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2012 Dodge Charger R/T Rocks Chicago

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Dodge has decided to make this year's Chicago Auto Show one of the most explosive presences for the year. With its mind on the muscle-loving American public, the auto maker is shocking the floor of the show with no less of than five R/T versions of some of its most popular models. Among them, one of the most anticipated is the Charger R/T.

Powered by the 5.7l HEMI V8 accompanied by 370 horsepower, the model is capable of reaching 60 mph in under 6 seconds. The power is well handled in the car with the help of the all-wheel-drive or rear-wheel drive configurations, suspension-tunings with re-designed geometry and 19-inch wheels.

To sell from $30,170 (excluding an $825 destination charge), the Charger promises to bring “more standard equipment than its direct standard full-size segment competitors.” The equipment includes no less than 65 safety and security features, like adaptive-cruise control with Forward Collision Warning, Blind-spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Path detection and ParkView rear back-up camera with grid lines.

In addition to the regular R/T version, if it call be called that, the auto maker also offers a wide range of packages to go with it. They are listed below.
  • R/T Plus package: 18-inch five-spoke chrome-clad aluminum wheels, premium leather seating, 12-way power front-passenger seat with 4-way power lumbar, front-row overhead lighting and LED-illuminated footwells
  • R/T Road & Track package: black honeycomb-style grille with matte back surround and heritage “R/T” badge, rear differential with 3.06 axle ratio, performance front seats with suede insert, performance engine and transmission
  • Super Track Pak: performance-steering gear, high-performance brake linings, high-performance monotube shock absorbers, 20-inch Goodyear Eagle F1 Super Car three-season tires, larger front- and rear-stabilizer bars
  • R/T Max package: Uconnect Touch 8.4N with Garminnavigation, SIRIUS Travel Link, Alpine audio system, SmartBeam headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, power-adjustable heated mirrors with memory and courtesy lamps and heated steering wheel with power tilt, telescoping and memory.


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