Press Kit: 2007 Chrysler 300C SRT8, What's New for '07

2007 Chrysler 300C SRT8: Product Chronology

Auburn Hills, Mich. August 31, 2006 -

PRODUCT CHRONOLOGY

MODEL YEAR 2006

Introduction of new high-performance version of the Chrysler 300 with new 6.1-liter HEMI® engine featuring performance-tuned ride and handling and premium amenities

EXTERIOR

Colors: Bright Silver, Brilliant Black, Silver Steel, new for 2006
Modified front fascia with integrated brake-cooling ducts
Rear deck spoiler
Body-color front and rear bumper inserts
Body-color mirrors
Body-color door handles
Unique SRT badging
High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlamps

INTERIOR

Colors: Light Graystone/Dark Slate
Power adjustable sport seats: Seats have performance suede inserts, front and rear seats include heat and memory functions
Adjustable pedal cluster with memory
“Technical” leather-trimmed steering wheel
Trim includes special finishing on center stack, door pulls, door trim, shifter, steering wheel
Full instrumentation with 180-mph (300-kph) speedometer, tachometer and temperature gauges. Tire Pressure Monitoring display included in instrument panel
AM/FM radio with six-disc CD changer
Boston Acoustics speaker system
Steering wheel-mounted audio controls
Available 13-speaker Kicker Audio System with 322-watt amplifier and 100-watt subwoofer
Available DVD system with center console-mounted flip-up screen
Available SIRIUS Satellite Radio
Available UConnect™ Hands-free Communications System with Bluetooth™ technology
Automatic temperature control system with dual-zone controls and infrared temperature sensing
Advanced multi-stage air bag system
Occupant Classification System (OCS)

POWERTRAIN

New 425-horsepower 6.1-liter HEMI® engine
Five-speed automatic transmission
Specially calibrated driver-selectable AutoStick®
Heavy-duty four-flange prop shaft
Upgraded differential and axles
Orange-painted cylinder block and black valve covers

CHASSIS

SRT-tuned dampers
Specially tailored spring rates
Specially tailored suspension bushings
Electronic Stability Program tuned for SRT performance handling
New 20-inch forged aluminum wheels
High-performance Goodyear F1 three-season 245/45/20 tires, front, and 255/45/20, rear, with asymmetrical tread
Available four-season tires
Tire Pressure Monitoring System
Four-wheel Brembo performance disc brakes with four-piston calipers; 360 x 32 mm vented rotors, front; and 350 x 28 mm vented rotors, rear
Anti-lock brake system