2004 Chrysler 300C SRT8 US

The Chrysler 300C SRT8 is a rear wheel drive road car, with its engine located in the front, and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body. Its 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 6.1 litres. It develops power and torque figures of 425 bhp (431 PS/317 kW) at 6200 rpm and 569 Nm (420 lbft/58 kgm) at 4800 rpm respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 5 speed automatic transmission. The quoted kerb weight is 1888 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 266 km/h or 165 mph.

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Key facts

2004 Chrysler 300C SRT8 US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4999 mm
How heavy?
1888 kg
What size engine?
6.1 litre, 6059 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
431 PS / 425 bhp / 317 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
569 Nm / 420 ft.lb / 58 kgm @ 4800 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4.9 s
How fast?
266 km/h, 165 mph

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2004 Chrysler 300C SRT8 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3048 mm 120 inches
Track/tread (front) 1600 mm 63 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1603 mm 63.1 inches
Length 4999 mm 196.8 inches
Width 1882 mm 74.1 inches
Height 1471 mm 57.9 inches
Ground clearance 130 mm 5.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1888 kg 4162 lb
Weight distribution 55 % front
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.355
Frontal area 2.40
CdA 0.85
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.1 litre
6059 cc
(369.743 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 103 × 90.9 mm
4.06 × 3.58 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.13
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
431 PS (425 bhp) (317 kW)
at 6200 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
70.1 bhp/litre
1.15 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
569 Nm (420 ft·lb) (58 kgm)
at 4800 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
93.91 Nm/litre
1.14 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminum alloy heads
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.3:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1180.1 kPa (171.2 psi)
Maximum RPM 6400 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 757.38 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 3.8 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 4.9 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 11.50 s
Standing quarter-mile 13.3 s
@ 108.2 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 266 km/h (165 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 228.23 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
167.86 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
225.11 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.96 kg/kW
9.95 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.750
Turning circle
Front suspension I.U&LW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.5Li.CS.
Wheel size front 9 x 20
Wheel size rear 9 x 20
Tyres front P245/45 R 20
Tyres rear P255/45 R 20
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 360 mm
Rear brake diameter 350 mm
Braked area 4187 cm2
Gearbox 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.06
general
Carfolio.com ID121825
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 52.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2004 Chrysler 300C SRT8 added 2004-09-26.
Last modified 2013-02-28.