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

type Series Production Car
released at 2013 New York Auto Show
built at Brampton, Ontario, Canada
engine 392 HEMI V8
position Front Longitudinal
aspiration Natrual
block material Cast Iron
valvetrain Pushrod OHV, 2 Valves per Cyl w/VVT
fuel feed Sequential Fuel Injection
displacement 6424 cc / 392 in³
bore 103.9 mm / 4.09 in
stroke 94.5 mm / 3.72 in
compression 10.9:1
power 350.5 kw / 470 bhp @ 6000 rpm
specific output 73.16 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 237.13 bhp per tonne
torque 637.2 nm / 470 ft lbs @ 4300 rpm
redline 6400
body / frame Unitary Steel Body w/Aluminum Hood
driven wheels AWD
wheel type Five-spoke, 20-inch lightweight forged
front tires P245/45R20 99Y Goodyear Eagle
rear tires P255/45R20 99Y Goodyear Eagle
front brakes Ventilated Discs w/Brembro 4-Piston Calipers, ABS,
f brake size 32 x 360 mm / 1.3 x 14.2 in
rear brakes Ventilated Discs w/Brembro 4-Piston Calipers, ABS
r brake size 28 x 350 mm / 1.1 x 13.8 in
front wheels F 50.8 x 22.9 cm / 20.0 x 9 in
rear wheels R 50.8 x 22.9 cm / 20 x 9 in
steering Rack & Pinion w/Hydrualic Power Assist
f suspension SLA w/Upper A-Arms, Adaptive damping, Anti-Roll Bar
r suspension 5-Link Mulit-Link w/Upper A-Arms, Adaptive damping, Anti-Roll Bar
curb weight 1982 kg / 4365 lbs
weight distro 54 % / 46 %
wheelbase 3048 mm / 120.0 in
front track 1600 mm / 63.0 in
rear track 1604 mm / 63.1 in
length 5082 mm / 200.1 in
width 1891 mm / 74.4 in
height 1479 mm / 58.2 in
transmission W5A580 5-Speed Automatic
gear ratios 3.58:1, 2.19:1, 1.41:1, 1.00:1, 0.83:1
final drive 3.06:1
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
drag 0.338 Cd
fuel capacity 72.2 litres or 19.06 gal.