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Sure it is. Only 400 white SRT8s with the old navi screen and 5 speed (JOKING)

i'm not that concerned with the navi screen and im still undecided on the 8-speed as i feel its gonna be on the hunt for gears.
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Maybe its just me, but do the new Chero's look too much like the SRT's to you guys as well? Yeah, I know, even most women can pick out the small tires and wheels, lack of big brakes etc., but they're very, very close IMO.

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i'm not that concerned with the navi screen and im still undecided on the 8-speed as i feel its gonna be on the hunt for gears.
Here is a good read on the 8 speed

http://www.drivesrt.com/news/2013/01...-for-2014.html


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Maybe its just me, but do the new Chero's look too much like the SRT's to you guys as well? Yeah, I know, even most women can pick out the small tires and wheels, lack of big brakes etc., but they're very, very close IMO.

That's the top dawg Summit. The lesser models don't look so much like the SRT. But agreed, it does have a similar flair.


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Yea i read that earlier... I'll have to go drive it.
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Anyone interested in my '88 cherokee? It's got a 350 in it . . .and side pipes....

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Yea i read that earlier... I'll have to go drive it.


The new 8-speed keeps the 6.4L HEMI engine in the heart of its power band, says Roselli. "When we do 50-75 mph passing, the mode that also comes into play while merging on an expressway, the 5-speed car did it in 4.7 seconds the 8-speed does it in 3.9. When you go on road trips and you end up on two-lane highways, passing cars can be accomplished with ridiculous ease. Your exposure in the oncoming lane is nothing when you have that kind of performance."




Those numbers and that 8 speed sure sounds "Magical" to me... If this turns out to be true it just might whack the resale of the '12's and 13's to the point that there will be sour grapes for a lot of older model owners....me included
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basically they screwed all the Alpine and Vapor owners... White is an option now and they all come standard with the black grills/trim...
No offense, but you probably shouldn't be complaining. Everyone knew there were going to be these changes 35 days ago. Perhaps you should have waited if you feel you have been "screwed".

Otherwise, enjoy your SRT and stop complaining. You still have a great vehicle.

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No offense, but you probably shouldn't be complaining. Everyone knew there were going to be these changes 35 days ago. Perhaps you should have waited if you feel you have been "screwed".

Otherwise, enjoy your SRT and stop complaining. You still have a great vehicle.


no we didn't know about the color changes..
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no we didn't know about the color changes..
Well, you may not have known, but many folks did. Sorry, but the info that bril white was going to be a choice has been floating around for a while now. As was the info that the SRT would have black grille.

I saw info on the white color back in the first week of December, so, perhaps it came out just when you purchased. regardless, you shouldn't feel "screwed". You have an awesome vehicle.

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