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here ya go I toasted 2 of them at a drag strip

The second one is the May 16 video

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HEMI heads are old technology. There's no way to get more than two valves per cylinder with that configuration. It's all hype. There is a Charger with SRT8 badging running at our local stadium 1/8th mile - he's turning 9.7 at 75mph. Haven't checked it out at tech to see if it's real or just badging.

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HEMI heads are old technology. There's no way to get more than two valves per cylinder with that configuration. It's all hype. There is a Charger with SRT8 badging running at our local stadium 1/8th mile - he's turning 9.7 at 75mph. Haven't checked it out at tech to see if it's real or just badging.
What you just said is what I heard on a Public Radio show called "Car Talk" last year. The cylinder is known as a HEMIspherical cylinder, meaning the top is in the shape of a half sphere, which is older technology that apparently doesn't burn gas as efficiently as modern cylinder shapes. But it has the hype of being a HEMI!!!!!, and people buy it, even though they don't know what it means.

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No way a Mustang looks better than a Charger!!!

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Have you noticed how many of the Chargers on the road are V6 cars? Why would you buy that Butt Ugly Pig with a sixer? And Chrysler was so cheap they couldn't even spring for a rear fascia without the extra cut-out where the dual exhaust should be. Oh - maybe that's planned for the aftermarket upgrade.
New Co' Car is a charger..& yes it's the amemic V6 option for the Hemi....reason you see more V6's is that more are getting into Lease & Fleet plans ..I love old Mopars but could never stomach buying it, even in SRT Hemi Version . As a freebie it's fine . Only reason they offer it to Fleets IMO is to get them on the Road..Don't think they are selling all that well..Only Diehard mopar maniacs consider it a real charger....Challenger ...that's a WHOLE nutha Story !

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If I remember correctly it was Motor Trend that re-ran the Bullet race in San Fran with the current models. The only area where the Charger beat the Mustang was the interior. I guess if you are looking for a slower performance car with nice seats, go with the Charger.
Buy a Charger for your wife. It's a cute, chick car. But it only looks like that from the outside.

And the inside.

The charger has four doors because Moms need to put the kids in the back. The Mustang has two doors because single men don't have kids. They have beautiful, racy, exotic girlfriends, like ours.

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And hey, this guy says he might buy her a Charger....

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here ya go I toasted 2 of them at a drag strip

The second one is the May 16 video
hahah.. did that second Charger run a 16.3? I think half the ricers on my street could take that guy out.
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I call BS!!!!!

I have read what the Charger people post when they come on this site, and I know from that the GT could NEVER be faster than a charger.

They have HEMI'S, we don't. They have 345 hp, so they are faster. You are wrong!!!!!! He was not racing. I bet his engine wasn't even turned on.

Accept the defeat, NOW!!!!!, BEFORE you even try to run one!!!

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The new Dodge engine isn't even a real HEMI engine. It's just a name at this point. The thought about making it a real HEMI, but decided against it.

But that SRT8... 6.1L V8, 425 HP and 420 ft-lbs. All for less than $40K. Not bad for auto transmission only sedan... Put it against a Shelby GT500, that would be fun. The SRT is heavier with less power... Lets figure it out on the track.
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I have a feeling a new Hyabusa would fare pretty well against a mustang... just a thought

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