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What are the selling points of the Chrysler 300 SRT8?

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The Chrysler 300 SRT8 offers the combination of a powerful V8 engine with the luxury features of a high-end sedan, including leather seating, navigation and a premium sound system. The SRT8 also features numerous performance upgrades over the standard Chrysler 300 to complement its larger engine.

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What are the selling points of the Chrysler 300 SRT8?
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The Chrysler 300 SRT8's 6.4-liter engine produces an impressive 470 peak horsepower and 470 foot-pounds of torque, placing it among the most powerful performance sedans sold, as of March 2015. The SRT8 also comes with a customizable sports suspension, Brembo brakes, 20-inch wheels and launch control to improve performance. A 2014 SRT8 achieved a 0 to 60 mph time of 4.7 seconds and came to a full stop from 60 mph in 111 feet in testing performed by automobile website Edmunds.

The luxury and safety features of the Chrysler 300 SRT8 are numerous. Luxury features include a heated steering wheel, Garmin navigation, a six-speaker Alpine sound system and LED interior lights. The SRT8 has bi-xenon headlamps and a rear-view camera to maximize exterior visibility. Front, driver knee and side curtain airbags, combined with active head restraint systems, help the SRT8 to score five-star ratings in both front and side impact tests. Anti-lock brakes and traction control also help prevent drivers of the SRT8 from getting into accidents.

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