2008 Dodge Magnum SRT-8
Detroit, Jan 9, 2007 – The 2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8 is more menacing than ever with a completely redesigned hood, grille, front fascia and functional performance hood scoop. The 2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8 remains true to the SRT credo of Race inspired, street legal with 0 to 60 mph performance in the low 5-second range while, at the same time, maintaining all of the utility and convenience features the entire 2008 Dodge Magnum lineup has to offer.
A redesigned hood, front fascia and new grille highlight the extensive changes on the new 2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8. A functional performance hood scoop has also been added. The black honeycomb insert of the crosshair grille and air inlet of the front fascia increases brake cooling. The front fascia itself provides an aerodynamic benefit by reducing lift. The 2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8 rides on 20-inch aluminum, SRT-designed wheels wearing 245/45/ZR20 (front) and 255/45/ZR20 (back) F1 Goodyear tires.
On the inside, the new 2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8 maintains its race-inspired environment. Enhancements for 2008 include agate-color accent stitching, carbon-fiber leather-trim door handles, and LED lighting in the cup holders and door-map pockets.
The 2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8 continues to feature power-adjustable, deeply sculpted and highly bolstered sport seats with performance suede inserts in the front, an improved grip-enhancing carbon-fiber leather-trim steering wheel, and full-performance instrumentation, including a 180-mph (300-kph) speedometer, a tachometer and a temperature gauge.
Under the newly designed hood of the 2008 Dodge Magnum SRT8 is the 6.1-liter HEMI V-8, delivering 425 horsepower (317 kW) and 420 lb.-ft. (569 Nm) of torque,.
New for 2008, drivers can receive instant feedback on their personal performance numbers from a newly available ReConfigurable Display (RCD) in the cluster. 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.
The 2008 Dodge Magnum R/T ia also available with all-wheel drive. An all-wheel-drive system adds a front differential and transfer case to provide the best in passenger-car four-season traction
Story by DaimlerChrysler, edited by Supercars.net
|engine||90 Degree Hemi V8 w/Twin Spark Ignition|
|valvetrain||2 Valves per Cyl w/Pushrod Actuation|
|fuel feed||Multi-Port, Sequential, Electronic Injection|
|displacement||6100 cc / 372.2 in³|
|bore||103 mm / 4.06 in|
|stroke||90.9 mm / 3.58 in|
|power||316.9 kw / 425.0 bhp @ 6000 rpm|
|specific output||69.67 bhp per litre|
|bhp/weight||216.07 bhp per tonne|
|body / frame||Unit Steel|
|driven wheels||AWD or RWD w/ESP|
|front brakes||Vented Discs w/ABS|
|f brake size||x 360 mm / x 14.2 in|
|rear brakes||Vented Discs w/ABS|
|r brake size||x 350 mm / x 13.8 in|
|front wheels||F 45.7 x 19.0 cm / 18.0 x 7.5 in|
|rear wheels||R 45.7 x 19.0 cm / 18 x 7.5 in|
|steering||Rack & Pinion w/Hydrualic Assist|
|f suspension||Short-Long Arm w/Upper A-Arm, Coil Spring over Gas Shock Absorber, Stabilizer Bar|
|r suspension||Five-Link Multi-Link w/Stabilizer Bar, Shock Absorbers,|
|wheelbase||3048 mm / 120.0 in|
|front track||1600 mm / 63.0 in|
|rear track||1603 mm / 63.1 in|
|length||5021 mm / 197.7 in|
|width||1881 mm / 74.1 in|
|height||1481 mm / 58.3 in|
|transmission||A580 5-Speed Automatic|
|gear ratios||3.59:1, 2.19:1, 1.41:1, 1.00:1, 0.83:1, :1|
|top speed||~273.6 kph / 170 mph|
|0 – 60 mph||~5.4 seconds|
|0 – 100 mph||~12.4 seconds|
|0 – 1/4 mile||~13.9 seconds|