Chrysler, designed by Ralph Gilles in 2001, was shown for the very first time at New York Auto Show in 2003. It was said to be the first real wheel drive by Chrysler, a decade has been passed, and the urge for innovation is still there with promising quality and extravagant richness in the making of cars. With the same motivation and enthusiasm, Chrysler is working on the latest model year 2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8. You can have the chance to grab its first glance very soon because it is going to be launched by the end of this year.
2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8 – Some Facts about HEMI Engines
The term ‘Hemi’ describes hemispherical combustion chamber; this is a kind of V6 and V8 engines. Hemi was introduced in 1951 as Chrysler power engine, continued till 1960’s. After that,second phase started from 1964 till 1971 and third phase started in 2003, which was discontinued in 2015. The 2017 Chrysler 300 is going to be the best in its class with a better version of SRT8 Hemi.
The predecessor of 300 possessed 3.6 liters Pentastar V6 engine with the power of 292 horses and 260 lb-ft of torque, not much enthusiastic but eight-speed automatic transmission was also there to enhance the joy of the ride. Here the term ‘Joy’ can be used in a broad sense as along with driving pleasure it also defines superb mileage of the car, 31 miles per gallon.
Some souls were still unsatisfied with the performance so; the company decided to launch a 5.7-liter V8 engine with more power and more fun. It produces 363 hp and 392 lb-ft of torque. Researchers had worked hard on the fuel saving technology and then induced it into all the models. This high-speed variant is available in both types of drives, rear wheel and all wheels.
You can use this Fuel Saving Technology by switching off four cylinders of the lot of eight, on the highways when you are on a moderate and continuous speed. No such declarations have been made by the officials regarding the engine capacity and fuel efficiency of 2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8, please set your hopes in accordance with its existing models because when expectations are not filled it leads to harsh disappointments.
2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8 – Looks and Shape
The looks are simply amazing when a sedan’s lower height is equally proportional to its length, and then nothing can be as much fun as watching that car taking sharp turns on track. With the help of leaked pictures, the looks can be defined well, starting with its headlights. They are a rectangular shaped box with ‘C’ like LED frame. The front fascia is aggressive and huge air vents covered by grilles, which have a metallic finishing.
The car has got a longer wheelbase, and the enormously large tires fit perfectly at its position. The rims are designed with utmost perfection giving a look like a web of a spider. The backside of the car is broad and lifted up, a little to balance the aerodynamics. And best thing is that new Chrysler 300 SRT8 will be available in a wide variety of shades, they are:
- Jazz BluePearl
- Steel metallic clear coat
- Black forest green
- Ivory Tri-coat
- Velvet red pearl coat
- Granite crystal
- Gloss black
- Bright white
- Billet silver.
Defining the interiors in words will be a crime; it is a feeling that only needs to be experienced. The 2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8 is equipped with all the necessary features, all possible kinds of sensors used in daily life such as parking sensors, reversing sensors, high-speed sensors and few more.
The place under its roof is very roomy; 2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8 has got class, luxury and too much space. Infotainment gadgets and a single inter phase to monitor everything make the car complete and awesome.
2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8 – Release Date, Competition and Price
New Chrysler is going to cost more than $ 47,000, it might be little more than average, but the performance is definitely beyond its competitors. Some of the names have been mentioned below;
- Buick LaCrosse
- Dodge Charger
- Toyota Avalon
- Kia Candenza
The 2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8 will not differ much from its existing models and will cost around above range only, might be a little higher on brighter side. The exact amount and release date cannot be inferred as there is alack of official declaration.