Changes announced for the 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392

The Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 is a truly amazing muscle car but when the 2012 models hit showrooms later this year – the brawny street brawler will get even more impressive thanks to a few new additions including the suspension system and shift controls first seen on the Charger SRT8.

The 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 comes with a modest price increase of roughly $1,200 but with substantial improvements over an already-incredible modern muscle car – the price is well worth the additions.

First of all – and most importantly – the 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 features the dual mode adaptive damping suspension originally previewed on the upcoming Dodge Charger SRT8. This system features an Auto and Sport mode, which allow the driver to select just how stiff he or she wants the suspension to be while driving. In Auto mode, the car uses a variety of sensors to measure inputs like vehicle speed, steering angle, brake torque, throttle position and acceleration forces to instantly tune the suspension for the given condition. This means that when you are cruising out on the open road, the system adjusts to provide a smooth, comfortable ride but as your driving conditions change, the suspension can stiffen to provide a sportier grip. When the driver selects Sport mode, the adaptive damping suspension system locks the rebound and compression rate of the suspension to the higher level to provide optimum performance with less input from the system.

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This is the first time I've heard of this dual mode adaptive damping suspension. Pretty interesting. I can also see the improvement of <a href="http://www.racepages.com/oem/dodge.html">dodge parts</a> especially in the interior part.

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