2011 Chrysler 300 SRT8, 2012 MY US

The 300 SRT8 is a motor vehicle from Chrysler, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 4 door sedan/saloon body style. Power is supplied by an overhead valve, 6.4 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 470 bhp (477 PS/350 kW) at 6000 rpm and 637 N·m (470 lb·ft/65 kgm) at 4300 rpm respectively. The power is supplied to the wheels via a 5 speed automatic gearbox. The claimed weight at the kerb is 1980 kg.

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Key facts

2011 Chrysler 300 SRT8, 2012 MY US information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5088 mm
How heavy?
1980 kg
What size engine?
6.4 litre, 6410 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
477 PS / 470 bhp / 350 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
637 Nm / 470 ft.lb / 65 kgm @ 4300 rpm

Chrysler 300 models

4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 3605 cm3 296 PS 292 bhp 218 kW 1820 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 3605 cm3 296 PS 292 bhp 218 kW 1935 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 8A 3605 cm3 296 PS 292 bhp 218 kW 1828 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FA 8A 3605 cm3 296 PS 292 bhp 218 kW 1921 kg
Chrysler 300 -
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 5A 3605 cm3 296 PS 292 bhp 218 kW 1797 kg

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2011 Chrysler 300 SRT8 data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 3053 mm 120.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1610 mm 63.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1603 mm 63.1 inches
Length 5088 mm 200.3 inches
Width 1886 mm 74.3 inches
Height 1480 mm 58.3 inches
Ground clearance 111 mm 4.4 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1980 kg 4365 lb
Weight distribution 54 % front
fuel tank capacity 72.4 litres 15.9 UK Gal 19.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.334
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Chrysler
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.4 litre
6410 cc
(391.162 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 103.9 × 94.5 mm
4.09 × 3.72 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE J2723)
477 PS (470 bhp) (350 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(SAE J2723)
73.3 bhp/litre
1.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE J2723)
637 Nm (470 ft·lb) (65 kgm)
at 4300 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE J2723)
99.38 Nm/litre
1.2 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; aluminum alloy heads
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.9:1
Fuel system SMPFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1248.8 kPa (181.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 6400 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 801.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 240.67 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
177.01 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
237.37 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.65 kg/kW
9.44 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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 9 x 20
Wheel size rear 9 x 20
Tyres front Goodyear Eagle RS-A 2 245/45 R 20
Tyres rear Goodyear Eagle RS-A 2 245/45 R 20
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 360 mm
Rear brake diameter 350 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.06
general
Carfolio.com ID250294
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 53.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 Chrysler 300 SRT8 added 2011-07-20.
Last modified 2013-02-28.