2012 Chrysler 300C SRT8 Introduction


LEGEND: S=Standard, O=Optional, P=Package, – = Not available

NOTE: Dimensions are in inches (millimeters) unless otherwise noted. Information shown is correct at time of publication and is subject to change without notice.



  • Colors: Bright Silver Metallic Clear Coat, Bright White Clear Coat, Deep Molten Red Pearl Coat, Gloss Black Clear Coat, Ivory Pearl Three Coat, Tungsten Metallic Clear Coat. O
  • Badges: Chrysler (black accent) front grille, Chrysler (black accent) deck lid, SRT8 deck lid S
  • Daylight opening bright, Defroster electric rear window, Door handles body color, Exhaust tips 4-in. dual-chrome, double-walled. S
  • Fascias: Front and rear – body color accent, Unique rear lower fascia with chrome accent bar, S
  • Unique rear lower fascia with black chrome accent bar P
  • Fuel Door: Cap-less fuel filler, Electric fuel-door release. S
  • Grille: Chrome surround with black gloss brick pattern S
  • Black chrome surround with black gloss brick pattern (upper and lower). P
  • Hood: Aluminum S
  • Lamps: Adaptive-forward lighting (AFL), High-intensity discharge (HID) projector high and low-beams with automatic headlamp leveling, Black headlamp bezels, Halogen front fog lamps, Automatic headlamps, LED-illuminated C shape daytime-running lamps (DRL), LED-illuminated tail lamps, LED center high-mounted signal lamp (CHMSL). S
  • LED-illuminated rear fog lamps (included with SafetyTec Group) P
  • Mirrors: Body color, Power adjustable, heated, manual foldaway, Driver-side auto-dimming, auto-tilt in Reverse and memory. S
  • Supplemental turn signal with approach lamp (included with SafetyTec Group) P
  • Spoiler: body color Side Sills: body color S
  • Sunroof: panoramic dual pane, power with express open/close feature O
  • Wiper System: Parallel-action, variable-intermittent, speed sensitive, Rain-sensing wipers S


  • Engine: 6.4 liter HEMI V-8 with Fuel Saver Technology and interactive deceleration fuel shut off (IDFSO), Dual ignition (two spark plugs per cylinder), Electronic throttle control (ETC), S
  • Engine block heater O
  • Axle: 226 mm rear Differential: 3.06 axle ratio Exhaust: dual 2.75-in. active exhaust with dual 4-in. round tips S
  • Transmission: WA580 five-speed automatic with Auto Stick, Paddle shifters. S


Alternator: 220 amp Battery: 730 amp, maintenance free, Power accessory delay, PowerNet electrical architecture


  • Brake System – SRT Performance Brake Package: power four wheel disc brake system with 14.2-in. vented and slotted front rotors with four-piston silver Brembo calipers and 13.8-in. vented and slotted rear rotors with four-piston silver Brembo calipers. Electronic stability control (ESC) with four-wheel anti-lock brake system (ABS), all-speed traction, control system (TCS), electronic brake-force distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist, Three-mode ESC with knock back mitigation, Hydraulic Assist Brake Booster, Ready Alert Braking, Rain Brake Support, Brake/Park interlock, Hill-start Assist. S
  • Fuel tank: 19.1-gal. (72.2 L) capacity S
  • Steering: Power rack and pinion with hydraulic power assist, SRT performance tuned. S
  • Suspension: SRT tuned adaptive damping: Auto mode = sporty but compliant ride; Sport mode = firm, maximum handling. S
  • Front: Independent SLA with high upper A arm, coil spring over ADS Bilstein shock absorber, 30 mm stabilizer bar, lateral and diagonal lower links. S
  • Rear: Five-link independent with coil spring, ADS Bilstein shock absorber and isolated suspension cradle, link type 18 mm stabilizer bar. S
  • Tires: 245/45ZR20 All season, Goodyear Eagle RSA, Inflator kit S
  • 245/45ZR20 Three season, Goodyear F1 Supercar O
  • Wheels: 20 in. x 9 in., 7-spoke design, fully forged aluminum with polished face and painted sparkle silver pockets. S
  • 20 in. x 9 in., 7-spoke design, fully forged Black Chrome aluminum (included in Black Chrome Group) P

(a) Certified to federal regulations that allow less forceful air bags. Always use seat belts. Remember, a back seat is the safest place for children. Legend: S = Standard O = Optional P = Available within package or group noted in parentheses = Not available NOTE: The information shown here is preliminary and is based on data available at the time of publication.

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