2018 Dodge Durango SRT got 475 hp, and overcomes the quarter mile at 12.9 seconds

2018 Dodge Durango SRT got 475 hp, and overcomes the quarter mile at 12.9 seconds

February 7, 2017 0 By autotimesnews

The company Dodge together with the SRTdivision, which is developing the charged versions of models of Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA), has prepared a “hot” modification of the seven-seater crossover Durango. The automaker calls the novelty the most powerful and fastest American SUV with three rows of seats.

Charged Durango SRT equipped with 6.4-liter petrol engine V8 HEMI. Return unit is 475 horsepower and 637 Nm of torque. Motor combined with a customized version of the model for this eight-automatic transmission.

From the 96 kilometers per hour (60 mph) crossover accelerates in 4.4 seconds and a quarter mile (402 meters) Dodge Durango SRT passes for 12.9 seconds.

Novelty is equipped with changing modes of control electronics installed with seven options: auto, sport, track for snow ride for towing a trailer, economical and parking. The latter can be activated to transfer the car parking service employees of the hotel or restaurant. In this case, the engine output will be limited, the gearbox begins to change earlier transmission, paddle switched will be disabled, and the stabilization can not be disabled.

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In addition, Dodge Durango SRT equipped with customized all-wheel drive, adaptive dampers, stiffer springs (three per cent stiffer front and 16 percent stiffer rear), new exhaust, brakes Brembo, and other aerodynamic weather-cloth hood.

Production of “charged” crossover will establish in Detroit. Sales of model in the US will begin in the fourth quarter of this year.

Previously, the most powerful version of the Dodge Durango equipped 5.7-liter V8. Its output is 364 horsepower and 528 Nm of torque. This engine is also combined with an eight-automatic transmission.