Press Kit: 2006 Chrysler 300C SRT8, What's New for '06

2006 Chrysler 300C SRT8 Market Position and Advantages

Auburn Hills, Mich. September 1, 2005 -

Market Position
The Chrysler 300C SRT8 exemplifies the SRT formula of all-around performance at a very attractive price, with expressive yet functional design, stunning performance and near-luxury refinement. The Chrysler 300C SRT8 offers key SRT attributes in functional, performance-oriented styling; world-class ride and handling across a dynamic range; race-inspired interior appointments; benchmark braking; and an SRT-engineered, 425-horsepower, 6.1-liter SRT HEMI® engine.

Market Advantages

  • Powered by a 6.1-liter HEMI V-8 producing 425 horsepower (317 kW) and 420 lb.-ft. (569 N•m) of torque, the Chrysler 300C SRT8’s powertrain represents a new level in HEMI performance, with 85 additional horsepower — 25 percent more than the 5.7-liter HEMI
  • Chrysler 300C SRT8 offers the ultimate in American sedan performance, and builds on the momentum of Chrysler 300 and HEMI
  • The Chrysler 300C SRT8 is part of a growing lineup of Street and Racing Technology (SRT) vehicles developed under the credo: “Race inspired, street legal”
  • The SRT formula endows the 300C SRT8 with sophisticated ride and handling characteristics, suitable for conditions ranging from everyday traffic to spirited driving on challenging routes