With its infusion of Street and Racing Technology (SRT) DNA, the all-new 2006
Dodge Charger SRT8 provides exactly what performance enthusiasts want in their
American muscle sedan: more power, world-class ride and handling, benchmark
braking, functional and aggressive-looking exterior enhancements and a
"The all-new Dodge Charger embodies all of the key attributes of the Dodge
brand: bold, powerful, street-smart and full of life," said Darryl Jackson, Vice
President-Dodge Marketing, Chrysler Group. "The all-new 2006 Dodge Charger SRT8
builds on that formula. It starts with a 425-horsepower 6.1-liter HEMI® engine
and continues with a powerful dose of renowned Street and Racing Technology
performance for a tremendous performance-per-dollar value story."
During the heyday of the original Dodge Charger, performance was measured mainly
in straight-line numbers. Today, SRT adds a complete approach with the all-new
2006 Dodge Charger SRT8.
"The SRT approach to performance is multi-dimensional," said Dan Knott,
Director-Street and Racing Technology, Chrysler Group. "For example, the 2006
Dodge Charger SRT8 incorporates Brembo brakes to stop as well as it accelerates.
Its handling is world-class across a dynamic range. Its interior is designed
specifically for the performance driver. And its performance exterior
characteristics don't just look great, they're also functional."
As an all-around performer, the all-new 2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 is capable of
awe-inspiring numbers unheard-of in a muscle sedan: 0-60 mph in the
low-five-second range, quarter-mile time in the mid-13-second range and braking
distance from 60-0 mph in approximately 110 feet. The Dodge Charger SRT8 is also
capable of accomplishing SRT's signature performance test of 0-100-0 mph in the
Just as the very first Charger-the original 1964 "Charger by Dodge" concept
car-sported a HEMI V-8, the all-new 2006 Dodge Charger
SRT8 gets its motivation from a HEMI, too. In this case, it's
a big-bore, SRT-engineered version producing 425 horsepower and 420 lb-ft
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