Prices together with an $825 destination fee start at $47,995 for the Chrysler 300 SRT8, $46,660 for the Dodge Charger SRT8, $44,077 for the Challenger SRT8 and $55,295 for the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8.
All four SRT8 models are powered by the Chrysler Group’s new 6.4-liter HEMI V8 with Fuel Saver Technology that cranks out 470 horsepower (351kW) and 470 lb-ft (637Nm) of peak torque (465 lb.-ft. / 630 Nm in the Grand Cherokee SRT8).
The key performance numbers for the four SRT8 models are as follow:
- 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8: 0-60 mph (96km/h) acceleration in the high 4-second range; quarter mile in high 12-second range; 0-100-0 mph (0-160km/h-0) in less than 16 seconds, top speed of 175 mph (281km/h) and stopping power from 60-0 mph in 120 feet.
- 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8: 0-60 mph acceleration in the high 4-second range; quarter mile in the high 12-second range; 0-100-0 mph in less than 16 seconds; top speed of 175 mph (281km/h) and stopping power from 60-0 mph in 120 feet.
- 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392: 0-60 mph in the high 4-second range; runs the quarter mile in mid-12-second range with the automatic transmission (high 12-second range with the manual); goes from 0-100-0 mph in the low 15s, reaches a top speed of 182 mph (293 km/h) with the manual transmission (175 mph with the automatic) and stops from 60-0 mph in 117 feet.
- 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8: 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds, 0-100-0 mph in the mid-16 second range, can cover the quarter mile in the mid-13 second range, has a top speed of 160 mph (257 km/h) , and brakes from 60-0 mph in 116 feet.
The Detroit automaker recently elevated the SRT in-house performance division to a separate company brand, which will design, engineer and build high-performance vehicles for the Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge brands.