The Chrysler 300C was unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show and the world premiere of the supercharged sedan version, prefixed with the SRT8, took place at the New York Motor Show in April.
Unlike the standard version of the Chrysler 300, its ‘charged’ CPT8 variant also gets an adaptive suspension and Brembo high-performance brakes.
Externally, the new Chrysler 300 SRT8 can be easily recognised by its black grille, seven-spoke 20-inch wheels, rear spoiler and two round exhaust pipes.
Chrysler 300C SRT8 specs:
- top speed – 274 km/h
- acceleration to 100 km/h – 5.2 s
- horsepower – 425 hp
- power density – 225 hp/t
- engine volume – 6059 cm³
- vehicle weight – 1888 kg
Chrysler 300C SRT8 engine:
Under the bonnet of the Chrysler 300C SRT8 sits a 6.1-litre V8 HEMI engine producing 425 bhp. Transmission is a 5-speed automatic with manual override via paddles.
Chrysler 300C SRT8 0 – 100 (Chrysler 300C SRT8 0 – 60):
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes 5.2 seconds.
Chrysler 300C SRT8 top speed:
The top speed reaches 274 kilometres per hour.
Chrysler 300C SRT8 interior:
Chrysler 300C SRT8 price (Chrysler 300C SRT8 for sale):
The car is available from $47000.