Dodge Durango SRT: SUV full-size more gross with a V8 Hemi of 481 HP

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New version SRT for the Durango.

This is the new Dodge Durango SRT, a model that we have been able to see during its development and comes to crown the range 2018 of the large SUV of Dodge. This will be the most sporty and powerful of the range, with a more aggressive, a V8 engine of 475 hp (481 HP) and an automatic gearbox ZF 8-speed.

This version takes the train rolling, we can also find in the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, a motor Hemi V8 engine of 6.4 liters that delivers 475 hp at 6,000 rpm and 637 Nm of maximum torque. It features four-wheel drive and a transfer case that allows you to vary the torque between the front and rear axle.

The improvements of the frame are remarkable. The engineers from SRT put a point in the track of the Virginia International Raceway and has a suspension heavily modified, with springs stiffer, anti-roll bar and adaptive dampers on the front axle.

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Treatment SRT for the Durango more radical.

Account with Pirelli tyres 295/45 R20 in its endowment of series and are available on option Pirelli P Zero. After the huge 20-inch wheels we find the clamps of brakes Brembo, with 6-pot calipers in front and 4 behind.

you Have up to 8 different driving modes: Street, Sport, Track, Snow, Tow, Valet, Eco, and the last one customizable option. This will fit both the response of the engine and the steering, suspension and traction system, which can, through the transfer case to direct up to 70 per cent of torque to the rear axle.

benefits announced are of a heart attack, especially for a behemoth of this size and weight, with near 2.5 tons. It is capable of performing the 0 to 96 km/h in 4.4 seconds and complete the quarter mile in 12.9 seconds. Although these benefits have trick, as they have been measures in area of high friction, such as that found in the tracks of the NHRA.

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in terms of performance and price will not have rivals.

they Are also similar to those of the Grand Cherokee SRT, which weighs around 185 pounds lighter than the Durango SRT. All in all, is one of the most wild and sports of the segment, the full-size SUV in the north american market. There is no model of the competence that achieves these results, with the exception of the same Grand Cherokee with which it shares a train mechanic.

to be able To find a similar performance we have to go to the options
higher european brands, such as the Mercedes-AMG GLS63, although this
has a price considerably higher than the Dodge
, 125.000
us $ compared to about 70,000, aunquer the brand has not yet confirmed the base price of the Durango SRT.