Performance-car aficionados had a lot to celebrate when Dodge unveiled the all-new 2006 Dodge Charger into its lineup. That performance gets kicked up a notch with the introduction of the all-new 2006 Dodge Charger SRT8. Just as the very first Charger – the original 1964 “Charger by Dodge” concept car -- sported a HEMI V-8, the all-new 2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 boasts a big-bore, SRT-engineered version producing 425 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque. With its infusion of Street and Racing Technology (SRT) DNA, Chrysler says the Charger SRT8 is capable of awe-inspiring numbers unheard-of in a muscle sedan: 0-60 mph in around five seconds, quarter-mile time in the 13-second range and braking distance from 60-0 mph in approximately 110 feet. The Dodge Charger SRT8 is also capable of accomplishing SRT’s signature performance test of 0-100-0 mph in the mid 16-second range. Chassis improvements on the 2006 Dodge Charger SRT8 include SRT-tuned dampers, specially tailored spring rates and suspension bushings, and large-diameter anti-sway bars. The ride height of the 2006 Charger SRT8 is one-half inch lower than the Dodge Charger. Handling is enhanced for performance with an Electronic Stability Program (ESP) specially tuned for the 2006 Charger SRT8. The Charger SRT8 rides on unique SRT-developed five-spoke 20-inch forged aluminum wheels and high-performance Goodyear Supercar F1 three-season tires. All four wheels feature Brembo performance brake calipers. No price has been announced.