2013 Dodge Charger SRT8 392 Appearance Package


2013 Dodge Charger SRT8 392 Appearance Package

2013 Dodge Charger SRT8 392 Appearance Package

March 26, 2013 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – The estimated 2,500 enthusiastic attendees who brought more than 1,000 different Chrysler, Dodge and SRT vehicles to the eighth annual Spring Festival of LXs this past weekend in Irvine, Calif., received an exclusive first peek at the latest limited-edition exterior package from the Chrysler Group’s SRT (Street and Racing Technology) brand, as president and CEO Ralph Gilles pulled the cover off of the new 392 Appearance Package for the Dodge Charger SRT8.

Designed to offer a modern interpretation of the classic muscle-car styling cues of the Charger SRT8, the optional 392 Appearance Package adds an extra dose of menacing appearance for iconic four-door fastback coupe, with the following new appointments:

Custom-designed gloss black “392 HEMI” fender badges with a charcoal grey metallic insert
Center section of power bulge hood painted in Pitch Black
Roof painted in Pitch Black
New satin black SRT lower-body side stripe with heavy band and accent tracer stretching from front fascia, through doors to rear fascias
Side mirrors painted in Pitch Black
20-inch, split five-spoke Black Vapor Chrome wheels
Rear spoiler painted in Pitch Black
Availability of five exterior colors: Bright White Clear Coat, Billet Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Plum Crazy Pearl Coat, HEMI Orange Pearl Coat and TorRed Clear Coat
“392” engine beauty covers under the hood
Exclusive serialized dash placque showing production build number / 392
“The Spring Festival is the perfect location to debut our new 392 Appearance Package for the Dodge Charger SRT8 to some of our most dedicated and creative performance enthusiasts on the planet,” said Ralph Gilles, President and CEO – SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Brand and Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC. “With its numerous new exterior appointments beyond our exclusive Black Vapor Chrome wheels, not only will this new 392 Appearance Package set the Charger SRT8 apart even further, it also brings another level of exclusivity to our lineup as only 392 cars will receive this special treatment during the 2013 and 2014 model years.”

“The Spring Festival is the perfect location to debut our new 392 Appearance Package for the Dodge Charger SRT8 to some of our most dedicated and creative performance enthusiasts on the planet,” said Ralph Gilles, President and CEO – SRT (Street and Racing Technology) Brand and Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC. “With its numerous new exterior appointments beyond our exclusive Black Vapor Chrome wheels, not only will this new 392 Appearance Package set the Charger SRT8 apart even further, it also brings another level of exclusivity to our lineup as only 392 cars will receive this special treatment during the 2013 and 2014 model years.”

The 392 Appearance Package option will cost $2,495, and customers can begin ordering in April.

Story by Chrysler Group LLC

In Detail

typeSeries Production Car
released at2013 New York Auto Show
built atBrampton, Ontario, Canada
engine392 HEMI V8
positionFront Longitudinal
aspirationNatrual
block materialCast Iron
valvetrainPushrod OHV, 2 Valves per Cyl w/VVT
fuel feedSequential Fuel Injection
displacement6424 cc / 392 in³
bore103.9 mm / 4.09 in
stroke94.5 mm / 3.72 in
compression10.9:1
power350.5 kw / 470 bhp @ 6000 rpm
specific output73.16 bhp per litre
bhp/weight237.13 bhp per tonne
torque637.2 nm / 470 ft lbs @ 4300 rpm
redline6400
body / frameUnitary Steel Body w/Aluminum Hood
driven wheelsAWD
wheel typeFive-spoke, 20-inch lightweight forged
front tiresP245/45R20 99Y Goodyear Eagle
rear tiresP255/45R20 99Y Goodyear Eagle
front brakesVentilated Discs w/Brembro 4-Piston Calipers, ABS,
f brake size32 x 360 mm / 1.3 x 14.2 in
rear brakesVentilated Discs w/Brembro 4-Piston Calipers, ABS
r brake size28 x 350 mm / 1.1 x 13.8 in
front wheelsF 50.8 x 22.9 cm / 20.0 x 9 in
rear wheelsR 50.8 x 22.9 cm / 20 x 9 in
steeringRack & Pinion w/Hydrualic Power Assist
f suspensionSLA w/Upper A-Arms, Adaptive damping, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspension5-Link Mulit-Link w/Upper A-Arms, Adaptive damping, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight1982 kg / 4365 lbs
weight distro54 % / 46 %
wheelbase3048 mm / 120.0 in
front track1600 mm / 63.0 in
rear track1604 mm / 63.1 in
length5082 mm / 200.1 in
width1891 mm / 74.4 in
height1479 mm / 58.2 in
transmissionW5A580 5-Speed Automatic
gear ratios3.58:1, 2.19:1, 1.41:1, 1.00:1, 0.83:1
final drive3.06:1
top speed~281.57 kph / 175 mph
0 – 60 mph~4.7 seconds
0 – 100 mph~11.0 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile~12.8 seconds
drag0.338 Cd
fuel capacity72.2 litres or 19.06 gal.