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New Dodge Viper Review: 2008 Dodge Challenger Roadtest

Review from the road test is one of the most important points, which a car buyer considers before buying a car. Such reports work as a detailed information of the pair of wheels, on which you have your sights on. All its imperative features are depicted through these reports. From its road test, 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 has given satisfactory results much to the joy of their world renowned manufacturer.

Wonderfully crafted exterior

Prior to moving to its mechanical features, it is important to discuss its exterior portion. The exterior of 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 is so wonderfully crafted that anybody would love the car at its very first sight. Apart from its shiny metallic body, the colored rear and front bumpers make this car look clinical. Rearview mirrors are painted similar to the body color and they are power adjustable. Tinted glasses are used for windows in place of normal glasses. All the windows are powered and they can be operated at a single touch by the driver or the front seat passenger.

Comfortable Interiors

The moment that you open the door of New Dodge Viper, lights are automatically turned on. There are large leather seats in 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8, which gives it an expensive look. Bucket seats are provided for the front and the rear seats are provided with a bench having armrests. The driver has an option of adjusting the height and headrest according to his comfort. To keep the interior atmosphere clean, HVAC ducts are provided in the rear end and an air conditioning system keeps the temperature cool and pleasant. 

Transmission features

Once you are in 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8, you would be tempted to take a drive. With an automatic transmission, which is manually interactive, you can push your car 5 different gears. It has a 6.1 liter V8 engine with a horsepower of over 425 hp.

The leather steering of the car is supported on tilt and telescopic columns. The suspension system of this model is such that the passengers feel no difference between a static and a moving car. Its coil springs and gas- charged absorbers guarantee a smooth ride. Braking system comprises of antilock brakes for 4-wheels and disc brakes are used for smooth and accurate braking.

Safety Features

Most experts feel that 2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 performs well on safety and security aspects. It has airbags provided for the front and the rear seats. The airbags for the driver and front seats open up in two stages, which make it even safer. Crash sensors are provided too. They unlock the doors and it automatically switches on the interior lights incase of an accident. Vehicle anti-theft operates by an alarm, sentry key.

2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 has a perfect blend of style, luxury, safety and technical prowess. It is high on both performance and features. It is surely a car, which anyone can be lured to own.

Tech Specs

Body: 2-door coupe

Engine: 6.1 liter V8 425 hp

Transmission: 5 – speed automatic

Torque: 420 units

Power: 425 hp

Tires: SBRP245/45ZR20

Verdict:

For: It is excellent in providing fuel economy, excess room and cargo space

Against: Gas Mileage is slightly on the lower side

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