The forthcoming 2019 Chrysler 300 SRT8 is a full-size sedan that mixes amazing performances with a stunning refinement. An SRT8 is a performance-oriented version of the regular Chrysler 300 model and we could call it a “super-sedan”.
After the era of the muscle cars, the world waited so long for a relinquished car with the high-performance. On top of that, the interior room is ample, the safety rating is above average and the cabin can accommodate up to five passengers.
2019 Chrysler 300 SRT8 redesign
The 2019 Chrysler 300 SRT8 will maintain its weight, however, a new suspension hides that perfectly and the feel is that this sedan is lighter than its predecessor. 20-inch wheels are wrapped in a Goodyear Eagle F1 tires. On the other hand, when the time for the snow tires arrives, you’ll have to buy a new set of wheels.
The reason is simple, there are no 20-inch snow tires available in the market right now. Moreover, an all-season tire sounds good enough and the handling is superb. The exterior changes are minor and are the most visible from the front. The front grille and the headlights are looking astonishing.
Grille is larger and it looks meanwhile the headlights are available in a LED technology. Just like on the base model, the SRT8 version also offers a Chrome Appearance and Sport Appearance packages. A panoramic roof is standard, along with the rain-sensing windshield wipers.
2019 Chrysler 300 SRT8 interior and security
This sporty sedan comes with plenty of room inside the cabin. The front passenger space is rated at 56 cubic feet and 51 cubic feet at the rear. The interior of an all-new 2019 Chrysler 300 SRT8 will see a vast of improvements. Nappa leather seats are standard and are very comfortable. The luxurious feel continues through the door panels and around the dashboard, where plenty of premium materials are included. New infotainment touchscreen is available and the security is better thanks to the latest driver’s assist technologies.
Basically, everything from the inside looks elegant. The interior can accommodate up to five persons and even a headroom is above average for this segment. The trunk offers 16 cubic feet of space and thanks to the rear seats folding flat, the cargo area expands furthermore. Some amenities that are optional in the base model are standard in the SRT8 version. That includes Harman Kardon audio system, remote start, navigation, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
2019 Chrysler 300 SRT8 engine specifications
An optional 5.7-liter Hemi V8 in the base model will power the upcoming 2019 Chrysler 300 SRT8. Moreover, this drivetrain is slightly re-tuned and will see a slight performance boost. Whatsoever, the Hemi V8 engine will benefit from various systems such as variable timing and multistage intake.
With those improvements, this unit is capable of producing up to 425 HP and 420 lb-ft of torque. On the other hand, a regular 5.7-liter Hemi V8 returns 363 HP. A 5-speed automatic transmission is also available and is specially modified for the SRT8 model.
2019 Chrysler 300 SRT8 price and release date
The price of the approaching 2019 Chrysler 300 SRT8 starts at $58,000. Chrysler’s latest sedan will hit the dealerships in the first quarter of 2019.