Only dodge could give the new SRT-4 more power...

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  1. art_VW_shark

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    and make it considerably slower.
    300HP no more: Official specs for Dodge Caliber SRT-4

    Posted Jul 23rd 2007 1:05PM by Frank Filipponio
    Filed under: Car Buying, Hatchbacks, Dodge
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    Caliberforums.com is dishing the dirt on the new Caliber SRT-4, and they don't seem too pleased. Forum member Ironside happened upon a 2008 model guide while visiting a local Dodge dealer and when he flipped through the book, he spotted the SRT specs and pics. He even photocopied the pages and posted them for proof. Many forum members seem to be let down, as the promised 300 hp is apparently not gonna happen. Here are the posted specs and a few comments:
    • 2.4L DOHC 16V Dual VVT 4-cylinder intercooled/turbocharged World Engine with 280hp @ 6000-6400rpm, 260 lb-ft torque @ 200-5600rpm.
    • 0-60mph = 6.2 seconds
    • 1/4 mile = 14.6 seconds
    • Top speed = 157mph
    • The SRT-4 will have a choice of two different 19" 5-spoke rims, the painted ones like on current SRT's, and the chrome ones.
    • Final colours that are offered are brilliant black, sunburst orange, bright silver and inferno red (So no new colours like we'd hoped for the SRT).
    • The front driver seat FOLDS FLAT.
    • NO MyGIG.
    • ***NEW INTERIOR*** Offered in what they call a "new completely dark slate grey" (huge improvement from the sound of it).
    Thanks for the tip, Jim!

    [Source: Caliberforums.com]

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    Straight from Autoblog, which is from calibeforums.
    some hope: edmunds got 6.3 out of the old neon SRT-4, while other mags got high fives...we'll see.
     
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    Quite an interesting feature.
     
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    designed so you can lay down and sleep in it.

    what a stupid car.
     
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  5. You'll have to sleep in it after bringing something like that home.
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    You could say the same thing about the huge old Buicks GM used to make. I know a couple of people who used that feature to save a ton of money on hotel rooms and rent when they were first starting out.
     
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    Pretty shitty considering stock SRT-4 neons were running high 13's.
     
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    gheyness and nignogness must be an east-coast thing. On the west coast, that's just not cool.
     
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    Snafu more than meets the eye

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    So how does this stack up against the Mazdaspeed 3?
     

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