Last week, I went to a (sort of) birthday party in downtown Austin, Texas. I didn’t bring any food or a gift, though. Chrysler fed me. It also gave me a big present: a few hours in its 2015 300, a nameplate that turned 60 this year. Read about my time with the new car after the jump.
In “The Fast and the Furious”, when Dominic Toretto told Brian O’Connor that Brian owed him a 10-second car, he certainly didn’t have anything like this in mind. A four-door, V8-powered American sedan is nothing like a Toyota Supra Turbo.
Dodge’s new ground pounding 392/6.4L HEMI has been tearing up the asphalt since the beginning of the year. This torque monster comes standard in the new Challenger and Charger SRT8 models (and yes, they also share it with the 2012 Chrysler 300C and Jeep SRT8 family members). Its mind numbing performance has rewarded its owners …