With the redesigned 2012 Chrysler 300C, to step in the improvement and development of technology, Chrysler tried to perform better in 2014, built a modern muscle car, with power and modern technology, namely 2014 Chrysler 300C SRT8. With the new Pentastar’s 6.4-liter Hemi V8 engine, certainly will be more vigorous in the appeal of its predecessor.
Gone is the 425-horsepower 6.1-liter Hemi V8, replaced with the the Pentastar’s new 6.4-liter Hemi V8 engine that first appeared in the new Challenger SRT8 392. Chrysler’s tape measure reveals that these high-end brakes manage to bring this undoubtedly heavy sedan (the last generation SRT8 tipped the scales at 4,046 lbs) from 60 mph to a stand-still in under 120 feet.
More power and better performance can often lead to less desirable fuel economy, yet Chrysler insists that this SRT8 actually boasts a 25-percent increase in efficiency. Also new for 2014 is an Adaptive Damping Suspension, which gauges vehicle speed, steering speed and angles, brake torque, throttle position and acceleration to tone the suspension under any condition. Drivers can also choose from Auto or Sport settings that automatically change shock damping and ride comfort.
The 2014 300C SRT8 starts with a set of seven-spoke 20-inch wheels. The brawny four-door is dropped by a half inch, while side cladding is painted in body color. The front and rear fascias were updated as well, in an effort to help the SRT model stand out compared to other members of the 300C family. Inside, the 300C SRT8 features unique leather seating surfaces; a unique, heated steering wheel; and plenty of SRT badging to go around. Functional upgrades include an Electronic Vehicle Information Center that can measure 0-60, eighth mile and quarter mile times as well as braking distances. Controls for the EVIC are accessed from the steering wheel, and all of the information is available on the large 8.4-inch LCD screen, which can also display information like steering and yaw angle, horsepower and torque outputs.
And it seemed in 2014, the Chrysler 300C will remain a modern icon muslce car for Chrysler. With all the modern features and a powerful engine, Pentastar’s 6.4-liter Hemi V8 engine.