Chrysler has really thrown their best into the Hell Cat series if the 2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8 is anything to go by. The vehicle demands some serious attention and consideration. Right from the overall appearance of the car, there is a luxurious mph about it that makes it feel special.
Something about mutants that makes them come in variants better than the first design. All customers have been given serious considerations here. The variations which include the Chrysler 300 limited, Chrysler 300S, Chrysler 300C and the 300C platinum are all differentiated by what’s under the hood.
2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8 Changes
Many of the upgrades focused on the engine, the interior comfort and the beauty outside. Chrysler has truly done a great job with the sedan to earn its reputation while enhancing its fuel economy and power output without an exaggeration on the asking price.
The interior has been spruced up just but a little to give more comfort and functionality. There is the new 5” navigator, a premium audio output and a more interactive cockpit. The spacing is ample, which is inviting into the plush calf-skin based lounge with complementing fittings and contact surfaces. It is clear Chrysler was not in any way focused on making a big impression on the interior as such but the minor additions and detailing have done the space some good.
On the 2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8 exterior, you can expect everything from a slimmer look, a different purr from the exhaust system and upgraded wheel orientations. You can expect some cut lines on the front and rear bumpers in-line with the whipped up LED lights on the head and tail of this subtle beast.
As or the engine, the base model will feature a 3.6 L Penstastar V6 coughing out 300 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. On the medium level, the 2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8 will have a 5.7 L Hemi engine capable of 363 horsepower. The top of the range in the variants will have a 6.4 L Hemi V8 concept that will be able to achieve 465 horsepower and an impressive 465 lb-ft of torque. Transmissions will feature an auto 8 speed for all models with a possible manual stick shift for the higher end models.
Price and Release Dates
The 2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8 may still be too far away to see the light of day. The sedan is expected to rollout anytime at the end of 2017. One thing is for sure though; the sedan will be unveiled at the same time to fans in the UK, Australia and Canada. If you are hoping to get on the course of the end of next year, the prices will be anything $40,000 or the base models and $ 80,000 for the top of the line cuts.
Considering that the embattled automotive giant is looking to make a huge comeback to the North American and European market, the 2017 Chrysler 300 SRT8 is their major card and they will do anything to get it right especially when it comes to performance and fuel economy. As has been with preceding Chrysler 300 upgrades, the car manufacturer is expected to churn out something new and worthwhile to keep abreast with the sedan’s rivals.