TodaySeptember 24, 2021

2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8

2008 Chicago auto show CAS

Frank Klegon talks about the 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8, shown at the 2008 Chicago auto show.

Dodge will offer the limited-edition 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 in three colors: HEMI Orange, Bright Silver Metallic, and Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl Coat. Each two-door, rear-wheel-drive coupe will be produced with a numbered dash plaque, carbon fiberlike hood stripes, and will be powered by SRTs 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 engine that boasts 425 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque.

With a U.S. Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $37,995 (including $675 destination), the all-new 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 arrives in Dodge showrooms this spring.

Performance targets for the all-new 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 include a 0“60 mph time in the low 5-second range, 0“100“0 mph in less than 17 seconds, a ¼-mile elapsed time of fewer than 14 seconds, 60“0 mph braking distance of approximately 100 feet and a skidpad performance of 0.88 g.

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