2011 Dodge Challenger sports new 3.6-liter Pentastar V6
Chrysler Powertrain group has introduced its latest creation, the Pentastar V-6 power unit. Benefiting from enhanced fuel efficiency, improved power level and reduced emissions, the newly presented engine is about to be fitted on 13 Chrysler Group vehicles, including the famous American muscle ride 2011 Dodge Challenger.
The Challenger version of the new Pentastar V-6 unit will be charged with higher output figures, delivering 305 horsepower at 6350 revolutions and 268 lb-ft of maximum torque at 4800 rpm, offering a strong 55 horsepower increase over the previous 3.5-liter V-6.
The staggering output figures of the new engine are achieved via an innovative technological approach, which further develop both, the intake and exhaust systems to take advantage of the compact unit layout and vehicle packaging.
Bob Lee, vice president of engine engineering for Chrysler Group LLC shared: "From day one, our objective with the new Pentastar V-6 engine always was to develop an engine that was capable of producing more than 300 horsepower. What we've done is adapt proven technologies to this new V-6 engine to bring even more power to Challenger for 2011"