The 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee
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The 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee will debut in LA

Earlier today we brought you the news that the 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Yellow Jacket will make its debut at the 2011 LA Auto Show and now we know that the 4-door muscle sedan will also get a bright yellow special edition package debut in LA with the introduction of the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee.
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The Super Bee package for the Dodge Charger SRT8 first debuted in 2007 in Detonator Yellow with black trim and like those models, the 2012 Charger SRT8 Super Bee will be clad in black and yellow – although this time around the high performance sedan will wear Stinger Yellow with black trim or Pitch Black with charcoal grey trim. Like the previous Charger Super Bee sedans, the 2012 Super Bee will wear the vintage bee logo on the rear quarter panels with a black stripe (on yellow cars – the black Super Bee’s wear a charcoal stripe) that runs up until the dual pedestal wing that blends with the stripe. Across the front end, the 2012 Charger SRT8 Super Bee gets unique hood graphics with satin black on yellow models and more charcoal trim on the black models while the grille is finished in gloss black with a 3D super bee logo on the grille mesh.

“The 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee is a salute to the fun-loving past of Dodge muscle cars powered by the legendary 392 HEMI® V-8 in a back-to-basics performance machine,” Ralph Gilles, President and CEO - SRT and Motorsports said.

Inside, the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee receives a unique yellow, black and silver treatment throughout the seats with the Super Bee logo embroidered on the headrests. Like the previous limited edition Chargers, the 2012 Super Bee receives a special dash plaque and for the first time, the Super Bee logo will appear on the Electronic Vehicle Information Center when you start the car. The 2012 Charger SRT8 Super Bee also features all of the goodies found in the standard issue Charger SRT8 models including a high end infotainment system with a large touch screen, race inspired bucket front seats and the unique performance steering wheel complete with Chrysler’s brilliant new paddle shift system.

The 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee doesn’t receive any drivetrain upgrades but that shouldn’t be a deterrent, as the 6.4L, 392 cubic inch Hemi V8 churns out 470 horsepower and 470lb-ft of torque – making it one of the most powerful full sized sedans in the world. That is channeled to the rear wheels by means of a 6-speed automatic transmission controlled by the steering wheel mounted paddle shifters and helping the Charger SRT8 to handle so well is an adjustable dual mode suspension system.

Chrysler has not announced how many copies of the 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee will be offered but we know that both the Stinger Yellow and Pitch Black 2012 Super Bee sedans will be available for order starting in December, with deliveries expected to hit dealerships in the first quarter of 2012.

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