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Dodge Challenger R/T

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Dodge Challenger R/T

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 5654 cm3 / 345.0 cu in / 345.0 cu in, 548.0 N·m / 404.2 lb·ft / 404.2 lb·ft @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DodgeIssued from2008
ModelChallenger R/TIssued until
SerieChallengerNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryAR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5022 mm / 197.7 in / 197.7 inTotal (curb) weight1833 kg / 4041 lb / 4041 lb
Width1923 mm / 75.7 in / 75.7 inDry weight
Height1448 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2946 mm / 116.0 in / 116.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1600 mm / 63.0 in / 63.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1603 mm / 63.1 in / 63.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity72 l / 15.8 UK gal / 19.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.35Frontal area (A)2.35 m2 / 25.3 sq ft / 25.3 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.82 m2 / 8.8 sq ft / 8.8 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.4 kW / 27.3 hp / 27.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine Type Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerChryslerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminum alloy headBore99.5 mm / 3.92 in / 3.92 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.9 mm / 3.58 in / 3.58 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.09
Fuel supplySMPFiEngine displacement5654 cm3 / 345.0 cu in / 345.0 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity706.75 cm3/cylinder / 43.129 cu in/cylinder / 43.129 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque548.0 N·m / 404.2 lb·ft / 404.2 lb·ft at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantwaterSpecific output
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque96.9 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.5
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.73

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio204.6 kW/ton / 155.0 bhp/ton / 155.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.75Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Upper wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,5 Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.5 x 18Wheels rear7.5 x 18
Tyres frontMichelin MXM4 P235/55 R 18 99VTyres rearMichelin MXM4 P235/55 R 18 99V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front345 mm / 13.6 in / 13.6 inBrake diameter rear320 mm / 12.6 in / 12.6 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Dodge Challenger R/T

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