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The Dodge Charger SRT8 (Street and Racing Technology) is a high-performance model of the Dodge Charger LX saloon.

It is powered by a 370cu HEMI V8, which is based on the 345cu V8. Besides the increase of displacement, the compression ratio was raised to 10.3:1. The diameter of the cylinder heads were also slightly increased.

The Charger SRT8 is equipped with a series of special parts such as SRT-tuned dampers and anti-sway bars.

In 2011, the Charger SRT8 received a facelift with production of the LD model.

Games

Need for Speed: Carbon

The Charger SRT8 appears in Need for Speed: Carbon as a tier 2 muscle class car.

It is focused on acceleration at the expense of handling, though its handling is the does a good job at managing its mass. Due to its heavy weight, it can ram police vehicles effectively.

Stock

The stock Charger SRT8 is unlocked for purchase in the Career mode depending on the player's chosen career path:

Once unlocked, it can be purchased from any Car Lot for 70,000 cash.

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CarbonMuscleIcon.png Muscle Tier 2
Stock: 70,000 cash
Top Speed 3.5
Acceleration 5.3
Handling 4.5

Bonus

The bonus Charger SRT8 is included with the Collector's Edition release and is available for use in Quick Race from the beginning of the game.

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CarbonMuscleIcon.png Muscle Tier 2
Bonus
Requires the Collector's Edition
Top Speed 5.0
Acceleration 9.2
Handling 5.4

Sal's

Sal drives a Charger SRT8 as part of the crew in the muscle career path of the Career mode, if the player drives a tier 2 car.

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CarbonMuscleIcon.png Muscle Tier 2
Crew Member
Top Speed 3.5
Acceleration 5.3
Handling 4.5
Development - Main article: Need for Speed: Carbon/Development.

Nikki's

Nikki has an unused preset that would have her drive a Charger SRT8 as part of the crew in the Career mode, if the player drives a tier 2 car.

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CarbonMuscleIcon.png Muscle Tier 2
Crew Member
Top Speed 3.5
Acceleration 5.3
Handling 4.5

Need for Speed: Undercover

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The Charger SRT8 appears in the PlayStation 2 and Nintendo Wii releases of Need for Speed: Undercover with a price tag of $48,000. It is unlocked through career progression.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010)

The Charger SRT8 appears in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010) as an Sports Series racer vehicle, and as an SCPD Traffic Police unit.

The racer vehicle is unlocked upon the player earning a total of 10,000 racer bounty. The SCPD unit is unlocked upon the player earning a total of 75,000 cop bounty.

It has the highest power output out of all Sports Series cars. However, the Charger may not be as competitive in races as it lacks agility compared to other cars such as the Porsche Boxster Spyder due to being the heaviest car in its category. This trait, however, allows it to sustain more damage than other cars of its class in Hot Pursuit.

Need for Speed: The Run

The Charger SRT8 appears in Need for Speed: The Run as a Muscle class car, a traffic car, and as a police car

Its inclusion was revealed by the official Need for Speed website on September 20, 2011.

"Taxi"

The "Taxi" Signature Edition Charger SRT8 is a secret car that can be unlocked by the player as a possible Bonus Wheel reward.

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Top Speed: 218 mph (351 km/h)
0 to 60 Time: 4.4s
BHP: 750 @ 6,000 rpm
Performance: Tier 5
Handling: Challenging
Class: Muscle
Drivetrain: RWD
Value: N/A
Manufacture Year: 2010

Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012)

The Charger SRT8 is featured in Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) as an FCPD pursuit vehicle.

It is tougher and faster than the Ford Crown Victoria. The Charger SRT8 can be a somewhat difficult car to avoid when using slow cars, although it is the least durable vehicle in higher heat levels, where the Crown Victoria is no longer used. It is deployed by the police during heat level 2 to 5.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered

The Charger SRT8 appears in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered as a car tier 1 vehicle available to cops and racers.

It has the highest power output but is also the heaviest of its tier, making not as competitive in Race events, although, allows it to sustain more damage in Hot Pursuits.

Cop

The Charger SRT8 Interceptor is an SCPD Traffic Police unit unlocked upon earning 75,000 cop bounty.

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Traffic Police Unit - Cop (Tier 1)
"Get In. Get Reborn."
Earn 75,000 cop bounty.
Top Speed:
165 mph (265 km/h)
0 to 62:
5.00 seconds
BHP:
425 @ 6,200 rpm
Drive:
Rear-Wheel
Price:
$40,000
Year:
2010

Racer

The Charger SRT8 is a Sports Series racer unlocked upon earning 40,000 racer bounty.

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Sports Series - Racer (Tier 1)
"Get In. Get Reborn."
Earn 10,000 racer bounty.
Top Speed:
165 mph (265 km/h)
0 to 62:
5.00 seconds
BHP:
425 @ 6,200 rpm
Drive:
Rear-Wheel
Price:
$40,000
Year:
2010

Trivia

  • An orange bonus Charger SRT8 can be selected for Quick Race events in Need for Speed: Carbon.
  • Need for Speed: Carbon features manufacturer vinyls for the Charger SRT8 that mimic the appearance of the Daytona and Super Bee models.
  • During a pursuit in Need for Speed: Carbon, dispatch will refer to the Charger as a sports car.
Development - Main article: Need for Speed: Carbon/Development.
  • In the game files of Need for Speed: Carbon, there is an unused preset of Nikki's car for a Dodge Charger SRT8.
  • Zack Maio drives a Dodge Charger SRT8 in the PlayStation Portable release of Need for Speed: Undercover.

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