions
New exhaust system for manual-transmission models
New ride/handling shock tuning
Two new exterior colors–High Performance Red Clear Coat and B5 Blue (late availability)
Red accent seat stripe with accent stitching on the steering wheel LED cup holder standard
New optional package that includes uconnect, electrochromatic inside mirror, security alarm and remote start available on vehicles with automatic transmissions

2008 MODEL YEAR

New vehicle introduction after a 35-year absence of the iconic muscle car, the 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 is the ultimate modern American muscle coupe

Only available in SRT with 6.1L engine – Serialized Dash Plaque Stays true to both its historical and modern concept car roots – a two-door, HEMI V-8-powered, rear-wheel-drive coupe
Classic styling cues, a 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 engine that produces 425 hp and 420 lb.-ft. of torque, rear-wheel drive and modern technology that today’s customer expects
Appearance says it’s ready to go on the street or the track with a wide, stable stance on the road
Distinctive front grille that is true to the heritage of the original and features integrated brake ducts and lower chin
Hood with raised center and two functional hood scoops
Hood stripe reminiscent of the original Challenger
Dual exhaust with unique square chromed exhaust tips
Black, painted functional rear spoiler
Three-bomb gauges with center-mounted tachometer and SRT-exclusive Reconfigurable Display (RCD) with Performance Pages
Race-inspired seats with added bolstering and exclusive stitch accents
SRT-exclusive steering wheel, bezel, door handles and center stack with carbon-fiber-like accents
180-mph speedometer
SRT-exclusive 13-speaker, 525-watt Kicker audio system with 10-inch subwoofer and configurable “kicker mobile surround” mode
Standard side-curtain air bags, all-speed traction control, Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Enhanced Accident Response System (EARS)
Offers muscle car performance without compromising comfort
Performance is optimized via specially-tailored spring rates, Bilstein monotube performance shocks with performance-tuned rates and sway bars
Handling is enhanced with a specially tuned Electronic Stability Control with three mode ESC switch (incl. full-off option)
Fully-forged Alcoa wheels that sport standard three-season Goodyear F1 Supercar tires. The tires are 245/45R20 in front and 255/45R20 on the rear.
Available four-season Goodyear Eagle RSA tires
Brembo performance calipers, finished in red. Each is equipped with four-piston, fixed calipers that grip a vented rotor; 360 x 32 mm discs up front, 350 x 26 mm in the rear. Includes newly developed piston knockback mitigation.
Dual 2 ¾” exhaust with bright rectangular exhausts tips

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