What Does Dodge SRT Mean?

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Have you come across the acronym SRT when searching for a new Dodge vehicle in the Dunlap area but you don’t know what it means? You’re not alone! Plenty of drivers come to us asking “What does Dodge SRT mean?” and wondering how it differs from other Dodge vehicles. So, what does SRT stand for? It’s an acronym for “Street and Racing Technology” and was originally a standalone division of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Dodge’s parent company that also owns U.S. and international brands like Chrysler, Jeep, Fiat, Maserati, and Peugeot (today under the company name Stellantis).

SRT’s mission was originally focused on building a vehicle called the Dodge Viper, but it expanded to producing other top-performance vehicles for Dodge, Jeep, and Chrysler. Today, the SRT name is owned entirely by Dodge, producing powerhouse vehicles like the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Dodge Challenger SRT Demon (we’ve got more vehicles listed below). Dodge SRT vehicles represent the very best that the Dodge brand has to offer in terms of pure muscle-car performance. The team at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Peoria has everything you need to know about the SRT meaning, lineup, and benefits in the guide below!

Current Dodge SRT Vehicles

The most common question we get after “What does SRT mean?” and “What does SRT stand for?” is “What SRT vehicles are around today?” Although many vehicles of different brands have borne the SRT name over the decades, today they’re all Dodge exclusives. The current lineup includes:

  • Dodge Challenger SRT
  • Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
  • Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye
  • Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock
  • Dodge Charger SRT
  • Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
  • Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye
  • Dodge Durango SRT 392

Dodge SRT vehicles have a lot more benefits than just speed–they also come equipped with advanced performance-optimized technology so drivers can get top-quality control, handling, and braking.

Benefits of Dodge SRT Vehicles

Each Dodge SRT model has its own unique set of features and amenities, but all vehicles share the same performance-minded benefits:

  • HEMI Engines: The Dodge SRT meaning is synonymous with top-notch performance power. Every Dodge SRT vehicle is powered by a supercharged HEMI V8 engine, producing powerhouse numbers ranging from 475 horsepower on the Dodge Durango all the way to 807 horsepower on the Challenger SRT Super Stock. 
  • Brembo Braking: You’ll enjoy serious braking power on the Peoria roads no matter the SRT vehicle you choose, thanks to high-performing Brembo calipers and slotted brakes. 
  • Aerodynamics: Every inch of the Dodge SRT lineup has been meticulously planned and designed to maximize aerodynamic handling. This includes modifications to improve handling, reduce drag, and adds features like spoilers and air induction hoods. 

Find your Next Dodge SRT Model at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge of Peoria!

We’ve answered the questions “What does SRT mean?” and “What does SRT stand for?”, but if you have any further questions about Dodge SRT models, feel free to contact our office! You can also stop by our dealership to talk to a member of our team in person or set up a test drive of an available model around Galesburg. If you’re looking ahead to bringing a new or pre-owned Dodge vehicle home for yourself, you can apply for financing right from our website.

 

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