Comments - Chrysler Exec Hints at Diesel SRTs

Published: Oct 10, 2012
Description: Diesel and performance may have once seemed like contradictory terms, but these days the performance arms of numerous automakers have been looking at diesels. Audi's Quattro GmbH recently debuted...
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Rich Vuchetich Oct 12, 2012
Anders need to reed about Audi's Diesel race program.
Rich Vuchetich Oct 12, 2012
its about time!!!
Aaron Crisp Oct 11, 2012
@Anders it's called a turbocharger... Hence why all American diesel pick ups come with them stock.
Michael Beach Oct 11, 2012
Diesels are fast if you build them right. Prob is, if someone wants more power and goes aftermarket, their diesel is gonna DUMP thick black smoke. YouTube search "rolling coal"
Alex Renaud Oct 11, 2012
@Anders: What does "shitty speeder response" mean?
Anders Schrøder Oct 11, 2012
Guess you haven't been using a lot of Diesel engines in regular sized cars since you say it's better than petrol. Cause it is not. Even though you got the torque, you still got shitty speeder response - and it is a real killer for me.
Patrick Schalk Oct 10, 2012
I'll take a diesel before a hybrid.
Justin Brest Oct 10, 2012
noooooooo diesel noooooooo. god I hate anything diesel
Antonio Falsetti Oct 10, 2012
Yea bring on the diesel cars. Diesel is so much better then gasoline on so many levels it just need more r&d to make it more attractive for street use.
Alex Renaud Oct 11, 2012
This is by far my favorite of the 3 retro rods. It is very modern, yet super classic.
Author Norman R. Colson Oct 10, 2012
I can't wait until I get my own...
Antonio Falsetti Oct 10, 2012
Stick a Cummins I6 in this beauty.
Description: Gilles also asked the legions of tweeting enthusiasts what model they'd like to see fitted with an SRT-fettled diesel the most. While the notions of a performance diesel Ram truck was touted, as ...
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Thibault Leroy Oct 11, 2012
@Mike in SRT form theyre not
Mike Bowers Oct 10, 2012
Diesel Grand Cherokees are here in North America too.
Simon Trépanier Oct 10, 2012
The Wrangler is avaiable with a diesel option in Europe guys!
Antonio Falsetti Oct 10, 2012
I'd buy a diesel wrangle 6 speed in a second. I want to see a diesel Dart getting 60 miles to the gallon. Then see an srt diesel version with 350 ft/lbs of torque.
Aaron Crisp Oct 10, 2012
Yeah I've been wanting to drop a 4BT Cummins into a Wrangler for a while.
Brian Johnston Oct 10, 2012
A diesel wrangler would sell like crazy.
Description: While he was at it, Gilles also hinted at the possibility of making an extreme road-going version of the Dart racer which Travis Pastrana drives in the Global Rallycross Championship. This development...
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Justin Brest Oct 11, 2012
I agree with ya man. diesel equals crappy throttle response which means they don't do well in sports cars
Jackson Bond Oct 11, 2012
I don't know how to feel about a diesel sports car... But the Cherokee with a hopped up diesel would be seeewt
Justin Brest Oct 10, 2012
no, no it wouldnt
Shelby Cassandra Oct 10, 2012
Diesel Barracuda would be pretty sweet.
Rashid AlGhafli Oct 11, 2012
This is the BOSS of Performance SUVs!!
Stan Mitchell Oct 11, 2012
I love fat tires on sport/supercars. It makes them look so much more muscular and for some reason more powerful.
Alex Renaud Oct 11, 2012
I'm guessing the rear tires are 375s, perhaps wider.
Mike Bakhsheshi Oct 11, 2012
@nameer: agreed!
Nameer Jameel Oct 10, 2012
those tires are wide!!!
Antonio Falsetti Oct 10, 2012
Let's see an awd dart on showroom floors.