2007 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 9 May 2006 , 18:05:10 byEmil

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Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee

Chrysler revealed the first special edition of the Charger on steroids, the 2007 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee. The model is powered by a 6.1-liter HEMI V8 engine that is able to produce 425 horsepower and 420 lb. ft. of torque. The model has a performance-oriented styling, incredible ride and handling and it is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in less than 5 seconds and has a 60-0 mph braking surface of around 110 feet. The original Super Bee name-plant had its debut in 1968 and the newest member of the performance group, the 1968 Super Bee only cost MSRP $ 3000. The restored examples can even get between $ 80.000 and $ 100.000. The 2007 Super Bee is the latest edition of the ultimate American muscle sedan. It will be available in dealerships starting this fall. There is no information on the price.

The 2007 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee is the first special edition of the "Charger on steroids" from Chrysler Group's Street and Racing Technology (SRT). It features "Detonator Yellow" exterior color with black hood and deck-lid face, Super Bee logos on front and rear fenders, and contrasting yellow stitching on the seats, steering wheel and shift knob.
Powered by the SRT-engineered 6.1-liter HEMI® V-8 producing 425 hp (317 kW) and 420 lb.-ft. (569 Nm) of torque, the Dodge Charger SRT8's powertrain represents a new level in HEMI performance, with 85 additional horsepower - 25 percent more than the 5.7-liter HEMI.

Other SRT enhancements include functional, performance-oriented styling, world-class ride and handling, race-inspired interior appointments and benchmark braking. All together, the 2007 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee is capable of 0-60 mph in the low 5 seconds, 0-100-0 in under 17 seconds and 60-0 mph braking in approximately 110 feet.

The legendary Super Bee nameplate made its debut in 1968 within the Dodge Coronet line. As the newest member of Dodge's "Scat Pack" performance group, the '68 Super Bee originally carried an MSRP of just over $3,000. It was offered as a Dodge Charger only in its last model year, 1971. Restored examples fetch between $80,000 - $100,000 today.

The 2007 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee is the latest edition of the ultimate American muscle sedan, and will be available in dealerships this fall. Pricing has not yet been announced.