Hurricane crossover Dodge Durango SRT replenishes the new products 2018-2019 model year of the American company Dodge . In the review photo and video, the price and equipment, technical characteristics of the crossover Dodge Durango with the magic prefix SRT. The 481-hp petrol V8, 8 automatic transmission, sport suspension settings, Brembo brakes, low-profile Pirelli Scorpion Verde tires with a size of 295/45 R20, a chic body with an eloquent aerodynamic body kit and an interior with a huge set of modern equipment are hidden behind it. Public premiere of the crossover Dodge Durango SRT with the makings of a sports car took place on February 7, 2017 as part of the Chicago Auto Show. Sales of the Dodge Durango SRT start at the end of 2017 at a price of 70,000 dollars.
Just want to note that representatives of Dodge named the Durango SRT the most dynamic and fast full-size crossover in the world today. Dynamic and high-speed characteristics of the novelty and the truth are impressive: from 0 to 97 km / h (from 0 to 60 mph) in 4.4 seconds, to pass a quarter of a mile when starting from a place (just over 400 meters), the cross-over requires only 12.9 seconds , The maximum speed … the speedometer is marked up to 180 mph (almost 290 kmh).
That’s just the Americans probably forgot about the 608-strong Bentayga supercrossover , firing up to the first hundred in just 4.0 seconds (according to some data for 3.5-3.7 seconds), flying ¼ miles in 11.9 seconds and accelerating to the maximum In more than 300 km / h. But it costs Bentley Bentayg several times more expensive than the American crossover for drag racing Dodge Durango SRT with 6 local salon.
As competitors, the American novelty was ordered by the Porsche Cayenne GTS, Mercedes-AMG GLS63, Tesla Model X 90D , Mercedes-AMG GLE63, Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR, BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M. Although the cost of any car from this list far exceeds the $ 100,000 mark, so the Durango SRT is beyond competition. At the same time, we will add to the model asset the ability to tow a trailer with a gross weight of 8,000 pounds (3628 kg), a huge salon with three rows of seats, premium finishing materials (Nappa leather, suede, carbon fiber), rich equipment and excellent technical stuffing … super crossover, in a word.
One glance at the body of the Durango SRT is enough to understand that we have a real sports model: a mighty bumper with a huge mouth of the air duct, a hood with air intake and ventilation slots, an aerodynamic skirt on the front bumper, lining the thresholds, huge 20-inch wheels with Pirelli sports tires Scorpion Verde 295/45 R20, rear bumper with diffuser and large-caliber 70 mm exhaust system spoilers, a trunk spoiler over the tailgate, SRT shields and a 392-cubic inch (6.4-liter) engine displacement.
Getting into the salon of an American crossover that can just ruin the owner on the tires (the video below, confirms our words), you get into an atmosphere of luxury, style and high technologies.
Leather trim is present almost everywhere, the assembly of the interior elements is neat, the set of tools for the driver is excellent. The standard is a digital 7-inch full-color instrument panel, a compact multifunctional steering wheel with a puffy rim tightened skin.
Front seats with powerful side support rollers for hips and back, SRT logo, electric adjustment, heating and ventilation, Uconnect’s Umed media system with 8.4-inch touchscreen (Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, HD radio, SiriusXM Travel Link and Traffic applications, pages Performance indicators that display readings from the tachometer and the overload sensor, tire pressure and oil temperature and even the all-wheel drive transmission settings), a 9-speaker Beats Audio premium system, a subwoofer and a 506-watt amplifier, a second-row captain’s seat with heated, three-zone climate control with Individual control unit for the rear of the cabin, background LED interior lighting.
Technical characteristics of the Dodge Durango SRT 2018-2019. Under the hood is the most powerful gasoline 6.4-liter V8 Hemi (481 hp 637 Nm) in the company with 8 automatic transmission, capable of changing gears in Track mode for the elusive 160 ms. Of course, the drive is full AWD, the suspension of all wheels is independent (in front on the parallel levers, behind the multilever), but significantly redesigned in comparison with the normal versions of the Durango and a look at the 481 horse under the hood. Stronger front (3%) and rear springs (16%) are applied, an 18% harder anti-roll bar is fitted in the rear, a Bilstein adaptive shock absorber with original settings and brakes from Brembo is around.
In the arsenal of the hurricane version of the crossover Dodge Durango system SRT drive modes with 7 modes of operation of the engine, gearbox and all-wheel drive. The choice is offered modes Auto, Sport, Track, Snow, Tow, Valet and ECO. Depending on the mode selected, the electronics can transfer up to 70% of the traction to the rear wheels in Track mode, up to 65% in Sport mode and 50% to 50% in Snow mode.
It only remains to add that the crossover Durango SRT is ideal, like a sports car with an engine located within the base, a 50 to 50 percent weight distribution on the axes, and a clever ESC system that literally allows you to drift on a large crossover, passing the turns sideways in a controlled drift Even on dry asphalt.