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2006 Dodge Magnum SRT8

The Magnum call become revived in 2004 as a 2005 station wagon at the Chrysler LX platform. This is Dodge's first station wagon for the reason that discontinuation of the Dodge Colt wagon in 1991, and aleven though it could be taken into consideration the primary sizable American station wagon produced for the reason that discontinuation of the Chevrolet Caprice/Buick Roadmaster Estate wagons in 1996, it is now no longer almost as large, with indoors dimensions plenty toward the ones of the extra current Ford Taurus wagon.

The new Dodge Magnum is a station wagon model of the Chrysler three hundred, with minor beauty changes.The new Magnum has 4 engine alternatives, the SE capabilities the a hundred ninety hp 2.7 L LH V6, the SXT has the 250 hp 3.five L V6, and the RT has the brand new five.7 L Hemi V8. The SRT-eight has a 425 hp 6.1 L Hemi engine.The Magnum have become to be had with all-wheel pressure in 2005 on SXT and RT fashions. The AWD SXT and the RT use a Mercedes-Benz-derived five-velocity computerized transmission, even as all different fashions use a 4-velocity computerized.

Like the Chrysler three hundred, the brand new Magnum has been a lovely fulfillment for the company, without problems outselling its predecessor, the Dodge Intrepid. Dodge has introduced plans for the Magnum to move on sale as a police variation to compete in opposition to the Ford Crown Victoria. Available best to regulation enforcement, emergency agencies, and authorities agencies, the automobile may have the SXT's V6 as a base motor and the Hemi as an option, together with police-precise alternatives along with a steering-column hooked up shifter, deactivated indoors rear home windows and locks, and bulletproof glass among the primary and 2d rows of seats and the shipment area. The Magnum is constructed in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.

The Magnum become on Car and Driver's Ten Best listing for 2005.For 2005, an SRT-eight model become produced. Like the 300C SRT-eight, it capabilities the brand new 6.1 L Hemi engine, which produces 425 hp (317 kW). 20" wheels, less attackable suspension, larger brakes, new lower-frame treatment, and a revised the front and rear-fascia completes the transformation. The SRT-eight debuted on the 2005 Los Angeles Auto Show. The SRT-eight become named "Best New Modern Muscle Car" withinside the 2006 Canadian Car of the Year contest.

In Europe, in which the Dodge emblem call has bad recognition, the Magnum is bought because the Chrysler three hundred Touring. It is largely the equal vehicle because the US-marketplace Magnum, however with the Chrysler three hundred's the front end.

The Dodge Magnum has been famous, possibly as it conjures up many unique pix to unique people. Besides its practicality as a hauler or maybe a mom-mobile, a few see in it a "bling" or "gangsta" theme. Others see it as cartoonish, like a new "Batmobile". There is likewise an anciental sports activities and racing photograph with the reborn Hemi call and engine. With manufacturing styled "California Custom" chopped looks, there's an nearly sinister Hot-Rod glare withinside the angled flat lines. The under-the-pores and skin German Mercedes suspension and transmission engineering provide some other aspect to the Magnum's multi-faceted appeal.

+ In the 2005 movie The Island, the mercenary crew led via way of means of Albert Laurent (Djimon Hounsou) drives Dodge Magnums.
+ The 2005 music Don't Cha via way of means of Pussycat Dolls capabilities Busta Rhymes rapping approximately the Dodge Magnum at the 1/3 verse of the music.
+ The 2005 Music Video How We Do via way of means of The Game & 50 Cent capabilities a sleeker Dodge Magnum.
+ The 2005 Spanish language program "El Cuerpo del Deseo" on Univision featured a Dodge Magnum.