In 2003, the Intrepid was replaced by a completely new model called the Dodge Magnum.
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With the latest powertrain, the Magnum RT, equipped with a 5-band automatic, can accelerate from a standstill to 96.5 km / h (60 miles) in 6.3 seconds. And with the V8 HEMI, equipped with the proprietary system MDS (Multiple Displacement System), half of the cylinders are switched off at low load, which allows you to save up to 20% of fuel.
In addition to high dynamics and excellent handling, the Magnum is distinguished by an impressive internal space: when folding the rear seats, the loading bay exceeds 2025 liters.
Dodge also launched a vigorous marketing campaign, offering Magnum as a police patrol car. In the "police package" includes a more powerful generator, a battery of increased capacity, enhanced brakes and a modified suspension. In addition, the "police" performance of the Dodge Magnum locks the rear doors are locked, and the windows do not drop there.
In addition, in 2003, in Los Angeles, Dodge introduced the conceptual design Magnum SRT-8. The appearance of the concept car turned out to be quite interesting. Powerful, muscular and at the same time squat car looked courageously and aggressively. The design emphasizes brightly the sports charge of the car.
The new 2005 Dodge Magnum model year was introduced in Las Vegas in 2004.
The basic version of the Dodge Magnum includes a 2.7-liter engine with 4-speed automatic, rear-wheel drive, independent multi-link rear suspension, 17-inch wheels, lumbar rollers for the driver and front passenger, temperature sensor behind the board, engine immobilizer, airbags safety for the driver and front passenger with several stages of disclosure, compartment for things under the boot floor.
Package Magnum SE includes a 5-speed automatic transmission, disc brakes, 17-inch wheels, a system of manual adjustment of ground clearance. Under the hood lies a 3.5-liter 6-cylinder engine with a power of 254 hp. Version of the Dodge Magnum SXT will receive a 3.5-liter V6, - you can also order a four-wheel drive version with a 5-speed gearbox, a motion stabilization system for any speed, an ESP system, the ability to adjust seats in 8 directions, a luggage net and a protective cover for luggage.
Magnum RT was equipped with the "eight" of the legendary Hemi series with a volume of 5.7 liters, power 345 hp with cylinder deactivation. The Chrysler Multi Displacement System (MDS) patented system reduces fuel consumption by adjusting cylinder performance. The new Magnum will be available in both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive versions.
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New Magnum is extremely convenient for long journeys and transportation of various things. Externally, the car looks very toned, moderately aggressive and very courageous. The front and rear overhangs were minimized, the waist line was raised, and the roof line behind was lowered. For greater stability on the road Magnum received 18-inch wheels, which are covered with wide wheel arches.
Comfortable leather interior is made in a two-color scheme, the devices are trimmed with silver trim, which gives the car a rather serious and impressive look.
In 2005, at the Detroit Auto Show, Dodge presented the most charged version of the Magnum called the SRT-8 (in Europe - the Chrysler 300C Touring) with a powerful engine. The engine capacity of the V8 was increased in the Street and Racing Technologies (SRT) unit from 5.7 to 6.1 liters, so its capacity increased to 425 hp. In addition, the engine received a modified exhaust system and an increased pressure compressor. This gave an increase of 85 hp So up to 100 km / h Dodge Magum SRT-8 accelerates in 5 seconds.
In order for the car to maintain obedience, the ESP system was reprogrammed, and the suspension lowered by 2.5 cm. In addition, the car received new brakes from Brembo with discs 360 mm in front and 350 rear. And you can buy Dodge Magnum SRT-8 not only with a drive to the rear axle, but in the all-wheel drive version.