2018 Dodge Durango SRT is the muscle car of SUVs
He debuted the car in Chicago 2017 but the new 2018 Dodge Durango SRT already know pretty much everything. It is known, for example, which is the first Durango that can boast the initials of Street & Racing Technology, Chrysler Group division that deals with high-performance cars. It is also known that under its long hood is the same 6.4 liter Hemi V8 engine that equips the other Dodge SRT and which is capable of delivering 475-horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque. Combined with all-wheel drive and automatic transmission with eight reports, Durango SRT is able to sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in about 4.5. “Still do not know the maximum speed, but it will definitely extreme. Consider these performance , the technicians of the US House have obviously had to put his hand in much of the mechanics and aerodynamics of Durango, a car that has always been known for the comfort of its interior more than for his skills on the track.
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So then there are the adaptive suspension, three new air intake on the hood, Brembo brakes and wheels 20 “. The all-wheel drive has a torque distribution depending on the selected driving mode. In” Street “mode, for example , the ratio is 40:60 front / rear, rises to 30:70 in “Track” and locks at 50:50 when you want to do a little ‘off-road. This cure “sporty” has not, however, affected the essence of comfortable of Durango. to begin with, a suppression system of external noise is always active, while four of the eight cylinders are deactivated when not required a high power level.The Jeep Grand Cherokee is on the same platform as the Durango and has been available for a long time in a sharp SRT version.
Dodge Durango SRT, the fastest SUV of USA
With 475-horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque, the Durango SRT is a veritable performance car for Dodge despite the unusual shape. Or to put it in their own words: “The Dodge Charger of the full-size SUV segment”. If the hammer is dropped, the 2.5-tonne is able to travel in 4.4 seconds from 0-60 mph (0-97 km / h). The quarter mile the family monster in 12.9 seconds. For comparison, the new Ford GT should take 10.8 seconds. A 2017 Porsche 911 with PDK or the Alfa Giulia Quadrifoglio need 11.9 seconds. A bit of fear makes it somehow.
Various chassis improvements
In order to prevent the 2018 Durango SRT from driving like a turbine-powered single-family house, it has been supplied with appropriate technology. It comes exclusively with all-wheel drive and gets an active center differential, which can push up to 70 percent of the force in the direction of the rear axle. There are adjustable adaptive dampers as well as tighter feathers and bars, which ensure that the debile beast remains halfway around. Maybe not quite stupid: the Durango SRT brakes with 380-mm discs and six-piston Brembo saddles at the front. Rear workings of the 350 series with four-piston saddles. 20-inch wheels with 295 tires are all about traction.
Demonic Red Laguna
In the typical restrained kind, for which SRT-branded Dodges are now well-known, one finds also a leather equipment in “Demonic Red Laguna” inside, as well as wider mudguards, various air intakes and hooves outside. At the rear, two thick exhaust pipes – presumably with adequate sound carpet – announce the new violence. The Durango SRT is not only fast, but with a trailer load of 3.9 tons also quite handy.
2018 Dodge Durango SRT launch in the USA and price
In the USA, 2018 Dodge Durango SRT will be launched in the fourth quarter of 2017. The prices have not yet been determined.
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