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2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8 [w/video]

Imported From Detroit And Then Some To the average driver, the term "horsepower" has, for all intents and purposes, no meaning whatsoever. Not surprising, really, as there isn't any single established explanation, at least not a good one, as to how today's piston-powered engines became so intertwined with the output of a horse. Think, for a moment: Can you really quantify how much power 200 horses produce? Regardless, and though not all engines have been measured with the same methods of certification, enthusiasts of the four-wheeled kind have well over a century of automobiles and thei... Read More

Vital Stats

6.4L V8
470 HP / 470 LB-FT
5-Speed Auto
$48,170 (base)
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    Chrysler 300 SRT8
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