Chrysler unveiled an interesting concept car at the Detroit auto show – the Chrysler ME Four-Twelve (4-12).
The car has been developed by the Street & Racing Technology (SRT) division under the direction of Dan Nott in two instances: as a partially operational show car and a fully functional test prototype.
The name of the car referred to the mid-engine layout (Mid-Engine), four turbochargers (Four) and twelve cylinders (Twelve).
The Chrysler ME Four-Twelve was based on a honeycomb aluminium monocoque with a chrome-molybdenum engine sub-frame. The carbon fibre body with clever aerodynamics featured a glass roof and a rear spoiler with adjustable angle. The concept car was fitted with electronically controlled double wishbone sports suspension, 16″ carbon ceramic ventilated disc brakes with 6-piston calipers and ABS.
Chrysler ME Four-Twelve specs:
- top speed – 400 km/h
- acceleration to 100 km/h – 3 s
- horsepower – 862 hp
- power density – 658 hp/t
- engine volume – 5980 cm³
- vehicle weight – 1310 kg
Chrysler ME Four-Twelve engine:
Under the bonnet is AMG’s 6-litre V12 aluminium engine, equipped with a dry sump and modified cylinder heads, intake, and exhaust manifolds and exhaust system. The engine developed 850 hp and 1150 Nm of torque. It was mated to a seven-speed Ricardo twin-clutch gearbox, which was paddle shift controlled and changed gear in 200 milliseconds.
Chrysler ME Four-Twelve 0 – 100 (Chrysler ME Four-Twelve 0 – 60):
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes 3 seconds.
Chrysler ME Four-Twelve top speed:
The top speed reaches 400 kilometres per hour.
Chrysler ME Four-Twelve interior:
Inside, it comes with leather seats, carbon fibre dashboard, adjustable steering wheel, dual-zone climate control, premium audio system, keyless entry and push-button start.
Chrysler ME Four-Twelve price (Chrysler ME Four-Twelve for sale):
The car is available from $500000.