Chrysler Firepower Concept

Chrysler Firepower

 

Chrysler Group unveiled a new HEMI-powered muscle car at the Detroit autoshow the Chrysler grand tourer concept called the Chrysler Firepower

Chrysler brand standards of elegance, refinement and affordability are executed with precision and passion in the Firepower "grand tourer" concept. Powered by a 425bhp 6.1-litre HEMI V-8, the concept is based on the Dodge SRT-10 but with an uprated suspension, it is rooted in a feeling of luxury and performance through sleek design and precise engineering.

The Firepower pushes beyond the "sports car" realm by blending expressive detail and engineering. The two-seater concept features a tinted glass roof that extends to the rear liftgate, allowing driver and passenger an enhanced feeling of spaciousness.

The HEMI engine, which uses aluminium cylinder heads with hemispherical combustion chambers for outstanding airflow leading to higher power and torque, produces 420 lb ft of torque has an estimated 0-62mph time of less than 4.5 seconds and a 174mph estimated top speed.

Published 16 January 2005 Melanie Carter

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